Research Thematic Areas

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


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



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


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

Research Areas - Faculty of Science


Anti-oxidant & Free Radical Research

Applications of RF and Microwave energy







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


Ecotoxicology and Environmental Health


Environmental Health

Environmental Science


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


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 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


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


Research Areas - Faculty of Engineering


Application of Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) Strategy

Applications of Geotechnical Information Systems


Caching Architectures

Coding and Modulation

Communication Theory


Computational Intelligence


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


Grid Computing


Hydrology & Water Resources

Image Processing

Intelligent Systems

Investigation of the Passivation Phenomena of Stainless Steel 316

Knowledge Based Systems


Lean Manufacturing Methods

Maintenance Engineering

Manufacturing Strategy Formulation and Auditing


Mobile & Ubiquitous Computing

Multimedia Systems

Multi-objective optimization of systems using Genetic Algorithms

Network Security

Operations Management


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 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