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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Research Development and Support

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 and upcoming sessions below.​​

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Download a pdf copy of this programme here

Registrar Research Webinar Series 2021

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Download a pdf copy of this programme here

Register for the full series here

​Next webinar 

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Register for the full series here 

Clinical Research Protocol Writing Course 2021

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Register here​ by 23 March 2021

​​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 be 'absorbed' into the Clinical Research Manuscript Writing course (August – October 2021).

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. All resources mentioned in the recordings are available on the RRSO website under 'Videos​'

NOTE: This content is available only to SU members of staff and students. Access to the recordings will require login to Microsoft Stream using a SUNID i.e. SU email address and password. 

​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 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. ​

Research courses offered by the Division of Urology 

Note: Applications for the 2021 offerings are not yet open.  

The RRSO supports research capacity development efforts taking place within the clinical departments and divisions. We encourage MMed candidates and their supervisors to consider registering for the following upcoming courses that will be offered by the Division of Urology. ​Contact Dr Chantelle Scott ( or Professor Andre van der Merwe ( for further information.