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USMís Research Creativity and Management Office (RCMO) is a one-stop centre which handles matters pertaining to research information, grants, university facilities, equipment and human resources. The office was set up to be the bridge between USM researchers, grants financiers and the industry.
 
The office was set up to be the bridge between USM researchers, grants financiers and the industry.
 
The office serves to complement the universityís fully equipped research facilities and world class manpower. Building on USMís existing firm foundation, RCMO aims to promote USM as an excellent research centre in this region.
 
It has research expertise in various fields covering a wide range of subjects and together with the universityís commercialisation arm USAINS Holdings, provides incubation centres within the university to facilitate collaborative research work.
 
With RCMO and the university working hand-in-hand, USMís research work has gone global thanks to its achievement of top awards in worldwide competitions.
 
The RCMO manages five (5) main units which comprise:
Grant Management and Research Development;
Policy, Strategy and Monitoring;
Funding Management;
Service; and
General Administration
 
Grant Management and Research Development Unit
The Grant Management and Research Development Unit is in charge of managing matters pertaining to:
External Grants
 
External Agencies
ScienceFund
 
MOSTI
MOA
Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
Long Term Research Grant Scheme (LRGS)
Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS)
Prototype Research Grant Scheme (PRGS)
Internal Grants
 
Short Term
Incentive
 
Staff
Postgraduate (Graduate On Time)
Post Graduate Research Grants Scheme (PRGS)
Research University Grants
 
Application & Monitoring of
 
Research University Grant for Individual (RUI)
Research University Grant for Team (RUT)
Research University Grant for Cluster (RUC)
Research Development and Conferencing
 
Fund for Overseas Conferences (TPLN)
Conference
Publication
Fellow Post Doctoral
Contract Appointments
 
New Appointment
Extension
Termination
Employees Provident Fund (EPF)
Social Security Organisation (SOCSO)
Payroll
 
Policy, Strategy and Monitoring Unit
The Policy, Strategy and Monitoring Unit is in charge of managing matters pertaining to:
Policies
Strategies
Monitoring
Documentation
Filing
Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
Centre of Excellence (CoEs)
ISO 9002:2008
 
Funding Management Unit
The Funding Management Unit is in charge of managing matters pertaining to:
General expenditure
Enterprise
Fund management for
 
RU
APEX
External Grants
Internal Grants
Assets
TPLN
 
Service Unit
   
Technology and Information System
 
Website and system:
 
Development
Maintenance
Data and system coordination
Database
Statistics
Management of Workshops and Research Activities
 
Workshop / Seminar
Trainings
Meetings
Visitors
Briefings
Promotions
Announcements
Customer Relations
   
Central Chemical Store
   
Concepts & Graphics
 
Brochure
Poster
Road shows
Photography
 
General Administration
General Administration is in charge of managing matters pertaining to:
Staffing
Leave
Internal Training of Staff
Welfare
Infrastructure
Promotion kits
Souvenirs
 
 
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