Archive for Memos

« Back

Call for New Connaught Review College Members

Added on: March 3, 2014

TO:          Principals, Deans, Academic Directors and Chairs FROM:    Professor R. Paul Young, Vice-President, Research DATE:     18 October 2012 RE:           Call for New Connaught Review College Members I am at this time soliciting volunteers and/or nominations for appointment to the Connaught Review College. The University’s sale of the Connaught Laboratories in 1972 led to the development of… MoreMore arrow

Science Rendezvous – This Saturday May 12th

Added on:

Dear Colleagues: PLEASE DISTRIBUTE THIS MESSAGE WIDELY Science Rendezvous is a free, all-day science festival, taking place across the GTA and across Canada on May 12, 2012 from 11 am to 5 pm. Science Rendezvous aims to highlight and promote all aspects of science, with the ultimate goal of improving student enrolment and public investment… MoreMore arrow

U of T Statement on Operations & Maintenance of CFI-Funded Infrastructure

Added on:

Dear Colleagues, The Canada Foundation for Innovation has recently established a requirement that all institutions eligible to receive CFI funding must have an internal plan regarding the operation and maintenance of CFI-supported infrastructure.  The exact wording in the Foundation’s revised Policy and Program Guide is as follows: 6.8 Operation and maintenance of CFI-funded infrastructure It… MoreMore arrow

PDAD&C memo re “Approval Hierarchies for Automated Research Application Review & Approval – Feedback Requested”

Added on:

TO:                 Principals, Deans, Academic Directors and Chairs FROM:          Judith Chadwick, Assistant Vice-President cc:                   RAISE Project Leadership Group DATE:           28 March 2012 RE:                 Approval Hierarchies for Automated Research Application Review &                         Approval Given that time did not permit discussion of this agenda item at the last PDAD&C meeting, I am forwarding the documentation for your… MoreMore arrow

Staff Announcement – Research Oversight and Compliance Office (ROCO)

Added on:

To: PDADC From: Vice-President, Research (Professor R. Paul Young) Dear Colleagues It is with mixed emotion that I am writing to you that Elizabeth DiDonato will be leaving the University of Toronto. Her last day with us will be Friday May 11th, 2012 as she will be joining McCain Foods as the Vice President Global… MoreMore arrow

Early Research Award 2011 (Round 8)

Added on:

TO:           PDAD&C FROM:     Professor Paul Young, Vice President, Research DATE:     August 22, 2011 RE:           Early Research Award 2011 (Round 8) ________________________________________________________________________ Please bring this information to the attention of eligible faculty in your department. The Ministry of Research and Innovation has announced the 2011 competition for Early Researcher Awards (ERA).  This program helps promising, recently-appointed… MoreMore arrow

2012 CFI LEF-NIF Competition Process – Update

Added on:

TO:                 Principals & Deans, Vice-Deans & Vice-Principals Research or Equivalent cc:                   Affiliated Hospital Vice-Presidents Research (for information only) FROM:          Professor Paul Young, Vice-President Research cc:                   Judith Chadwick, Assistant Vice-President, Research Services DATE:            15 September 2011 RE:                  2012 CFI LEF-NIF Competition Process Further to my email of August 10th, I am writing to provide additional… MoreMore arrow

2011-12 Connaught Program Application Deadlines

Added on:

TO:             PDAD&C FROM:      Professor R. Paul Young, Vice President, Research DATE:        September 16, 2011 RE:              2011-12 Connaught Program Application Deadlines I am writing to inform you of the upcoming application deadlines for the 2011-12 Connaught programs. This will be the second year of a three-year trial period for new programs arising from the most recent… MoreMore arrow

University of Toronto Strategic Research Plan (2012-2017)

Added on:

To: PDADC From: Professor Paul Young, Vice President (Research) Date: November 4, 2011 RE: Launch of the new University of Toronto Strategic Research Plan (2012-2017) I am writing to share the new University of Toronto Strategic Research Plan (SRP) with you. This SRP has been under development for the past two years and is the… MoreMore arrow

Tri-Agency Framework: Responsible Conduct of Research

Added on:

On December 5, 2011, the Tri-Council officially launched the new Tri-Agency Framework: Responsible Conduct of Research. This new Framework is an umbrella document that describes Tri-Council policies and requirements related to applying for and managing Tri-Council funds, performing research and disseminating results. It also outlines the process that institutions and Tri-Council follow in the event… MoreMore arrow