The Research Committee develops, enables and evaluates the implementation of the University strategy for Research, ensuring that the strategy is consistent with School Research Strategies and the University’s overall strategy Aston2020.
Graduate School Management Committee considers and makes recommendations concerning the regulation, assurance and enhancement of the quality and standards of research degree programmes, including the supervision, training and examination of postgraduate research students.
Research Ethics Committee provides advice to Research Committee and Senate on the development, implementation and review of institutional procedures and guidelines relating to ethical issues arising from research, consultancy and other related activities, taking into account emerging issues of institutional, national or international significance. The Research Ethics Committee maintains a broad framework of guidelines within which Schools may establish local codes of ethics. Considers and approves on behalf of Senate the acceptability of standards of safety and welfare of human experimental subjects in all projects carried out in the University.
Terms of Reference
Members: Professor Simon Green (Chair)Nasir Bello (Postgraduate research student representative)Professor Roslyn BillProfessor Stephanie DeckerDr Val FranklinDr Sotos GeneralisProfessor Anna HineMarie Hughes (Postgraduate research student representative)Dr Angela JefferyProfessor Phillip MizenProfessor Gertrud ReershemiusJohn RichardsRebecca StokesDr Kate SugdenDr Keqing WangHeather WhitehouseProfessor James Wolffsohn
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