Brandon University Research Committee (BURC)

The Brandon University Research Committee (BURC) holds an annual competition to award internal research funds to BU faculty members. BURC is chaired by the Vice-President (Academic & Provost) and is composed of two members elected by and from each of the Faculties of Arts, Science, Education, Health Studies, and School of Music; one member elected by and from members in Student Services, Campus Manitoba, and the Library; and two Deans/Directors or members appointed by the President.

BURC establishes its own procedures and develops processes for the administration of the funds.

Applications are to be submitted via e-mail to Kerry Murkin (

Additional Information

Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) Collective Agreement

The PSAC CA should be referred to when hiring student research assistants.  The Agreement outlines pay rates and employment responsibilities.

HR Payroll Estimator

Travel & Business Expense Policy

Travel & Per Diem Rates