Mettu University has held two todays National Conference
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Mettu University has held the 6th National Conference. The conference was organized by the grand theme of “Blending Research and Indigenous knowledge to Ensure Socio-Economic Transformation of the Nation”. On the opening speech, Vice President for Research, community Service and Collaboration of Mettu University Dr. Bedilu Teka after welcoming the participants of the conference; said that, MeU has organized serious of conferences since 2013. The University also organized one international conference by itself and one collaborative research conference with Sathyabama University in India by Month of March 2022. The first international conference was organized January 2016 and two national conferences at Bedele Campus. These shows that Mettu University gets in touch in organizing research conferences where academicians, scientists share their findings of studies which can be used to intervene of the problem of the society.
The University is planning to organize collaborative international research conferences in the coming June 2022 in collaboration with Ethiopian coffee society. The grand theme of this conference intentionally coined “Blending Research and Indigenous knowledge to Ensure Socio-Economic Transformation of the Nation”. On this research 83 papers where accepted for presentation. Among these 48 of them are from in house and 35 papers are from public universities across the country.
This is the time scientifically to argue on what we up on reform to revolutionize and transform to live beyond the list service. As a researcher, I believe that decolonization shall be only practical if we work on inclusion of indigenous knowledge system with the western of tested research and economic theories.
Mettu University, Vice President for Academic Dr. Leta Deresa on his behalf addressed on his opening speech that; MeU is the University situated in green environment to fulfill the demand of educated and high level professionals. Currently, MeU is enrolling more than 22,000 students in different disciplines under 56 UG and 31 PG programs at two campuses. The University is highly working to increase intake capacity, conducting qualified researches and delivering community services. Therefore, the University can gain fruitful discussion from the conferences. During the conference the research outputs are outstandingly discussed alike the key point, trend and reforms for audiences. It is great to hear from you about the influence priorities of developments and comparison to the international standards in their research fields.
We have exciting programs at he at the conference that all allow faculties and delegates to get up on celebrate, part of solution, refresh friendship and extend our network and joint less of current and future research.
On this two days research conference; prominent researchers, academicians, invited guests from different government and non-government organization were participated.
At the end of the conference; participants visited the campus Ilu Ababor Zone Prisoners.