Research Advisory Committee

The Committee advises on University policy and practices related to research as follows:

  • Act as an advisory board for the Associate Vice--‐President Research, including but not limited to advice on evaluation of progress in research and celebration of research
  • Develop and support policies and programs that encourage research by St. FrancisXavier University faculty, as well as by graduate and undergraduate students.
  • Review, advise and make recommendations to the appropriate academic committees (General faculty, AP&P, Senate etc)
  • Advise and make recommendations on research matters referred to the Committee by Senate
  • Advise on University Services and overhead in support of research
  • Advise on Outward policies of the University regarding research: particularly the Strategic Research Plan
  • Review and advise on the creation of new Research Centres and Institutes and the appointment of Directors of these.
  • Advise on the disbursement of Research Chairs
  • Advise on strategies to attain objectives and maximize funding
  • Review and advise on effective communication and dissemination internally and externally about research at StFX, including but not limited to the Research Website.

COMPOSITION
Eight elected members of faculty representing the diversity of the research clusters as outlined in the University’s Strategic Research Plan, at least one member from each Faculty, 1 appointed member, Coady Institute, Ex-officio: Academic Vice-President and Deans of Faculty, University Librarian, and Associate Vice-President Research (Chair).

MEMBERS

Elected
8 Faculty Members

Appointed
Coady International Institute Rep.

Ex‐officio
Academic Vice‐President and Provost
Associate Vice-President Research
Dean of Arts
Dean of Science
Dean of Education
Dean of Business
University Librarian

Committee Elected By

Committee Active/Inactive/Obsolete

Committee Membership

Name Role Term Start End Comments
Bill Walters N/a 3 Year 'Jul 2021' 'Jun 2024' Faculty of Education
Katie Aubrecht N/a 3 Year 'Jul 2021' 'Jun 2024' Faculty of Arts
Peter Kikkert N/a 2 Year 'Jul 2021' 'Jun 2023' Faculty of Arts
Nathan Allen N/a 3 Year 'Jul 2020' 'Jun 2023' Faculty of Arts
Opal Leung N/a 3 Year 'Jul 2020' 'Jun 2023' Management
Cory Bishop N/a 2 Year 'Jul 2020' 'Jun 2022' Faculty of Science
Man Lin N/a 3 Year 'Jul 2019' 'Jun 2022' Faculty of Science
Geniece Hallett-Tapley N/a 3 Year 'Jul 2019' 'Jun 2022' Faculty of Science
Samuel Kalman N/a 2 Year 'Jul 2019' 'Jun 2021' Faculty of Arts
Anne Murray-Orr N/a 3 Year 'Sep 2018' 'Jun 2021' Faculty of Education
Donna Trembinski N/a 3 Year 'Jul 2018' 'Jun 2021' Faculty of Arts
Bhasker Mukerji N/a 1 Year 'Jul 2019' 'Jun 2020' Accounting & Finance
Fraser Summerfield N/a 1 Year 'Jul 2019' 'Jun 2020' Faculty of Arts
Debra Sheppard-LeMoine N/a 2 Year 'Jan 2018' 'Jun 2020' Faculty of Science
Lesley Jane McMillan N/a 3 Year 'Sep 2018' 'Jun 2019' Faculty of Arts
Ricardo Scrosati N/a 3 Year 'Apr 2016' 'Jun 2019' Faculty of Science
Todd Boyle N/a 3 Year 'Oct 2017' 'Jun 2019' Faculty of Business
Doug Brown N/a 3 Year 'Oct 2017' 'Jun 2019' Faculty of Arts
Ann Fox N/a 3 Year 'Oct 2016' 'Jun 2019' Faculty of Science
David Young N/a 3 Year 'Oct 2015' 'Oct 2018' Faculty of Education
Christopher Byrne N/a 3 Year 'Oct 2015' 'Oct 2018' Faculty of Arts
Samuel Kalman N/a 3 Year 'Oct 2016' 'Jun 2018' Faculty of Arts - Sabbatical
Patti Hansen-Ketchum N/a 3 Year 'Dec 2014' 'Dec 2017'
Patrick Withey N/a 3 Year 'Oct 2014' 'Oct 2017'
Mark Fuller N/a 3 Year 'Oct 2014' 'Oct 2017'
Karine LeBris N/a 3 Year 'Oct 2014' 'Oct 2016' Sabbatical
Hugo Beltrami N/a 1 Year 'Oct 2013' 'Oct 2016'
Laurence Yang N/a 3 Year 'Oct 2013' 'Oct 2016'
Robert Kennedy N/a 1 Year 'Oct 2014' 'Jun 2015' on sabbatical July 1, 2015
Dan Robinson N/a 1 Year 'Oct 2014' 'Jun 2015' on sabbatical July 1 2015
Bill Marshall N/a 3 Year 'Oct 2011' 'Dec 2014' On sabbatical Jan 1 2015
Charmaine McPherson N/a 3 Year 'Oct 2011' 'Oct 2014'
Petra Hauf N/a 3 Year 'Oct 2011' 'Oct 2014'
Jonathan Langdon N/a 3 Year 'Oct 2011' 'Oct 2014'
Michael Newton N/a 3 Year 'Oct 2010' 'Oct 2013'
Mark Fuller N/a 3 Year 'Oct 2012' 'Jun 2013' Off due to sabbatical