The Department is actively engaged in research in the areas of gynaecological oncology, reproductive medicine, perinatology and prenatal diagnosis. The number of publications has increased progressively in the last 5 years and the Department is now well known internationally for some of these research areas. The Department is actively collaborating with other institutions both locally, nationally and internationally. The Department is also increasingly successful in attracting research grants. The amount of grants awarded has increased progressively in the last few years. Additional funding is also obtained from the supplementary account of the Department. This ensure that there is adequate funding for the research activities in the Department.