Research Higher Degrees Committee (RHDC)
The Research Higher Degrees Committee is responsible for advising the Academic Board on all matters of policy relating to graduate research degrees (courses in which the research component is at least 66%), including the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Philosophy and Masters by research.
Further information is available here.
Research Training Advisory Committee (RTAC)
The Research Training Advisory Committee coordinates the delivery of research training across the University and serves as a forum through which Research Chancellery engages with faculties and graduate schools on strategy to strengthen research outcomes.
Terms of Reference and Membership
Terms of reference are available for download here.
2017 Meeting Schedule
For more information please contact Amanda Davis.
Graduate Research Managers Advisory Group (GRMAG)
To function as an advisory group, to provide input to, and feedback on, RTAC and RHDC's proposed strategies and policies, consider their implementation in relation to resources and planning and act as a conduit to faculty general managers on research training matters. GRMAG was established originally as the RHD Managers Group in September 2008.
Terms of Reference & Membership
Full terms of reference and details of the group's membership can be downloaded here.
GRMAG Meetings for 2017
(All meetings are held on a Friday 10.30am–12.30pm, unless otherwise stated)
For more information please contact the group's Executive Officer Jennifer Spiegel.
Graduate Research Administrator Network (GRAN)
GRAN is a forum for professional staff across all areas of the University who work with graduate researchers; including Academic Division and University Services staff. The network meets once a month to collaborate on and share best practice across all aspects of research training administration. Meetings are relaxed and friendly, guest speakers and workshop topics are kept timely and relevant for the graduate research administration work cycles.
Network meetings for 2017
Meetings are held on the third Wednesday or Thursday (alternating) of the month between 11.30am – 1pm unless otherwise advertised.
Thursday 23 Feb
Gradudate Research (University Services)
Wednesday 22 Mar
Thursday 27 April
Victorian College of the Arts and
Wednesday 24 May
Business and Economics
Thursday 22 June
Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Wednesday 26 July
Thursday 24 Aug
Wednesday 27 Sept
Thursday 26 Oct
Wednesday 22 Nov
Architecture, Building and Planning
For enquires please contact Graduate Research (University Services).