Academic Council Committees

Sub Committees of Academic Council

Sub Committees of Academic Council

Academic Council Committees

See Academic Council Committee Handbook for full details of Terms of Reference and Composition for all Academic Council Sub Committees

Academic Development and Staff Enhancement

The Academic Staff Development and Enhancement Sub Committee is a joint Sub Committee of the Learning and Teaching and Research and Innovation Committees of Academic Council.  It is responsible for advising both Committees on the formation and implementation of UCC academic and research staff development and enhancement strategies and policies.  The Chair of the Sub Committee is Dr Áine Ryall.

ADSE Terms of Reference

Meeting Dates

Thursdays, 2pm - 5pm

10 October 2013 in Tower Room 1

14 November 2013 in Tower Room 1

23 January 2014 in Tower Room 2

13 March 2014 in Tower Room 1

24 April 2014 in Tower Room 1

19 June 2014 in Tower Room 1


Meeting Documentation (members only)


External Examiners

The Sub Committee for External Examiners assures probity in the appointment of external examiners for taught awards, undergradaute and postgraduate (including minor thesis), and advises Academic Board on enhancing institutional engagement with external examiners and their role at UCC.

The Sub Committee also provides a forum for debate and for the dissemination of information on international good practice in external examining

Terms of Reference and Membership

Committee Meeting Documentation (members only)

University Ethics Committee

The University Ethics Committee (UEC) promotes ethical approaches to research, teaching and other related institutional activities across UCC, and develops ethics governance, policy and strategy in these areas. The UEC advises Departments/Schools and Colleges on good practice in ethics and monitors and oversees relevant activities from an ethical perspective within the University. The Committee networks with professional bodies and other university ethics structures in Ireland and internationally in order to ensure that best practices, codes and structures are in place at UCC.

Terms of Reference and Membership

UEC Meeting Documentation (members only)


Meeting dates, 2013/14

Tuesday 10 December 2013, 4.00 to 5.00pm Tower Room2

Wednesday 15 January 2014, 2.30 to 4.30 pm

Wednesday 19 February 2014, 2.30 to 4.30 pm Tower Room 2

Wednesday 16 April 2014, 2.30 to 4.30pm Venue to be confirmed





Academic Secretariat

Rúnaíocht Acadúil

West Wing, UCC