University Committee for Research and Innovation
The purpose of the University Committee for Research and Innovation is to provide leadership in all elements of the University’s research and innovation and enterprise and business agendas and related policies, including postgraduate research training.
Further information on the Committee is provided in its Terms of Reference
A number of committees carry out work on behalf of and report to the University Committee for Research and Innovation:
- The Research Degrees Committee;
- The University Research Ethics Committee (under which the Animal Welfare and Ethical Review Body reports); and
- The Research Management Committee (Malaysia).
For further information on these committees, including their Terms of Reference, please contact the Committee Clerk (details below).
Agenda and minutes
The agendas and minutes of the Committee, from the current and previous academic years, can be obtained from the Committee Clerk (details below) or, if you are a Heriot-Watt University staff member, from the University Committee for Research and Innovation SharePoint site.
Chair: Professor Steve McLaughlin, Deputy Principal for Research and Impact
Vice-Chair: Dr Gillian Murray, Deputy Principal for Business and Enterprise
Clerk: Phil Rowsby, Senior Governance Officer