Nexus International University

Sustainable Futures Institute

Introduction

NIU’s Sustainability Futures Institute (SFI) serves as a clearinghouse for our futures research and sustainability initiatives. Our research is aimed at providing essential scientific support for environmental, social and economic policy development, implementation and broader decision making. Our sustainability initiatives are designed to increase local and global understanding of our environment, the challenges it faces and responses. SFI is also geared towards developing high quality research capacity and supporting innovation that is internationally respected.

Vision

NIU’s Sustainability Futures Institute (SFI) serves as a clearinghouse for our futures research and sustainability initiatives. Our research is aimed at providing essential scientific support for environmental, social and economic policy development, implementation and broader decision making. Our sustainability initiatives are designed to increase local and global understanding of our environment, the challenges it faces and responses. SFI is also geared towards developing high quality research capacity and supporting innovation that is internationally respected.

Mission

To use broad-based research, practice-led curricular and partnerships in generating knowledge and innovations that underpin the protection and improvement of our natural environment and human health.

Research Framework

SFI research is targeted at addressing the needs of key governmental and non-governmental stakeholders using the following frameworks:    

Our passion for research and knowledge transfer is translated into accessible life changing opportunities for the communities we serve. Research at SFI provides a platform for our researcher community to engage with governments, businesses and other stakeholders.

Research Outcomes

SFI research outcomes are mainly used to:

SFI Research Units

Dr Nakanwagi
Orashida

Coordinator
Sustainable Transport & Mobility

Dr Amos Chom
Haruna

Coordinator
Sustainable Housing

Dr Adeleye
Bamiji

Coordinator
Sustainable Energy Planning & Land use

Get in touch with us

  • E-mail

    info@niu.ac.ug

  • Phone

    +256 393 202 136 / 137

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