Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, Transparency, and Empathy are the abiding ideals established by the Institute.
- Integrity & Honesty: Research and teaching must take place in an atmosphere of academic freedom and honesty. In all its efforts, the Institute shall uphold the highest ethical standards.
- Pursuit of Excellence: The Institute is dedicated to excellence in all aspects of its operations and will strive for continuous improvement through internal and external reviews. Awards and honours will be given out by the Institute to recognize remarkable contributions.
- Accountability: The Institute is dedicated to creating an atmosphere in which each member of the community recognizes and accepts responsibility for upholding and strengthening our principles.
- Synergy through Team work: To become synergistic and succeed, the institute concentrated on four key characteristics: a clear team purpose, effective communication, empowerment so that the team can lead itself, and ensuring that everyone is committed to the goal.
- Transparency: The Institute will follow established procedures and rules, which will be communicated to all stakeholders. All valuable information about the Institute's operations will be made available.
- Empathy: The Institute's research and education programs will include an awareness of the conditions of our society's poorer members, as well as contributions to solving their problems.
- Equality: We are dedicated to establishing an institution and a community in which everyone is valued and judged based on their contributions and accomplishments rather than their gender, race, religion, physical abilities, sexual identity, or socioeconomic status. We shall raise awareness of individual and institutional racism, as well as fight to abolish it, through the activities of this institution.