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14th Development Policy Research Month

The National Institutes of Health joins the nation in celebrating the 14th Development Policy Research Month this September 2016 with the theme "Angkop na Kahandaan: Matatag na Ekonomiya at Lipunan".

International Society of Nephrology (ISN) Clinical Research Program

We are pleased to announce that the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) is accepting applications for their Clinical Research Program. The aim of the program is to promote research and education programs in low- to middle-income countries while involving local nephrologists, health workers and authorities. The committee funds small research projects to detect and manage non-communicable chronic diseases such as Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), hypertension, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. 

The proposals should cover any of the following topics:

2016 International Research Conference on Science and Technology (IRCST)

The International Research Conference on Science and Technology 2016, organized by the Iloilo Science and Technology University (ISAT U) and International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (UNEVOC) will be held on November 30-December 2, 2016 at Diversion 21 Hotel, Benigno Aquino Avenue, Mandurriao, Iloilo City.

Anchored on the theme, “Fostering Innovative Approaches in Science and Technology Research and Development”, it aims to bring together leading academicians, scientists, researchers, scholars,

Call for Research or Thesis Proposals for Funding by the UPM- National Institutes of Health, UPM Student Researcher Grant 2016

The University of the Philippines Manila - National Institutes of Health (UPM-NIH), promotes and supports local researches that can respond to the current health concerns in the Philippines, through a research grant program that will provide funding support to all undergraduate students, medical students, masteral students without any scholarship who will conduct their thesis/research.

2017 Newtrition™ Asia Research Grant by BASF

We are pleased to announce that the BASF Nutrition and Health Division is now accepting proposals for the 2017 Newtrition™ Asia Research Grant. The proposals should focus on understanding the relationship between functional ingredients and health. BASF established the grant program as a science-based platform to advance research in preventive health. The grant challenges researchers in the region to find science-based solutions in optimizing health using omega-3 fatty acids and plant sterols.

2017 Asia-Pacific Conference on Social Sciences and Management

We are pleased to announce that the Asia-Pacific Conference on Social Sciences and Management are inviting original research abstracts or full paper for the 2017 Conference that will be held in Cebu, Philippines on January 4-6, 2017.

Kindly see attached Invitation for the conference for details. The deadline for submission of proposals is on 25 September 2016. For inquiries, you may call the Research Grants Administration Office at 567-2054 or e-mail them at

Second Call for the One U.P. Professorial Chair and Faculty Grant Awards: 8 August - 30 September 2016

A second call for application to the One U.P. Professorial Chair and Faculty Grant Awards is hereby announced to commence on 8 August 2016 (Monday) and end on 30 September 2016 (Friday).

The same guidelines used in the first call will be applied to the second call, as released with Memorandum No. PAEP 16-12: The work evaluated will still be the same period, from 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2015. However, the award period will now be six months less, i.e., from 1 July 2016 to 31 December 2018.

New USAID STRIDE Advanced Research Scholarships

The Science, Technology, Research, and Innovation for Development (STRIDE) is the flagship science and technology program by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/Philippines that will spur inclusive economic growth by boosting science and technology research.

STRIDE is now accepting applications from Filipino MS and doctoral candidates as well as MS and PhD degree holders from Philippine universities to conduct research under the supervision of a U.S. university professor for at least six (6) months up to a maximum of 12 months.

Newton Agham Programme: New Calls for Opportunity

The British Council and the Department of Science and Technology are pleased to announce current opportunities under the Newton Agham Programme. These are as follows:

  1. DOST-Newton PhD Scholarships

The aim of the Newton Agham PhD Programme is to facilitate the capacity building of individuals, and the building of sustainable, long-lasting links between UK and Philippine institutions, through the DOST-Newton PhD scholarships. The scholarships are for full-time PhD study in the UK from April 2017 until July 2020.

Call for Poster Presentation: 1st Philippine Herbal Medicine Summit

The Institute of Herbal Medicine-National Institutes of Health is now accepting abstract submissions for poster presentation at the 1st Philippine Herbal Medicine Summit which will be held on October 25-27, 2016 at the Century Park Hotel, Manila, Philippines.