Research Committee The Research Committee is an advisory body for the university management in all matters pertaining to research in the broadest sense. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter E-mail Print this page Main body The Research Committee at Nord University consists of 10 members and is chaired by the Pro-Rector for Research. All members are appointed with a personal substitute. A deputy chair is to be elected among the representatives of the employees. Employees (7) are represented by the person who is Head of Education and Research at each faculty, such as the Dean or Vice Dean. The students (2) are appointed from among the Ph.D. students at the institution. The Dean of each faculty suggests a representative, and out of the four suggestions, two are elected permanent representatives and two as substitutes. The secretaries of the faculties’ research committees are observers, as is a representative from Nordland Research Institute. members Bente Aina Ingebrigtsen, the Rectorate (chair) Kari Ingstad, Division of Health– substitute: Kristin Bratseth Egil Solli, Division of Teaching – substitute: Idar Kjølsvik Hanne S. Hansen, Division of Nutrition, Society and Nature – substitute: Joar Nyborg Reid Hole, Faculty of Bioscience and Aquaculture – substitute: Kiron Viswanath Reidun Follesø, Faculty of Social Sciences – substitute: Mariann Monsen Jan-Oddvar Sørnes, Nord University Business School – substitute: Gry Agnete Alsos Wenche Rønning, Faculty of Education and Arts – substitute: Terese Bondas Kjersti Granås Bardal, Ph.D. candidate Lise Jaastad, Ph. D. candidate SecretaryResearch and Innovation Support/Marianne HatlestadmandatePreliminary mandateThe Research Committee is an advisory body for the university management in matters pertaining to research in the broadest sense.The Research Committee shall contribute to increasing research and dissemination at the university.The Research Committee shall develop an action plan that is to be evaluated on an annual basis and shall submit an annual report to the university management.The Research Committee shall execute initiatives related to research and dissemination within frames provided by the Board/Rector through budget allocations.The Research Committee shall be in close contact with each individual research community with a view to external profiling of the university’s research community.The Research Committee shall work for disseminating research results from the communities at the university to users and the public in an adequate way. The Committee is also administratively and professionally responsible for the university’s publishing series according to pre-defined guidelines.The Research Ethics Committee is subject to the Research Committee and carries the responsibility of being engaged with research-ethical questions relevant to the university’s researchers.