Taylor's Research Mission Statement
"A teaching university with a culture of creativity and innovation through research, leading to the creation and dissemination of new knowledge through consultancy and to the body of knowledge that informs & enhances teaching."
The Centre for Research in Education and Instructional Technologies at Taylor's University has evolved from a leading teaching and learning higher education institution to progressively make its mark into research and innovations. Research, consultancy and innovations are important example of academic professional services which utilises expertise and research materials from academic staff and students for contribution to the knowledge body. These works are intended to increase professionalism, assist in developing the industry, contribute towards the society and in the long term, generate alternate revenue for Taylor's.
Taylor's is committed to the development of a
culture-sustained scholarship leading to the creation of new
knowledge and applied knowledge through research. All
academic staff appointed in teaching at the degree award
level have a contractual obligation to undertake research,
whether within the institution, or in collaboration with
industries or universities locally and internationally.
The research will lead to the creation and dissemination of new knowledge, the practical application of that knowledge through the provision of direct advice, and to a body of knowledge which will inform and enhance teaching.
The academic staff of Taylor's come from a variety of academic backgrounds and experiences, but all are expected to be involved in scholarly or research activities that will further enhance their teaching. The impact of their active practitioner roles on the relevance of their teaching in all degree programmes is informed by insights from practitioners and formal research activities.
Investigation and enquiry are essential to an academic institution. With the availability of highly skilful and specialised academician in an academic institution, research, consultancy and scholarly works and activities are essential to further put Taylor's as the top provider of excellence in education in the region.