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Institutional Performance Objectives 2017-2018

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 FY17-18 compared baseline FY15-16 Maintain high level of NASM devoted to research
Research Resources Portion of RSF invested in the RDC@McMaster.  As part of the Canadian Research Data Centre Network, RDC@McMaster  provides convenient access to confidential individual-level Statistics Canada data in a secure environment.  Maintain high level of usage of RDC@McMaster Average # of researchers per month using the centre, number of projects underway, and publications reported; in FY17-18 compared to baseline in FY15-16 Maintain high level of usage of the centre

Management & 
Administration

of an institution's
research enterprise

Portion of RSF invested in Research Office for Administration, Development and Support (ROADS) Increased involvement in development of large inter-institutional applications

Successful submission of large scale inter-institutional applications

Successful large scale inter-institutional research programs

  Portion of RSF invested in McMaster Research Finance and Health Research Finance offices

Maintain institution's ability to support existing research post award activity

Number of active research projects in FY17-18 compared to baseline FY15-16

Maintain high level of active research projects

Regulatory requirements and accreditation

 

Portion of RSF invested in regulatory requirements and accreditation

 

McMaster Research Ethics Board (MREB) maintains institution's ability to support ethics compliance activities

Number of active ethics certificates in FY17-18 compared baseline FY15-16

Maintain high level of active research ethic certificates

 

 

McMaster's Biosafety Committee maintains institution's ability to meet the Human Pathogen and Toxins Act and the Canadian Biosafety Standard

Number of active biosafety certificates in FY17-18 compared baseline FY15-16

Maintain high level of active biosafety certificates

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, licensing revenues, and start-ups created; in FY17-18 compared to baseline FY15-16

Increase number of invention or copyright disclosures, licensing revenues, and start-ups created; in FY17-18 compared to baseline FY15-16

 

List of Affiliates

Below is a list of the institutions that McMaster has current affiliation agreements with:

  • Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation (Hamilton, ON) 
  • St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton (Hamilton, ON)
  • Chedoke Hospital (Hamilton, ON)
  • Hamilton General Hospital
  • Hamilton Civic Hospital (renamed Hamilton General Hospital as per above)
  • Juravinski Hospital 
  • Juravinski Cancer Centre
  • Hamilton Regional Cancer Centre (renamed Juravinski Cancer Centre as per above)
  • McMaster Children's Hospital (Hamilton, ON)
  • McMaster University Medical Centre (Hamilton, ON)
  • St. Peter's Hospital (Hamilton, ON)
  • Urgent Care Centre (Hamilton, ON)
  • West Lincoln Memorial Hospital (Grimsby, ON)
  • Institute for Work & Health (Toronto, ON)