OVCRE Memo NB No. 22-004: 2022 First 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.

Deadline of submission of proposals is on 20 February 2022.

OC Memo No. 001 s.2022: Call for Applications to the Scientific Career Merit System

The Scientific Career Merit System is an institutionalized recognition and reward system co-implemented by the Department of Science and Technology and the Civil Service Commission that confers Scientist rank on qualified researchers in the government service.

All qualified UPLB Research, Extension, and Professional Staff (REPS) are therefore encouraged to submit applications to the UPLB Scientific Career Evaluation System Committee, OVCRE until 30 April 2022.

OC Memo No. 140 s.2021: Invitation to Participate in the 2021 National Science and Technology Week Activities

Pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 780 s. 2019, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) celebrates the annual National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) every fourth week of November to showcase “the significant contributions of science and technology (S&T) to national development” and serve as a “platform for heralding S&T advocacy in the country.”

This year, NSTW 2021 will be held virtually from 22 to 28 November with the theme Agham at Teknolohiya: Tugon sa Hamon ng Panahon.

All faculty, REPS, administrative staff, and students are enjoined to participate in the activities of this year’s NSTW celebration. Please visit for the directory of NSTW 2021 activities organized by DOST and other institutions.