About Us

Welcome to Research, Innovation and Enterprise (RIE) Division website.

RIE is charged with the responsility of enhancing research activities in the Unviersity. 

Our Vision 

Towards excellence in research, innovation, and enterprise

Our Mission

To promote the discovery, application, and dissemination of knowledge through quality research and innovation.

Our Core Values

The University remains committed to the National Values and Principles of Governance as espoused in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution. The key values include inclusiveness, professionalism, good governance, integrity, transparency and accountability, equity, and sustainable development. The University shall be further guided by the following core values:

Freedom of thought and expression: We shall promote and defend freedom of thought and expression in all our academic inquiry and activities.

b) Innovativeness: We shall be innovative in meeting our Mission.

c) Commitment: We are committed to the mission of the University and always act in the best interests of the University.

d) Trust: We trust the good intentions of others, view conflicts as positive and resolve them creatively and effectively to meet the vision and mission of the University.

e) Care: We foster a leadership culture that cares, is people-focused, that connects to and is responsive to the needs of internal and external customers, and promotes stewardship over University resources.

f) Teamwork: We work together as a team to realize the collective results that the University wishes to achieve.


The Research, Innovation, and Enterprise (RIE) Division is headed by the Associate Vice-Chancellor (RIE) who steers and manages research, innovation, and enterprise activities, supported by the Research Development and Advisory Board as the main governance board whose membership is drawn from across the university and industry.

The Research Development and Advisory Board plays an advisory role to the Associate Vice-Chancellor (Research, Innovation, and Enterprise) on the following matters:

1. Research infrastructure development and formulation of appropriate policies;

2. Research planning, coordination, administration, logistical support;

3. Potential grant sources;

Service Charter



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