Academic research is the research that academic staff are required to regularly carry out to generate and disseminate new knowledge for the development of the society. This book focuses on the management issues that will help the university administrators ensure that the university system becomes more relevant to the development aspiration of Nigeria through the involvement of lecturers in academic research. Such issues include: lecturers' involvement in academic research, sources of funding academic research, organizational procedures for managing academic research, contribution of academic research to the development of Nigerian universities, media for the dissemination of research findings and problems inhibiting the advancement of academic research in Nigerian universities. The book also provides information that enables the university administrators to organize a more refined strategy for planning, organizing and coordinating academic research programmes in the universities. The benefits presented in this book will serve as encouragement to university scholars to engage in viable and productive research and knowledge creation.