Memos

OVCRE Memo No. 008 s. 2018 Call for Basic Research Proposals

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)

OVCRE Memo No. 005 s.2017 Call for ECWRG Proposal

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.

OC Memo No. 142 s.2016: Call for nominations to the PCAARRD Pantas and Tanglaw Awards

UPLB is enjoined to participate in the search for the 2016 PCAARRD Pantas and Tanglaw Awards for the Most Outstanding Scientist/Researcher, Most Outstanding Research Administrator, and Most Outstanding Research Institution. Cash rewards and research grants await Filipino scientists and research institutions in the field of agriculture, aquatic, and natural resources.

By virtue of Administrative Order No. 158, series of 2016, regarding the Creation of the UPLB Selection Committee for National, Development, and Extension Awards, the committee was created to screen/nominate UPLB personnel and units for national awards given by nationally-recognized institutions.

Please submit all required forms and documents to the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension on or before 30 November 2016, with electronic copies of all documents sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. All forms may be downloaded from the OVCRE Portal (). For further inquiries, you may call Ms. Mawen Inzon at telephone number 536-2354.

The three best candidates from the submissions shall be nominated by the University.

OVCRE Memo No. 32 s.2016: 2nd Call for Applications: OVCRE Publication Grant Program

26 October 2016

MEMORANDUM NO. 32
Series of 2016

TO: All Faculty, REPS, and Staff

FROM: Prof. Rex B. Demafelis, PhD
             Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension

SUBJECT: 2nd Call for Applications: OVCRE Publication Grant Program


We are pleased to inform you that the OVCRE Publication Grant Program is accepting a second round of applications.

Under the DA-BAR funded project titled “Catalyzing UPLB’s Status as a Research University,” OVCRE aims to enhance the university’s publications through providing editorial and monetary assistance to quality but unpublished research.

The Publication Grant Program is open to all faculty and REPS and staff with unpublished thesis and dissertations; as well as unpublished research results from completed projects in the last five years. The Program covers writing and editorial services; journal matching service; and Publication Fee loan.

Application form and guidelines are available at the downloads section of the RDE Portal (ovcre.uplb.edu.ph). Accomplished form and attachments may be submitted on or before 30 November 2016 at the OVCRE Annex to Ms. Lot B. Pua.

Thank you very much.

OVCRE Memo No. 21 s.2016: Call for Applications: Submission of full-text of IPA Articles

04 July 2016

MEMORANDUM NO. 21
Series of 2016

TO: Deans and Directors

FROM: SUSAN MAY F. CALUMPANG
            Officer-in-Charge
            Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension

SUBJECT: Submission of full-text of IPA Articles

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension is continuously looking for new ways to promote the university’s research culture. One of the ways is to popularize research output and technologies from journal articles of UPLB faculty and staff who were granted the International Publication Award. The popularized output will be featured in the UPLB RDE Portal and social media accounts. Some will also be considered for in the RDE Digest or RDE Chronicle.

In line with this, we would like to request those interested IPA awardees to submit the abstract and full-text of your articles to us through our email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For questions or inquiries, you may contact Regina Mae C. Ongkiko or Lawrence N. Garcia at (049) 536-2354 or VOIP 1515. Thank you and we look forward to receiving your articles.