Memorial's Policy on Research Impacting Indigenous Groups
On July 9, 2020, the Board of Regents approved the Research Impacting Indigenous Groups (RIIG) policy for Memorial University. Thank you to everyone involved in its creation and success!
The policy is available here.
The Procedure for obtaining Agreement in Principle (Concept Development Phase) is available here.
Processes for revoking Agreement in Principle (Concept Development Phase) is available here.
There are two committees intended to support the RIIG policy’s implementation in terms of providing guidance and insight in relation to Indigenous research.
If you have questions, please direct them to IndigenousResearch@mun.ca.
The Research Impacting Indigenous Groups policy was drafted by a working group of three people recommended by the Vice-President’s Advisory Committee on Indigenous Affairs. Its draft was based on extensive consultations conducted in 2018 and 2019.
The policy was endorsed by Senate on June 9, 2020. It was approved by the Board of Regents on July 9, 2020. To learn more, please read this Gazette news story.
In May 2022, a two-phased consultation plan was approved to review the Research Impacting Indigenous Groups (RIIG) Policy with internal and external stakeholders. To learn more, please read this Gazette news story.