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Pinoy Scholar Goes Viral for Graduating Summa Cum Laude from Master’s Degree in Europe

   The Buzzooks.com site features news this week on former SDRC research assistant Kent Tangcalagan, who was part of the team led by Dr. Ma. Elena Chiong-Javier on the project “Conservation Agriculture for Food Security in Cambodia and the Philippines” …

SDRC Fellows Marlon Era and Antonio Contreras Elected to New Positions

SDRC Research Fellow and Behavioral Sciences faculty member Dr. Marlon Era was elected to the Philippine Sociological Society Board of Directors during the annual PSS Conference held at Central Mindanao University in Musuan, Bukidnon from October 3 to 5, 2019. …

SDRC Partners with COSCA-LSEED Host #WeCAN International Research Colloquium

Showcasing local and international researches of faculty members, students and researchers on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the #WeCAN International Research Colloquium was held on September 12, 2019 at The Verdure of the Henry Sy, Sr. Hall. The Colloquium was hosted by the …

SDRC Participates in DSWD CDD-COP Consultation Meeting

SDRC Publications Unit members Connie Maraan and Maria Catherine Dacillo-Domingo represented the Center at the 1st Community Driven Development Communities of Practice (CDD-COP) Consultation Meeting held in San Juan City on July 12, 2019. The CDD-COP is envisioned by the …

SDRC Core Staff Participates in Annual Faith Formation Activity

SDRC Director Dr. Maria Caridad Tarroja together with members of the core staff attended their Faith Formation activity for the year on July 24 at the Kanlaon Room of the Century Park Hotel. Facilitated by Adult Spiritual Formation Coordinator Andylyn …

“Vahay” and “Tataya” Documentaries Debut at Cinemalaya 2019

The premiere of two documentaries based on the SDRC-National Historical Commission of the Philippines study “Batanes Province Project on the Construction of Ivatan Houses in Basco with Related Publications” was held on August 7, 2019 as part of Cinemalaya 15 …

NKOLS and NS-OSAEC Teams Conduct Culminating Activity

Online threats to vulnerability exist, no matter where the location. They are not province- or gadget-specific. As long as there is Piso-Net, there is an online threat to children. This was one of the lessons shared by research apprentices and …

SDRC Elected to Head Local Governance Research Network

Results of the recent Local Governance Training and Research Institute-Philippine Network—or LoGoTRI-PhilNet—Board of Directors election were recently released, naming the DLSU Social Development Research Center as the new President for 2019-2022. Held during the BOD meeting in Pasig City on …

Social Development Research Center Celebrates its 40th Year with Lessons Toward a Sustainable Future

How can academe contribute to finding effective and lasting solutions to Philippine development? This has been, and continues to be, the mandate of De La Salle University’s Social Development Research Center, which has served since 1979 as the College of …

DLSU-Manila and SDRC Host International Workshop on Capacity Building in Asia for Resilience Education

HEIs are crucial in guiding communities to resilience. This was a vital point made by DOST Undersecretary Dr. Renato Solidum, Jr. during his keynote address, which opened the 5th Steering Committee Meeting and International Workshop of the Capacity Building in …

Young Researchers’ Forum

Inter-Quarter NRCP Scientific Meeting on Ethics in Research co-hosted by URCO and SDRC

Lasting solutions are needed to address the Philippines’ social, educational, political and cultural problems more than the quick-fix efforts of its politicians. This was cited as the theme behind the joint Ethics in Research Scientific Meeting jointly held by Division …

SDRC Research Fellows Garner Awards in Research Recognition Ceremonies for 2016

As part of the celebration of Teacher’s Month, it was fitting to take time out to acknowledge the success of individuals who have contributed to the rise of De La Salle University as a premiere research institution. Vice Chancellor for …

SDRC Director Shares Expertise in Proposal Development

SDRC Director Shares Expertise in Proposal Development Conceptualization: The first of the four basic steps in the research process, it comprises 50% of the work required. It is a “soft skill” that can only be learned through practice. This was …

2017 Teambuilding and Planning Workshop Conducted

The director, staff and research assistants of the Social Development Research Center participated in a teambuilding activity and planning workshop from May 31 to June 2, 2017 in Lingayen, Pangasinan. The event provided the opportunity to finalize the program for …