Research & Publications

JGU is a research-driven university fostering excellence in teaching, research, and community service. The university promotes high-quality interdisciplinary research in a vibrant and plural environment, facilitated by a supportive governance and management structure, enabling policies and facilities, and state-of-the-art infrastructure. Proof of JGU’s research commitment include:

  • JGU earmarks 20% of its annual research budget to support student research projects and activities that include annual student research colloquia
  • 42 research centres housed within individual schools and three dedicated research institutes
  • Cross-listing of courses across the various schools to encourage student research experiences spanning different disciplines
  • Robust support and funding for research, including JGU grants & external grants
  • Over 10 faculty- and student-edited journals, briefs, and reports, thereby helping the university community disseminate its research to a wider audience
  • A vibrant and active publishing culture on campus, with over 800 faculty scholarly publications
  • Fully contemporary physical and digital infrastructure, including campus-wide Wi-Fi, reading rooms in the Halls of Residence, and the Global Library