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.
DR. ZENAIDA P. HR LAIDAN
Chair,Governing Board HRDC XII and