The School of Natural and Environmental Sciences (SNES) is one of the two schools under the University of Environment and Sustainable Development (UESD). The school currently has four academic departments namely:
The School has 25 qualified and experienced faculty with 13 Administrative Staff. The School’s programmes are focused on human development through the training of qualified professionals who provide the needed services in Ghana and the world at large. The school is committed to excellence in research, teaching and building a sustainable ecosystem that translates science and technology into action. In line with the Philosophy and Mission of the University, the school strives to provide an integrative approach to learning and developing environmental professional leaders for roles in building healthy communities. The programmes of the school are structured in such a way that, it helps to facilitate the implementation and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
The School of Natural and Environmental Sciences (SNES) is motivated to train and produce graduates who are equipped with relevant knowledge and skills to be well-positioned as agents and partners in the identification and resolution of prevailing environmental and sustainable developments challenges.
The School of Natural Resources and Environmental Science (SNES) provides the platform for understanding of natural and social environments, the processes that shape them, and the challenges that result from social, economic and environmental changes. The School is transdisciplinary encompassing perspectives and methods from the sciences, social sciences and humanities. The academic discipline of the school is extremely broad in subject matter and approaches; it contains specialists covering diverse subjects but sharing concerns over places, spaces, and environments.
In terms of research, the SNES focuses on pollution remediation and environmental resources management. The current research is focused on the following thematic areas:
On Community Services the school is currently engaging the communities in the catchment area on the possibilities of collaborating to achieve the following:
The School currently has 25 qualified and experienced faculty members and is headed a Dean. All faculty members have a terminal degree in their various fields of studies. Below are the research interests of faculty members.