Research Advisory Council

The Research Advisory Council (RAC) provides an opportunity for research-oriented faculty members at UFV to come together to discuss issues related to research, to identify emerging issues and concerns, and to develop new research‐based initiatives. The RAC provides advice and support to the AVP Research, Engagement & Graduate Studies and other UFV decision‐making bodies such as the Senate Standing Committee for Research.


Chair, Margaret Coombes

Vice Chair, Yvon Dandurant

AVP Research, Engagement & Graduate Studies, Adrienne Chan

Director Research Services & Industry Liaison, Brad Whittaker

Assistant to the AVP, Deborah Block


2016-2017 RAC Membership

RAC Meeting Schedule & Deadlines

Terms of Reference

Agendas and Minutes 2016

Agendas and Minutes 2015

Task Force on Research and Scholarship

CURE - Course-based undergraduate research experiences article

Membership consists of one faculty member delegated by each teaching department, the Director of Library Services, Chair and Vice-Chair of the UFV Research Ethics Board, and Directors of each UFV research institute, centre, or lab and, as non-voting members, Deans, AVPs, the VP Academic, Research Officer.  

Note: Meetings are alternate months, UFV Week 2, Thursdays, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

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