The key element is whether the university, in agreeing to the terms of the collaboration, protects the integrity of the institution and of the work its academic staff does, or whether it sacrifices that integrity. [...] In Section II of the report, we provide a brief overview of the findings. In Section III, we describe each collaboration – beginning with a Summary identifying the amount of money provided, the term of the agreement, the parties to the agreement, a brief project description and the collaboration agreement documents on which the evaluation is based. [...] The website promotes this new in-situ technology as a means to increase both profit and energy efficiency while reducing the environment footprint of the oil industry.3 9 . SUMMARY AND COMMENTARY ON EACH COLLABORATION Source of information about the Centre CAUT examined the funding agreements between the university and each of the 5 industry partners and the agreements between the university an [...] The MAB provides “strategic advice and guidance to the Centre Co-Directors on policy and direction of the Centre and acts as final decision makers on the Centre’s role, industry sponsorship, and recruitment priorities.”5 As outlined in the “Organization and Powers of the Management Advisory Board,” appended to each of the industry funding agreements, the MAB has the responsibility and power to: [...] In fact, the agreement with Shell indicates that in the process of developing the governance structure for the Centre, Shell had the power to withdraw from the agreement in the instance that it was not in favour of the negotiated outcome.
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