To oversee and promote best practice in all aspects of the University’s provision for postgraduate research students.
a) The Director of the Doctoral College (Chair) (Professor D Lambert)
b) The Director of Postgraduate Research from the College of Life Sciences (Professor Don Jones)
c) The Director of Postgraduate Research from the College of Science and Engineering (Dr Csaba Sinka)
d) The Co-Directors of Postgraduate Research from the College of Social Science, Arts and Humanities (Mr T Cole, Dr D Papadopoulos)
e) The Deputy Academic Registrar (Quality and Standards) (Mrs L Masterman)
f) Head of Researcher Development, Research Support Services (Dr M Warrier)
g) A member of the University Library senior management team (nominated by the University Librarian) (Mr N Donohue)
h) A member of the Doctoral Training Partnerships/Centres for Doctoral Training Steering Group (nominated by the Doctoral Training Partnership/Centre for Doctoral Training academic leaders) (Dr Jonathan McDearmid)
i) One research student representative from the College of Life Sciences (Mr Ben Richards); One research student representative from the College of Science and Engineering (Mr James Norris);
Two research student representatives from the College of Social Science, Arts and Humanities (Ms A George, Ms Ana Liza Kyprianou Spiliakou)
Members appointed under (a) to (g) are ex-officio. Members appointed under (h) shall serve for 3 years, renewable, but maximum length of service is normally 6 years. Members appointed under (i) normally serve for 1 year.
The Committee will normally meet at least six times in each academic year.