The primary objective of the center is to create knowledge through academic and applied research and disseminate acquired knowledge through training and publication. CRT operates through a Research Committee comprising of representatives from the Board, Deans and Chairs of the Academic Department. The current Chairperson of the Center is Dr. Rafiqul Huda Chaudhury, Executive Director is Dr. Muhammad Sirajul Haque and Deputy Executive Director is Md. Lutfur Rahman.
CRT publishes the EWU Journal, a bi-annual publication of multi-disciplinary research papers following a rigorous process of strict reviews. CRT also publishes Working Papers, Occasional Papers and Annual Research Abstracts to publicize and record the academic contributions made by the faculty members of EWU.
In addition, CRT works with government and private institutions at national and international levels to facilitate academic exchanges.