Injibara University has identified priority research areas in line with the GTP. The university shall update the priority research areas based on the research priorities set at the national level every five years with full engagement of community and stakeholders. The following are prioritized thematic areas for the next five years (2022-2026).
1. Environment and Climate Change: Sustainable Natural Resource Management, Environmental Economics, Protection and Waste Management, Environmental Laws and Policies, Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation, Soil Fertility Management, Sustainable Energy Resource Development and Biosafety.
2. Food Security and Livelihood: Enhancing Crop and Livestock Production and Productivity, Alternative Food and Feed Sources, Plant and Livestock Protection, Bee and Fishery Development, Irrigation Development, Post-harvest Management, Biodiversity/Genetic Conservation.
3. Education and Psychosocial: Curriculum and Instruction (Relevance, Accesses and Quality Education), Diversity in Education, Psychosocial Development, STEM Education and Development and Information Communication Technology.
5. History, Political Science and International Relation: History and Heritage, Federalism, Constitution and Administrative Laws, Stable Society and State Security, Human Displacement, Governance and Conflict Resolution, Human Rights and Criminal Justice, Legal Aid Services and Empowerment, Gender and Politics
6.Socioeconomics, Entrepreneurship and Organizational Transformation: Enterprise Development and Management, Taxation, Investment and Economic Laws, Accounting and Finance, Transformational Leadership and Emerging Trends, Marketing, Value Chain Analysis and Cooperatives and Agricultural Production Analysis.
7. Health and Environment: Communicable and Non-Communicable Disease, Maternal, Neonatal, Child and Adolescents/Youth Health, Nutrition Related Issues, Population, Environment and Health, Health Promotion, Disease Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment, Health Systems, Health Service Management and Policy, Modern Medicine and Pharmaceutical Science and Sport, Physical Exercise and Health.
9.Technology and Innovation: Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Technology, Agricultural Technology, Genetic Engineering, Digital Economy, Emerging Technologies, Information System And Security, Data Mining and Machine Learning, Cloud Competing and Networking and Automation and System Development
10. Crosscutting Issues: Social Vulnerability and Rehabilitation. Emerging and Remerging Disease, Gender, Human Trafficking and Equity and Inclusion