Registrar Research
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Registrar Resear​ch Support Office


Courses and workshops ​​​

RRSO programme for 2021

​​​​The Registrar Research Support Office, situated within the Research Development and Support Division in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, offers a range of webinars and courses to support registrars through the MMed research process. All support is offered free of charge. View the 2021 programme here and details about upcoming courses, webinars and other support offerings below.​​ 

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Registrar Research Webinar Series 2021

Download ​a pdf copy of this programme here and register for the full series here​Contact Dr Karis Moxley ( for access to the recordings.

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Next webinar (19 October 2021)

Download a pdf copy of the advert hereRegister for the full webinar series (as above) here.​ 

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Clinical Research Manuscript Writing Course 2021 

Download a pdf copy of the advert here*Note that registrations for 2021 are now closed. The course will be offered again in 2022.

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CPD-accredited short courses offered by the Division of Urology 

Contact Dr Chantelle Scott ( for enquiries and registration. *Note that registrations for 2021 are now closed. The courses will be offered again in 2022. 

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Clinical Research Protocol Writing Course 2021

*Note that registrations for 2021 are now closed. The course will be offered again in 2022. 

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​​Recordings from the MMed Assignment Bootcamp 2020

The Registrar Research Support Office offered the Bootcamp in 2020. This course has been discontinued for 2021 and content will become a part of the Clinical Research Manuscript Writing course (August – September 2021), as advertised above. The recordings will take you through the process of writing up an MMed assignment in the format of a publication-ready manuscript. This content is available for self-study only. Please contact Dr Karis Moxley ( for access to the recordings. 

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​Customised lectures, workshops and short information sessions

​Please contact Dr Karis Moxley ( if you would like the RRSO to offer customised support for the registrars in your department or division. Possible topics for lectures, workshops or short information sessions include (but are not limited to):

  • ​Overview of the the MMed research journey
  • Sources of research support in the faculty
  • Clinical research methods
  • General academic writing
  • Protocol writing
  • Research assignment/manuscript writing
  • Writing marathons​
  • Data collection methods
  • Basic biostatistics

Training offered by the Research Capacity Development ​and Funding Opportunities Office

​​​​The RCFO offers several workshops, courses and short information sessions to strengthen the skills of faculty staff, researchers, and postgraduate students in health sciences and clinical research. View and register for upcoming sessions here. ​​​

SU Writing Lab support

​​The Writing Lab offers ​one-to-one writing consultations and several writing skills workshops.  ​

FMHS libraries training calendar

The Medicine and Health Sciences library offers a series of online webinars on a variety of topics including searching for literature and managing references. Find further information and register here. ​

Postgraduate skills developed offered by the SU Postgraduate Office 

The Postgraduate Skills Development Programme, situated within the Postgraduate Office, in the Division for Research Development, offers a range of workshops and other supports to help postgraduate students at Stellenbosch University (SU) hone their research and thesis writing skills – free of charge. View and register for upcoming sessions here. ​