Research and Community Service

Research and Publication Directorate

The Research and Publication Coordination Office is a responsible organ organized under the Vice President for Research and Community Service. It is led by the Director mainly with the following responsibilities. 

  1. Coordinate and direct the activities related with research and publication.
  2. Lead the management of change in the office;
  3. Prepare manuals and guidelines for research activities;
  4. Based on University’s priorities, prepare and forward research proposals to prospective national and international donor agencies upon approval by the Managing Council;
  5. Prepare annual plan and budget of the office and execute upon approval by the Managing Council;
  6. Organize and follow up publication and dissemination activities;
  7. Upon approval by the University Managing Council, prepare reports of research findings, best practices and innovations to policy makers;
  8. Submit quarterly and annual reports to the VP for Research and Community service;
  9. Teach, participate in consultancy and research
  10. Undertake performance evaluation of staff in the office;
  11. Ensure university and industry linkage;
  12. Prepare through consultation thematic areas for research and implement upon approval by the managing council;
  13. Perform such other duties directed to him/her by the VP for research and community service;


                                     Name of the office:  Research and Publication Coordination Office (RPCO)  

 Office location:        Block 5, office no 309 and 310

                                                         Telephone:              Direct +251-116-675509 PBX +251-116-463015 Ext 374 / 503  

                   Postal Address፡         P.O.Box: 5648 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia    

                    Director:                   Dr Teshome Tafesse (Assistant Professor)

                                       Email:  or


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