(1) Sustainable Management of Natural Resources and Development:

Nominated research across a wide subject domains including:

  • Forest development, Values and Environment
  • Rehabilitation of Green Cover and Environment Deterioration
  • Efficiency of Water Utilization and Harvest
  • Identification and Molecular Characterization of Faunal and Floral Forms
  • Water Resources
  • Forest Resources and Public Policies
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Wildlife Management and Conservation of Endangered Species
  • Climate Change
  • Management of Land and Natural Resources
  • Exploration and Exploitation of Natural Resources
  • Dynamics of Natural Resources

(2) Agriculture, Animals and Alimentation:

  • Forest Development, Values and Environment
  • Improvement of Cash Crops
  • Improvement of Range Lands
  • Natural Gums
  • Improvement of National Livestock
  • Agricultural Biotechnology
  • Post-harvest Physiology of Agricultural Crops
  • Public Health, Quality Control and Food Safety
  • Food and Environmental Microbiology
  • Food Security and Poverty Alleviation
  • Effect of Nutrition and Environment on Animals
  • Ethno-veterinary Medicine
  • Ethno-veterinary Medicine
  • Aquiculture and Mariculture
  • Industrial Characteristics of Fishes
  • Improvement of Fish Production and Industry
  • Environment-friendly Tools for Controlling Pests
  • Micro-organisms of Traditional Fermented Food in Sudan
  • Dynamics of Natural Resources
  • Production and Processing of Tropical Woods
  • Production of Bio-fuel
  • Animal Health and Diseases
  • Epidemiology and Control of Animal Diseases
  • Camel Research

3) Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research:

Nominated research across a wide subject domains including:

  • Genomics and bio-nanotechnology.
  • Whole organism biology.
  • Biological populations and systems.
  • Bioinformatics
  • Nanotechnology in Engineering Sciences

(4) Engineering and Physical Sciences Research:

Nominated fundamental research in the physical sciences through to more applied topics in engineering and technology. This includes research in the following areas:

  • Agriculture and Bioengineering
  • Chemical and Process Engineering
  • Structural , Building and Material Engineering
  • Water and Environmental Engineering
  • Geotechnical and Transportation Engineering
  • Electronic and Computer Engineering
  • Communication and System Engineering
  • Electrical Power and Control Systems
  • Design and Manufacturing
  • Thermal Engineering
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Pure and Applied Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Computer Sciences and Systems
  • Architectural Design and Housing
  • Urban Design and Planning
  • Construction Management
  • GIS and remote sensing

(5) Medical and Health Research:

Nominated full range of medical research from studies of molecules to the implementation of research findings into clinical practice. This includes the topics:

  • Tropical and endemic diseases
  • Life style and non-communicable diseases
  • Zoonosis and zoonotic diseases
  • Cancer research
  • Epidemiology and trends of mortality and morbidity
  • Environment and sanitation
  • Socio-cultural determinants of health
  • Health system research and quality of health services
  • Basic medical sciences
  • Traditional, complementary and alternative medicine
  • Medical education, ethics and professionalism in medical practice
  • Pharmaceuticals legislation and regulations in Sudan by contributing and bioequivalence drug studies.
  • Screening of medicinal plants, development and evaluation of herbal medicines
  • Researches to improve and support the domestic drug manufacturing.

(6) Indigenous and Institutionalization of knowledge:

  • Indigenous Knowledge for local-level decision making.
  • Integrating Indigenous Knowledge in Project Planning and Implementation.
  • Learning from Local Communities.
  • ·Scientific Validation of Indigenous Knowledge.
  • Global Biopiracy.

(7) Socioeconomics, Political and Humanities Research:

Nominated research across a wide subject domains including:

  • History and Archaeology
  • Languages, Linguistics, Literature and Culture
  • Philosophy, Law and Religion
  • Psychology and Social Behaviour
  • Folklore and Creative Arts
  • Ethnicity and Identity
  • Poverty Alleviation
  • Area Studies (Africa, Asia, etc.)
  • Microfinance and Development
  • Economic and Social Impact of Climate Change
  • Management of Information Technology
  • Globalization, Development and International Business
  • Public and Private Partnerships
  • National Security, Public Policy and International Affairs
  • Indigenous Knowledge and Technology
  • Strategic Management
  • Federalism and Governance
  • Fiscal Federalism
  • Society, Community and Population
  • Gender and Development
  • Health and Environment Economics
  • Rural and Urban Development
  • Financial Institutions and Emerging Capital Markets
  • Accounting and International Standards
  • Islamic Finance
  • Other Emerging Issues

(8) Educational Sciences Research:

  • Educational Policy and Planning in General and Higher Education
  • Curricula Development
  • Development of Teaching Skills
  • Modern Instructional Technologies
  • Educational Environment, Extension and Guidance
  • Management of Violence


(9) General Emerging Issues:

  • Intellectual Property.
  • Research and Publication Ethics.
  • Other Emerging Issues