Governance

Academic Board

Responsibilities

The Academic Board of the Sydney College of Divinity, through its Research Committee:

  • determines the eligibility of the candidate to undertake research at master’s or doctoral level;
  • determines that the research project is appropriate for the degree;
  • ensures that proper supervision can be provided and maintained throughout the research period;
  • appoints supervisors expert in the areas of research and willing to undertake the obligations of supervision;
  • establishes and monitors mechanisms whereby conflict between the supervisor and the student may be resolved;
  • establishes procedures for all stages of the examination process;
  • establishes procedures whereby staff inexperienced in supervision are assisted with supervision;
  • establishes minimum reporting procedures;
  • establishes examination criteria for theses;
  • and, through its Research Ethics Committee:
    determines ethics clearance for research involving human subjects.

Membership

The membership as on December 2019 is

  • Chair:  Prof Gerard Kelly
  • Deputy Chair: Prof James Harrison
  • Prof Les Ball
  • Assoc Prof Peter Bolt
  • Dr Michele Connolly
  • Prof Darren Cronshaw
  • Mr Christopher Harvey
  • Dr Diana Jeffries
  • Ms Awo Kwakwa
  • Assoc Prof Paul McKechnie
  • Prof Alanna Nobbs
  • Dr Dermot Nestor
  • Assoc Prof Stephen Smith
  • Prof Diane Speed
  • Dr Andre van Oudtshoorn
  • Mrs Carol Wills

Meeting Dates

The Academic Board is held on:

Date Time Save to Calendar
Monday, 17 February 2020 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday, 30 March 2020 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday, 4 May 2020 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wednesday, 1 July 2020 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday, 7 September 2020 3:40 pm - 1:00 pm
Monday, 2 November 2020 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday, 7 December 2020 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

 

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