Purpose of the committee
To make recommendations to PVC-R with regards to awards of sabbatical leave.
To develop, implement, review and monitor the University-wide Research Sabbatical Scheme;
To set the guidelines under which the Research Sabbatical Scheme will operate;
To set University-wide criteria and policy for sabbatical research leave application with due regard for matters of equality, diversity and inclusivity;
To advise the Deans and the Associate Deans (Research) on all matters relating to research leave;
To hold two calls for applications per academic year, and award research sabbatical leave according to the criteria for the scheme;
To provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants;
To receive end of Research Sabbatical Leave reports from staff upon completion of the period of leave and provide feedback where appropriate;
To disseminate case studies about research sabbatical leave to encourage applications across the University;
To provide annual reports to Council.
Chair Associate Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research) Ex- officio
ADRs One per Faculty/School Ex-officio
IPR Director Ex-officio
In attendance: Project Manager (University Research), Secretary
Frequency of meetings: Typically two meetings per year