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)