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Call for Nominations: 2013 DOST PCHRD Awards

UPLB faculty, staff and students are enjoined to participate in the nomination/ search for the 2013 DOST-PCHRD Best Mentor in Health Research Award and the  2013 DOST-PCHRD- Gruppo Medica Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis in Herbal Medicine. Deadline for submission of nominations to the Health Research and Development Consortium - Region IV A is on March 29, 2013. Kindly send your nominations at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by fax at (046) 481-8000 local 4000.  For more information, read on the full article and download the guidelines and forms.

 

Best Mentor in Health Research Award

 

The Department of Science and Technology- Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) in collaboration with the Department of Health (DOH) is pleased to announce the search for the Best Mentor in Health Research Award for the year 2013.

 

The award aims to recognize excellence in mentorship that instills passion among researchers resulting to enhanced relevance and productivity in health research. It also aims to reward mentors who have built the capacities of researchers in the health sector which led to significant advances in the Philippine National Health Research System (PNHRS) thrusts as identified in the National Unified Health Research Agenda (NUHRA).

 

The search is open to all Filipino citizen actively involved in mentoring researchers/students or colleagues for at least 5 years. Past winners cannot be nominated. Nominations can be made by heads of institutions, immediate supervisor/s, colleague/s, trainee/s, or student/advisee. Self-nomination is not allowed.

 

Each cluster winner (Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao and NCR) will receive a cash prize of P100,000.00 plus a plaque of recognition. The national winner will receive a cash prize of P200,000.00 plus a trophy.

 

Non-member institutions of the Health Research and Development Consortium Region IV-A (HRDCR IV-A) that you think have highly qualified nominees may also be nominated.

 

Nominations should reach the consortium not later than March 29, 2013. Kindly send your nominations at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by fax at (046) 481-8000 local 4000. Qualified nominees will be reviewed and short-listed by the consortium. A copy of guidelines, recommendation form and CV of the nominee are attached for your reference.

 

2013 DOST-PCHRD- Gruppo Medica Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis in Herbal Medicine

 

The Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) in cooperation with the Gruppo Medica Inc. (GMI) is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2013 DOST-PCHRD- Gruppo Medica Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis in Herbal Medicine.

 

The award is given to provide motivation for students, with the technical guidance of their faculty adviser, to view undergraduate thesis as an excellent opportunity to contribute to national interest. The award recognizes relevant and innovative research works on herbal medicne that can lead to practical and/or commercial applications.

 

The search is open to all undergraduate students of Colleges of Pharmacy, Chemistry, Nursing and Arts and Sciences who have completed their thesis projects on medicinal plants in the current school year. Nominations must be made by the students' faculty adviser and should be endorsed by the Dean.

 

The Gruppo Medica Inc. will be giving a cash prize of Php 60,000 for the first prize winner (P42,000 for the student, P12,000 for the mentor and P6,000 for the school), P40,000 for the second prize winner (P28,000 for the student, P8,000 for the mentor and P4,000 for the school) and P20,000 for the third prize winner (P14,000 for the student, P4,000 for the mentor and P2,000 for the school).

 

Deadline for submission of nominations to the Health Research and Development Consortium - Region IV A is on March 29, 2013. Kindly send your nominations at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by fax at (046) 481-8000 local 4000. The nominees will be reviewed and short-listed by the consortium. Deadline of submission to PCHRD is on April 15, 2013. A copy of the guidelines including the nomination form is attached for your reference.