Doctoral Office
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​Res​earch Development and Support

​​Tygerberg Doctoral Office

​PhD Support Office - Review Process

• Selecting and organizing the Review Committee.
• Deciding who will Chair the meeting.
• Student's CV, External supervisor(s) CV, Synopsis and Pro​posal are sent to the Review Panel ahead of time.
• If there are existing Ethics Approval Certificates, these should also be submitted to the Reviewers.
• Form A3 Checklist to be completed by HOD and Supervisor BEFORE the Review.



• Convener/Chair
• HREC representative: List of members available on website:​dsd/Pages/Ethics/HREC1.aspx
• CPR representative - Contact Dr Jyothi Chabilall: for information
• Other domain experts





• Student makes recommended changes before submitting final version to the Chair.
• Chair verifies that the recommended revisions are made correctly.
• Chair ensures that the reports from members are incorporated in the final report.
• Chair completes the FORM A3 ​to be submitted with the final report to the Doctoral Office.
• Student submits their documents to the Doctoral Office.​