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The University Research Office is based at the Govan Mbeki building on Westville campus

The University of KwaZulu-Natal currently has more than 250 post-doctoral fellows

Funds requests must be directed through the Colleges at the office of the College Dean of Research

You can upload your own publications on IRMA and ResearchSpace

ResearchSpace is the institutional repository of UKZN. It is a collection of full text theses and also includes research publications produced by UKZN academics.
External Funding and Awards

National Research Foundation (NRF)

The objective of the NRF is to support and promote research through funding, human resource development and the provision of the necessary research facilities, in order to facilitate the creation of knowledge, innovation and development in all fields of the natural and social sciences, humanities and technology.

The UKZN Research Office administers the nomination-selection process for funding from the NRF on behalf of UKZN staff members.

Useful links

  1. NRF Website
  2. NRF Online Submissions

Medical Research Council (MRC)

The Research Office administers all MRC funding on behalf of UKZN staff/students receiving funding from the MRC in categories:

  1. MRC Website

Contact us
Mrs Patricia Ngwenya

Senior Administrative Officer (Statutory Grants)

Tel : (031) 260 3273

Mrs Michele Williams

Finance & Contracts Manager

Tel : (031) 260 8254


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