CRC Dates 2020/21

All meetings take place from 09.30 - 11.30 

Wednesday 2 September 2020

Thursday 8 October 2020

Wednesday 18 November 2020

Wednesday 16 December 2020

Wednesday 13 January 2021

Wednesday 10 February 2021

Wednesday 10 March 2021

Wednesday 14 April 2021

Wednesday 12 May 2021

Wednesday 9 June 2021

Wednesday 14 July 2021


The College Research Committee is a formal, sub-committee of Provost’s Board, chaired by the Vice-Provost (Research and Enterprise). It works closely with the College Education Committee and the Enterprise Advisory Group where interests overlap (such as knowledge exchange, innovation, commercial and social entrepreneurship, and PhD training). It promotes Imperial’s research profile and its impacts, responsible conduct of high quality research, and the development of a vibrant and inclusive research culture.  

Terms of Reference

  • To inform the College community of external influences on the development of research 
  • To formulate, approve and review institutional positions and polices of relevance to research including reports, concordats and consultations. Examples include policies on data management, open access and research involving human participants and personal data; annual report of the Imperial College Research Ethics Committee. 
  • To oversee the research focus of the College’s Strategy and Academic Strategy 
  • To oversee and review major international research alliances 
  • To oversee stakeholder relationships including those with the research councils and other funders, with learned societies and with government 
  • To oversee the College’s research infrastructure, including large scale multi-user research facilities 
  • To oversee the College’s support for multidisciplinary working, including multidisciplinary Networks, Centres and Global Challenge Institutes 
  • To oversee the College’s professional development support for early career researchers 

 Receive and consider reports from:

  • Faculty Research Committees (including Faculty research plans) 
  • Cross-College Research Proposals Review Group 
  • Graduate School 
  • Library Services 
  • Postdoc and Fellows Development Centre 
  • Global Institutes, Centres and Networks 
  • Researcher Development Committee 
  • Research Computing Service 
  • Others as appropriate to the membership.

 Core Membership

The College Research Committee will meet on a monthly basis between September and July.  It is supported by the Vice-Provost’s Executive Officer.