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SOS Research Centre

The role of research in effective teaching and that of teaching on productive research has been proven to be highly important. Many universities around the world have already adopted the ‘teaching cum research’ model. Kathmandu University is also in the process to achieve this goal. Establishment of Directorate of Research, Development and Innovation (RDI) was a step forward in this direction. RDI is aimed at providing research enabling environment, motivation and support in research for faculties and students by means of clear research policy and efficient administrative procedures.Currently School of Science have following research centers and specialized laboratories:

Centre Labs
  • Aquatic Ecology Centre (AEC)
  • Himalayan Cryosphere, Climate and Disaster Research Centre's (HiCCDRC)
  • Organic farming and Natural Product Research Centre (ONRC)
Other Labs
  • KU-NPL Bioequivalence and Bioavailability Centre
  • Plasma Physics Laboratory
  • Shimadzu-KU Education Centre for Pharma Professionals