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International Research Forum on the Philippines 2016

We are pleased to announce that the Filipino-Australian Students Council of Victoria (FASTCO) and the La Trobe University's Philippines Australia Studies Centre (PASC) are inviting port graduate students, scholars, and individuals to take part in the International Research Forum on the Philippines (IRFP) 2016 entitled, "Anticipating Futures: Opportunities and Challenges for the Philippines" on 21-22 November 2016 in Melbourne, Australia.

Call for Applications for the K-12 Grant-In-Aid for Research the "Discovery-Applied Research and Extension for Trans-Interdisciplinary Opportunities" (DARE TO) Grant

In line with the issuance of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Memorandum Order (CMO) No. 52, s. 2016, "Pathways to Equity, Relevance, and Advancement in Research, Innovation, and Extensionin Philipppine Higher Education", the Commission is opening a call for applications for Grants-In-Aid for displaced or deloaded personnel of higher education institutions (HEIs), during the K to 12 Transition Period.

National Symposium/ Scientific Seminar and General Assembly of the Philippine Biosafety and Biosecurity Association

We are pleased to announce the "National Symposium/Scientific Seminar and General Assembly of the Philippine Biosafety and Biosecurity Association" to be held on 21 October 2016 at Manila. This activity will be attended by scientists, biosafety practitioners, and other biosafety stakeholders from higher education institutions.

Aging and Technology Research Forum

Please be informed that the UP Manila-NIH Research Forum entitled, “Aging and Technology Research Forum” will be held on 13 October 2016, Thursday, 8:30 A.M.-10:30 A.M. at the NIH Centennial Conference Room. Registration starts at 8:00 A.M.

The objectives of this forum include:

1.) Dissemination of the SOA study and research agenda on aging

2.) Orientation of UP Manila faculty, researchers, and other stakeholders about the UP-Trento Exchange Program

3.) Identify strategies on how to incorporate technology in the research agenda on aging

Checklist of Mandatory Supporting Documents for Liquidation of Cash Advance for Travel (Local and Foreign) and Special Purpose Cash Advance

This is to reiterate Memorandum order NO.CCOP-2016-010 dated 09 February 2016 regarding liquidation of Cash Advance for travel (Local and Foreign) and Special Purpose Cash Advance.

Please be reminded that the attached (checklist of mandatory documents (Annex A) should be placed on top of the Disbursement Voucher (OV) for the liquidation of cash advance duly certified as to completeness. Accounting Office will not accept OVs without the checklist.

Attached is a copy of the signed Memorandum.


USAID STRIDE Innovation for Development (SID) Grant

We are pleased to announce that the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched the new Science, Technology, Research, and Innovation for Development (STRIDE) for Innovation for Development (SID) Grants for Science and Technology. They are now accepting applications from Philippine Academic Institutions collaborating with civil society groups such as non-governmental organizations, community-based organizations, people’s organizations, cooperatives, and others for up to 12 months of joint research.


Call for Application: Collaborative Research on Health and the Environment in the South East Asian and Western Pacific Regions

We are pleased to announce that the World Health Organization (WHO TDR) is accepting proposals to undertake transdisciplinary research on health and environment leading to the development of community-participatory strategies for the prevention and control of vector-borne diseases (VBD).


New UPMREB Ethics Review Fees (CCDP-2016-081)

Attached for your reference are the guidelines on the charging of fees for ethical review of research protocols by the UP Manila Research Ethics Board.

For inquiries, you may contact RGAO at or call 567-2054.


2016 International Conference of the Korean Society for Molecular and Cellular Biology

We are pleased to announce that the 2016 International Conference of the Korean Society for Molecular and Cell Biology will be help on October 12 to 14, 2016 at the COEX Convention Center, Seoul, Korea. The conference aims to provide a platform to broaden the knowledge of researches and exchange ideas on diverse topics in cellular and molecular biology.

2nd Philippine Conference on Interdisciplinary Research

The International Association of Scholarly Publishers, Editors and Reviewers (IASPER) is holding the 2nd Philippine Conference on Interdisciplinary Research (PCIR 2016) on September 23-25, 2016 at the MetroCentre Hotel and Convention Center, Tagbilaran City, Bohol, Philippines.