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Research Management

The Unit for Statistical Consultation (USC) was founded to provide a free statistical service in accordance with its constitution to all NMMU campuses

Eligibility

The following persons qualify for free services:

  • NMMU staff members engaged in academic (non-contract) research;
  • NMMU staff registered elsewhere for Masters and Doctoral studies;
  • Masters and doctoral students registered at NMMU;
  • Other NMMU students conducting research that produces a publishable article for an accredited journal. If a publishable article is not produced within one year after completion of the data analysis for the project, the applicant will be invoiced for the USC services. In the event of a dispute, the relevant Faculty RTI Committee will decide whether an article is publishable.

Applicant

Only NMMU staff members can apply for USC services, either for their own research or on behalf of a student whom they are supervising. In the event of a staff member being an NMMU student the applicable supervisor must apply for the services.

Submission of application forms

Completed application forms must be submitted via e-mail to Research Management who will assign a reference number to each submitted application and verify whether the applicant qualifies for free services.

Contact information
Mrs Visha Coopasamy
Research Officer
Tel: 27 41 504 2013
visha.coopasamy@mandela.ac.za