Areal of Research

In order to make the anticipated research outcomes relevant to the needs of immediate communities, industries and organizations in the geographical location, research in FUO is focused on the following themes:

  • Oil and Gas
  • Energy
  • Environmental (Marine & Wetland) Studies
  • Conflict Theory/Resolution
  • Entrepreneurship


The Office of Academic Planning,Research and Assessment (OAPRA) accords priority to ‘applied’ rather than ‘basic’ research and emphasis is towards encouraging multi-disciplinary and collaborative research as against ‘sole investigator’ research.