A Snapshot of Research at UCT, 2015
The Research Office is responsible for grants funding, research quality assurance and the management of an information system that serves multiple research-specific purposes. The Office supports research planning and policy implementation, and manages the government requirements for research subsidy. Besides contributing to academic staff development through a series of targeted interventions to enhance research capacity, the Office is responsible for a range of annual reports, international research exchange and a series of research benchmarking activities. It further drives and supports the research activities that ensue from strategic partnerships and formal agreements with research councils, research institutions and government departments.