Units

UNITS

1. RESEARCH UNIT FUNCTIONS :

  • Strategising, coordinating and facilitating research activities in Universiti Utara Malaysia.
  • Coordinating and expanding the features of Research and Innovation Integrated System (RaIIS).
  • Identifying, engaging and distributing research opportunities.
  • Organising seminars/workshops/talks on potential research opportunities
  • Monitoring research progress.
  • Disseminating and expanding the potential research findings towards commercialisation.

2. RESEARCH PUBLICATION UNIT FUNCTIONS :

  • Engaging activities to propagate writing culture and awareness among academic staff.
  • Assisting the processes of publication among UUM academic staff, specifically in relation to the dissemination of research output and findings.
  • Strategising and organising activities to enhance writing and publication skills.
  • Managing publication incentive schemes and the UUM Publication System (UPS).

5. COE SECRETARIAT FUNCTIONS :

  • Strategising and coordinating activities related to CoEs based on UUM’s research agenda.
  • Developing relevant policies to drive CoEs based on niche areas and expertise.
  • Administrating the establishment of CoEs and RUs.
  • Managing and monitoring the research initiated for CoEs.
  • Secretariat for CoE’s Strategic Development and Achievement Committee (JKCoE) and HiCoE at UUM.

3. SPECIAL TASK UNIT FUNCTIONS :

  • Providing MyRA Consultation.
  • Data collection, analysis and reporting for university assessment purposes according to MyRA, MyMohes, Webometric, UI Green, THE, QS World Ranking, Annual Report and Strategic Plan.
  • Creating policies related to Research University (RU) Agenda.
  • Providing training and auditing services.
  • Supporting IT services to RIMC including developing and maintaining website, creating new modules to support RaIIS System, DoE development, providing platform for crowdsourcing and crowdfunding.
  • Exploring opportunities by collaborating with other units/departments to engage with other industrial/agencies/communities.

4. ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE UNIT FUNCTIONS :

  • Responsible in managing human resource and development.
  • Managing and monitoring department's financial affairs including research activities.
  • Managing assets/inventories for the Department and research project.
  • Secretariat for the Committee of Research and Innovation (JKPI).
  • Assisting on financial rules and procedures in relation to research project.
  • Administering RaIIS Unit

About RIMC

The Research and Consultation Centre was established on the 1st of May, 1986. On the 1st of January, 2006, the centre was merged with the Publishing, Broadcasting and Media Technology Division and renamed the Department of Research and Innovation. On 1st of January, 2008, after a restructuring exercise, the department was renamed as the Research and Innovation Management Centre (RIMC).

Contact Us

Research and Innovation Management Centre (RIMC), Universiti Utara Malaysia, 06010 UUM Sintok, Kedah Darul Aman, MALAYSIA.

Tel: +604-928 4771/4768

Fax : +604-928 4756


Email:rimc@uum.edu.my


Sun - Wed : 8:00 - 17:00
Thu : 8:00 - 15:30
Rest : 13:00 - 14:00

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