Research Support Centre

Research Support Centre

The organization, coordination and management of research and research related resources are critical components of academia. The Kamuzu University of Health Sciences Research Support Centre (KUHeS-RSC) was established in 2006 to provide administrative support for research activities and further stimulate research enterprise culture in the university to KUHeS faculty members, students as well as research affiliates and collaborators. 

Since its inception, the KUHeS-RSC has assumed a more significant and central role in coordinating and supporting research.

The major activities of the Research Support Centre are:

  • Conducting research relevant training activities
  • Supporting the conduct of clinical trials according to international standards through clinical trial monitoring and provision of data management services
  • Disseminating research opportunities to faculty members and coordinating the dissemination of research findings through different communication channels.
  • Grants administration.

The Research Support Centre made significant strides in 2010 in the provision of services in the above key result areas as well as contributing to strengthening the overall research governance of the Kamuzu University of Health Sciences. 


To become a one-stop centre of excellence for grants management and research support to ensure conduct of worldclass research. 


To create and maintain a stimulating environment at KUHeS or generation of new knowledge and high impact research through research leadership development, delivery of research training and mentorship programmes, and provision of research support services. 

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