Academics & Research

Research in the Life and Physical Sciences is a major focus of the Faculty of Science and Technology.  Staff and postgraduate students conduct research geared towards solving fundamental scientific problems as well improving the welfare of people in Trinidad and Tobago and the entire region. Many of the programmes are multidisciplinary and may involve several departments, faculties or even universities. Research areas of major emphasis in the faculty include Environmental Sciences and Management; Information Technology; Computational Mathematics; Material Science; Biotechnology and Plant Microbiology; Alternative Energy; Medical Physics; and Natural Products.

The following departmetns have ongoing research: