Research is an academic program for the student, involving experimental or non-experimental design, and the result of which will be used in writing the thesis. The research can be conducted in other areas outside Malang or in laboratories to approach the research objectives, with the approval of the thesis advisors. Before commencing a research, the student has to complete and submit all administrative requirements to the Academic Affairs Staff, including ethical clearance by the Institutional Ethics Committee of FKUB.

Research implementation should be well-documented in a Thesis and Research Log Book provided by the Academic Affairs Staff. The research is conducted under the supervision of the thesis advisors. The assessment form of research implementation is reported by the thesis advisors to the Academic Affairs Staff. It is also documented as one of the evaluation components of the thesis. A student who has completed the research should immediately write a journal article and thesis manuscript, as well as prepare for research result seminar.