[This committee replaces the International Research Board, CERP (the Committee on the Evaluation of Research Proposals and Results), all associated sub-committees and the Research Liaison Group]
The Research Committee shall be composed of a Chair, who is an internationally recognized currently active researcher, and three Vice-Chairs (one from each Region) (who shall each be vice-chairs of the three specialist sub-committees). All shall be currently active, internationally recognized researchers in the fields of psychoanalytic research represented by the sub-committees. The Chairs of any Research Sub-Committees may join as non-voting members. There shall initially be three sub-committees in these areas:
These sub-committees shall each take responsibility for detailed work in their respective areas. Each sub-committee of the Research Committee will usually comprise six Members (two from each Region), one of whom should be the Chair, along with the Vice-Chair assigned to them from the main Research Committee.
The Research Committee shall:
The Research Committee shall take responsibility for any unspent funding allocated for 2013 to its predecessor institutions.