Research Unit



    The following are the strategic objectives that this Research Strategy intends to achieve:

     Encourage interaction with, and attract eminent scholars of repute who will catalysis research activities, and raise the research profiles of the various research groups in different areas of excellence, to ensure that the University conducts research that makes a difference;
     Guide the University to undertake research in teams which will be supported to develop into areas of excellence In fields of national and regional importance and in line with our national rebuilding policies;
     Assist different research teams to evolve, develop and start their research agenda, so as to grow to their optimum levels;
     Encourage interaction of researchers across different disciplines, while focusing on areas of strength favoring high quality research that addresses practical issues of a fragile country like Somalia;
     Enhance the human and physical capital of the University in support of its research activities, which integrate fundamental research with the use and exploitation of the University’s knowledge base for maximum results, thereby increase the proportion of staff engaging in internationally excelling research;
     Improve research funding, and the overall financial return in investing on research, particularly in core research areas as well as in emerging fields;
     Promote research collaboration within the University, and with the private and public sectors, and any associated strategic alliances, in order to encourage commercial exploitation of the University’s research outputs;
     Establish an interface that embraces knowledge transfer alongside research and teaching in order to ensure that the learning of our students benefits from frontier knowledge and technologies; and
     Develop a framework of quality assurance, monitoring and evaluation which will continuously inform the University on progress made regarding its research strategic objectives.