As the premier institute for higher learning in Bhutan, the Royal University of Bhutan aims to be the research leader of the Nation, supporting the development of a knowledge society, serving as its critical conscience, and addressing its concerns. University research should lead to the creation and sharing of knowledge that have the potential to promote the well being of the people in the nation and around the world. All possible avenues for translating research into tangible benefits for society shall be pursued, and the knowledge generated shall be widely disseminated to maximize impact on society.
All research programmes and initiatives at iGNHaS will be carried under the leadership and guidance of the Programme Director (who is also the Director of Research and External Relations, RUB).
IGNHS Secretariat will be based at the Office of the Vice Chancellor in Thimphu. IGNHS’s secretarial staff will include the Programme Director, Research Manager, and a Research Communications Officer. The Research Programme Manager shall facilitate the effective implementation of all iGNHaS research programmes and initiatives under the leadership and direction of the Director of Research and External Relations at OVC. The Research Communications Officer will shall facilitate effective coordination of projects activities.