RESEARCH MANAGEMENT OFFICE A cardinal mission of the University of Ibadan is to carry out research at the cutting-edge and to use the outcomes of its diverse research activities to meet societal needs. For the realization of this mission, an efficient and effective research management structure is crucial. The Research Management Office is responsible for the central coordination and management of research conducted by researchers in the institution. Functions of the Research Management Office The principal functions of the RMO shall be to: