The Research and Knowledge Management Office of St. Mary’s University (SMU) has been organizing Annual Multi-Disciplinary Seminar (MDS) since 2009 along with other national and international events. The overall aim of MDS is to promote the culture of knowledge generation, presentation and dissemination among academicians, researchers and practitioners.

At the 10th MDS organized in August 2018, 14 papers were presented and discussed at the Seminar under various topics. The papers were presented by researchers from different Universities and institutions which include Addis Ababa City Administration Environmental Protection Authority, Addis Ababa University, Assosa University, Debre Markos University, Kotebe Metropolitan University, St. Mary’s University, University of Gondar, Rift Valley University, and Wollega University. Every year, SMU publishes papers presented in the Multi-Disciplinary Seminar (MDS) for wider dissemination and use.