The Research Administration division of the GIS is the institute’s supporting arm. Not unlike the oil that lubricates the engine, the main function of the this division is to ensure the smooth-running of the scientific research activities of the institute.

It comprises the following offices:

Office of Research Administration

Office of Corporate Communications (OCC)

Office of Facilities & Maintenance (OFM)

Office of Finance (OFN)

Office of Human Resources (OHR)

Office of Academic Affairs (OAA)

Office of Research Planning & Management (ORPM)

Office of Procurement & Contracts (OPC)

Office of Strategic Alliances and Knowledge Management (OSAKM)