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schedules and the IMportance of the meetings of the Research Groups and FRC

RO=Research Office;  RG= Research Group;  GL=Group Leader;  

Meetings and Purposes

What to do

February and March meetings

1.       2nd week of February (Research Group meeting)

2.       1st  week of March (FRC meeting)

Purpose

·         To consider research aiming to begin Semester I or Semester II

·         To consider annual staff progress reports

 

1.       RO to call FRC meeting 1st week; inform applicants to forward documents, and fund holders to forward progress reports, to RO 1 week before RG meets;

2.       RO to organize meeting in 2nd week; GL to chair, and RO to provide secretarial support;

3.       Finalized applications and progress reports to be uploaded to Moodle by 3rd week by applicants;

4.       RO to distribute hard-copies and minutes of RG meetings by end of 3rd week to FRC members;

5.       GL to notify outcome to RG members within 2 working days after FRC meeting;

6.       RO to provide Minute, Action Sheet and formal (written) result within 1 week of end of FRC meeting.

June meetings

1.       2nd week of June (Research Group meeting)

2.       4th week of June (FRC meeting)

Purpose

·         To consider research aiming to begin Semester II

·         To consider annual staff progress reports

·         To consider students’ Semester I Report to Confirm Registration

1.       RO to call FRC meeting 1st week; inform applicants to forward documents, and fund holders to forward progress reports, to RO 1 week before RG meets;

2.       RO to organize meeting in 2nd week; GL to chair, and RO to provide secretarial support;

3.       Finalized applications and progress reports to be uploaded to Moodle by 3rd week by applicants;

4.       RO to distribute hard-copies and minutes of RG meetings by end of 3rd week to FRC members;

5.       GL to notify outcome to RG members within 2 working days after FRC meeting;

6.       RO to provide Minute, Action Sheet and formal (written) result within 1 week of end of FRC meeting.


 

 

Meetings and Purposes

What to do

August meetings

1.       2nd week of August (Research Group meeting)

2.       4th week of August (FRC meeting)

Purpose

·         To consider research aiming to begin Semester II

·         To consider annual staff progress reports

1.       RO to call FRC meeting 1st week; inform applicants to forward documents, and fund holders to forward progress reports, to RO 1 week before RG meets;

2.       RO to organize meeting in 2nd week; GL to chair, and RO to provide secretarial support;

3.       Finalized applications and progress reports to be uploaded to Moodle by 3rd week by applicants;

4.       RO to distribute hard-copies and minutes of RG meetings by end of 3rd week to FRC members;

5.       GL to notify outcome to RG members within 2 working days after FRC meeting;

6.       RO to provide Minute, Action Sheet and formal (written) result within 1 week of end of FRC meeting.

September meetings

1.       2nd week of September (Research Group Special Meeting for Large Grant)

2.       4th week of September (FRC Special Meeting for Large Grant)

 

1.       RO to call FRC meeting 1st week; inform applicants to forward documents to RO 1 week before RG meets;

2.       RO to organize meeting in 2nd week; GL to chair, and RO to provide secretarial support;

3.       Finalized applications to be uploaded to Moodle by 3rd week by applicants;

4.       RO to distribute hard-copies and minutes of RG meetings by end of 3rd week to FRC members;

5.       GL to notify outcome to RG members within 2 working days after FRC meeting;

6.       RO to provide Minute, Action Sheet and formal (written) result within 1 week of end of FRC meeting.

November meetings

1.       2nd week of November (Research Group meeting)

2.       4th week of November (FRC meeting)

Purpose

1.       To consider research aiming to begin Semester I following year

2.       To consider annual staff progress reports

3.       To consider students’ progress reports of Semester II

1.       RO to call FRC meeting 1st week; inform applicants to forward documents, and fund holders to forward progress reports, to RO 1 week before RG meets;

2.       RO to organize meeting in 2nd week; GL to chair, and RO to provide secretarial support;

3.       Finalized applications and progress reports to be uploaded to Moodle by 3rd week by applicants;

4.       RO to distribute hard-copies and minutes of RG meetings by end of 3rd week to FRC members;

5.       GL to notify outcome to RG members within 2 working days after FRC meeting;

6.       RO to provide Minute, Action Sheet, and formal (written) result within 1 week of end of FRC meeting.

 


Documents to Submit and Upload to Moodle

 

1.       The applicant must use the Faculty Research Proposal form for grant proposals, or Progress Report forms to report on the current status of report. Note that the last page must contain only the signed declarations of the Principal Investigator, and/or the Research Group Leader, and/or the Head of School, since the page must be scanned and submitted together with the rest of the form as a single PDF.

 

2.       The applicant must submit the Screening Questionnaire for Human Ethics, downloadable from the USP Research Office website.

 

3.       If the research involves animals, particularly in the areas of agriculture, and terrestrial and marine biodiversity (e.g., pigs, sheep and other mammals, as well as birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish) then the applicant must also submit the Animal Ethics Application Form, downloadable from the USP Research Office website.

 

All the above documents must be uploaded as a SINGLE PDF to the Moodle-based FSTE Admin Portal.

All FSTE staff and postgraduate can access this portal.

 


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