Research Support Office


Research at the University is regarded with high priority and we place great value on fostering, publishing and disseminating research of the highest international quality. The University focuses on three fundamental commitments in order to become a Centre for excellence for relevant research and innovation in Fiji and the Pacific.

  • Significantly bolster FNU’s research and innovation to sharpen research through scholarships and internships with a focus on quality and impact of research and its application
  • Collaborate, integrate, support and enrich the quality and breadth of research to meet the needs of Fiji’s national development, sustainability in the region and informed learning
  • Engage students in research and broader experiences

The Research Office strategically provides services to the OVC, URPC, Senate, Research Centres, Academic Departments, Researchers and Administrators. The Research Office is mandated to develop comprehensive strategies and plans to ensure that University’s research grows substantially as per the SP2020.

The overall responsibility of the Research office is delegated oversight of the following actions towards execution and achievement of objectives of the University’s Strategic Plan SP2020:

  • Upholding the University's research strategy
  • Oversight and governance of policies to support research and related activities
  • Secretarial  support to the University Research and Publications Committee
  • Enforcement of regulatory research related requirements internally
  • Establish/ strengthen/implement processes for submissions to UniPress
  • Facilitation and Management of Internal Research Grant and Fellowship
  • Provision of Research resources and support to Centres, staff and students

Research at FNU 

Research – Survey