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Research Thematic Areas

Research Areas - Faculty of Agriculture

 

 

Biotechnology of endemic & medicinal plants

 

Carbon sequestration & land use change

 

Conversion of wastes into fertilizers/compost

 

Disease-resistance genes in plant

 

Heavy metals in the Environment

 

Model-robust and model-sensitive designs

 

Molecular Epidemiology of food-borne bacteria

 

Molecular evolution of antibiotic-resistance genes

 

Molecular Genetics (Plant/Microbial)

 

Molecular Plant Pathology

 

Nutritional and management strategies, housing systems and manure-handling methods to reduce atmospheric emissions from livestock facilities

 

Optimal experimental designs for linear and non-linear models

 

Organic Farming

 

Phylogeny – DNA Sequence Analysis

 

Physiology of digestion in ruminants

 

Plant biodiversity and conservation

 

Plant Molecular Biology – DNA fingerprinting/characterisation

 

Plant Tissue Culture – micropropagation of endemic and ornamental plant species

 

Sequential design procedures

 

Sustainable Agriculture

 

Upgrading of low quality roughages

Research Areas - Faculty of Engineering

 

 

Application of Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) Strategy

 

Applications of Geotechnical Information Systems

 

Bioenergy

 

Caching Architectures

 

Coding and Modulation

 

Communication Theory

 

Composting

 

Computational Intelligence

 

Corrosion

 

DC Free Balanced Codes

 

Digital Subscriber Line Technology

 

Distributed Systems and Middleware Technologies

 

Energy & Environment (including Renewables and Energy for Sustainable Development)

 

Energy Engineering (including Applied Thermodynamics/Applied Mechanics Applications)

 

Energy Management (Including Energy Efficiency, Policy and Planning and Intelligent Energy Systems)

 

Environmental Management

 

Error Code Corrections

 

Experimental & Theoretical Investigation of Surface Integrity Aspects of Non-Conventional Metal Machining Processes

 

Flexible Manufacturing Systems – Planning, Scheduling and Control

 

Geotechnical Engineering

 

Graphic Design, Interactive Multimedia Design, Online Learning, Graphical User Interface, Usability, Web Design, 2-D

 

Animation

 

Grid Computing

 

Hydrogeology

 

Hydrology & Water Resources

 

Image Processing

 

Intelligent Systems

 

Investigation of the Passivation Phenomena of Stainless Steel 316

 

Knowledge Based Systems

 

Landfilling

 

Lean Manufacturing Methods

 

Maintenance Engineering

 

Manufacturing Strategy Formulation and Auditing

 

Materials

 

Mobile & Ubiquitous Computing

 

Multimedia Systems

 

Multi-objective optimization of systems using Genetic Algorithms

 

Network Security

 

Operations Management

 

Optimization

 

Petrinets for modelling and simulation

 

Power Systems

 

Project Management

 

Quality Management Systems

 

Quality Management Systems Implementation

 

Renewable energy

 

Solar Energy

 

Solid Waste Management

 

Statistical modeling & Drought predictions

 

Surface chemistry of polymers

 

Technical Textiles, e.g. biotextiles

 

Telemedical Applications

 

Ternary and Multi Level Line Codes

 

Textile composites with applications to fire safety

 

Total Quality Management for Engineering

 

Use of nanomaterials for improving textile performance

 

Vision Systems

Research Areas - Faculty of Law and Management

 

 

Service Quality and Customer Care

 

Business Excellence

 

Change Management

 

Company Law

 

Corruption in Developing Economies

 

Costing & Management Accounting

 

Customer Relationship Management and Emarketing

 

Droit du Travail

 

Employee Relations

 

Environmental Marketing

 

Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

 

Finance

 

Financial Econometrics

 

Gender in Organisations

 

Human Capital and Effectiveness

 

Human Resource Management

 

Intellectual Property Rights

 

International Business

 

International Humanitarian Law

 

Monetary Policy

 

Motivation and Effectiveness

 

Multinationals & EPZs

 

Organisation Development

 

Organisational Behaviour

 

Organisational Culture

 

Pay Determination in Organisation

 

Performance Management

 

Public Enterprises

 

Public Finance

 

Quality in Post-Secondary Education

 

Revenue Law

 

SME and Entrepreneurship

 

SMEs & Their Related Environment

 

SMEs and Entrepreneurship

 

Strategic Management & Marketing

 

Strategic Management and Marketing

 

Sustainable Tourism and Development

 

Trusts

Research Areas - Faculty of Science

 

 

Anti-oxidant & Free Radical Research

 

Applications of RF and Microwave energy

 

Aquaculture

 

Biodiversity

 

Biodiversity/Conservation

 

Biofuels

 

Bioinformatics

 

Biotechnology

 

Carcinogenesis and Pathogenesis of Non Communicable and Communicable Diseases

 

Cardiovascular Physics

 

Chemistry and Pharmacology of Medical Plant Extracts

 

Climate Change

 

Coastal Science

 

Communication Networks

 

Complex Systems

 

Computational Chemistry/Theoretical Chemistry

 

Computational Finance

 

Computational Fluid Dynamics

 

Computational Mathematics

 

Computational Statistics

 

Coronary Heart Disease, Type 2

 

Coupled Thermal – Electromagnetic Simulations

 

Crustacean Taxonomy and Biodiversity

 

Diabetes and Hypertension in Mauritius

 

Dynamical Systems

 

Ecology

 

Ecotoxicology and Environmental Health

 

Environment/Pollution

 

Environmental Health

 

Environmental Science

 

Epidemiology

 

Freshwater and Marine Ecology

 

Functional Food Science

 

GIS & Remote Sensing

 

Image Analysis & Processing

 

Immunology and ageing

 

Infectious disease, modelling and forecasting

 

Inventory Models

 

Limnology & Wetlands

 

Machine, Statistical and Probilistic Learning

 

Mangrove Ecosystem

 

Mathematical Education

 

Mathematical Finance

 

Medical Biochemistry and Biochemical Pharmacology

 

Modelling and Simulation in the field of Finance, Bioscience and Environment

 

Molecular Biology and Genetics

 

Molecular Parasitology

 

Multiwavelength Astronomy

 

Natural Resources

 

Network Optimisation

 

Numerical Linear Algebra

 

Numerical Methods

 

Numerical Partial Differential Equations

 

Nutrition and Health Sciences

 

Nutritional Biochemistry

 

Oceanography/Marine Science

 

Operational Research

 

Organic Chemistry/Chemistry and Pharmacology of Marine Organisms

 

Organic Chemistry/Surfactant Chemistry derived from Natural Products

 

Organometallic Chemistry/Coordination Chemistry

 

Photonic Crystals

 

Physiology

 

Plant Physiology

 

Polymer Science/Material Science

 

Population Dynamics

 

Pulsar Astronomy

 

Radioastronomy: Data Processing; Tracking system & observations; New multiwavelength arrays; Image Processing;

 

Galactic Astronomy (Supernova Remnants, HII regions, ..) ; Extragalactic Astronomy (AGNs, Radio Galaxies, Quasars, …)

 

Renewable Energy

 

Scientific Computations

 

Scientific Visualisation

 

Solid State Physics

 

Statistical modelling and Analysis of Biomedical & Socio-economic data

 

Study of Positional Genes in Premature

 

Sustainable Development

 

Terrestrial Ecology

 

Theoretical and Computational Statistics

Research Areas - Faculty of Social Studies and Humanities

 

 

Linguistique de L’énonciation

 

American Studies

 

Contes, mythes et traditions populaires de l’Océan Indien

 

Creole studies

 

Cultural Studies

 

Cultural Studies - Popular Culture, Subcultures,

 

Cultural Studies / Popular Culture

 

Development Economics

 

Diaspora

 

Didactologie: langues, Littératures et cultures

 

Discourses on Islam, Heritage, Body Politics, Nation and Citizenship, Diasporic Identity Formations (Black Diaspora),

 

Cultural Geographies

 

Discourses on race and ethnicity

 

Education and Development

 

Environmental Economics

 

Ethnicity and Nationalism in Multiethnic/multicultural societies

 

Family Welfare and Child Wellbeing

 

Feminism

 

HIV/AIDS

 

Identity construction

 

Indian Literature in English

 

Interculturalités, indianités et créolités

 

International Economics and International Financial Markets

 

Language and Linguistics

 

Language and Society

 

Language in Education

 

Language in Education Issues

 

Language Policy and Language Planning

 

Language, Power and Ideology

 

Linguistics (French Studies)

 

Literature (French Studies)

 

Littérature mauricienne

 

Littératures francophones

 

Littératures francophones et comparées: Océan Indien/Caraïbe

 

Long Life Society and Social Security

 

Macroeconomic Policy

 

Managing Diversity – Peace and Conflict Resolution

 

Multiculturalism

 

Multiethnic U.S. Literatures

 

Multilinguism and multiculturalism

 

Music, Media/New Media, Cultures of Globalisation,

 

Oral cultures and oral pedagogy

 

Organisational Behaviour

 

Postmodernism / Poststructuralism

 

Public Finance

 

Second Language Acquisition

 

Teaching English in Multilingual Settings

 

Texts and discourse analysis

 

Travel Writing, Discourses on Nationalism, Feminisms

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