INDUCTION TRAINING OF THE NDU-K RESEARCH COMMITTEE MEMBERS KICKS-OFF.
The National Defence University-Kenya (NDU-K) today embarked on the induction of its University Research Committee members.
The University Research Policy provides for establishment of the University Research Committee whose mandate is to evaluate, prioritize, recommend and coordinate research conducted by and on behalf of the University, among other functions.
In his remarks read on his behalf by Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC) Research, Innovation and Strategic Studies Major General William Shume, Vice- Chancellor (VC), Major General Said Farah, encouraged the University Research Committee to ensure that the quality of the research proposals it endorses are of high quality, original, achievable and have remedies to issues affecting the society.
The VC observed that, it is through research that the University can proffer practical solutions to mitigate the various security challenges and influence national policy and strategy.
He further urged members to put their best foot forward in order to ensure that the University retains its rightful place as a giant in research and innovation in the defence and security domain.
Currently, the University is working on several research assignments such as the insecurity menace in the North Rift, terrorism and cyber security respectively.
The two-day training brings together both Military and Civilian staff members drawn from NDU-K Colleges.