Duties and responsibilities of the Research unit

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  • Formulates policies and strategies that foster research undertakings in line with national research priorities and for the development of science and technology.
  • Develop guidelines for implementation of research policies and strategies of the College;
  • Ensure coordination in research operation of the College in collaboration with the academic units.
  • Assists each Academic Unit in its efforts to secure grant or fund for research and development.
  • Establishes ethical clearance committee and follow up the duties of the committee thereof and, where necessary facilitate to receive ethical clearance from designated organization.
  • Establishes policies and procedures for visiting research scholars from other universities who seek formal association and collaboration with, and sponsorship, with the College.
  • Establishes and provides guidelines for technical committees which screen projects when deemed necessary.
  • Suggests to the Senate feasible options, including incentive to encourage the Academic Staff members to undertake research & development, and publication activities.
  • Reviews and recommends to the Senate the establishment and termination of research projects.
  • Ensures that certain minimum standards are maintained by all publications of the College.
  • Monitors and evaluates the research & development activities of the College.
  • Determines its own rules of procedures.
  • Advise the senate on all matters pertaining to research and publication and performs any other duties as may be required.