My Research – Human Protocols (PDAD&C #29)

From: Lori Ferris, Associate Vice-President,  Research Oversight & Compliance Date: October 26, 2017 Re: My Research – Human Protocols (PDAD&C #29) Following up on earlier announcements, the Office of the Vice-President, Research & Innovation would like to remind you that My Research – Human Protocols (MRHP) will be going live on Monday, October 30. This … Read More

Call for Nominations – 2018 UTAA Awards of Excellence (PDAD&C #28)

From: Barbara Dick, Assistant Vice-President, Alumni Relations Date: October 26, 2017 Re: Call for Nominations – 2018 UTAA Awards of Excellence (PDAD&C #28) The University of Toronto Alumni Association (UTAA) is accepting nominations and applications for the 2018 Awards of Excellence (AWEX). This annual program is managed on behalf of the UTAA by Alumni Relations, … Read More

Call for Nominations – University of Toronto Research Impact Awards (PDAD&C #27)

From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation Date: October 26, 2017 Re: Call for Nominations – University of Toronto Research Impact Awards (PDAD&C #27) I am pleased to announce the University of Toronto Research Impact Awards that will celebrate and honour faculty members whose research has led to significant impact beyond academia, including on society, … Read More

Update – New Learning Management Engine (PDAD&C #24)

From: Susan McCahan, Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education Avi Hyman, Director, Academic & Collaborative Technologies Date: October 19, 2017 Re: Update – New Learning Management Engine (PDAD&C #24) The University of Toronto is committed to continuing its leadership in digital learning and providing resources to our faculty, librarians, staff, and students that assist them in … Read More

Now Available – Advocacy Toolkit to Support Canada’s Fundamental Science Review Report Recommendations (PDAD&C #26)

From: Andrew Thomson, Chief of Government Relations Date: October 19, 2017 Re: Now Available – Advocacy Toolkit to Support Canada’s Fundamental Science Review Report Recommendations (PDAD&C #26) I am pleased to announce the launch of an advocacy toolkit for University of Toronto faculty, staff, and students to join in our mounting efforts to encourage the … Read More

Call for Proposals – Connaught Global Challenge Award (PDAD&C #25)

From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation Date: October 18, 2017 Re: Call for Proposals – Connaught Global Challenge Award (PDAD&C #25) The Connaught Global Challenge Award program will support new collaborations with University of Toronto researchers and students from multiple disciplines, along with innovators and thought leaders from other sectors, with the goal of … Read More

Call for Nominations – U of T’s Teaching Excellence and Student Learning Awards (PDAD&C #23)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: October 12, 2017 Re: Call for Nominations – U of T’s Teaching Excellence and Student Learning Awards (PDAD&C #23) I am delighted to announce the Call for Nominations for the 2017-18 Teaching Excellence and Student Learning Awards. These University-wide awards recognize our strengths in teaching and learning, and … Read More

Call for Feedback – Institutional Strategic Research Plan (PDAD&C #22)

From: Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research & Innovation Date: October 12, 2017 Re: Call for Feedback – Institutional Strategic Research Plan (PDAD&C #22) The University of Toronto is committed to supporting excellence in research and innovation across our three campuses and with our community partners. In the spring, I invited members of the U of T community … Read More

Support for the Tenure Process

From: Sioban Nelson, Vice-Provost, Faculty & Academic Life Date: October 5, 2017 Re: Support for the Tenure Process Following the President’s remarks to PDAD&C on September 28, 2017, below are two resources which highlight many of the same points he shared with members: Key Considerations: Tenure Process Tenure: Summary of Evidence Under the 2015 PPAA … Read More

Update – Collegial Process of Exploration and Consultation about the Faculty of Forestry (PDAD&C #21)

From: Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost Date: October 5, 2017 Re: Update – Collegial Process of Exploration and Consultation about the Faculty of Forestry (PDAD&C #21) As you may recall, in late March I announced a collegial, inclusive, and deliberative process of exploration and consultation about the Faculty of Forestry under paragraph 5 of the … Read More