Functions/Activities of the ORD

  1. Promote and manage academic research in the University, including dissemination of Research outputs.
  2. Liaise with the Directorate of Intellectual property on Technology transfer, Inventions and Innovations on behalf of the University.
  3. Solicit, obtain and manage funding for Research and incidental in line with the regulations of the University on such matters.
  4. Organise seminar, workshop and any course of instruction that will strengthen scientific advancement, societal development, and human security in its various ramifications.
  5. Partner with industrial, commercial, financial and civil society organisations to facilitate and deepen the capacity to translate research into products, services, policies and programmes that will advance societal, human, economic, political and socio-cultural development.
  6. Undertake any such task and activities that are incidental to or enhance the achievement of the objectives listed above, and
  7. Perform any other functions as may from time to time be directed by the Vice Chancellor, Senate and Council, in line with the main objectives of the University of Jos.