Initiative 4: Graduate research support

Goal: Provide programmatic, administrative and financial support for graduate student scholarship
Description: Design and deliver programmatic, administrative and financial support for existing graduate research programs and for individual student awards (e.g., Health Research Master’s Award, Travel Grants); design and implement programmatic, administrative and financial infrastructure for a Graduate School that encompasses graduate education across the university
Responsibility: Vice-President Research and Graduate Studies
Success measures: Creation of a Graduate School; creation of graduate research training and mentorship initiatives for each of the programs that offer Masters and Doctorates; number of graduate students involved in publications of all types; number of graduate students engaged in research; number of graduate students achieving public and professional visibility through conference presentations and other public academic endeavours; number of records (e.g., PhD and Master’s Theses) deposited in islandscholar.ca