Addis Ababa University Grants Academic Recognition

Addis Ababa University (AAU) recognized the merit of researchers, students and publishers who have registered impactful results in recent years in the University on November 21, 2022.

Professor Tassew Weldehanna, President of AAU, in his opening address said that in order to produce skilful students, teachers should act as role models and fulfil their responsibility of building the next generation properly.

According to Prof. Tassew, after conducting an in-depth study, the University has given recognition to students, researchers and publishers who have achieved better performances in its various colleges and institutions.

The professor stated that the recognition was given to scholars who have published research works in internationally recognized journals and who have completed their service period and contributed much in community services.

“University scholars and researchers should realize that the recognition given to them is an additional responsibility and should focus on providing problem-solving research works to the society,” Prof. Tassew urged.

Mitikie Molla (PhD), Addis Ababa University Vice President for Research and Technology Transfer, in her turn said that more than 700 researcher teachers and students who achieved better performance were selected for the recognition.

She said that out of these, academic researchers who have published their research works in well-known journals according to the criteria set by the University, have been selected and qualified for the award.

The accredited scholars, on their part, mentioned that their researches were the result of cooperation and qualified for recognition because they were able to work in a spirit of cooperation with their professional partners.

In addition to the researchers’ recognized in the program, Professor Tassew Woldehanna, the President, himself was also recognized for publishing 14 research articles in the field of economics within the last six months.

Source: Addis Ababa University