SEARCH FOR 2015 DOST-PCHRD-GRUPPOMEDICA AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING UNDERGRADUATE THESIS IN HERBAL MEDICINE IS OPEN

The Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) in cooperation with the Gruppo Medica, Inc. (GMI) is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2015 DOST-PCHRD-Gruppo Medica Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis in Herbal Medicine.

Dr. Zenaida P. Hadji Raof  Laidan, DOST XII Regional Director enjoins all undergraduate students of College of Pharmacy, Chemistry, Nursing and Arts and Sciences who have completed their thesis projects on medicinal plants in the current school year to join in the search.

The Award recognizes relevant and innovative research works on herbal medicine that can lead to practical and/or commercial applications, and is given to provide motivation for students with the technical guidance of their faculty adviser to view undergraduate thesis as an excellent opportunity to contribute to national interest.

Nominations must be made by the students’ faculty and adviser and should be endorsed by the Dean and the region-based Health Research and Development Consortium (HRDC) to PCHRD. A maximum of three (3) thesis projects are allowed per school/college.

A cash prize of P60,000.00 for first prize winner (P42,000 for student, P12,000 for the mentor and P6,000 for the school), P40,000 for the second prize winner (P28,000.00 for student, P8,000 for the mentor and P4000 for the school) and P20,000 for the third prize winner (P14,000 for student, P4,000 for the mentor and P2,000 for the school) will be awarded.

Deadline for submission of nominations to the Region XII Health Research and Development Consortium (HRDC XII) is on May 5, 2014. For inquiries, please view http://healthresearch.ph/index.php/component/content/article/2-uncategorised/335-oga.html or call (064) 421-2711 or 421 6908.

 

Approved:

DR. ZENAIDA P. HR LAIDAN

 Chair,Governing Board HRDC XII and

Regional Director

INVITATION FOR NOMINATION

Keio University Medical Science Fund is now accepting nominations for the Keio Medical Science Prize 2015. Established in 1996, Keio University annually awards the Keio Medical Science Prize to recognize researchers who have made an outstanding contribution to the field of medicine or life sciences.

Keio Medical Science Prize 2015

Criteria

  • Nominee must have a breakthrough in the fields of medicine and life sciences, and/or related fields.
  • Nominee must have an outstanding contribution to basic and clinical medicine.

Selection

13 selection committee members and over 60 specialists from various fields, within and outside Keio University, will select laureates through rigorous review process.

Eligibility

Nominees must be currently active in their field of research, and be expected to make future contributions to the field.

Prize

Each laureate receives a certificate of merit, medal and a monetary award of 10 million yen.

Nomination

  • Individuals are limited to one nomination each.
  • Institutions or organizations may make as many nomination as they can.
  • In case of multiple nominations, nominations are limited to One nominee per research theme.

Note: A nomination should be for one researcher. Keio University does not accept nominations for groups.

Nomination Materials

  • Nomination form (*can be downloaded from http://www.ms-fund.keio.ac.jp/prize/)
  • Nominee’s curriculum vitae
  • Nominee’s bibliography
  • Copy of major publications (maximum of 5, each major publication must be a separate PDF file.)

Please send all materials listed above in separate PDF format files via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or by post to:

Office of the Keio University Medical Science Fund

35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-8582, Japan

Online nomination is also available at http://www.ms-fund.keio.ac.jp/prize/index.html

Deadline

Nominations for 2015 must reach the Office of the Keio University Medical Science Fund by March 10, 2015.

For more information, visit http://www.ms-fund.keio.ac.jp/prize/index.html

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