• Taking measures to improve the research carried out by the academics

• Fostering a research culture in the University

• Taking steps to improve the accessibility to the research findings of the University academics

• Facilitating publication of research in high impact international journals Strengthen the cooperation among academics both within the University and with other local and overseas Universities and Research Institutes

• Encouraging multidisciplinary research

• Coordinating the activities of the Faculty Research Centres

• Advising the Research and Publications Unit of the University