Dear visitors,

It is with great pleasure to welcome you to this page dedicated to research in the University of Rwanda. On this page, you will find a range of information about research especially the work done by our esteemed researchers in producing a big junk of scientific papers with numerous roles and functions. We therefore believe that shared research content will keep on playing a major role in impacting the socio-economic transformation of communities. We also rate this page to be a platform allowing policy makers and entrepreneurs to have access to knowledge and be able to make informed decisions.

In terms of structure, the Directorate at UR Headquarters works across the six colleges’ respective directors of research to enhance research coordination and engagement of all academic staff in fulfilling their research duties. In so doing, the research directorate becomes instrumental to cementing the position of UR in its ambition to be a research led university.

In a nutshell, the page covers a wide range of research information useful for internal and external stakeholders as well as the general public with an interest in research matters. It mainly focuses on research publications presented annually and per discipline to ease the access.  It also features researchers’ profiles and their contact information to connect them with public. You will also find important guiding documents and policies about research at UR while research uptake section was not left behind.   

We cannot thank enough the University researchers for their unwavering effort to inform policies and practices while providing solutions to problems and needs of wider community. Our gratitude also goes to the University leadership for continued quest to avail conducive environment for researchers which will make the University of Rwanda a solid research led institution.