Research committee

RCSI Bahrain established a Research Committee in 2007 with the general remit of encouraging research within the University and oversee research activity.


  • Oversee structures, resources and procedures aimed at promoting world-class research at RCSI Bahrain
  • Encourage student research and oversee student applications for summer research grants
  • Publicise RCSI Bahrain research through communications and other mechanisms
  • Organise an annual Research Day to publicise and encourage research at RCSI Bahrain
  • Prepare an annual report

Membership of the Committee comprises:

  • Chairman – Head of School of Postgraduate Studies and Research
  • Academic staff representatives with representation from the school of medicine and the school of nursing and midwifery
  • Member of Finance Department
  • Learning Resource Centre representative
  • Student representative
  • Representative of research laboratory
  • Up to three additional persons may be co-opted from time to time by the committee to assist in its work
  • The Research Officer will be in attendance and take responsibility for the following remit: Convenor and Secretariat