The Research Committee at All Saints University aims to give both students and supervisors a sense of belonging to a meaningful scholarly community; Co-ordinate and Administer all research; Advise on research priorities geared to the fulfillment of National Development professional objectives; Work as an outreach providing a link or bridge between the University and the World of work in identifying research and courses that are relevant to the needs of industry, commerce, and professions etc.
A leader in research and graduate training in the region
To coordinate, monitor and provide an enabling environment for quality training, innovative research and communication of the research outputs; to foster and manage training and research in the university units by promoting cutting edge innovative, impact-oriented research and centres of excellence to meet the changing needs of society and for sustainable development
As a premier private university in Uganda, All Saints University partners with the Government of Uganda, NGOs and the local communities. All Saints University aims to be one of the leading trainer of Human Resources for the Government of Uganda serving in the Judiciary, Legislature and Cabinet arms of government as well as the private sector.
All Saints University has developed a focused research agenda that is multi-disciplinarity and draws on the University's vast expertise.
Research proposals that focus on a specific problem that may cut across several disciplines are given priority in funding.
On the basis of the National Government plan, the University selected a handful of themes and cross cutting areas that make up the University's Research Agenda. the Research Agenda themes are as follows:
Research into ICT for Development (ICT4D)
Research into Education for Development
Food, Nutrition and Value Addition
Sustainable Environment Development
Good Governance, Equity (including gender ) Service Delivery
Natural Resources Utilization and Conservation
Cross-cutting research activities include the following areas:
The University is always seeking to increase its investment in research, recognising that pertinent and applicable research is critical to the development needs of the country.
Research funds come from a variety of sources.
Sources of research funding include:
The Church of Uganda (Lango Diocese)
The University contributes 4% of its income through internally generated funds from the Faculties
Contributions from undergraduate students
Bilateral funds from development partners.
A variety of research projects are taking place or planned across the University. In the following section, we highlight some of them. Support of Capacity Building for Research with support from partners will undertake several research projects in the three Faculties and departments of the university. The key focus of support will be on research supervision in the various areas.