Innovative and Quality Research Methods Knowledge and Skills Training Workshop | May 27 -31, 2018| Zimbabwe

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Innovative and Quality Research Methods Knowledge and Skills Training Workshop | May 27 -31, 2018| Zimbabwe

The workshop on Innovative and Quality Research Methods for 21st Century aims to Share knowledge and skills related to quality relevant and contemporary research in higher education with participants who have an interest in updating or upgrading themselves to both the old and new modes of research in higher education. It is further targeted at establishing the research agenda for individual countries and key topics that can be researched on in different specialist areas like Health, Agriculture, Mining, Law etc. Improving skills in the writing of Grant Call Proposals is key among the workshop’s goal. Download Concept Note for further information CONCEPT NOTE _ZIMBABWE RESEARCH WORKSHOP MAY 28TH-31ST 2018

Objectives of the Workshop

  • Share knowledge on the important endowments and characteristics of a good research
  • Equip participants with the background knowledge and skills that inform better quality research practices
  • Share knowledge and skills of the diverse ways of research using various Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs)
  • equip participants with generic writing techniques,
  • help to improve grant call and ordinary research proposal writing skills,
  • impart knowledge on general and specific expectations of reviewers (in case of publications),
  • upgrade knowledge and skills needed to assist & supervise students’ research projects well,
  • upgrade knowledge and skills needed to properly mark students’ research projects/dissertations and theses.

Target Audience

Broad categories include civil society, industry, academia and government. Some of the specific categories include:

  • University lecturers
  • Polytechnics lecturers
  • College lecturers
  • Quality Assurance personnel in Higher Education Institutions, Colleges and Polytechnics
  • Personnel in Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and International organizations
  • Students in Higher & Tertiary Education
  • Any person who requires capacity building in his/her research skills


Monday 28th – Thursday 31st May, 2018


Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU), 11th Floor, Century Towers, HARARE, ZIMBABWE

Registration Fees and how to pay:

Zimbabwean Nationals: US$350. 00

Other Nationals: AAU Members US$400. 00  iii)    Non-AAU Members $450. 00


Dr Violet Makuku (Quality Assurance Specialist & the HAQAA Initiative Project Officer at AAU)

Registration Link of the workshop: /r/ResMthZim18

Important Contacts:

  1. i) Mr Lovemore C.K. Gwati: Mobile: +263 773 235 885
  2. ii) Mr Benson Gabi: Mobile: +263 772 258 797

iii) Mrs Ndai Nyamakura:                            Mobile:  +263 775 157 799

  1. iv) Dr Violet Makuku: or Mobile: +233 263 129 798

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