The Research, Scholarly & Professional Practice Committee (RSPP) is accountable for supporting and promoting research, scholarly and professional activities undertaken at, or in connection with, ICMP.
It is chaired by Professor Louise Jackson, Associate Dean (Academic Development). The Committee is responsible for the design and implementation of the Research, Scholarly and Professional Practice (RSPP) Strategy, overseeing the systematic integration of research and advanced scholarship into teaching; ensuring research and professional practice is linked to institutional strategy; engaging with current debates about research and professional practice; ensuring an effective contribution of research to teaching; overseeing the leadership and management of research-related events and conferences, and advancing the cause of research-related qualifications amongst the academic team.
The Research, Scholarly and Professional Practice Committee is also responsible for scrutinising and championing research funding applications and monitoring the impact of funded research upon the staff and student experience at ICMP. Through its sub-committees, the Research, Scholarly & Professional Practice Committee is responsible for maintaining high standards of ethical conduct in ICMP’s research practices and, considering student and staff research proposals in keeping with our Awarding Bodies’ Ethics Policies, and endorsing Professorship appointments proposed to the Academic Board.