1). What unique knowledge and skills do MRES have?

2). What do MUST scholarly community opine that MRES does well?

3). What resources do MRES have?

4). What are the biggest achievements of MRES to date?


5). What could MRES improve?

6). What knowledge and skills are lacking in MRES?

7). In what areas does MIRERC membership need more training in?

8). What complaints have MIRERC received from its clientele (students, staff, collaborators) about its ethical services?

9). Does MIRERC have a strategic plan and rolling annual action plans? Are those plans comprehensive? Explain.


10). How can MRES convert its weaknesses into opportunities?

11). How can MRES turn its strengths into opportunities?

12). Is there a research ethics related need at MUST that is not being met by MRES? Explain.

13). How is the science and technology terrain changing in Kenya? How can MUST take advantage of those changes to boost performance of MRES?

14). What are the global initiatives, platforms and partnerships that support research ethics system strengthening?

15). What opportunities exist nationally for strengthening MRES?

16). What opportunities exist within sub-regional economic communities and within the African Union for strengthening MRES?

17). Is there something that could be improved in the composition of MIRERC membership, e.g. inclusion of lay persons, persons from other universities? Explain.


18). Has MIRERC been accredited by NACOSTI? Explain.

19). What obstacles do MRES face in performing its functions?

20). Could any MRES weaknesses prevent it from attaining its goals?

21). What might cause MRES problems in future? How?

22). Does MRES fully shield MUST from potential legal consequences of unethical research? Explain.

23). Is all research MUST students (undergraduate, post-graduate), staff and collaborators are involved in cleared by MIRERC? Explain.

24). Are all MIRERC members knowledgeable in the key international research ethics standards and guidelines? Explain.

25). Do MIRERC members have conflict of interest that may bias their decisions and recommendations? Explain.

26). Are all students and academic / research staff in MUST trained in research ethics, MIRERC standard operating procedures and its tools? Explain.