The committee consists of at least ten members, one of whom serves as representative to the University Committee on Research Policy; and the Vice Chancellor for Research who will serve as a non-voting ex officio member. Five members shall be appointed from the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences; the Graduate School of Education; and/or the School of Business Administration. Five members shall be appointed from the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences; the School of Medicine; and/or the Bourns College of Engineering. The committee considers and reviews matters pertaining to the research mission of the UC Riverside campus, and advises the UC Riverside Division of the Academic Senate, the Chancellor, Provost, and Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development regarding policies, practices, and budgetary needs pertaining to the research mission of the UC Riverside Division.
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In addition to this general charge, it also has the following specific duties: ( Am 25 May 2010)
Advise the Academic Senate on budgetary needs concerning research activities that are supported by the funds at the disposal of this committee. (Am 25 May 2010) (Am 6 December 2016)
Cooperate with the Office of Research to advise on the pre-selection of campus nominees or applicants for research contracts/grants from foundations and other granting agencies that restrict the number of proposals submitted from the campus. (Am 25 May 2010)
Review and evaluate faculty applications for support from intramural research funds, research travel funds, or other research funds for which the committee may be made responsible, and to recommend allocation of these funds within the limits of University policy governing the grants. (Am 9 Oct 69) (Am 25 May 2010)