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 Comment
Man Lin N/a 3 Year 2019-07-01 2022-06-30 Faculty of Science
Geniece Hallett-Tapley N/a 3 Year 2019-07-01 2022-06-30 Faculty of Science
Samuel Kalman N/a 2 Year 2019-07-01 2021-06-30 Faculty of Arts
Anne Murray-Orr N/a 3 Year 2018-09-14 2021-06-30 Faculty of Education
Donna Trembinski N/a 3 Year 2018-07-01 2021-06-30 Faculty of Arts
Bhasker Mukerji N/a 1 Year 2019-07-01 2020-06-30 Accounting & Finance
Fraser Summerfield N/a 1 Year 2019-07-01 2020-06-30 Faculty of Arts
Debra Sheppard-LeMoine N/a 2 Year 2018-01-01 2020-06-30 Faculty of Science
Lesley Jane McMillan N/a 3 Year 2018-09-14 2019-06-30 Faculty of Arts
Ricardo Scrosati N/a 3 Year 2016-04-01 2019-06-30 Faculty of Science
Todd Boyle N/a 3 Year 2017-10-01 2019-06-30 Faculty of Business
Doug Brown N/a 3 Year 2017-10-01 2019-06-30 Faculty of Arts
Ann Fox N/a 3 Year 2016-10-01 2019-06-30 Faculty of Science
David Young N/a 3 Year 2015-10-01 2018-10-01 Faculty of Education
Christopher Byrne N/a 3 Year 2015-10-01 2018-10-01 Faculty of Arts
Samuel Kalman N/a 3 Year 2016-10-01 2018-06-30 Faculty of Arts - Sabbatical
Patti Hansen-Ketchum N/a 3 Year 2014-12-01 2017-12-01
Patrick Withey N/a 3 Year 2014-10-01 2017-10-01
Mark Fuller N/a 3 Year 2014-10-01 2017-10-01
Karine LeBris N/a 3 Year 2014-10-01 2016-10-01 Sabbatical
Hugo Beltrami N/a 1 Year 2013-10-01 2016-10-01
Laurence Yang N/a 3 Year 2013-10-01 2016-10-01
Robert Kennedy N/a 1 Year 2014-10-01 2015-06-01 on sabbatical July 1, 2015
Dan Robinson N/a 1 Year 2014-10-01 2015-06-01 on sabbatical July 1 2015
Bill Marshall N/a 3 Year 2011-10-01 2014-12-01 On sabbatical Jan 1 2015
Charmaine McPherson N/a 3 Year 2011-10-01 2014-10-01
Petra Hauf N/a 3 Year 2011-10-01 2014-10-01
Jonathan Langdon N/a 3 Year 2011-10-01 2014-10-01
Michael Newton N/a 3 Year 2010-10-01 2013-10-01
Mark Fuller N/a 3 Year 2012-10-01 2013-06-01 Off due to sabbatical