The Research Committee is a commission of the Extended University Executive Board. It is administratively subordinate to the Prorectorate for Research.
Within the scope of its competence, the Research Committee decides on grants from the funding programmes of the University Research Fund (UFO). It can discuss strategic concerns in connection with the promotion of young researchers. The University Executive Board may assign further tasks in the area of research promotion to the Research Committee.
Each faculty and each department is represented by two members. The faculty representatives are elected by the competent body of the respective faculties, the stand delegates are elected on the basis of the regulations for the election of stand delegates to the bodies and other committees of the University of Zurich. The Vice President Research chairs the committee.
Current members of the Research Promotion Commission of the UZH:
(term of office faculties: 01.08.2021 - 31.07.2024 / term of office Estates: 1.8.2023 - 31.7.2025).