The Administrative Core serves as the central organizing framework for the Program. Primary functions include:
planning and coordinating research activities
integrating cross-discipline research
overseeing fiscal and resource management
maintaining quality management
In addition, the core provides administrative and liaison support and assists with coordination and facilitation of translation and training core activities.
The Administrative Core also coordinates the activities of the Program's External Advisory Committee, which provides program guidance concerning:
the scientific merit of our research
the relevance and importance of the individual components to the goals of the Program
the integration of research across disciplines
the effectiveness of research translation activities in linking projects and stakeholders
the appropriateness of community engagement and training activities.