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    Crossroads Emerging Leaders Program 2020

    Applications are now open for the Crossroads Emerging Leaders Program 2020!

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    Vice Chancellor's ZTV Broadcast

     ZBC-TV on Saturday, 27 July 2019 broadcasted an interview with the Vice Chancellor,Professor Paul Mapfumo on issues related to the forthcoming University of Zimbabwe 2019 Research Week. The Interview will be on our youtube channel soon.

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    Breaking News HLPE Report

    UZ Vice Chancellor Professor Paul Mapfumo (HLPE Steering Committee member for 2017-2019) & the Executive Director for Research & Innovation Professor Florence Mtambanengwe (HLPE Project Team member) are among the contributors on the 2019 issue of the HLPE report. The HLPE Report Series serve as a common, evidence-based starting point for the multi-stakeholder process of policy convergence in the Committee on World Food Security (CFS).

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    2019 University of Zimbabwe Research Week

    The University of Zimbabwe will be holding its Research Week 2019 as one of its key strategic events towards promoting demand-driven research and advancement of innovation.

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    Call for Papers & Themes

    This is the main call for participation by students and staff as well as industry and funding partners promoting collaborative research with the University of Zimbabwe.

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    Research Awards Categories.

    A total of sixteen Research Awards will be given out

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Research Week

Recognized as Zimbabwe’s Global Centre of Excellence in Research, Innovation and Higher Education Training, contributing to at least 30% of the advanced knowledge products, processes, goods and services in national industry and commerce by 2035. 

Strategic Goal 
Become an Academic Centre of Excellence in Research and Innovation in Africa by 2025 

University of Zimbabwe provides leadership in relevant and cost-effective research, knowledge-based innovative solutions, products and services, advanced educational training and technical advisory for industry, commerce and society to inform modernization processes in developing economies 

Knowledge, Diligence, Integrity, Innovativeness, Professionalism 

University of Zimbabwe: Educating to Change Lives


Every 2 Years the University of Zimbabwe holds its Research Week as one of its key strategic events towards promoting demand-driven research and advancement of innovation. Lets hear more from the Vice Chancellor on upcoming Research Week & Research at the University of Zimbabwe in the video below...


Prof. I. Sithole-Niang - Re-Igniting the Genetically Modified Organisms Dialogue in Zimbabwe: Is There A New Narrative With The New Dispensation

Prof. P. Mugabe - The Engagement of Universities in Urban Agriculture is not Business as Usual

Dr A. Nhamo - Integrating Humanities and Sciences in Education 5.0: Towards Achievement of Vision 2030

Prof E . Mashonjowa - "Mind the Energy Gap!: The role of research in bridging the gap between supply and demand of energy in Zimbabwe"

Dr M. Madhombiro - Mental Health Matters in Zimbabwe

Prof. Hove - National Peace, Reconciliation and Healing in Zimbabwe: Where Should We Go from Here? 



Prof. S. Mpepereki - Achieving National Vision 2030: Harnessing University Expertise to Make the Agricultural Sector Work Again

Dr S. Moyo and Prof M. Mhloyi - Chronic Diseases: A Death-trap in Zimbabwe

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