Research activities at the Faculty are organized via the
Organizational Unit for Research and Health Care Work, which is made up
of teachers, associates and other research staff. In the recent past,
high quality equipment for molecular research was purchased for its
labs, and ultrastructural research is done on somewhat older equipment
for electronic microscopy. The Faculty invested a lot in 2006/2007 in
the equipment for dual purposes (education & research) or for research
only, as well as in the construction, renovation and adaptation of the
space for these activities. In its research activity the Faculty
includes both PhD and M.Sc candidates and undergraduate students.
There is a significant number
of projects performed at the Faculty in basic, applied, innovative and developmental
research. In the period 2000/2005 the Ministry of Science of the
Republic of Serbia funded 20 projects with 85 researchers. At the
moment, 84 teachers and associates of the Faculty are engaged in various
Teachers and associates
improved their knowledge and expertise in various research & educational
& health care centres in our country and abroad. There have been over
260 study/training visits abroad, and over 160 trainings in the regional
& national centres. Reknown experts and teachers in various fields of
biomedical sciences have been elected visiting professors of the
Faculty. Co-operation with the Centre for Oncologic Prevention in
Florence, Universities in Sofia, Belgorod and Geteborg, as well as the
participation in the NIH USA, TEMPUS and other international projects,
have a special place in the strategy of quality assurance in research
activities of the Faculty.
Teachers and associates of the
Faculty have published so far 866 papers referred to in the MEDLINE/PUBMED
data base, out of which 395 are in the SCI list. In the period 2006/07
there were 401 published papers, with 85 from the SCI list.
The Faculty itself publishes three scientific journals,
and its teachers are editors of the university journal in the field of
There has been
dissertations defended at the Faculty.
The Centre for Quality Control, takes
care of the research activities at the Faculty and that domain is regulated by the pertinent documents of the Ethics
Committee of the Faculty.
Periodic reports on the
results of research activities, as well as the research programs and
plans, are submitted to the Assembly for Education and Science of the
Based on the analysis of the research conditions fulfillment, the
Ministry of Science and Environmental Protection adopted the
Decision on the Accreditation of
the Faculty of Medicine in Nis for Research.
The competences of its researchers and verification of standards and
results make possible for the Faculty of Medicine in Nis to be included
into the European area of higher learning and modern research programs.