Research Advisory Council
The Research Advisory Council (RAC) provides a forum for faculty to talk about research and scholary work, to advocate research activity within a teaching university, and to profile and promote research in an informative, sharing, scholarly format. RAC membership includes voting and non-voting members; however, everyone is welcome to attend, including students.
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, Jon Thomas
Vice Chair, Joanna Sheppard
AVP Research, Engagement & Graduate Studies, Garry Fehr
Acting Directors, Research Services & Industry Liaison, Brad Whittaker and Greg Schlitt
Assistant to the AVP, Deborah Block
Grants and Contracts Coordinator, Kelly Tracey
Research Office Assistant, Tracy Morrison
2017-2018 RAC Membership
RAC Meeting Schedule & Deadlines
RAC Terms of Reference
Agendas and Minutes 2017
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 Faculty area, the Director of Library Services, Chair and Vice-Chair of the UFV Research Ethics Board, Research Chairs 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, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.