Welcome to the Directorate of Research Support and Dissemination at Kenyatta University. The Directorate’s purpose is to support researchers at Kenyatta University to conduct high quality research that is relevant to societal needs and competitive globally. Research is one of the key focus areas at KU that powers innovation, support academic activities, generates revenue, and enhances relevance and visibility of the university.

KU has enormous potential for high quality research in the large number of qualified staff in diverse areas of specialization, modern infrastructure and facilities, and strong collaborations established globally.

The Directorate of Research support and dissemination is mandated to augment the University’s Research capacity through skills development and increase competitiveness for research funding, and facilitate knowledge sharing and technology transfer to targeted stakeholder, users and audiences


Propel Kenyatta University to leadership in research productivity, dissemination and uptake


To develop KU’s research capacity, competitiveness and impactfulness to the society.