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The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) stream is showing remarkable progress in the first and second Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP-I and GTP-II) in the Ethiopian context.

State Minister of MoST Professor Afework Kassu recently told The Ethiopian Herald that high productivity in various sectors will be made practical only through modern research and technological advancement.

It is due to this fact that... Read More

A national robotics and engineering competition was held in Addis Ababa inside the Ethiopian Academy of Sciences campus from Nov 6 - 10 organized by Ministry of Education, UNESCO, Ethiopian Academy of Sciences and STEM Synergy. BDU STEM center was represented by 12 students where six of them  competed in the robotics part while the other 6 competed in the engineering part in different types of projects. Before the 12 students were selected to... Read More

The American Embassy delegate led by Tintin Boswell visited the Bahir Dar STEM center. The team visited the traditional medicinal plants garden of the center, the class and lab rooms through which the center is providing training for school students and teachers. After the tour, there was a brief presentation of the current and future activities of the center followed by a discussion with STEM center team about future collaboration of the BDU... Read More

The African Union delegate led by Her Excellency Prof. Sarah Anyang, the African Union Commissioner for Human Resources, and Science and Technology visited the Bahir Dar STEM center. The team visited the traditional medicinal plants garden of the center, the class and lab rooms through which the center is providing trainings for school students and teachers.

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Bahir Dar STEM Incubation Center is Officially Inaugurated in September 12,2014. The finance for the construction and laboratory and office equipments purchase are totally covered by Mr. Mark Gelfand, a generous philanthropist committed to assist the development of science and technology in Ethiopia. Costing over 13 million Ethiopian birr, the complex will be serving at the centre of exposing young and enthusiastic students to the world of... Read More

The President of Bahir Dar University, Dr Baylie Damtie, made a discussion with the 2014 summer outreach program trainees of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Sharing the experiences of great minds in Science, Dr. Baylie has inspired and encouraged the students to exert necessary efforts to conquer their destinies. It has been indicated that the training offered to the students by the university is meant to be supplementary to... Read More

BDU’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Incubation Centre has organized the 2014 summer outreach program intended to introduce young Ethiopian students to science and technology. The training focuses on selected grade 7-11 students who have good academic standing in mathematics and science. This year’s training targets six important fields of study in natural sciences: Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Electronics, IT,... Read More

Bahir Dar University has completed offering training on Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) for the last 45 days to elementary and high school students.

After hosting a very successful maths camp for students and teachers last summer, in 2013, Bahir Dar University is again hosting a 2nd maths camp from July 1 through July 13. The theme of the camp is “Learning Mathematics through Fun” and the main objective is to instill a love and passion for mathematics among local students. Mathematical concepts are taught through games, computer programs, and sports. The opening ceremony was held on... Read More

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