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URB Task Force Steering Committee

The University Research Board (URB) established an ad-hoc Task Force to examine the current suite of internal funding programs available to support research in the social sciences, arts and humanities. The Task Force's mandate was to recommend action plans consistent with Western's Strategic Plan for achieving excellence, as well as strategies to better value, communicate and celebrate the importance and impact of research in these disciplines at Western.

The membership of the Task Force can be accessed here.

The Terms of Reference and Mission were approved by the University Research Board can be accessed here

The Task Force delivered its interim report to Senate at its February 12, 2016 meeting.  The report can be accessed here

The final report of the Task Force can be accessed here.