University of Uyo
Centre for Research and Development

providing funding guidance, mentoring and support for the development, delivery and dissemination of research projects.


The Centre has contributed to providing

Research Grants

Over eighty-million-naira research grants accessed through Tertiary Education Trust Fund for over 50 research projects


UNIUYO emerged overall 1st position in the 6th edition of Nigerian Universities Research and Development Fair organized by NUC in 2016


Institutionalization of Research and Development through creation of departmental and faculty research committees


Funding guidance, mentoring and support for the development, delivery and dissemination of research projects.

Research and Development Priority Areas

All researches in the University shall be conducted within the context of sustainable development with adequate sensitivity to the environment.
The following priority areas have been identified:

  1. Animal production, livestock and fisheries aquaculture
  2. Business, trade, finance and economy.
  3. Civil, mechanical/mechantronic, electrical/electronic, engineering
  4. Cultural values, language, ethics, arts and national integration
  5. Democracy, diplomacy and governance, law and justice, peace and security
  6. Energy generation
  7. Entrepreneurial research in science, education, and human resources development
  8. Environment and development; waste management; and environmental protection
  1. Health, diseases, nutrition and advancement of trado-medicine
  2. Information and communication technology
  3. Oceanography and ocean front economy
  4. Petroleum and Gas Engineering
  5. Socio-economic projects and human capacity development
  6. Sustainable development
  7. Sustainable exploitation and development of natural resources
  8. Wetland and Upland Agriculture

Sources of Funding

Bilateral Agencies

International Agencies

In-Country Agencies


Multinational Oil Companies

Banks and other financial institutions

Private philanthropic individuals