In line with the Vice-Chancellor’s development plan for the university as encapsulated in his 14-point agenda, particularly beaming focus on agenda numbers 1 and 14; the Directorate of Research and External Relations (DRER) was conceptualized and birthed vide a Management decision on Tuesday 5th February, 2019 to merge the erstwhile Linkages and External Relations Unit with the Research arm of Directorate of Academic Planning, Quality Assurance and Research (DAPQAR) to form a broad based and inter-related unit; which, while being the interface between the University and the outside world would also expose academics and by extension the university at large to the world’s best practices, especially in research.
The Directorate therefore stands on two major pivots: (a) Research, which encompasses academic staff as well as students and (b) External Relations which encompasses affiliations, collaborations and building relationships which are beneficial to the University.
To make TASUED conspicuous on the global map of Ivy League, through ground breaking researches and sustainable mutually beneficial collaborations with world leading Ivory Towers.
To expand the frontiers of TASUED by promoting aggressive and active engagement of staff in research and tapping the immense partnership potentials within and outside Nigeria, to promote functional education for all.
Staff members of the Directorate are as follow: