Research Management Committee (Malaysia)

As detailed in the Senate Statement of Primary Responsibilities and Delegations, the University Committee for Research and Innovation is responsible on behalf of the Senate for research governance and standards including researcher conduct, research ethics, research information and data management, research student supervision and training, and access to research publications and datasets. The University Committee for Research and Innovation is also responsible on behalf of the Senate to consider and make recommendations on academic quality assurance and enhancement reviews with respect to research programmes of study.

The Research and Knowledge Exchange Board has established the Research Management Committee (Malaysia) as one of its sub-committees to maintain oversight of the University’s research and innovation activities in Malaysia.

The Research Management Committee (Malaysia) will submit reports following each of its meetings to the University Committee for Research and Innovation and the Executive Management Committee (Malaysia) and is responsible for the submission of annual research performance reports to the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia and its subsidiary units.

Purpose

a) To oversee research activities at HWU Malaysia;

b) to promote the development of a research base/strategy for HWU Malaysia; and

c) to promote research opportunities for both staff and students.

Remit

a) To advise the Executive Management Committee (Malaysia) on matters relating to research and Postgraduate Research Studies;

b) to advise the Executive Management Committee (Malaysia) and the University Committee for Research and Innovation on research opportunities and developments in Malaysia;

c) to advise the University Committee for Research and Innovation on matters related to local research ethics principles;

d) to be responsible for the operation and delivery of PhD programmes in Malaysia with reference to the appropriate School structure; and

e) to ensure that operations relating to research are carried out with reference to the appropriate School framework.

The Research Management Committee (Malaysia) reports directly to the University Committee for Research and Innovation.

Terms of Reference

Read the Research Management Committee (Malaysia) Terms of Reference.

Key contacts

Chair: Professor David Ngo, Director of Research and Enterprise for Mathematical and Computer Sciences in Malaysia

Clerk: Fizah Sumgap, Assistant Manager for Academic Administration

Key information

Fizah Sumgap