Directorate of Research


The Directorate of Research serves to:

  • Supporting the university’s strategic research directions and policies.
  • Promoting and enhancing cross cutting and multidisciplinary research initiatives.
  • Increasing and diversifying external research funding.
  • Improving integration of research and education at all levels of the university.
  • Improving translation of research into public benefit.
  • Strengthening university-industry relationships.
  • Promoting entrepreneurship, technology-transfer and commercialization activities that energize and support the local and national economy.
  • Facilitating seminars / scholarly discussions.