Memos

OC Memo No. 007 S.2016: Selection Guidelines for the 2016 UPLB Outstanding Researcher and Research Program/Team Awards; 2016 Outstanding Extension Personnel and Extension Program/Project Awards; and 2016 Outstanding Artist Awards

Office of the Chancellor
Memorandum No. 007
Series of 2016


TO: All Vice Chancellors, Deans, Directors, Department Chairs, and Unit Heads

SUBJECT: Selection Guidelines for the 2016 UPLB Outstanding Researcher and Research Program/Team Awards; 2016 Outstanding Extension Personnel and Extension Program/Project Awards; and 2016 Outstanding Artist Awards



To honor UPLB faculty and staff demonstrating excellence in research, extension, and creative arts, a special recognition in the form of the 2016 Outstanding Researcher and Research Program/Team Awards; 2016 Outstanding Extension Personnel and Extension Program/Project Awards; and 2016 Outstanding Artist Awards will again be given during a convocation commemorating the 107th Foundation Anniversary of UPLB in March 2016.

A three-stage selection process described in the attached selection guidelines shall be initiated at the department/institution level, followed by further evaluation at the college level.

The final selection shall be done by the University committees which shall be constituted by the Chancellor.

In the screening process, the deans, department chairs, and/or directors are requested to follow the schedule below:

ACTIVITY DEADLINE

1. Submission to OVCRE of three (3) sets of the following requirements:
a. Nomination Form
b. Justification Form
c. Accomplishment Summary Form
d. Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae
e. Portfolio (Proof of items)

22 January 2016

2. Final selection by the University Committee and submission of
report to the Chancellor.

05 February 2016



The revised nomination, justification, accomplishment forms, and the selection guidelines may be downloaded from the OVCRE website at www.ovcre.uplb.edu.ph. All duly accomplished forms may be submitted to the OVCRE Main or Extension Offices or sent via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and/or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For your information and immediate action.


FERNANDO C. SANCHEZ, JR.
Chancellor

OVCRE Memo No. 03 S.2016: Compliance to OVPAA Memo No. 2016-05

18 January 2016


Memorandum No. 04
Series of 2016



TO: All Deans, Directors, Department Chairs, and Heads of Units

SUBJECT: Compliance to OVPAA Memo No. 2016-05

FROM: REX B. DEMAFELIS
Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension



In connection with OVPAA Memorandum No. 2016-05, please instruct your REPS and faculty members to sign-up for a Google Scholar account using their respective up.edu.ph e-mail addresses. After signing-up, they are to make their Google Scholar accounts public. We also request that each REPS/faculty member send the total number of citations, h-index, citations from 2011-2016, and h-index from 2011-2016 to
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Please accomplish everything on or before Friday, 12 February 2016 to allow OVCRE to consolidate, tally, and process the data.

Instructions on how to sign-up and collect these numbers are attached. OVPAA Memo is also attached for reference.

For inquiries, please contact Lawrence N. Garcia or Regina Mae C. Ongkiko at (049) 536-2354 or VOIP 1515.

Thank you.

OC Memo No. 144 S.2015: Guidelines on Invention Disclosure Incentive (IDI)

Office of the Chancellor
Memorandum No. 144
Series of 2015


TO: All Deans and Directors

SUBJECT: Guidelines on Invention Disclosure Incentive (IDI)


Pursuant to Memorandum No. PAEP 15-27 dated 15 May 2015 issued by UP System President Alfredo E. Pascual, please find attached the Guidelines on Invention Disclosure Incentive (IDI).

The IDI, which was approved by the UP Board of Regents at its 1305th meeting held on 29 January 2015, is a financial incentive meant to encourage inventors to disclose their inventions to the University, increase the number of patents, and promote a culture of research and innovation among its constituents.

Should you need further clarification, please contact the UPLB Center for Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurship (UPLB CTTE) at telephone number (049) 501-4756 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For your guidance.



(Attached is a copy of the Memorandum from the Office of the Chancellor, and also a copy of the Memorandum from the UP System)

OVCRE Memorandum No.26 S.2015: Contributions for the RDE Chronicle and RDE Digest

01 September 2015

MEMORANDUM NO. 26
Series of 2015


TO: Deans and Directors

FROM: REX B. DEMAFELIS
Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension

SUBJECT: Contributions for the RDE Chronicle and RDE Digest



With the aim of promoting the university's research culture, the OVCRE Information Officers Network will launch the RDE Chronicle and the new RDE Digest this 2015. Both publications will be released twice a year: the RDE Chronicle on March and October, and the new RDE Digest on July and January.

The Chronicle will focus on university news related to research, development, and extension, while the new Digest will focus on timeless stories on the impact of UPLB research and extension initiatives.

For the upcoming issue of the RDE Chronicle, we are welcoming at least one of the following contributions from your unit:

  • News article/s about RDE efforts of your unit from June to September (strategic planning, conference, important visitors, etc.)
  • Literary contributions (poems, short story, anecdote, etc.)

You may e-mail these contributions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on or before 18 September 2015. The RDE Chronicle will be released in time for the Loyalty Day Celebration this October.

For the new RDE Digest, a feature story or article which fall under any of these categories may be submitted:

  • Analytical Perspective
  • Research Updates
  • Technology and Innovations
  • Popularized Publications (popularized version of a journal article)
  • Personality Profile
  • Success Story (stories of adapters of our technologies)
  • Stories from the field (stories and anecdotes of experiences during field work)
  • Review of any masterpiece of any UPLB faculty/staff

We will welcome contributions to the new RDE Digest on or before 06 November 2015.

For questions or inquries, you may contact the Editorial Team at (049) 536-2354.

Thank you very much for your usual support and cooperation.

OC Memo No.100 S.2015: Call for Papers: The 2015 ConExtS (Conference on Extension Services)

Office of the Chancellor

Memorandum No. 100
Series of 2015

08 July 2015


TO: ALL DEANS, DIRECTORS, CHAIRS, AND EXTENSION COORDINATORS

SUBJECT: Call for Papers: The 2015 ConExtS - Conference on Extension Services


The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension (OVCRE) will be conducting the 2015 UPLB ConExtS - Conference on Extension Services with the theme "Nurturing the Tradition of Distinctive Excellence Through Extension: UPLB's Contribution for a Globally Competitive Philippines" on 10 September 2015 (Thursday). Venue will be announced later on.

The event aims to present and honor the great extension endeavours of the different colleges and units of the university. This year, the conference will showcase the different extension services and modalities provided by UPLB. Through time, the colleges and units have developed their own brand of extension programs and activities that emphasize the strength of their respective fields and that benefit different types of clients. It is the goal of the conference to capture these unique extension experiences throughout UPLB.

We invite all colleges and units to submit at most two (2) full papers of their best extension program/services, detailing the service or technology, extension methods, profile and location of beneficiaries, impacts, awards and recognitions, and publications, among others. A committee will select the best papers among the entries. OVCRE will provide assistance in journal matching and publication to the awardees.

The deadline of submission of papers is on 10 August 2015 (Monday). Kindly refer to the attached guidelines for submission. For inquiries, you may call Dr. Virginia B. Camarinta or Ms. Ailene M. Florece of OVCRE at 536-2354.

Thank you for your usual support and cooperation.




FERNANDO C. SANCHEZ, JR.
Chancellor