At BVIEER, research uses an interdisciplinary approach contributing to the generation of new knowledge. The research is focused on need based issues with a view to bring about proconservation action. A major focus is on field ecology, biodiversity conservation, bioacoustics, sustainable urbanism, application and technology development in geoinformatics, education for sustainable development, etc. Several of its research projects have resulted in policy changes. The faculty cooperate and undertake need based research through various national and international collaborations.