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Research Administration at Wits
Wits Enterprise: For researchers
The Research Support Business Unit acts as a facilitating channel between the University and the external commercial world contributes to the sustainable long-term future of the University through income generation and value creation.
© Curiosity is a print and digital magazine that tells the stories of groundbreaking research through the voices of talented researchers, students and academics at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. Produced by Wits Communications and the Research Office.
Research in the Faculties
The Post Graduation Association website serves a portal of information about the Association and matters affecting postgraduate students at the University. See the PGA Facebook page also.
External Research Support Organizations
National Research Foundation (NRF)
As an independent government agency, the NRF promotes and supports research in all fields of knowledge. It also conducts research and provides access to National Research Facilities.
Council for Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)
The CSIR is one of the leading scientific and technology research, development and implementation organisations in Africa.
South African Medical Research Council (MRC)
The South African Medical Research Council's mission is to improve the nation's health and quality of life through promoting and conducting relevant and responsive health research.
Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)
As the national social science council of South Africa, the HSRC wishes to serve as a knowledge hub to bridge the gap between research, policy and action; thus increasing the impact of research.
Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf)
The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) aspires to be the apex organisation for science and scholarship in South Africa, recognised and connected both nationally and internationally.
Southern African Research and Innovation Management Association (SARIMA)
SARIMA is a membership organisation of Research and Innovation Managers that operates at an institutional, national and international level, as well as across the value chain, from research through to successful innovation (commercialization). The purpose of the association is to promote research and innovation management for the benefit of southern Africa. SARIMA is engaged on an annual basis with a large number of research and innovation management professionalization activities, including capacity development courses and other interventions