Bugema University Research Policy
1.1 This policy document aims to outline the research policy of Bugema University and to guide all staff and students accordingly in matters related to research.
2. Policy Goal
2.1 As a central tenet of the Bugema University mission, research complements and invigorates teaching, as well as collectively supports the preservation, dissemination and advancement of knowledge for the betterment of society on the basis of good scholarship. Equally relevant in this context is the exploitation of such knowledge and innovative ideas in the development of tangible and non- tangible outputs beneficial to society.
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3.1 The objectives of this policy are to define the principles that will: (a) Support the further development of a research culture.
(b) Lead to the broadening and development of the research capacity of the institution across all disciplines, and to extend that research- based knowledge to the nation and the international community.
(c) Encourage and empower staff to manage, conduct, disseminate and
report research results.
(d) Remove or reduce obstacles that hinder or discourage research and development.
(e) Establish the University as a centre of research excellence.
(f) Establish procedures to manage and use research resources effectively, efficiently and fairly.
(g) Increase quality of student research activity at Bugema University. (h) Encourage the research-teaching nexus.
(i) Improve the quality of outputs, including their impact, level of accountability, and timeliness of reporting.
(j) Provide a structure for continual improvement of research and
(k) Enable the commercialization of research and development outputs, for the benefit of the researcher, the University, and the wider community.