Salle assists colleges, universities build research capabilities
the occasion of the Mission Statement-University Week,which
will be held January 22-27, the University will welcome CHED
Chairperson Dr. Ester Garcia on campus for the blessing of
the Zonal Research Center (ZRC). The blessing will serve as
the official launching of the Center, and it will be held
on January 24.
selection of De La Salle University-Manila as a CHED ZRC for
the National Capital Region (Group 1) affirmed the University’s
academic strengths, particularly in the fields of engineering,
information technology, religion, business, and teacher education.
The selection of ZRCs throughout the country is CHED’s scheme
to tap resources of selected higher education institutions
(HEI) to effectively manage research activities of colleges
and universities in the different identified regions.
are tasked to serve as clearinghouse of research proposals
submitted to CHED for funding, assist CHED in monitoring CHED-funded
researches, and conduct training programs to build or strengthen
research capabilities of HEIs. Moreover, ZRCs will assist
in providing venue for dissemination of research results,
more particularly in readying materials for publication in
the Philippine Journal of Higher Education. It will also undertake
at least one commissioned research every year.
For its part, DLSU-Manila has so far conducted numerous training
programs on writing research proposals for engineering, religious
education, computer, and business which has benefited about
two hundred researchers representing various institutions
among the 130 HEIs under its fold. A consultative meeting
among science and theology and religious education researchers
has also been conducted.