CUHAS - Bugando


Bugando - Mwanza, Tanzania

Directorate of Research and Innovation


By Prof Gilbert Kongola, The Director for Research and Innovation:

Research remains one of the core activities of the Catholic University Health and Allied Sciences (CUHAS). Until recently research activities were administered under an Associate Director Research and Publication; within the Directorate of Postgraduate Studies.

The Directorate has the responsibility of promoting, monitoring and reporting research activities at the University through its Research and Publication Committee. It calls for research proposals, scrutinizes them, recommends allocation of funds for proposals that meet the criteria set by the University. It also scrutinizes the ethical aspects of the research proposals that are to be conducted under the umbrella of the University

In its new status it is envisaged that, funds allowing, it will coordinate and organizes research methodology workshops for university staff, take an inventory of ongoing research and published results of studies conducted by university staff. It is envisaged the directorate in a multi-school environment will be playing a coordinating role by contracting experts to write research proposals, solicit, negotiate, and administer research grants for members of staff, liaise with national and international institutions that can collaborate in research, facilitate interaction between researchers within and outside operational units, solicit from staff proposals that stand a good chance of being funded, interact with policy makers to incorporate research findings in the national development activities

Guidelines for Joint PhD Programmes

The University actively supports joint PhD programmes as an integral part of its strategy to foster and expand global research collaborations. The establishment of joint PhD programmes should only take place where there is evidence of existing research collaboration between CUHAS and the proposed partner institution or where a joint programme would create a sustainable research relationship. In addition, the establishment of a partnership must be beneficial to all partners involved. ...

The Joint CUHAS - BMC Research & Ethics Committee Updated February 2016  

Below are the Fees and recommendation for submission of proposals for Ethical clearance, application form, proposal format, consent form and list of Joint CUHAS-BMC E&R Committee.

» BMC-CUHAS Research Activities Announcement
» Fees for Ethical Clearance
» Recommendations to Candidates for Ethical Clearance
» Application Form for Ethical Clearance
» Research Proposal Format
» Sample of Informed Consent Form for Research Participants
» Joint Committee Members List

List of Few Publications from CUHAS