Following the success of the first research seminar-workshop last February 2017, the Research and Development Center facilitated another seminar-workshop for the faculty members of Laguna University. On August 7-8, 2017, 30 representatives from the different colleges gathered and participated in the Research Seminar-Workshop Part II: Rediscovering the Research Process among Laguna University Faculty and Staff. To officially start the program, Dr. Olga J. Domingo, Program Chair of the BAC program led the opening prayer.
The first resource person was Ms. Leah O. Madrazo, a faculty member from the College of Education, discussed Building Up the Research Culture and presented AMBISYON 2040 (NEDA) as well as the DOST Funding and Research Grants. For the afternoon session, Dr. Marie Joy Q. Elomina, the Research Director of the University explained the Institutional Research Agenda and Proposal Writing. To wrap up the first day, Ms. Jhonessa J. Layos, RN, a faculty member and research coordinator from the College of Health Sciences, presented the InnoHIVe Program, an HIV awareness program for the Senior High School students of Laguna University.
During the second day of the research seminar workshop, Prof. Marc Lester F. Quintana, RN, the Assistant Research Director discussed the Introduction to Inquiry Based Learning and Ethics in Research. The research seminar-workshop also enabled the attendees to apply and showcased what they learned for the past two days. During the afternoon session, representatives from all the departments presented their research proposals. VP for Academic Affairs, Dr. Colegio S. Gacson witnessed the faculty research proposals and gave the closing address. He stated his full support for the research ideas of the different departments. Dr. Norayda M. Dimaculangan, Dean of College of Entrepreneurship, Management and Accountancy, presented the Certificate of Recognition to all the speakers.
This activity was organized by Prof. Monette O. Bato, VP for Planning, Research and Extension together with Dr. Elomina, Prof. Quintana, and Ms. Audrey Lou S. Dimasaca, Research Assistant.