Memorandum No. 12
Series of 2017
22 June 2017
TO : All Deans and Directors
FROM : REX B. DEMAFELIS, PhD
Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension
SUBJECT : 2nd CALL FOR 2017 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. Kindly refer to the attached guidelines and table for the minimum qualifications of applicants.
Please submit one (1) hard copy of the detailed proposal (download here) to the OVCRE-Project Development Monitoring and Evaluation Section (PDMES), OVCRE Annex Bldg, UPLB. Deadline of submission shall be on or before 30 August 2017.
Nominations for the 2017 Los Baños Science Community Foundation Incorporated (LBSCFI) Search for Outstanding Research and Development Awards have been extended.
Guidelines and Nomination forms may be downloaded here.
Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
Thank you very much.
UPLB officials, headed by Chancellor Fernando C. Sanchez, Jr., welcomed representatives from the Department of the Agriculture and several LGUs to the UPLB Institute of Plant Breeding on 7 March 2017 for the UPLB-DA Partnership Visit in commemoration of 30 years of continued cooperation between UPLB and DA.
Spearheaded by its Extension Section, OVCRE held “UPLB and the FOI: Freedom of Information in the Academe” on 12 January 2017 at the IPB Seminar Room.
Scientists and researchers from the University of the Philippines Los Baños were lauded during the 3th Annual Scientific Meeting of the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) held at the Manila Hotel in Ermita, Manila on 13-14 July 2016.