Registrar Research
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MMed research handbooks

The following resources are the primary “how to" guides for MMed research at Stellenbosch University.

​IMPORTANT: Click here to view the faculty guidelines for assignments of structured master's programmes.

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​Recordings from 2020 and 2021 courses and webinars

Recordings are available for the MMed Research Assignment Bootcamp 2020 and the Registrar Research Webinar Series 2021. This content is available for self-study and available only to staff and students registered at Stellenbosch University.

View a list of the recordings with access links here.

For enquiries, contact Dr Emmanuel Obasa


Health research ethics review

The following document provides answers to FAQ regarding HREC submissions.

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Biostatistics consultations

The Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics offers biostatistics consultations for researchers who need guidance on research study designs, sample sizes, and data collection and analysis. Book an appointment here or by contacting Ms Liesel Floor ( ​

Undergraduate Research Office (URO)

The URO website includes a Roadmap to research with useful research-related learning material. 


Plagiarism checker

PG Skills Turnitin Sandbox (log in to SUNLearn using your SUNId) 


List of DHET-accredited journals

View the DHET-accredited (peer reviewed and subsidy-bearing) journals here.