It shall be the duty of this standing committee to facilitate quality research among the IPEG membership aimed Pediatric Minimal Access Surgery and endoscopy.
- Reviews eligible candidates for the Basic Science Award at the annual congress and selects a winner;
- Reviews applications for the Research Grant Award and selects a winner;
- Serves as a clearinghouse for surveys to be sent to the membership;
- Identifies research studies for the membership to participate in and collects data on these studies to publish in journals.