Committee on Research

Organized Research Unit (ORU) Review Policy - Approved June 2007

Travel Grant Reimbursement Procedures

For questions, please contact the Committee on Research Analyst, Theresa Costa, at

Summer Quarter 2017-2018

Upcoming Meetings

There are currently no meetings scheduled for this committee.

Available Meeting Documents

Date Location Time
10/09/2017   2005 Plant & Environmental Sciences   11:30 AM - 01:00 PM Summary Agenda
11/20/2017   410 Mrak   11:30 AM - 01:00 PM Summary Agenda
12/14/2017   410 Mrak   12:30 PM - 02:00 PM Summary Agenda
01/30/2018   410 Mrak   09:00 AM - 10:30 AM Summary Agenda
02/14/2018   410 Mrak   09:00 AM - 11:00 AM Summary Agenda
03/02/2018   2005 Plant & Environmental Sciences   12:00 PM - 02:00 PM Summary Agenda
06/13/2018   408 Mrak   01:30 PM - 03:00 PM Summary Agenda




99. Research
A. This committee shall consist of fifteen Divisional Senate members (including a chair and the Vice Chancellor for Research non-voting ex officio) and one representative of the Academic Federation. Members shall be appointed for a three year term, with the possibility of appointment to a second term that is not to exceed two years. Members shall be selected in consideration of the diversity of research activities on the Davis campus. (Am. 6/7/1983, 6/3/2011)
B. The committee shall have these duties: (Am. 12/15/1967, 2/24/2009, 6/3/2011)
1. Consult regularly with the Vice Chancellor--for Research. Advising the Chief Campus officer and the Division concerning: faculty perspectives on the research mission of the Division and the University; budgetary needs to support research infrastructure; policy and strategy regarding the pursuit and acceptance of research support; and promotion and coordination of multidisciplinary research among faculty members.
2. Formulate policy governing acceptance of extramural funding.
3. Provide periodic evaluation of administrative units that support faculty research.
4. Provide review of Organized Research Units and make recommendations to the Vice Chancellor for Research that are based on reports of organized research Units. (Am. 6/7/1983)
5. Maintain formal liaison with relevant Senate committees.
6. Establish policies and procedures governing allocation of funds within the jurisdiction of the Faculty Grants Program Subcommittee for the conduct of research and travel to attend scholarly meetings; inform the Division of these policies, and evaluate them periodically.
7. Provide review of applications from various calls for research proposals that are associated with the Limited Submission Program of the Office of Research when so requested by the Vice Chancellor for Research.
C. In the Spring Quarter of each academic year, the committee shall form a subcommittee consisting of the Senate members of the committee with the exception of the Vice Chancellor for Research. This subcommittee shall have the following duties: (Am. 6/3/2011)
1. Implement policies and procedures governing the award of research support in programs falling under its jurisdiction.
2. Implement policies and procedures governing the allocation of support for research related travel to scholarly meetings. (Am. 4/25/1983)