Asmara — The first Journal of Science and Engineering by the Eritrean Institute of Technology that would be published twice a year was inaugurated today with a view to motivating students pursuing Masters Degree and raising their capacity.
Speaking at the inauguration ceremony at the Eritrean Chamber of Commerce Hall, Prof. Tesfamichael Haile, Acting President of the Institute, said that it is aimed at raising the capacity of intellectuals, and thereby enable them to enhance role in national development programs.
The contents of the Journal are selected from 21 research papers involving Mathematics, Statistics, Chemistry and Geology, among others.
It was pointed out on the occasion that the Journal would make due contribution in introducing the work of the Institute, and it would give impetus to research activities, in addition to the teaching-learning task of the Institute. Moreover, there is a plan to distribute the Journal in different parts of the world.
The event witnessed the presentation of research papers by Eritrean intellectuals focusing on the role of higher education institutions in research activities, in addition to the positive impact of Science and Technology vis-à-vis national development, among others.
In closing remarks, the Minister of Education, Mr. Semere Russom, expressed appreciation for the initiative, and noted the vitality of exchanging information as regards conducting effective work. He further expressed conviction that academic researches works would continue.