Research Research in KNUST is a priority evident by the numerous researches being undertaken on and off campus. The university continuously seeks to advance knowledge through dedicated research teams in the Departments, Institutes and Centres. Our research spans from arts through science and technology to other important areas. We also have a centralized database system which stores information on our research areas and publications.

Office of Grants and Research

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The Office of Grants & Research (OGR) serves as a centralized university office for funded research. The Office provides research and grant administration support services to sponsored research activities in KNUST.

Research Institutes and Centres

LibSectionKNUST has research centres which have been established to carry out various projects to aid development in their respective fields. These research centres produce credible works beneficial to KNUST and the outside community.

KNUST Journals


There are several Journals accessible to all. KNUST in her efforts to increase the Staff Research output has a number of Journal publications in the university community.


PubSectionThe university’s core mandate is essentially is to provide higher education, undertake research, disseminate knowledge and foster mutual relationships in academia. Per this scope, research publications have remained a continuous exercise.

  • Peer-Reviewed Publications
  • Conference Presentations
  • Articles   


LibCatThe Library provides information in electronic and print formats to staff and students mainly to support teaching, learning and research in science and technology for national development.

Student Research

ResearchIn line with the university's mandate to provide higher education, undertake research, disseminate knowledge and foster mutual relationships in academia, Student Researchers have access to facilities that facilitate and make research a continuous exercise.

Research Uptake Communications

DrussaDevelopment Research Uptake in Sub-Saharan Africa (DRUSSA) is a five-year programme supporting 24 African universities as they strengthen processes and systems to manage research uptake.


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