OC Memorandum No. 085 s. 2023: Policy on Program/Project Appointment for the UP System- and Externally-funded Research and Extension Programs and Projects

The University recognizes the significant contribution of its employees in pursuing programs and projects toward our collective vision of becoming a future-proof research university. However, it is essential to acknowledge that each member of our personnel possesses unique appointments and responsibilities, which may result in varying degrees of official involvement and appointment in research and extension programs and projects.

In line with this, the University releases this memo regarding the program/project appointments of UPLB personnel for UP System- and externally-funded R&E programs and projects.

UPLBFI-implemented and core-funded projects and studies under the UPLB Basic Research Program are not covered by these guidelines.

This memo supersedes OC Memo No. 066, s.2019: Research Implementation in Relation to Retirement issued on June 18, 2019. This memo took effect on July 24, 2023.

OC Memorandum No. 078 s. 2023: Implementation of the Scholarly Outputs Module in the UPLB Online Output Reporting System

All UPLB faculty members, REPS, and staff should input their scholarly outputs in the UPLB Online Output Reporting System (ORS).

The ORS strives to offer UPLB employees a streamlined method for registering their scholarly output, which can be utilized for various purposes such as Faculty/REPS Service Records, Faculty/REPS Merit Promotion, and other reports and systems that require this information.

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.