Directorate of Research and Publications

Overview

Research and Publication Departmentat Mwenge Catholic University is a key university mandate and an important undertaking for staff professional development.

Key involving researchers include faculty members, visiting scholars and graduate students.

The overall purpose of the department is to improve research, consultancy and publication capacity at the University to generate and disseminate knowledge that is responsive to the needs of contemporary society. More specific, apart from supporting academic staff, the department organizes clinical sessions to enablePhD studentswrite and defend first-rate doctoral dissertations. The sessionscombine instruction in research methods, techniques, and focusing on the publications of research papers based on primary sources. Students receive joint mentoring from internal and external high levelacademicians and researchers.

Objectives

The overall objective of the department is to improve research, consultancy and publication capacity of the University to generate and disseminate knowledge that is responsive to the needs of contemporary society

Strategies

  • Prepare a plan for training on participatory research and publication techniques
  • Mobilizing and allocate adequate financial resource for research and publications activities
  • Strengthening research and consultancy activities at the University

 

Activities

  • Conducting training on participatory research and publication techniques
  • Training academic staff on evolving participatory research and consultancy techniques
  • Identifying and disseminating priority research areas to the key stakeholders
  • Organizing workshops /conferences/symposia for sharing and disseminating research findings
  • Providing Continuing Professional Development (CPD) to lecturers on how to prepare fundable research proposals
  • Strengthening research and consultancy activities at the University
  • Establishing strategic collaboration with other institutions and key individuals to conduct collaborative research
  • Publishing and continuously improving the quality of Mwenge Journal of Academic Studies

 

Dr. Godfrey Telli

Director of Research and Publications,

Mwenge Catholic University,

P.O. Box 1226, Moshi

Tanzania, East Africa

Tell +255-27-2974110

Fax +255-27-2974108

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