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Call for Thematic Research Proposals

The Office of the Director for Research hereby announces the 7th round call for thematic research proposals for possible funding.

The thematic research proposal:

  1. should be in line with the new research priority areas of the university
  2. need to address a national problem with an overarching goal;
  3. should be multi-disciplinary, extending across more than one college / department /institute/school;
  4. should incorporate at least three sub-theme/research components addressing different aspects of a common problem;
  5. should involve a minimum of two academic staff in one sub-theme;
  6. should extend from knowledge to usable technology creation and have components that address the dissemination of outcomes of the research,
  7. should be problem solving, inclusive of stakeholders, industry and end-users and;
  8. should incorporate PhD and/or Master’s thesis topics.

Please note that the proposals will be reviewed by panel of experts and those proposals which attain grades above cut of point will be notified.

The last date for submission is August 15, 2019 at 17 hr. Please submit your application package using AAU CONVERIS at converis.aau.edu.et  research portal. For any technical assistance please communicate Mr. Biniyam Amsalu (ICT Business Application Development and Administration Team Leader) at biniyam.amsalu@aau.edu.et or +251-912077039.