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Directorate of Research


The Directorate of Research plays four major functions. These are:

  • Generate and disseminate knowledge.
  • Foster an active research culture, encourage innovation and creativity among staff and students.
  • Use research findings to improve teaching and community service.
  • Enhance the reputation of the institution and individual researchers/lecturers in the institution.

Our Mission Statement

The Directorate aims at undertaking independent and collaborative research work across faculties and departments within the university in order to inform social and economic policy and monitor the implementation of programs.

 Our Vision

The directorate is committed to increasing opportunities for high-quality research and special initiatives, thereby becoming a center of excellence in research.

 Our Objectives

The primary objective of the directorate is to establish and maintain an effective research and evaluation program at CUEA.  The objectives of the directorate are:

 To co-ordinate the preparation of research proposals for submission to funding agencies

  1. To assist in the preparation and management of the research budget.
  2. To provide specialist training and advice on all aspects of research to staff and students.
  3. To provide consultancy service to public and private sector organizations and church institutions.
  4. To provide centralized logistical support for research in all academic departments of the university and its affiliated and associated institutions.
  5. To establish and maintain a database for further research.
  6. To administer internal research grants and sponsored research.
  7. To provide technical advice to existing research projects
  8. To conduct and disseminate research through journals, workshops and conferences
  9. To establish research links/collaboration/networking with both local and international institutions
  10. To promote and support the development and review of academic programs