Office of the Registrar
General Information (2019/2020)
7.28 Vice-President (Research), Office of the

  • Vice-President (Research)
  • Bose, N., B.Sc., Ph.D. Glasgow

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The Office of the Vice-President (Research) is responsible for promoting and enhancing the University’s broad range of research activities. Specific priorities for the Vice-President (Research) include: supporting research across all academic disciplines ranging from fundamental to applied research; building partnerships and identifying collaborative opportunities with other universities, research organizations and industry in Canada and elsewhere; working within the University's strategic direction to develop and maintain top quality research infrastructure, space, equipment, etc to assist in attracting and retaining the brightest researchers from the national and international markets; attracting more research funds to Memorial University of Newfoundland and other research organizations in the Province; providing leadership in the execution of the University's Strategic Research Intensity Plan and Research Strategy Framework documents; enhancing the dissemination, application and commercialization of research results generated at the University; championing Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Innovation Initiative and strengthening the University’s entrepreneurship activities and incubator support; identifying and celebrating research success and excellence; building the University’s international reputation for critical research, innovation and knowledge creation; and increasing levels of Indigenous research, establishing methods to ensure there is appropriate consultation and engagement with Indigenous communities and government leaders prior to and during the initial stages of research proposals on both community-identified and researcher-led initiatives.