Office of the Vice-Principal (Research)

Office of the Vice-Principal (Research)
Office of the Vice-Principal (Research)

Guiding Principles and Objectives of the Strategic Research Plan

The plan is guided and informed by a set of principles:

Set of principles for the SRP: Commitment to: Communication, Integrated Planning, Interdisciplinary Initiatives, Supporting the Academic Mission, Compliance and Accountability, Innovation, and Research Excellence

The objectives of this SRP are to:

  1. Foster and enhance internationally recognized research programs and emerging research strengths
  2. Promote and enhance our research and scholarly activities that provide transformative experiences for undergraduate and graduate students, and post-doctoral trainees
  3. Promote and enhance opportunities for collaborative and interdisciplinary initiatives between faculty across the University and with other universities and institutions 
  4. Promote and enhance research partnerships that expand on our research strengths, increase the support for research, and enhance the delivery of research to stakeholders and partners locally, regionally, nationally and globally 
  5. Advance diversity and inclusivity through research that leads to increased understanding of cultures and communities within Canada and abroad, and research that enables connections to people and the quality of their lives
  6. Encourage and support the translation and transfer of research outcomes, new knowledge and innovation for the betterment of society