Research and Impact Committee
Secretary: Ms Lauren King, Email: email@example.com
The Committee is a committee of Council and should act on Council’s behalf to do detailed work and thinking in the following relevant areas:
a) To be responsible to the Senate and the Council for the implementation of the Research and Impact key priorities of the University’s Strategic Plan and for this purpose to liaise with other relevant committees.
b) To oversee the development and implementation of strategies, policies and frameworks within planning units designed to promote research at international and world-leading standards across all disciplines in the University. To oversee the enhancement of the University research environment in support of these objectives, including research staff development and consideration of the PGR student experience.
c) To oversee the implementation and roll-out at Faculty level of the University of Liverpool Research and Impact Strategy - to be proactive in supporting and identifying research areas or themes in which the University might further develop capacity.
d) To monitor detail and comment on performance and risk in relation to research and impact.
e) To contribute to the setting of strategic direction and institutional planning parameters as part of the Planning and Performance Cycle. To comment upon planning unit strategies in respect of their contribution to achieving institutional research and impact ambitions.
f) To continue to raise the profile of impact and knowledge exchange as a core activity of the University and to develop and promote policies to enhance the University’s activities in this area in line with Strategy 2026.
g) To advise the Planning and Resources Committee on resourcing issues related to the resourcing of research, impact and knowledge exchange.
The Research and Impact Committee reports to Senate and Council and to the Planning and Resources Committee in relation to planning and resource allocation matters.
Frequency of Meetings
The Research and Impact Committee usually meets on four occasions during the academic year.
The quorum for meetings of the Research and Impact Committee shall be one quarter of the membership, including at least one lay member of the Council.