The perfect environment for research in a University like Benson Idahosa University cannot be overemphasized. The University, in demonstration of its efforts to encourage and promote research activities, produced the world leading Cancer cure researcher, Professor Izevbigie, famous worldwide for his research and breakthrough.
In a deliberate move to create a Centre for Excellence to foster basic and applied research which is particularly focused on community-related problems, and projects that can be translated to practice and policy to improve human welfare issues, as well as making Benson Idahosa University to become a Research University, the University has made Research and Development a basic part and reason of her existence. The University now has in administration, Research Policy, Processes and Funding.
The University has since been handling the processing and screening of all staff requests and needs for research and academic development, including those pertaining to participation at academic Conferences and Workshops to enhance their research and academic capability and performance.
The University has come to the realization of the very big importance of research in Nation building and so is open to individuals, industries, private and public organizations to make Research projects that are expected to be mutually beneficial to them, our University and the nation.