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Memorandum No. 008
Series of 2017
06 April 2017
TO: ALL DEANS AND DIRECTORS
FROM: REX B. DEMAFELIS
Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension
SUBJECT: 2018 CALL FOR BASIC RESEARCH PROPOSALS
The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension(OVCRE) is now accepting research proposals for funding under the UPLB Basic Research Program CY 2018.
In this regard, please be informed that all proposals shall be pre-screened in accordance to the attached criteria (Annex A) and only those that pass the initial screening will be subjected to technical and administrative review. Priority shall be given to new MS and PhD graduates who wish to do follow-up studies on their thesis/dissertation and other research studies within their expertise.
Likewise, OVCRE will institute the Research Monitoring scheme in the implementation of the research projects. This kind of partnership will help the junior researcher's professional development as they will have the opportunity and support to refine not only their technical skills but also project management skills, networking and linkaging thru the guidance of the senior researcher. In connection with this, we encourage everyone to enjoin a senior or junior researcher in your respective teams as stated above to add merit to the approval of your proposals.
Please submit one (1) hard copy of the detailed proposal (see attached format Annex B) together with the accomplished Prior Art Search Form (Annex C) to the OVCRE-Project Development Monitoring and Evaluation Section (PDMES), OVCRE Annex Bldg, UPLB. For the researcher's guidance regarding the approval process, please see attached flowchart (Annex D).
Please take note of the following dates:
30 June 2017 - Deadline of submission
30 September 2017 - Expected date of approval
01 January 2018 - Expected starting date of implementation
Thank you very much.
(A copy of this memo can be downloaded below along with the attachments and annexes)
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
WHO MAY BE NOMINATED
The nominee must possess the following minimum qualifications:
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:
WHAT TO SUBMIT
Nominators (individuals or groups) shall submit:
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.)
20 February 2017
MEMORANDUM NO. 005
Series of 2017
TO: All Deans and Directors
FROM: REX B. DEMAFELIS, PhD
Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension
SUBJECT: 2017 Call for ECWRG Proposal
The Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs (OVPAA) is now accepting research proposals for funding under the Enhanced Creative Works and Research Grant. The ECWRG Program aims to encourage faculty (from Instructor 4 to Professor) and REPS to undertake research that will lead to publications or exhibitions or performances of creative work or other significant output such as patents, new software, and advanced technologies. To ensure the quality of output, publication or exhibition will be required prior to the full release of the grant, depending on whether the grant is for research or creative work.
In this regard, please be informed that all proposals shall be subjected to technical and administrative review by OVCRE prior to submission to OVPAA. Specifically, technical review shall be undertaken by external evaluators (outside campus unit) as prescribed in the program guidelines. Please refer to the attached table for the minimum qualifications of applicants.
Kindly submit one (1) hard copy of the detailed proposal (see attached format) to the OVCRE-Project Development Monitoring and Evaluation Section (PDMES), OVCRE Annex Bldg, UPLB. Deadline of submission shall be on or before 15 March 2017.