GRC Terms of Reference
The membership of the Grants Review Committee
(GRC) shall be appointed by the University Research Council and report
to this body. The functions of GRC include the following:
Review proposals for funding from the University's unrestricted
endowment for research, utilising external reviewers as required, from
the viewpoint of sound justification, method and other technical
considerations, ability to undertake the work, and the University's
priorities and resources for research.
Recommend to the University Research Council the proposals to be funded.
Review periodically the progress of research funded by the unrestricted endowment.
Submit a report on the work of the Committee every six months and as required.
Fifteen, including the chairman, to be appointed by the
University Research Council; up to 5 may be external members who are
active researchers. Members should be selected to represent experience
of quantitative and laboratory based as well as qualitative methods and
Term of office of members and chair is 3 years. Members and the
Chair may be re-appointed for no more than one term consecutively.