Researchers are responsible for obtaining all required signatures. All applications, and the Research Proposal Form, must be signed in the following order by:
What do signatures indicate?
Principle Investigator and Co-Investigator(s) - indicates acceptance of academic, professional, scientific and technical responsibility for the project. In addition, it represents an undertaking to observe sponsor and University policies and regulations, as well as any special award conditions.
Department Chair and Dean - indicates the Department is willing to accommodate the project, and the required facilities and services are available for any required renovations. It also represents general acceptance of experessed or implied time commitments, including a willingness to recommend leave or other special arrangements as specified in the application.
Vice-President (Research) - indicates that the University is willing to administer funds received for the project in accordance with University and funding agency regulations.