• Encourage innovative, broad-ranging and collaborative research in the Humanities for the 21st century
  • Create a dynamic research environment in the faculty
  • Raise the research profile of the Faculty
  • Promote research activities among all staff in the Faculty
  • Initiate new research activities
  • Encourage and support multidisciplinary research within the Faculty of Humanities and among Faculties
  • Advise on and encourage the pursuit of outside funding for Humanities research


  • Developing strategies to improve research in all fields of Humanities
  • Building and maintaining databases relevant to different fields of Humanities
  • Identifying research topics and promoting pilot studies for interdisciplinary research
  • Providing research assistance for junior scholars
  • Encouraging the sharing of resources among academics within the University and with other institutions and organizations
  • Conducting national and international conferences, seminars, symposia and workshops to promote research in Humanities
  • Organizing guest lectures from eminent scholars
  • Providing funding for research activities, training and publications
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