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Institutional Performance Objectives 2019-2020

McMaster’s Performance Objectives for the Research Support Fund

 

Eligible Program expenditure category Output Performance Objective Performance Indicator  Target Outcome
Research Facilities Portion of RSF invested in research facilities Maintain ability to support research facilities Net Assignable Square Metres (NASM) devoted to research in FY19-20 compared to FY 18/19 Maintain high level of NASM devoted to research
Research Resources Portion of RSF invested in support of the University libraries Maintain high level of access to digital and print library resources Library resource expenditures in FY19/20 compared to FY 18/19 Maintain high level of library resource expenditures
Management & 
Administration of an institution's
research enterprise
Portion of RSF invested in renewal of research and innovation website Improvement in provision of information regarding institutional administrative policies, processes and support for research and innovation activities at McMaster Increased efficiency and easier navigation of webpages pertaining to institutional administrative policies, processes and support for research and innovation activities at McMaster Successful launch of the new research and innovation website in Fall 2019
Regulatory requirements and accreditation Portion of RSF invested in regulatory requirements and accreditation McMaster Research Ethics Board (MREB) provides ethics training on non-medical research involving human participants for members of McMaster’s research community Number of training sessions conducted in FY19/20 compared to FY18/19 Maintain the number of training sessions conducted
Intellectual property and knowledge mobilization Portion of RSF invested in McMaster industry Liaison Office (MILO) Maintain MILO's ability to evaluate, protect, and market intellectual property (IP) generated at the university to support commercialization; and license McMaster IP to existing or start-up companies Number of invention or copyright disclosures, number of licenses or licensing revenues, and projects supported with commercial potential or start-ups created; in FY19-20 compared to previous year. Increase or maintain number of invention or copyright disclosures, licenses executed or licensing revenues, and funded projects with commercial potential or start-ups created; in FY19-20 compared to previous year.