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Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Impact Awards 2014

Added on: March 13, 2014

TO: Principals, Deans, Academic Directors and Chairs FROM: Professor Paul Young, Vice-President Research & Innovation cc: Elissa Strome, Director, Strategic Initiatives DATE: March 13, 2014 RE: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Impact Awards 2014 The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) has recently released its call for nominations for the 2014 Impact Awards:… MoreMore arrow

CFI UPDATE

Added on: March 3, 2014

TO:           Principals & Deans, Vice-Deans & Vice-Principals Research or equivalent FROM:     R. Paul Young, Vice-President Research cc:             Judith Chadwick, Assistant Vice-President, Research Services cc:              MayLiza Baak, Executive Director, Research Services DATE:      23 September 2013 RE:            CFI Update The CFI has completed a national consultation on potential adjustments to the CFI’s core funding mechanisms. … MoreMore arrow

Important Update on Research-Related Policies

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TO:           Principals, Deans, Academic Directors and Chairs FROM:     Professor Paul Young, Vice-President, Research and Innovation DATE:      November 7, 2013 RE:            Update on Research-Related Policies Please note that a revised Inventions Policy and a new Research Administration Policy for the University of Toronto have been approved by Governing Council.  Copies of both Policies, as… MoreMore arrow

Associate Vice-President, Research Oversight and Compliance

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TO:           Principals, Deans, Academic Directors and Chairs FROM:   Professor Paul Young, Vice-President, Research and Innovation DATE:     17 October 2012 RE:           Associate Vice-President, Research Oversight and Compliance I am pleased to let you know that the University has approved a new position of Associate Vice-President for Research Oversight and Compliance.  I am also happy to inform you… MoreMore arrow

Feedback Requested Please: 3-Year Review of Connaught Programs

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TO:                 Principals & Deans, Vice-Deans & Vice-Principals Research, Chairs and Directors FROM:           Professor Paul Young, Vice-President, Research and Innovation and Chair, Connaught Committee RE:                  Connaught Programs Feedback I am following up on my September 30, 2013 email regarding the 3-Year Review of the Connaught Programs and an invitation for your feedback.  I wish… MoreMore arrow

CFI Innovation Fund Update ­ Draft Call for Proposals for consultation

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TO:           Principals & Deans, Vice-Deans & Vice-Principals Research or equivalent FROM:     R. Paul Young, Vice-President Research cc:             Judith Chadwick, Assistant Vice-President, Research Services cc:              MayLiza Baak, Executive Director, Research Services DATE:      16 October 2013 RE:            CFI Innovation Fund Update – Draft Call for Proposals for consultation The CFI has released the draft call for proposals… MoreMore arrow

Framework to Address Allegations of Research Misconduct – Revised

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TO:                 Principals, Deans, Academic Directors, and Chairs FROM:           Paul Young, Vice-President, Research and Innovation RE:                  Framework to Address Allegations of Research Misconduct – Revised Further to PDAD&C memo on the Ethical Conduct of Research (PDAD& C #36 December 4, 2012), I am writing to inform you that the Framework to Address Allegations of… MoreMore arrow

Ethical Conduct of Research

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From:      Paul Young, Vice-President, Research and Innovation Cheryl Misak, Vice-President & Provost Date:  December 4, 2012 Re:  Ethical Conduct of Research    The University of Toronto has recently signed the agreement with the Tri-Agency (Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada)… MoreMore arrow

Vice-President Research & Innovation (VPRI) – Staffing Update

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TO:         Research Advisory Board Principals, Deans, Academic Directors and Chairs Chief Administrative and Chief Financial Officers Divisional Research Facilitators and Business Officers FROM:  R. Paul Young, Vice-President Research & Innovation DATE:    6 February 2012 RE:          Division of the Vice-President Research & Innovation (VPRI) – Staffing Update This is to provide you with an update on some… MoreMore arrow

New & Revised Research-Related Policies

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TO:           Principals, Deans, Academic Directors and Chairs FROM:   Paul Young, Vice-President Research & Innovation DATE:     3 December 2012 RE:           New & Revised Research-Related Policies Over the past months we have been reviewing certain key research-related policies, seeking to bring them into better alignment with the University’s current context.  Following extensive consideration and subsequent discussion… MoreMore arrow