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Equipment Advisory Committee

Date of Next Meeting

Terms of Reference

Membership shall be:

  • Four academic members of staff each of whom shall serve for 3 years and who are nominated by Head of Department and approved by Academic staff meeting
  • The Computer Officer
  • The Head of the Department
  • The Chair of the meeting shall be the Head of Department or a person deputed by him/her
  • The Secretary shall be the Departmental Secretary, or a person selected by the Head of Department


  • Advise the Head of Department on the use of the Department's equipment budget
  • To formulate policy for providing an appropriate infrastructure that can sustain and promote the teaching and research of the Department
  • To develop and implement plans to sustain the computing provisions within the Department for teaching, research and administration
  • To receive, evaluate and advise on bids for equipment received from members of the Department. These bids will be processed in response to invitations normally circulated in November and March.


  • Meetings shall be held in the Michaelmas and Lent terms. Meetings shall be considered quorate if 40 per cent of the membership is present