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The Institutional Office for Research Support provides specialised services to support and stimulate advanced academic research at NWU.  This Office's responsibilities are the following:

  • Facilitate the development and assist in the implementation of the Research policy, strategy and process documents.

  • Implementation of the Research Entity model, incentives and awards for researchers.

  • Communicate and report on research-related information via the RIMS/InfoEd research information management system.

  • Supports the effective and optimal appropriation of NWU’s research funds, government subsidised research funding opportunities, applications (pre-award) and allocation (post-award).

  • Management, monitoring and reporting of all research funds and subsidy claims at the NWU.

  • Facilitate with Research Ethics applications and NWU research equipment programmes.

  • Facilitate the development of the research capacity of academic staff.