Research

Synergism among disciplines is distinctive mark of research undertakings at UP Visayas. As an academic institution, UPV has the mission to provide quality education especially in fisheries and aquatic sciences and to take an advocacy role in the sustainable development of the Visayas region and of the nation.

It achieves this by drawing upon its core mass of scientists and researchers in the different colleges and research centers the much needed results of scientific investigations in order to 1) make significant contributions to marine and coastal resource management; 2) clarify fisheries policies and promote the capacity of aquatic resources to meet human needs; 4 ) solve conflicts among multiple resource users ; 5) improve government and industry decision-making on rational and environmentally sound utilization of living aquatic resources; and provide recommendations or action plans for environmental protection. 

Research thrusts:

Capture Fisheries

Development Technology

Aquaculture

Aquatic Environment and Resources

Post-harvest and Food Sciences

Health and Nutrition

History, Culture and Arts

Fisheries and Social Sciences

Woman and Development /Genders Studies

Management and Marketing

Community-based Coastal Resource Management

Natural Products Development

Biology / Reproductive Biology

Oceanography

 

Research and Training Centers:

UPV MARINE BIOLOGICAL STATION
Taklong Island, Nueva Valencia, Guimaras

BATAN MARICULTURE CENTER
Batan, Aklan

FRESHWATER AQUACULTURE CENTER
UP Visayas, Miagao campus

REGIONAL RESEARCH CENTER
UP Visayas, Miagao campus

BRACKISHWATER AQUACULTURE STATION
Leganes, Iloilo

CENTER FOR WEST VISAYAN STUDIES
UP Visayas, Iloilo City campus

THE LEYTE-SAMAR HERITAGE CENTER
UP Visayas Tacloban, Leyte


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