Philosophical Framework

To be a division of excellence in research, extension and linkages responsive to development needs of society through engagement in dynamic knowledge creation and application.

To generate, preserve and disseminate knowledge by integrating research, extension and linkages into quality programmes covering a wide variety of disciplines while engaging in innovative research, training, teaching, and consultancy.


  • To establish framework for quality research and extension in the 2013/2014 academic year;
  • To develop and sustain research publication culture by university staff by 5% in the next one year;
  •  To design a policy and mechanism for research funds mobilization and budgeting by university staff in the 2013/2014 academic year;
  • To develop a quality extension program in the 2013/2014 academic year; 
  • To increase links with local and international partner institutions by at least 5% in 2013/2014 academic year.



To undertake its mission and to realize its vision, MMUST upholds the following values:

  • Excellence: Ensuring excellence in research and service to the public;
  • Professionalism: Our staff shall conduct themselves with decorum in discharging their duties;
  •  Innovativeness: To create and utilize new ideas in research and innovation ;
  • Integrity: we shall be committed to honest, open, accountable and transparent relationships and undertakings. Ensure strong moral principles are upheld as reflected in personal appearance and conduct;
  • Teamwork - we shall work as a team of students, lectures, staff, parents and other stakeholders. All stakeholders and team players to be committed in their duties and responsibilities;
  • Equality: Ensuring that there is equal opportunity for all without any form of discrimination be it gender, race, disability, age, religion or ethnicity;
  • Etiquette: As demonstrated through humility, self-respect, tolerance, discipline and decorum;
  • Social Responsibility: Promoting awareness of and providing leadership in responding to issues and problems affecting the society.

Connect with us

Director, Research

Masinde Muliro University of Science & Technology,

P.O. Box, 190-50100, Kakamega, Kenya

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