Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Examinations Subcommittee

Terms of reference
Composition and membership
Meeting dates and deadlines
Agendas, papers and minutes
Contact

Terms of reference

Purpose

The HDR Examinations Sub-Committee advises the Graduate Studies Committee about resolutions, policy and procedures relating to the award of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy and takes decisions in accordance with the resolutions of the Senate and the Academic Board relating to the examination process for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy and other research doctorates.

Terms of Reference

  1. To advise the Graduate Studies Committee on resolutions, policy and procedures relating to the award of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy and other higher degrees including professorial degrees.
  2. To take decisions in accordance with the Resolutions of the Senate and the Academic Board relating to the examination and award of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy and other research doctorates at the University of Sydney.
  3. To advise on the development of processes for the effective implementation of resolutions, policy and procedures relating to the examination and award of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy and other research doctorates.
  4. To provide regular reports on its activities under its terms of reference to the Graduate Studies Committee.
  5. To consider and report on any matter referred to it by the Academic Board, the Vice-Chancellor or the Graduate Studies Committee.


The Committee's full terms of reference can be downloaded as a PDF.


Related University policies and documents

University of Sydney (Higher Degree by Research) Rule 2011

Thesis and Examination of Higher Degree by Research Policy 2015

Thesis and Examination of Higher Degree by Research Procedures 2015

HDR Forms

 Link

Statement of Student and Supervisor on Submission of Doctoral Thesis

WORD

Appointment of Examiners

PDF

Guidelines for Examiners

PDF

Examiner's Report

WORD

Examiner's Report (Revised thesis)

WORD

Early submission of thesis

WORD


Composition and membership

Position

Member

Nominee of the Chair of the Graduate Studies Committee (Chair)

Associate Professor Kathleen Nelson (Sydney Conservatorium of Music)

Six academic staff members appointed biennially by the Chair of the Academic Board on the nomination of the Chair of the Research and Research Training Committees

Name

Faculty

Associate Professor Javid Atai

Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies

Professor Geoff Clarke

Faculty of Science

 

Professor Frank Lovicu

Sydney Medical School

Professor Ines Krass

Faculty of Pharmacy

Professor Peter Wilson

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Associate Professor Tim Allender

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (Education)

Co-opted members

None


Meeting dates and deadlines

2017 Meetings

Agenda sent out on:

Meeting Date:

Tuesday

Tuesday 1.30pm

24 January

31 January

21 February

28 February

21 March

28 March

18 April

25 April

23 May

30 May

20 June

27 June

18 July

25 July

22 August

29 August

25September

3 October

24 October

31 October

21 November

28 November

5 December

12 December

 


Agendas, papers and minutes

Meeting papers are available on the secure HDRESC SharePoint site.


Contact

Committee Officer
Fernanda Miranda
Operations Senior Administrative Officer, HDR Administration Centre
T +61 2 9114 1302
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