Page 1 of 5Information on tuition and other fees can be obtained from the Directorate of Research and Graduate Studies.
The Directorate co-ordinates research activities at the University of Zambia. The main task of the Directorate is to help mobilise research funds and provide relevant support services to other units. Though, the research is undertaken in Schools, there is a link through School/Unit research co-ordinators and the Directorate. A Research Coordinators Committee meets to discuss various issues on research and advises the Research Board. The Research Board is chaired by the Vice Chancellor regulates policy and approves research funding.
The following is a list of areas in which there is a lot of activities in research. The list is not exhaustive and equally useful areas are being researched into by staff. Interdisciplinary research is also taking place in a number of schools. The major sponsor for this is the University of Zambia-Flemish Inter-University Council programme supported by the Belgian Government.
SENATE RESEARCH POLCY, PROCEDURE AND RULES
The policy of the University is to assist in the financing of research, whether conducted by individual members of staff or by groups or teams of research workers to enable them to pursue their research adequately. This may take form of:
1. (a) assistance to academic staff in the form of capital and
recurrent grants and, where clearly necessary, personnel, for specified research projects;
(b) support of ‘ team research’,
(c) the establishment of Research Fellowships where and when
this is shown to be necessary particularly with regard to 2(a) and 2(b) below; and
(d) assistance to such other categories as the Research Board may decide from time to time.
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