In South Africa, research administration has increase rapidly. Universities have subscribed to many research systems to administer their research output. However University of Zululand is a member of South African universities and Science Councils Consortium in regard to the implementation of RIMS together with InfoEd. RIMS is a web-based tool that captures statistical data and produce reports on research inputs and Outputs of the research institutions. InfoEd is an international institution specialising in Research Information Management Systems focusing on research administration software.
The system consist of the following modules that imperative in Research Management:
RIMS will play an important role in research management with advanced data collection and provision for the institutions of higher learning in South Africa.
The contact person for RIMS is Themba Masiba who can be reached on 035 902 6907.
This is the Official RIMS Information Website (Please note that UNIZULU does not maintain this website).
The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) has a Policy for Measurement of Research Output of Public Higher Education Institutions, the purpose of this policy is to encourage research productivity by rewarding quality research output at public higher education institutions.
The Research Office is responsible for cultivating the culture of research by developing of emerging and accomplished researchers, the facilitation of access to research funds, collecting and capturing all the research publications in preparation to submit to DHET for subsidy purposes.
The Department of Higher Education and Training has a list of approved journals. Academics are advised to check these journal lists before submitting their transcripts to targeted journals as to whether they accredited or not.
|2012 Lists||2013 Lists|
|ISI download here||ISI download here|
|IBSS download here||IBSS download here|
|SA download here||SA download here|
For submission purposes, please refer to the Policy on Research Output (DHET)
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