Directorate of Research, Development and LinkagesSeptember 8, 2022 2022-09-08 21:35
Directorate of Research, Development and Linkages
Research is critical to the mainstay of every university. It is one of the three core functions of every university, namely, teaching, research and community engagement. Research and scholarship provide opportunities for universities to create new knowledge for themselves, academia and for the country.
The core mandate of the Directorate will be the pursuance of the implementation of the University Research Policy and facilitate the research efforts of the University which is geared towards fostering a culture of research excellence at the University.
The Directorate is also expected to play active role in the exploration of opportunities for the physical development of the University and establishment of national and international linkages with the University.
The Directoratewill anchor the growth and development of research in the University as well as serve as linkage between researchers in the University and various clientele. It will facilitate the conduct of high caliber research in the university, carry out the sensitization of the public on the research outputs of the University, initiate and ensure collaborative research with institutions, industries and agencies including the private sector within and outside the country, promote and assess the research proposals of staff for grant purposes.
The Directorate shall be headed by a Director appointed by the Vice Chancellor.