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In order to focus and give direction to the range of research activities undertaken within the University community, we have identified 20 key research thematic areas that seek to address the needs of our society.

These areas have been designed as a result of a thorough analysis of the problems that the nearby dwellers of the University are facing, needs of the society, personal experience of researchers and the national development agenda. As part of this process the University of Gondar also carried out a needs assessment of sample districts of North Gondar and South Gondar Administrative Zones.

Academic Unit Priority Research Themes
College of Medicine and Health Sciences Infectious DiseasesMaternal and Child HealthNutrition Related Issues
Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety/Other Public Health Issues
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Farm and Wild Animal HealthVeterinary Public Health
Animal Production and Productivity
Socio-economic and Institutional issues
 Faculty of Natural and Computational Sciences  Environment, Water and EnergyInformation and Communication Technology
Science and the Society
 Faculty of Agriculture  Crop Production and ProtectionNatural Resources and Environmental Management
Rural Development and Agricultural Extension
Faculty of Business and Economics  Livelihoods and DevelopmentTourism, Hospitality and Resource Management
Business and Finance
Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities  Psychosocial Issues and Mental HealthSocio-cultural and Socio-economic Issues
Environment and Development Issues
School of Technology Water, Environment and Sustainable EnergyConstruction Industry and Urban Enhancement
Designing, Manufacturing, Industrial Automation and Quality Control
Information and Communication Technology
School of Law Individual and Group Legal ProtectionsAlternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms
School of Education  Quality of Education

Please refer to the full report ‘Research Thematic Areas and Community Services Agenda of University of Gondar’ for further details.

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