The University Research and Development Office together with faculty – researchers, staff, students and administrators continues to adhere to its goal of generating relevant knowledge and responsive technologies through carrying out quality research. Generating culturally acceptable, technically feasible, economically and environmentally sustainable technologies for its primary clientele to include fisher folks, farmers, women, indigenous groups and the youth have become the focus of every research conducted and completed.

The University’s performance was marked with rewarding projects and researches as external agencies provided ample monetary amounts which augmented the department’s fund. Thus, more projects were being managed by the QSU Research Department in collaboration with its stakeholders. Specifically, there were ninety-two (92) completed and forty-three (43) on-going researches/projects and one hundred seventy-six (176) research presentations in various conferences/foras from local to international levels. Moreover, online and print refereed journal articles from the Department were published by international publications.

The following details show the accomplishments of the R&D department for CY 2020.

Total Number of Researches for 2020

RESEARCH AREA

COMPLETED ON-GOING TOTAL
Agricultural Crops 3 6 9
Agro-Forestry 2 2 4
Animal Science 3 2 5
Business/Tourism 2 3 5
Climate Change/Environment 1 4 5
Community 6 0 6
Education 38 7 45
Engineering 1 0 1
Gender and Awareness Development 4 0 4
Health/Food 4 1 5
Indigenous Knowledge Systems & Practices 1 0 1
Organic Farming 6 3 9
Product Development 6 2 8
Social Science 4 3 7
Technological Research 11 3 14
TOTAL 92 36 128

 

Funding of Completed and On-going Researches

RESEARCH AREA EXTERNAL INSTITUTIONAL EXTERNAL & INSTITUTIONAL TOTAL
C O C O C O C O
Agricultural Crops 2 5 1 0 0 1 3 6
Agro-Forestry 1 2 1 0 0 0 2 2
Animal Science 0 0 2 2 1 0 3 2
Business/Tourism 0 0 2 2 0 1 2 3
Climate Change/Environment 1 1 0 1 0 2 1 4
Community 0 0 6 0 0 0 6 0
Education 0 0 38 7 0 0 38 7
Engineering 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Gender and Awareness Development 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0
Health/Food 1 0 3 0 0 1 4 1
Indigenous Knowledge Systems & Practices 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Organic Farming 2 3 4 0 0 0 6 3
Product Development 1 1 5 0 0 1 6 2
Social Science 0 0 4 3 0 0 4 3
Technological Research 2 0 9 3 0 0 11 3
TOTAL 10 12 81 18 1 6 92 36

*C = Completed       *O = On-going