University Research Council: Call for Proposals for Nov 2014

The new Rizal Library in Ateneo de Manila University

The new Rizal Library in Ateneo de Manila University (Photo by Quirino Sugon Jr)

UNIVERSITY RESEARCH COUNCIL

22 May 2014

Memo to : The University Community
Subject : University Research Council – Call for Proposals

The University Research Council aims to support interdisciplinary ?game changing? scholarly work of the Ateneo faculty and professionals and increase the scholarly work/creative output of the University, the URC is pleased to announce funding for research projects focused on the following themes:

  • Risk assessment and reduction(This area pertains to disaster, economics, corporate, governance, vulnerable sectors of society, migrant workers)
  • Public education reform (This area pertains to curriculum, teacher education, leadership, learning, administration, system reform, technologies and innovation, S&T communication)
  • Health systems development (This pertains to health leadership and administration, finance, technologies and innovation, delivery, education, health communication, sanitation) sustainability (This pertains to social entrepreneurship, technology entrepreneurship and innovation, skills development, youth development, energy, materials science, transport)
  • Creativity, innovation and culture (This pertains to identity, nationhood and social innovation)

The research projects with one- or two-year time frames may be of theoretical or applied nature, interdisciplinary, and with a clear social relevance in either of the themes mentioned above. Funding per project is up to P500,000 and will be awarded on a competitive basis. The primary criteria for selection of the projects to be funded are:

  • Relevance to the priority areas
  • Interdisciplinarity
  • Strength of the conceptual framework, project design and methodology
  • Expected output including publishability, and
  • Expected impact.

The policies and guidelines and application form may be downloaded from the website: http://www.ateneo.edu/urc-grant-call-for-proposals. Three items need to be submitted:

  • A detailed proposal as outlined in the guidelines
  • A completed application form with a 100-word abstract and noted by the chair and the dean, and (3) a short curriculum vitae of the lead proponent [one to two-pages only].

The deadline for submission of the required materials is July 15, 2014. Hard copies must be submitted to the Office of the Associate Dean for Research and Creative Work at Faber Hall 307 AND the electronic version should be sent by e-mail to jadolfo@ateneo.edu. Awards will be announced by October 2014, and projects may start in November 2014. If you need
assistance in the preparation of the proposal or have any questions, please contact our office at adrcw.ls@ateneo.edu, or local phone 5046.

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University Research Council: Call for Proposals 2 April 2012

ATENEO DE MANILA UNIVERSITY
University Research Council

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
2 April 2012

As part of the Ateneo’s continuing mission to address poverty alleviation and in creating positive social impact in the country, the University Research Council is pleased to announce funding for research projects focused on the following themes:

  • public health
  • public education
  • family and migration
  • disaster management and mitigation
  • Filipino leadership and governance

The research projects may be of theoretical or applied nature, interdisciplinary, and with a clear social relevance in either of the themes mentioned above. Funding per project is up to P400,000 and will be awarded on a competitive basis.

The primary criteria for selection of the projects to be funded are:

  • Social significance
  • Strength of the conceptual framework, project design and methodology
  • Expected output in terms of publishable works in indexed journals

The policies and guidelines and application form may be downloaded from the following web site. Three items need to be submitted:

  • A detailed proposal as outlined in the guidelines
  • A completed application form with a 100-word abstract and noted by the chair or the dean
  • A short curriculum vitae of the lead proponent.

The deadline for submission is June 30, 2012. Awards will be announced by the end of September, and projects under this grant may start in October 2012 with a one- or two-year timeframe.

University Research Council: Call for Proposals extended to 2 August 2011

ATENEO DE MANILA UNIVERSITY
University Research Council

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
25 April 2011

As part of the Ateneo’s continuing mission to address poverty alleviation and in creating positive social impact in the country, the University Research Council is pleased to announce funding for research projects focused on the following themes:

  • public health
  • public education
  • family and migration
  • disaster management and mitigation
  • Filipino leadership and governance

The research projects may be of theoretical or applied nature, interdisciplinary, and with a clear social relevance in either of the themes mentioned above. Funding per project is up to P400,000 and will be awarded on a competitive basis. The primary criteria for selection of the projects to be funded are:

  • social significance
  • strength of the conceptual framework
  • project design and methodology
  • expected output in terms of publishable works in indexed journals.

The policies and guidelines and application form may be downloaded from the following website. Three items need to be submitted:

  • a detailed proposal as outlined in the guidelines
  • a completed application form with a 100-word abstract and noted by the chair or the dean
  • a short curriculum vitae of the lead proponent.

The deadline for submission has been extended until August 2, 2011. Awards will be announced by the end of September, and projects under this grant may start in October 2011 with a one- or two-year time frame.