Research being one of the existential reasons for the existence of our University, we propose:
ARTICLE 2. In order to achieve the aforementioned objectives, the Vice Rector's Office for Postgraduate Studies and Research will present a shortlist of three candidates to the Rector's Office, who will appoint the Director of Research at UPAEP, who will serve for three years and may be reappointed.
ARTICLE 3. A Research Committee shall be set up to work together with the Director of Research to contribute to the prompt achievement of the aforementioned objectives.
ARTICLE 4.- The Research Committee shall be made up of: One representative from each of the academic areas, coinciding with the Academic Departments, of the UPAEP, regardless of whether their attachment is at the undergraduate or postgraduate level.
ARTICLE 5. To be a representative on the Research Committee, the following is required:
ARTICLE 6. The representative of the academic area:
ARTICLE 7. The Director of Research and the Research Committee, in accordance with the principles and objectives of UPAEP, will propose to the Rector's Office, and if necessary, will follow up on the UPAEP Research Master Plan.
ARTICLE 8. UPAEP Research Fund. The Director of Research will negotiate with the Vice Rector's Office for Postgraduate Studies and Research, based on clear and precise information, the allocation of resources that the UPAEP will allocate, each period, to the financing of research projects.
ARTICLE 9. Research projects shall compete for the resources allocated to the Research Fund based on a call for proposals that the Directorate of Research shall issue each year.
ARTICLE 10.The Research Department, advised by the Research Committee, shall propose to the Vice-Rector's Office for Postgraduate Studies and Research the allocation of the appropriate resources to each research project according to the following general criteria:
ARTICLE 11. The Commission, supported and advised by the Research Committee, shall monitor the projects financed by the Research Fund and, where appropriate, make recommendations to the project leader.
ARTICLE 12. The Director of Research and the Research Committee shall evaluate the quality of the publications submitted by researchers based on the permanent call for such purpose, according to the following categories:
ARTICLE 13. The Director of Research will forward the evaluation of each published paper to the person concerned and to the Directorate for Personnel Development.
ARTICLE 14. The Director of Research and the Research Committee will evaluate, according to the permanent call for such effect, the research sufficiency of the teachers with the aim of accrediting them to level C in the categorisation of teachers, in terms of research.
ARTICLE 15. The Research Directorate will promote and manage the securing of external resources for the implementation of research projects and their publication.
ARTICLE 16. UPAEP Publishing Fund.
FIRST.- The General Regulations of the Research Committee and all provisions that oppose the present Regulations are hereby repealed.
SECOND.- These Regulations shall take effect from the date of their publication on the Official Notice Boards of the University.
THIRD.- To this effect, through the Rector, it shall be submitted for approval by the Governing Board for its promulgation, in terms of Article 23, section 3 of the General Statute of the University.
FOURTH.- It was agreed by the University Council in a session held on November 4th, 2002.
The Rector Javier Cabanas Gancedo. M.A.
The Secretary of the University Council Ing. Vicente Pacheco Ceballos Chapter
The Governing Board of the Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla, in an ordinary session held on 14 January 2003, based on Article 23, section 3 of the General Statute, unanimously agreed to promulgate these Regulations and for its due compliance and observance publish them in the official notice boards.
The President of the Governing Board Ing. José Antonio Quintana Fernández
The Secretary of the Governing Board LAE. Juan José Rodríguez Posada