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TABANG PH: VISCANS RAISE FUNDS TO COVER PPE SHORTAGE IN LEYTE ISLAND
VSU students and alumni organized an initiative to raise funds to produce alternative personal protective equipment for frontliners and other vulnerable groups. Tabang PH, a civic engagement group formed by Viscans Jamie Faith De Veyra, Felix John Amestoso, Allen Glenn Gil, Kit Felian Tenio, Trishia Jade Acilo, and Weneline Balena initiated fundraising to produce alternative PPEs.
2020 Call for Proposals Collaborative Research and Capacity Building Initiative in HIV and Schistosomiasis
One of the strategic objectives of Philippine National Health Research System (PNHRS) for 2019-2022 is to strengthen the capacity of the network to support health research. To address this objective, the PNHRS Capacity Building Committee (CBC) created the Collaborative Research and Capacity Building Initiative which will integrate the capacity building efforts of the implementing agencies, regional consortia, and member institutions. Harmonizing the efforts in research capacity will result in better use of resources which will contribute to the development of evidence-informed health decisions, programs, and policies.
EVHRDC CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR CY 2020
DOST PCHRD Hotline

The 2020 Joint Research Project Call for Proposals between DOST and the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) of the People’s Republic of China is now open!

In pursuit of cooperation between the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) of the People’s Republic of China, we are calling for mutually beneficial and collaborative project proposals in any of the following identified priority areas:

  1. Health
  2. Agriculture
  3. Renewable Energy

A total of eight (08) new projects will be approved during this call for proposals. DOST will provide an annual funding of up to Php 8,000,000.00 for each approved research project, while MOST will provide an annual funding of up to RMB 1,000,000.00 for the Chinese counterpart. Each project should have a maximum duration of two (2) years.

For reference, below is the timeline for the 2020 DOST-MOST JRP Call for Proposals: 

TIMELINE

Deadline for submitting applications:

26 June 2020

Exchange lists of applications that meet the eligibility requirements:

By the end of June 2020

Exchange of respective review results:

By the end of September 2020

Selection decision and announcement:

By the end of October 2020

Start of project:

From January 2021 to December 2022

Submission of final reports:

Upon completion of each project


Interested parties are advised to coordinate with prospective counterpart/collaborator in China to craft the project proposals. The Filipino researcher must submit the capsule proposal to DOST through the Office of the Assistant Secretary for International Cooperation while the Chinese counterpart will submit the same to MOST for separate review and evaluation. Only proposals that are endorsed for further submission of full-blown proposals will undergo technical review and possible approval by both DOST and MOST.

The necessary DOST-GIA forms may be downloaded at http://tiny.cc/DOSTGIAFormsFor further inquiries, you may contact Ms. Andrea Velasquez of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for International Cooperation, at Tel. No.: +632-8-838-8376 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. /This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

EURAXESS ASEAN TRAINING NETWORKS 

PhD LEVEL FUNDING PROGRAM  AVAILABLE POSITIONS DEADLINE LINK

MSCA ITN ‘TReSPAsS’ "TRaining in Secure and PrivAcy-preserving biometricS" Early Training Networks 

 

14 PhD Positions  30 April 2020 https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/worldwide/asean/14-phd-positions-training-secure-and-privacy-preserving-biometrics-early

MSCA ITN ‘CLIPE’ (Creating Lively Interactive Populated Environments)

 
 15 PhD Positions 30 August 2020 https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/worldwide/asean/15-phd-positions-within-msca-itn-etn-clipe-creating-lively-interactive

MSCA-ITN "Communication for Children with Hearing Impairment to optimise Language Development (Comm4CHILD)"

 
15 PhD Positions 11 May 2020

10th Call for Application now open: PhD in water science and technology at European Wetsus programme

 

Not Specified 8 May 2020 https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/worldwide/asean/10th-call-application-now-open-phd-water-science-and-technology-european-wetsus

'NanoLund' nanotechnology and nanoscience at COFUND

11 PhD Positions 4 May 2020 https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/worldwide/asean/sweden-11-open-doctoral-positions-nanotechnology-and-nanoscience-cofund-project
 
 

We would like to invite you to submit proposals to the Call for Application to the research grants under the Green Chemistry for Life Project of UNESCO’s International Basic Sciences Programme (IBSP) and PhosAgro, the largest producer of phosphate-based fertilizer in Europe, in close cooperation with the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC).

I. Sixth (6th) Call for Application to the PhosAgro/UNESCO/IUPAC Grants for Research Projects in Green Chemistry

The grant programme offers up to US$ 30,000. The application is open for young scientists aged 39 and below with innovative research projects in green chemistry that resopect the Twelve (12) Principles of Green Chemistry. The applicant must also possess a PhD or equivalent in chemitry or a related interdisciplinary area and has at least three (3) publications in recognized scientific journals.

Deadline of Application: 31 August 2019

II. PhosAgro/UNESCO/IUPAC Green Chemistry special grants for research projects on phosphogypsum

This special grant is opened in response to societal and environmental needs for young scientists aged 39 and under with at least three (3) publications in recognized scientific journals. This will be awarded to a project in green chemistry research project on innovations in the processing and utilization of phosphogypsum, a mineral technogenic waste material produced in great quantities.

Deadline of Application: 31 August 2019

Forms and additional information, including the guidelines for applications to the PhosAgro/UNESCO/IUPAC research grants and other pertinent documents may be accessed through http://www.unesco.org/new/en/natural-sciences/science-technology/basic-sciences/chemistry/green-chemistry-for-life/how-to-apply/.

Kindly submit the accomplished application form, project proposal form, and approval letter, together with all documentary requirements to the Office of the Assistant Secretary for International Cooperation for further endorsement.

Submissions may also be done in advance via email to Ms. Karen Mabagos at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. copy This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

One of the strategic objectives of Philippine National Health Research System (PNHRS) for 2019-2022 is to strengthen the capacity of the network to support health research. To address this objective, the PNHRS Capacity Building Committee (CBC) created the Collaborative Research and Capacity Building Initiative which will integrate the capacity building efforts of the implementing agencies, regional consortia, and member institutions. Harmonizing the efforts in research capacity will result in better use of resources which will contribute to the development of evidence-informed health decisions, programs, and policies.

 

The Collaborative Research and Capacity Building Initiative has the following objectives:

  • Promote partnership and collaboration among researchers/research and development institutions in health research capacity building;
  • Harmonize R&D capacity building efforts through interregional and interdisciplinary collaborative research;
  • Optimize resources for health R&D capacity building programs for researchers and research and development institutions; and
  • Develop more relevant and quality health researches aligned with National Unified Health Research Agenda (NUHRA) and Regional Unified Health Research Agenda.

 

Priority Areas for Funding

For its initial phase, the initiative accepts proposals on control and prevention of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and schistosomiasis.

The program must have at least 2-3 of the following research project components: (1) clinical/epidemiology/diagnostics, (2) use of ICT, (3) health social science, and (4) health policy and systems research.

 

Minimum Requirements for the Proposals

All proposals submitted for funding must comply with the following requirements:

  • Must involve the Research and Development Institution’s (RDI) or Higher Education Institutions’ (HEIs) faculty/researcher and early career scientists
  • Must include a mechanism for sharing of resources (expertise, data/information, facilities) for research
  • Must be collaborative, interregional, and interdisciplinary, involving 2-3 RDIs/HEIs through letter of support or willingness to collaborate
  • Must include plans for research dissemination, utilization, and translation
  • Duration: 1-2 years (PNHRS implementing agencies and counterpart implementing RDIs/non-RDIs shall provide funding for approved proposals for 1-2 years, subject to monitoring and evaluation and annual review)

 

Who may submit

Principal investigators must be a Filipino with at least a Master’s Degree in a relevant field and employed in universities/colleges, research agencies/institutes, hospitals, and other health related agencies who are members of the Regional Health Research and Development Consortia (RHRDC) are eligible to apply for the research grant.
 

How to submit 

Interested lead proponents must submit their capsule proposals using the DOST-PCHRD forms. Research proposals submitted must be duly endorsed by the RHRDC concerned.

The RHRDC shall submit priority capsule proposal to:

The Executive Director
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development
Department of Science and Technology
Saliksik Building, DOST Compound, Gen. Santos Ave., Bicutan Taguig City 1631 Philippines

 

Deadline of submission of capsule proposal to consortium is on or before June 30, 2020.

**Qualified capsule proposals will be endorsed by the RHRDC concerned to PNHRS CBC secretariat. The successful proponents will be invited to join a write-shop for the development of the full proposal.

 

For inquiries, you may email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Samar State University (SSU) in collaboration with the other Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and Local Government Units (LGUs) in Region * will be staging the 3rd  National Conference on Poverty Alleviation and Sustainable Development (PovCon) on September 25 – 27, 2019, at Saint Paul School of Professional Studies, Campetic, Palo, Leyte with the theme “Capitalizing Filipino Culture in Transforming Communities into a Globally Competitive Countryside.”

The Poverty Conference will serve as a platform in showcasing the best practices in poverty reduction initiatives and in increasing involvement in addressing the Millennium Development Goal:

  1. Eradication of Poverty and Hunger through Scientific Multidisciplinary Researches and Collaboration

For this year, the confab has four (4) components:

  1. Oral Presentation
  2. Research – Based Short Film
  3. Audio – Visual Documentaries
  4. Colloquium/Knowledge Cafe (for Non-academician)

The conference has the following tracks:

  1. Culture, Poverty and Development
  2. Culture, Science, Research and Innovation
  3. Culture, Health, Business and Economics
  4. Education and Culture
  5. Cultural Characteristics of Developed Communities
  6. Culture and Environmental Issues
  7. Gender Issues in Poverty

Along this line, SSU is pleased to invite you to participate in the said conference. The deadline for the submission of abstract is on July 31, 2019. Enclosed is the confab’s flyer for your information, reference and guidance or you may visit povcon.ssu.edu.ph.

Should you have questions, please feel free to contact the Director of the Research Center for Culture and Social Issues (RCCSI), Ms. Maria Rubi M. Parrocho, at 09365575081 or you may email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..