Faculty research areas

NAS NICHE RESEARCH FOCUS AREAS:

AGRICULTURE: wide-ranging expertise in crop breeding, pre and post-harvest applications, crop pests and pathogens, animal breeding, animal welfare, agricultural economics and extension, food production, consumer adoption, sensory evaluation, African crops, food systems and food security. 

BIG DATA AND DATA SCIENCE: Bioinformatics and computational biology, mathematical modelling in bioengineering and biosciences

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES: Hazards modelling, environmental modelling, sustainable environmental management  and biodiversity conservation 

INFECTIOUS DISEASES: Human (Tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, malaria) and veterinary diseases (ticks and tick-borne diseases, rabies, Helminths, African Horse sickness, bluetongue disease, etc)

PHYSICAL SCIENCES: Radio astronomy, biophysics, green chemistry, drug discovery, separation science, renewable energy

TRADITIONAL MEDICINES AND NATURAL PRODUCTS: Bioprospecting, medicinal plant science
 

Click here for research areas for postgraduate students in the different departments of the Faculty.

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