About Research @ VUT

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  • Adopting cutting edge technology and teaching methods;
  • Producing a scholarly environment conducive to learning and innovation; and
  • Developing a PQM that meets the needs of society in Africa and beyond.

[/fusion_text][/one_half][one_half last=”yes” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ class=”” id=””][title size=”5″ content_align=”left” style_type=”default” sep_color=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” class=”” id=””]The Research Department’s Vision and Mission[/title][fusion_text]“We are a University that leads in innovative knowledge and quality technology education”[/fusion_text][separator style_type=”none” top_margin=”7″ bottom_margin=”” sep_color=”” border_size=”” icon=”” icon_circle=”” icon_circle_color=”” width=”” alignment=”center” class=”” id=””][title size=”5″ content_align=”left” style_type=”default” sep_color=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” class=”” id=””]The vision for research at VUT follows from the institutional vision and is as follows:[/title][fusion_text]“We undertake research that impacts on people’s daily lives.”[/fusion_text][separator style_type=”none” top_margin=”7″ bottom_margin=”” sep_color=”” border_size=”” icon=”” icon_circle=”” icon_circle_color=”” width=”” alignment=”center” class=”” id=””][title size=”5″ content_align=”left” style_type=”default” sep_color=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” class=”” id=””]The mission for research at VUT is as follows:[/title][fusion_text]Our mission for research is to strengthen research in key societal strategic areas which cut across the following broad themes:

  • Sustainable livelihoods / development / economic growth / entrepreneurship
  • Energy / renewable / alternative
  • Environment / green / sustainability /management
  • Technological growth and modernisation of Industry and management / appropriate solutions / innovation / manufacturing
  • Human capacity development / education / skills development
  • Effective citizenship / humanity in context / nation building / new societal integration / innovative partnerships / globalisation

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