Research Clusters

Research Themes

  • Industrial air pollution
  • Mitigation of greenhouse gas emission
  • Water consumption management
  • High resolution local waste water and air monitoring
  • Industrial waste and waste water treatment, recycling and reuse
  • Noise pollution
  • Health risk assessment

Research Themes

  • Energy conservation
  • Energy efficiency technologies
  • Energy audit
  • Energy policy focus on industrial estates and free zones

Research Themes

  • Societal change at micro and macro levels
  • Technological change
  • Labour markets
  • Impact of globalization and competitiveness
  • Managerial practices and employment relations
  • Employment and Omanization

Research Themes

  • Sustainable manufacturing
  • Supply chain
  • Cleaner production
  • Sustainability performance measurement and management
  • Quality and efficiency of services and facilities at industrial estates
  • Competitiveness and positioning of Oman’s industrial estates 
  • Contribution of industrial estates to Oman’s socio-economic development and diversification
  • Medium and long-term trends in the development of industrial estates 
  • Policies and procedures associated with Oman’s industrial estates