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Faculty of Science

Higher Degree Research Committee

The Higher Degree Research Committee in the Faculty of Science promotes excellence in higher degree research within the Faculty. It operates as a forum for the sharing and dissemination of best practice in higher degree research and research supervision within the Faculty. It oversees higher degree research student's needs across the Faculty and also develops policy and strategies to recruit and develop higher quality research students.

The Membership of the Higher Degree Research Committee

Chair – Associate Dean, Higher Degree Research
Deputy Chair – Second Faculty Representative on University HDRC
Department Directors of each of the ten departments of the Faculty
Faculty HDR Manager
Two HDR candidates’ representatives
Representative from Macquarie Library
Secretary: Faculty HDR Co-ordinator

Minutes and related items from the Higher Degree Research Committee Meetings

Meetings are scheduled for the week following the University HDRC meeting, usually on the second Wednesday of the month. The meeting schedule also includes additional meetings for scholarship ranking.

Date Location Agenda Minutes
13 February E6A242 General business, FCP planning Minutes of 13 February
18 February   Central Commencement Program N/A
20 February E8A, room 280 Faculty Commencement Program/Induction Day Program Schedule
10 April E6A242 General business To be uploaded
05 June E6A242 General business, mid-year review To be uploaded
26 July   Central Commencement Program N/A
07 August E6A242 General business To be uploaded
08 August E8A, room 280  Faculty Commencement Program/Induction Day  
?? September E6A242 IPRS scholarship Faculty ranking meeting N/A
9 October E6A242 General business To be uploaded
?? November E6A242 APA scholarship Faculty ranking meeting N/A
4 December E6A242 General business, end-of-year review To be uploaded