Research & Innovation

Message from the Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Welcome to the website of the Research and Innovation Unit in the University of Zululand (UNIZULU). UNIZULU is a comprehensive Institution found north of the Tugela River in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. As part of its mission, the University of Zululand seeks to produce, globally competitive graduates relevant to the development needs of South Africa. To achieve and maintain the University’s vision and mission, the research and innovation division contributes mainly by promoting the research related goal of the institution which is: to drive growth in UNIZULU research and Innovation. Read more…

Professor Nokuthula Kunene

DVC: Research and Innovation

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The Research and Innovation Office acknowledges that in order to provide professional services, it is required, among other things, to set up effective administrative support systems and to respond to requests for its services in a timely, effective, thorough and courteous manner. In this regard, the office will:

Establish and maintain appropriate administrative support systems and processes that will reduce unnecessary bureaucracy and delays

Provide its services to the best of its ability

Communicate with the research community on a regular basis and provide information in a timely and effective manner

Maintain professional standards of behavior

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