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Board-Senate Research Misconduct Hearings Panel

Terms of Reference

Article IX of the Senate By-Laws states:

140.   (a)     The Board-Senate Research Misconduct Hearings Panel shall consist of 18 tenured faculty members appointed by the Senate after consultation with the Faculty Association, three graduate and three undergraduate students appointed by the Senate, and 12 full-time staff members who have been employees of the University for at least two years appointed by the Board of Governors after consultation with the appropriate staff associations. Members of the Panel shall be appointed for staggered renewable three-year terms. The Chair and one Vice-Chair of the Panel shall be appointed by Senate from among the tenured faculty members; one Vice-Chair shall be appointed by the Board of Governors from among the staff members. In addition, the Chair of the Panel has the authority to appoint, on an ad hoc basis, faculty, staff and students who are not members of the Panel to serve on Hearings Committees as auxiliary Panel members. For meetings of the Panel that do not relate to a specific case, 15 members of the Panel constitute a quorum.

(b)    The Board-Senate Research Misconduct Hearings Panel shall

        (i) receive all cases of alleged research misconduct referred to it and arrange the adjudication of them in accordance with the procedures outlined in the Research Integrity Policy and approved by the Senate and the Board of Governors, and

         (ii) when deemed appropriate, review the policy and procedures relating to academic ethics and allegations of research misconduct and make recommendations to the Senate and the Board of Governors on policy changes or new policies deemed necessary by the Panel.

(c)    The hearing of any case referred to the Panel shall be conducted before a Hearings Committee, established according to the procedures outlined in the Research Integrity Policy.

(d)        The conduct of hearings before a Hearings Committee of the Board-Senate Research Misconduct Hearings Panel shall be in accordance with the procedures outlined in the Research Integrity Policy.

Revised: June 2016

Members Appointed by Senate

Name Faculty Term
Dr. Peter Miu Faculty of Business (2018)
Dr. Brian Detlor Faculty of Business (2020)
Dr. Ron Balvers Faculty of Business (2020)
Dr. Natalia Nikolova Faculty of Engineering (2018)
Dr. Chan Ching Faculty of Engineering (2020)
Dr. Gianluigi Botton Faculty of Engineering (2020)
Dr. Ram Mishra Faculty of Health Sciences (2018)
Dr. Michael Mazurek Faculty of Health Sciences (2018)
Dr. Alexander Ball Faculty of Health Sciences (2020)
Dr. Lorraine York Faculty of Humanities (2018)
Dr. Barry Allen Faculty of Humanities (2019)
Dr. Suzanne Crosta Faculty of Humanities (2020)
Dr. Matt Valeriote (Vice-Chair) Faculty of Science (2019)
Dr. Colin Seymour Faculty of Science (2019)
Dr. Kari Dalnoki-Veress Faculty of Science (2020)
Dr. Robert Storey (Chair) Faculty of Social Sciences (2018)
Dr. Shayne Clarke Faculty of Social Sciences (2019)
Dr. Michael Veall Faculty of Social Sciences (2020)
Graduate Students    
Ms Chelsea Barranger Faculty of Humanities (2018)
Ms Anita Acai Faculty of Science (2019)
Mr. Tim van Boxtel Faculty of Engineering (2019)
Undergraduate Students    
Ms Natasha Sandhu Faculty of Science (2018)
Mr. Jack Boshart Faculty of Engineering (2018)
Vacancy   (2019)

Members Appointed by the Board of Governors

Name Position Term
Ms Lindsay Godard UNIFOR (2019)
Mr. Bob Berno UNIFOR (2018)
Ms Mihaela Georgescu UNIFOR (2018)
Mr. Joe Giardine UNIFOR (2018)
Vacancy UNIFOR  
Ms Jan Watson UNIFOR (2018)
Dr. Ine Wauben TMG (2019)
Sonya Caissie TMG (2019)
Ms Rosanne Kent TMG (2019)
Ms Sarah Robinson TMG (2019)
Ms Laura Harrington TMG (2020)
Mr. Brandon Johnston TMG (2020)

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