Extension of deadline: LBSCFI 2017 Search for Outstanding R&D Award Call for Nominations

Nominations for the 2017 Los Baños Science Community Foundation Incorporated (LBSCFI) Search for Outstanding Research and Development Awards have been extended.

  • Deadline of submission to OVCRE is on 30 June 2017
  • Deadline for submission to LBSCFI is on 12 July 2017

Guidelines and Nomination forms may be downloaded here.

Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Thank you very much.

Call for Proposals from the Department of Science and Technology

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has recently released various calls for proposals under the Science For Change (S4C): Accelerated R&D Program for Capacity Building of Research and Development Institutions and Industrial Competitiveness. The various calls are:
  • Business Innovation through S&T (BIST) for Industry
  • Collaborative Research and Development to Leverage Philippine Economy (CRADLE)
  • Niche Centers in the Regions for R&D (NICER) Program
  • R&D Leadership Program (RDLead)
Details for each call are attached.

2017 Call for Proposals-Cycle 01 under the CHED Grants-in-Aid (GIA) Program

In accordance with the National Higher Education Research Agenda II, and CHED Memorandum Order No. 52, series of 2016, titled, "Pathways to Equity, Relevance, and Advancement in Research, Innovation, and Extension in Philippine Higher Education," the attached Call for Proposals under the Research and Innovation Grants-in-Aid (GIA) Program is issued and must be disseminated as widely as possible to the higher education institutions (HEIs).

The call for proposals may also be viewed and accessed online at www.chedresearch.wordpress.com

For further information, you may contact the Office of Planning, Research, and Knowledge Management (OPRKM)-Research Management Division at telephone number (02) 441-1169; 441-1149 or at email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Attached Files: (1) CHED Memorandum from the Office of the Executive Director (PDF) (2) Call for Proposals - Research and Innovation GIA Program (PDF) (3) CHED Research GIA Proposal Concept Note (capsule proposal template) - editable MS Word

Second UK-Philippines Joint Health Research Call

The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) and the Medical Research Council-United Kingdom (MRC) is inviting researchers to submit concept proposals for the Second UK-Philippines Joint Health Research Call. This initiative between PCHRD and MRC aims to provide funding for high quality 3-year collaborative research projects focusing on Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases of relevance to the Philippines.

The research call is part of the UK's Newton Fund Programme, an Official Development Assistance to the Philippines aimed at developing science and innovation partnerships to promote economic development and welfare. For the Philippines, they invite concept proposals on Infectious Diseases and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM)

The research call will provide financial assistance of up to ₤400K from UK, and up to ₤250K/PhP 16 Million Pesos from the Philippines per project, to support activities for up to 3 years. The research call intends to find a total of six (6) joint projects: four (4) in Infectious Diseases, and two (2) in Diabetes Mellitus. Please note that applicants are required to have one UK Principal Investigator and one Filipino Principal Investigator.

Attached are the following documents: Call Specification, Applicant Guidelines, and Concept Proposal Form. All files can also be accessed through the PCHRD website

Call for Nominations for OICA Director

WHO MAY BE NOMINATED

The nominee must possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • commitment to academic freedom and the values and ideals of the University;
  • distinction or outstanding academic credentials in the nominee’s chosen field of expertise which should be along the lines of the unit’s disciplines or fields; Filipino citizen;
  • leadership qualities and administrative or managerial capability;
  • must be willing to serve; and
  • must consider resource generation an important function of the position.

The nominee need not be a faculty member at the time of his/her nomination. Should he/she be appointed as Director, he/she must have a faculty appointment.

WHO MAY NOMINATE

The following may submit nominations:

  • any UPLB personnel;
  • students and alumni;
  • others from outside the unit; or
  • an interested candidate.

WHAT TO SUBMIT

Nominators (individuals or groups) shall submit:

  • duly signed letter containing the justification for the nomination; and
  • a three-page summary of the nominee’s curriculum vitae.

IMPORTANT DATES

17 April 2017: Deadline for submission of nominations to the Office of the Chancellor
21 April 2017 (9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.):Presentation of End of Term Report of the Current OICA Director at the OVCRE Annex (All interested parties are free to attend.)
24 April 2017 (9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.): Presentation of the Vision, Mission, and Goals of Nominees at the OVCRE Annex (All interested parties are free to attend.)