Vice-President (Research) Committee on Conflict of Interest, Disclosure of Financial Interests, and Integrity in Research and Scholarships

(approved by Senate 28 February 2006)

Membership:  2016-2017

(3-year terms, term expiring 30 June of year in brackets)

Name and Term ExpiryPosition / Constituency
TBA (2019) UNBF Senate Representative
TBA (2017) Grad Student Appointed by GSA

(a) Terms of Reference

(Approved by F. Senate 17 January 2006, SJ Senate 18 January 2006)

The Committe will examine and make recommendations to the Vice-President (Research) on matters pertaining to research related policies and procedures on the following topics:

  • Disclosure of financial interests related to professional and scholarly activity;
  • conflict of interest; and
integrity in research and scholarship

(b) Membership (10)

  • Vice-President (Research)
  • Executive Director, Office of Research Services (ORS)
  • One member of ORS staff chosen by the Vice-President (Research) (non-voting)
  • Dean of Graduate Studies or designate
  • One faculty member from the Fredericton campus appointed by the Senate on the recommendation of the Senate Nominating Committe
  • One faculty member from the Saint John campus appointed by the Senate on the recommendation of the Senate Nominating Committee
  • Three faculty members appointed by the Vice-President (Research), collectively having experience in research funded by the following granting councils: CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC
  • One graduate student appointed by the Graduate Student Association.

(c) Chair

The Chair is the Vice-President (Research)