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Ontario Research Fund Advisory Board

Ministry
Colleges and Universities
Address
Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, 2 Queen Street East, 3rd Floor
Toronto
M7A1N3
Phone
(416) 314-8206
Fax
(416) 314-8224
Background
OC 182/2005
Function

The Ontario Research Fund Advisory Board will: a) ensure that research proposals that are submitted to the Ontario Research Fund and the Early Researcher Awards program are assessed by a peer review panel established by the Minister on the basis of criteria established by the Minister; b) review research proposals that have been assessed by a review panel and make recommendations to the Minister as to which of those proposals, in the opinion of the Advisory Board, merit funding based on criteria and priorities established by the Minister; and c) provide such other assistance as may be required.

Membership

The Ontario Research Fund Advisory Board will consist of not more than 12 members to be appointed by the Minister. The Minister shall designate one member to be the Chair and one member to be the Vice-Chair. The Minister may designate Deputy Ministers other than the Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Research and Innovation to be ex-officio voting members of the Advisory Board.

Term

Members shall be appointed by ministerial letter for a term of up to 3 years renewable at the Minister's option. Members shall be entitled to receive remuneration of all reasonable expenses incurred in the performance of their duties.

Meetings
Between 6 to 8 meetings per year.
Remuneration

Appointees are eligible to receive expenses.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Chair (Part-Time) JACK GAULDIE
01-Dec-2020 - 30-Nov-2022
hamilton
2. Member (Part-Time) DAVID WOOD
19-Nov-2021 - N/A
london
3. Member (Part-Time) HAMID ARABZADEH
18-May-2021 - N/A
toronto
4. Member (Part-Time) BARBARA ECCLES
20-Dec-2020 - 19-Dec-2021
thunder bay
5. Member (Part-Time) JOHN CAPONE
06-Apr-2021 - 05-Apr-2022
hamilton
6. Member (Part-Time) CHRISTIAN LEUPRECHT
12-Apr-2021 - 11-Apr-2023
kingston
7. Member (Part-Time)