The RSC is led by a Director assisted by a Deputy Director and Finance Manager. The Director reports directly to the Dean of the UZ-CHS. The RSC is advised by the College Research Board. The RSC leadership also works closely with University Finance Office, College Administrators (Registrars), Institute of Continuing Health Education and Higher Degrees Committees..
The RSC’s mandate derives from the College Research Policy which defines the research governance framework and procedures for the College (Research Policy). The goals of the Research Policy are:
- To create an enabling environment for, increase output, quality and utilisation of research, and ensure sustainable research capacity
- To enhance the College’s position as a Centre of Excellence in research and a research leader contributing to national and international knowledge creation and utilisation.