Executive Director – Prof Laurine Chikoko
Research and Postgraduate Studies at Midlands State University
Research at Midlands State University is prioritised as outlined in the University’s strategic plan. The research focus embraces national aspirations with the aim of having an impact through innovations and technologies. The University emphasises on high quality research that is of international standards and profers global solutions to problems bedevilling mankind. The Postgraduate Studies at MSU has grown phenomenally over the past three years with more than 30% of academics being PhD holders and over 50% pursuing doctoral studies in national, regional and international universities. In the coming years this huge critical mass of senior academics will engage in research that would increase the university’ s research output and put Zimbabwe on the global research map and contribute to high ranking of the university in the region and the world.