Memos

OVCRE MEMO NB NO. 23-003: 2023 Cycle 1 Call for ECWRG Proposals

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 (ECWRG).

The ECWRG Program aims to encourage faculty (from Instructor 4 to Professor) and REPS to undertake research that will lead to publications, 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.

All proposals shall be subjected to technical and administrative review by OVCRE prior to submission to OVPAA. Deadline of submission to OVCRE is on 15 February 2023.

OC Memorandum No. 153 s.2022: Selection Guidelines for the 2023 UPLB Outstanding Researcher and Research/Team Awards; and 2023 UPLB Outstanding Extension Personnel and Extension Program/Project Awards; and the 2023 UPLB Outstanding Artist Award

To honor UPLB faculty and staff demonstrating excellence in research, extension, and creative arts, a special recognition in the form of the 2023 Outstanding Researcher and Research/Team Awards; the 2023 UPLB Outstanding Extension Personnel and Extension Program/Project Awards; and the 2023 UPLB Outstanding Artist Award.

The deadline of submission for the nomination form and other attachments is extended until 24 January 2023, 11:59 p.m. Please download the forms here.

Call for New and Renewal Applications for the Scientific Productivity System (SPS) Batch 2022-2024

The UP System is now calling for applications to the UP Scientific Productivity System for CY 2022.

Please note that UPLB will no longer evaluate and rate the applications at our level. The evaluation of applications will be done only by the System Committee. However, the CUs are tasked to verify that the applicants have met the minimum requirements for eligibility (e.g. employment status, doctoral degree, minimum years of productivity, etc.) and to ensure that applications are complete.

Please download the UPLB SPS submission guidelines which you can find below. The deadline of submission to OVCRE is on or before 12NN, 09 September 2022.

DOST's Harmonized National Research and Development Agenda 2022-2028

As per DOST Memo dated 15 July 2022, the National Economic and Development Authority has reviewed and found the Harmonized National Research and Development Agenda (HNRDA) 2022-2028 in order.

The HNRDA was prepared in consultation with government and private research and development institutions, the academe, industry and other concerned agencies. It ensures that "results of science, technology and innovation endeavors are geared towards and are utilized in areas of maximum economic and social benefit for the people."