Research

Research, Publications And Ethics Directorate

Rationale

Gambella University is one among higher education institutions in Ethiopia with mandates to fulfill three core missions: Teaching and learning, Research and Community Service. As an independent institution, established by the Council of Ministry under Proclamation No. 317/2006, in the beginning of the year 2008 E.C, Gambella University became to initiate the Research works with the aim to empower all academic staff; in which proposals became to be funded by the University. To this, the University officially funded 29 research projects in 2009, 28 in 2010, 34 in 2011, 37 in 2012, 41 in 2013, 50 with 2 affirmative research projects for women researchers; in 2014 and 50 in 2015 respectively; making the University to have about 271 research projects. Currently, Gambella University is working well in the academic research arena with need for further great efforts to be invested for the improvement to transfer research works into community services and get published so as to go in line with the vision and mission of the Education Ministry.
By starting its operation in 2010 E.C, the University officially launched different independent faculties and colleges with under graduate and post graduates programs which have a direct link with research development in the University. Currently, the University is working well in the academic research arena with the need of further great efforts to be invested for improvement to transfer research works into community services and get published so as to go in line with the vision and mission of the Education Ministry. As indicated in the legislation, Researchis one of the fundamental factors for development in Higher education that contributes to the socio-economic development of any countries by transforming its outputs into community projects. In order to achieve the objectives, higher education institution keeps to provide quality Researches in Universities where Gambella is one among those.

Vision

Research, publications and Ethics Directorate has a vision to produce professionals and high quality researchers to be recognized as one of the leading centers of academic excellence in Africa and excel nationally as well as globally by transforming the Academic wing; focusing on problem solving Researches and get published in known internationally indexed journals by 2030. 

Mission

Ganbella University Research, publications and Ethics Directorate “intends to provide high quality academic trainings to address the community need through innovation, problem-solving research engagement and enhancing conducive working environment to produce trained and competent citizens”.

Objectives

The objectives of Research, publications and Ethics Directorate in Gambella University are to:

  • Provide high quality academic research conferences and trainings so as to produce competent citizens and enhance modern technology through problem solving researches
  • Strengthen external relations with Higher Institutions, partners, stakeholders and other international Agencies
  • Assist indigenous knowledge through improved technology
  • Extension of research canters/sites at all university campuses
  • Conduct  need assessments in the areas of mining, tourism, livelihoods, Peace and Conflict Studies in the region
  • Review standards for research grant applications
  • Carry out the  Monitoring and Evaluation in a form of field visits,  quarterly  progress and terminal reports to ensure proper research conduct, as per the research protocol.
  • Strengthen journal accessibility for researchers towards publication

STAFF PROFILE

SNoAcademic rankSpecializationsTotal
1234
Urban planning & DevelopmentPsychologySecretarial ScienceSanitary Service
 Professor00000
 Associate Professor00000
 phD-(Assistant professor)10001
 MSC/MA01001
 BSC/BA00101
 Diploma00011
Total11114

Contact Address

Chuol  Ket  Monyjok (phD), Research, Publications and Ethics Directorate Director

Office Phone: +251471512540

Mobile: +251913513121/+251965912727

Email: cnyaliep@gmail.com

POB: – 126

Gambella University, Ethiopia

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