The department has excellent research environment. Faculty members are well-trained in conducting social science research on multi-disciplinary issues. Students at both under graduate and graduate level have to conduct research projects guided by faculty members. Faculty members conduct research regularly with support from the University Grands Commission Bangladesh. In addition with academic research, faculty members are engaged in professional research as consultants with international organizations like Save the Children, Oxfam, ILO, UNICEF, WaterAid etc. The department has well equipped seminar library with contemporary books and journals and access to online journals and books.