Department of Environmental Sciences

Contact No: +92919216742
Email: env_sciences@uop.edu.pk

Vision

The Department looks up for creating mass awareness and understanding about fundamental processes that contribute to environmental pollution and natural resource degradation and train human resource to combat pollution and ensure sustainable development in the country.

Mission

To cater formal education, research and training in the field of Environmental Sciences at BES, MSc, M.Phil and PhD levels through course work and research.

To study and explain the significant role of biodiversity in establishing ecological balance, and deal with different types of ecosystems, food chains and webs, productivity, biomass, and carrying capacity of ecosystems.

To provide a good research environment and publish research findings in international and national journals.

To work for water and natural resource conservation, watershed management, and deal with the impact of ethical principles in the conservation of wild life, biodiversity and environment.

To offer short and long term certificate and diploma level courses and training sessions in the field of Environmental Sciences for mid carrier professionals working in public and private sector organizations.

To provide professional services such as special trainings, tests/analyses, surveys, certification and consultancies to the manufacturing and processing industry, NGOs, CBOs, engineering firms and private consultants in all related fields of environment

Objectives

This Department wants to improve research capacity and curricula, and move up the education standards up to international level.