Successful Run for SDRC at 2014 DLSU Research Congress

image1SDRC gained favorable exposure and widened its network of contacts during the three-day DLSU Research Congress held from March 6 to 8 at the Henry Sy, Sr. Hall and Enrique Yuchengco Hall. Held with the theme “Towards Rigorous, Relevant and Socially Responsive Lasallian Research,” the Research Congress is an annual event at the University where researchers, educators and students share their outputs. It is a venue for discussion and exchange of ideas, and is where collaborative research partnerships are forged.

The Center was among one among sixteen research units and offices at the University participating in the research exhibit, held on the fourth floor of the HSSH. A total of 178 visitors registered at the SDRC exhibit, affiliated with the following institutions: Centro Escolar University, National Defense College of the Philippines, National Committee on Cultural Education, Gutalac National High School (Zamboanga del Norte), Chiang Kai Shek College, Rizal Technological University, Technological University of the Philippines-Manila, Philippine Normal University, Assumption College, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, Feati University, University of St. La Salle, Xavier School, University of the Philippines-Manila, Southern Luzon State University, Philippine Christian University, Lorma Colleges Special Science High School, and the Barcelona Mangrove Research Farm and Resort.

image2Visitors were given complimentary publications courtesy of SDRC, and a number participated in the “SDRC Trivia” game for more giveaways. Brochures and a mini-exhibit provided information about the Center and its recent activities.

Meanwhile, SDRC Researcher Kent C. Tangcalagan presented a paper entitled “Nutritional Knowledge and Roles of Women Farmers in Resolving Hidden Hunger in Claveria, Misamis Oriental, Philippines” during the Technical Session on Food, Nutrition and Health, and former SDRC Director Rhoderick V. Nuncio presented a paper entitled “Mirroring and Reliving History through Rizal’s Novels: An Intertextual Reading Using Casper’s and Dilthey’s Frame” during the Technical Session on Theoretical Philosophical and Historical Studies.

The 15th DLSU Research Congress was organized by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, the University Research Coordination Office, and their partners.