University Research Council

May 21, 2009

Meeting Summary


Council members prepared an agenda for the upcoming academic year.  Areas of interest included:

Council members also discussed how to find speakers for URC and University programs.  The website, TED ( was mentioned as a source.  It provides online presentations by numerous noted individuals.

Central Research Development Fund

Council members have almost completed their review of the Central Research Development Fund proposals.  Council members discussed how best to assign proposals to the three categories: health sciences, science and engineering, and social sciences and the humanities