About the Office of Research and Innovation

The Office of Research and Innovation (ORI) is committed to creating a vibrant environment that supports and promotes excellence in research, innovative endeavors and academic/creative scholarships within the community of the University of the Southern Caribbean, across the Caribbean region and world-wide. Through advocacy and basic and applied research, ORI advances the educational and research mission of the USC.


To build a dynamic research culture in the region and world-wide.


To serve the community by providing an environment for excellence in scientific and innovative research endeavors and academic/creative scholarship.


  • To develop strong community of scholarly researchers.
  • To foster innovative research strategies and the applications in various disciplines across the University of the Southern Caribbean.
  • To encourage innovative scholarship that transforms intellectual capacity of the university community into extraordinary scholars and servant of God.
  • To disseminate innovative knowledge and scholarship locally, regionally and internationally.

Contact Us

  • Telephone: (868) 662-2241 exts. 1012, 1655
  • Fax: (868) 662-1197
  • Email: research@usc.edu.tt