This committee implements the Faculty Research Plan and develops policies to improve the quality of research at LA&PS. They also adjudicate various research grants and awards.
For the 2022-2023 academic year the Committee on Research Policy and Planning meets on the fourth Monday of each month (September - June) from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm.
Chair: Xiaohui Yu, School of Information Technology
Brandee Easter, Writing Department
Shamette Hepburn, School of Social Work
Manar Jammal, School of Informational Technology
Abril Liberatori, Department of History
Gajindra Maharaj, School of Administrative Studies
Cary Wu, Department of Sociology
Representatives from SCOLAPS
Ex-Officio Members (non-voting)
Ravi de Costa, Associate Dean, Research & Graduate Studies
David Cuff, Director, Strategic Research and Partnerships
LA&PS Representative on the Senate Academic Policy, Planning and Research Committee
Awards & Grant Information
Adjudicated by a sub-committee of the Research Policy & Planning Committee, these grants of up to $5,000 are awarded twice a year to support faculty research projects across LA&PS. Find more about eligibility and procedures needed to submit your application.
With three categories, emerging, established and social justice, these awards honour the wide range of research excellence and innovation. These awards are adjudicated annually by a sub-committee of the Research Policy & Planning Committee