The UPHSD Research Agenda
The University envisions a strong research agenda which aims to forge a closer bondbetween the academe and the society at large, specifically with the business and industry sectors towards full and sustainable socio-economic development of the country in particular and the whole world in general. Parallel to this, is UPHSD’s mission and vision statement where research is an integral part of the university’s academic life.
Research forms part of the university’s fundamental functions alongside mentoring and community extension services. Through system-wide deliberation, the UPHSD Research Agenda for 2007 – 2012 was unanimously agreed as: “Research at the Threshold of Quality Instruction, Novel Discoveries and Social Development through Linkages, Collaboration and Community Partnership.”
Professorial Chair Grant
The award of a Professorial Chair has been the university’s time-honored tradition of recognizing excellence among its faculty. The grant of Professorial Chair not only recognizes the instructional leader’s expertise and excellence, but also allows qualified faculty the freedom to engage and pursue scholarly research that will enable the university to continuously support its academic productivity through research and publications. The Professorial Chair Grant is awarded to qualified and deserving faculty recipient who has shown/display exemplary and outstanding performance in research. The grant is awarded annually by the university to attract the very best academics for generations to come. The purposes of Professorial Chairs are:
Faculty Researchers Qualifications