Research Ethics and Integrity Unit
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Research Ethics and Integrity Unit

  • Coordinates and monitors procedures on research using human subjects and animals;
  • Monitors policies relating to research conduct and integrity;
  • Supervises compliance with ethical regulations guiding research;
  • Ensures that animal care facilities are maintained in compliance with policy regulations;
  • Monitors and consults with relevant organs in charge of environmental health regulations relating to potential biological, chemical, radiation and recombinant DNA hazards;
  • Provides administrative support for the relevant ethical review boards;
  • Ensures monitoring and evaluation of research projects;
  • Prepares and submits to the Director contributions to the University’s Research and Development Reports.

DGM Goal

To encourage quality research activities in the University in line with its vision to be a centre of excellence in knowledge generation for global development and the sustenance of an environmentally friendly society. This is in addition to strengthening research and scholarship by staff and students in all areas that will benefit society at the local, national and global levels.

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