The social sciences and interdisciplinary Development research Unit (SSIDRU)


The Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Development Research Unit (SSIDRU) established in 2020 as a main pillar of the Regional Gender institute of Diversity Peace and Rights to take care of research projects in issues of gender equality in Sudan. The SSIRC will prioritize research collaborations with national and international research centers and organizations in subjects dealing with women/gender and development, and will be targeting particular emphasis on issues that are challenging the new Sudan vision including poverty alleviation, unemployment, human rights, migration/ displacement, peace, and cultural globalization. Also, the SSIRU will serve other universities and institutions with capacity building in research knowledge and techniques. This research unit is inspiring to focus on the social and development studies with a multi / interdisciplinary perspective of research network that enabling social scientists and pure/applied scientists in doing joint research. Hence, the research centre will work and serve the university in general and will focus its activities with the social sciences colleges and departments in Sudan, the region and oversees research centers and Universities.


Boost the university competition and accreditation regionally and globally through creating an outstanding climate of support for researchers and enabling research collaboration and information utilities globally.


Strategically invests in promising Social Sciences research and researchers; Strengthen the staff capacity on social sciences and interdisciplinary researches techniques; will serve as research consultant body for other organizations, government institutions; and will manage and disseminate information widely.


- Creates integrated research services, transparent research administration, planning, evaluation and streamlined processes.

- Enhance researchers' abilities to raise and manage research grants.

- Formation of scientific social sciences journal.

- Enable staff to register on professional International research sites - Encourage multidisciplinary research work between schools' staff. - Monitor and evaluate the university's research activities.

- Collaborate with international and national SC research centers and institutes in joint activities such as, conferences, publication, and research projects. - Collaborate with capacity building centers in provision of research methodologies and related issues of planning and evaluation, and, information skills.