The Research Congress 2015 is an annual event organized by De La Salle University. This Academic Year, it will be held on March 2-4, 2015. The theme is

"#ResearchforSustainable Future"

The congress provides an opportunity for researchers, educators and students to disseminate their research outputs. It is also a venue for discussion, exchange of ideas, as well as finding partners for future collaboration. The Research Congress is open to the public and is free of charge. Participants are requested to pre-register online.


NOBEL LAUREATE KEYNOTE SPEAKER

March 2, 2015 (Monday), 14:00-16:00, Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium, Yuchengco Hall 7th Floor

Take a glimpse at the mind of the 2009 Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry Prof. Ada Yonath, as she talks about her contributions to science and its impact on modern biomedical research. Be inspired as she gives insights on her life as a scientist and a researcher.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

March 2, 2015 (Monday) 9:00-12:00, Henry Sy, Sr. Hall 4th Floor

Listen to the plenary session on Great Women, Great Chemists – a prelude to the Nobel Chemistry lecture and in celebration of Women’s Month. Be captivated by the scientific contributions of two foremost women chemists in the country: National Scientist Dr. Lourdes Cruz and Philippine Nuclear Research Institute Director Dr. Alumanda dela Rosa, as they share their works. Two Professors from the Chemistry Department will orient the audience on the science of Nobel Laureate Prof. Ada Yonath.

FELLOWS TALK

March 3, 2015 (Tuesday), 9:00-12:00, Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium, Yuchengco Hall 7th Floor

Fellows talk is the DLSU version of the famous TED talks (Technology, Entertainment and Design; www.ted.com). Four University Fellows will deliver inspiring great talks that will stir your curiosity.

Watch Videos here: Part 1, Part 2

WORKSHOP ON JOURNAL PUBLISHING

March 3, 2015 (Tuesday), 13:00-17:00, Yuchengco Hall - Y509

A workshop on developing the skills of students, teachers & researchers for publishing their research works in high-impact journals in the field of Natural Sciences & Technology as well as in the area of Humanities and Social Sciences.

SESSION ON LIGHT & ATMOSPHERE

March 3, 2015 (Tuesday), 13:00-17:00, Henry Sy, Sr. Hall 5th Floor

A special session dedicated to advances in LiDAR and remote sensing research in celebration of the International Year of the Light. Learn how some DLSU faculty integrates light in atmospheric research.

RESEARCH CENTERS EXHIBIT

March 2-4, 2015, Henry Sy, Sr. Hall 5th floor (Open for three days)

Research Centers of DLSU will showcase the research agenda, activities and outputs of each center. Be engaged by the exhibits as you explore opportunities for collaboration, assistantships and fellowships.

PARALLEL TECHNICAL SESSIONS

March 3, 2015 (Tuesday), 13:00-17:00, Yuchengco Hall 4th & 5th floors
March 4, 2015 (Wednesday), 9:00-12:00, Yuchengco Hall 4th & 5th floors

Technical papers with varied topics that suit your interests will be presented by researchers from DLSU and from other institutions. Topics are on (1) Food, Nutrition & Health, (2) Sustainability, Environment & Energy, (3) Women, Children & Family, (4) Living Culture & Contemporary Societies, (5) Learners & Learning Innovations, (6) Human Centric Technology, (6) Entrepreneurship, Business & Management (7) Theoretical, Philosophical & Historical Studies.

GRADUATE RESEARCH COLLOQUIA

March 2, 2015 (Monday), 17:00-19:00, Yuchengco Hall 4th & 5th floors

Research results of some PhD and MS/MA graduate students will be presented before a panel of discussants. Learn the dynamics of academic exchange of ideas.

JOINT INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM

March 4, 2015 (Wednesday), 9:00-12:00, Henry Sy, Sr. Hall 5th floor

Listen to the dynamic interaction between researchers from DLSU and Mariano Marcos State University as they present their research works that are meant towards contributing to nation-building and in securing positive, meaningful, lasting, and inclusive growth in the society.

WORKSHOP ON RESEARCH ETHICS, PATENTING & TECHNOLOGY COMMERCIALIZATION

March 4, 2015 (Wednesday), 9:00-12:00, Yuchengco Hall -Y509

Learn the standards of ethical conduct of research, the rigors of how researchers can protect their work through patenting and the exciting possibility of commercializing a research output.

KEYNOTE ON SUSTAINABILITY & INTERACTION WITH RESEARCH CENTER DIRECTORS

March 4, 2015 (Wednesday), 13:30-15:30, Henry Sy, Sr. Hall 5th floor

Listen to the challenges and research opportunities in sustainability. Be engaged by the interaction meant to foster research collaboration with different research center directors in the university.

Contact Information:

DLSU Trunkline: (02) 5244611

Conference Chairman loc 522
Research Center Exhibits loc 302
Secretariat loc 164 or loc 401

Email addresses
Inquiries on papers rescongress.paper@dlsu.edu.ph
General Inquiries rescongress.register@dlsu.edu.ph