The Department of Science and Technology- Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the DOST-PCHRD- Undergraduate Thesis Grant in Natural Products.
 
The program aims to sustain a research culture in natural products to increase the number of research, and later on build a pool of researchers/experts specializing in the field. It supports the Drug Discovery and Development Program of the Department of Science and Technology Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) which aims to develop safe, effective and affordable alternative drugs from the country’s natural resources.
 
 
WHO CAN APPLY?
 
The search is open to all undergraduate students of Colleges of Pharmacy, Chemistry, Nursing, and Health and Allied Sciences who have thesis proposals on natural products in the current school year. All nominees must submit the following documents to the Regional Health Research and Development Consortium (RHRDC):
 
 
HOW TO APPLY?
 
  •  Duly accomplished prescribed research proposal form with college seal,
  •  Endorsement letter from the institution signed by the head of the university college dean,
  •  Soft copy of the proposal (MS Word Format),
  •  Hard copy of the proposal using A4 paper,
  •  Certificate of plant authentication,
  •  Appropriate clearances,
  •  Curriculum vitae of the students and adviser using the prescribed form.

 

SELECTION OF CRITERIA

 1. Technical merit
  • Objectives are specific, measurable, attainable, relevant and time-bound;
  • The study design supports the objectives; and
  • The study sample and methodology are appropriate

2. Data management

  • The plan for data collection is clearly described;
  • Quality control procedures for data collection are in place; and
  • Statistical analysis is well described

3. Relevance/significance

  • The study addresses an important health problem; and
  • The study contributes to the advancement of scientific knowledge

4. Proponent/institution's capacity

  • The investigators are qualified and appropriately trained to carry out the study;
  • The proposed study is appropriate to the experience level of the investigator; and
  • The implementing institution is capable of carrying out the proposed study

 

 

Nominations with incomplete requirements will automatically be excluded from the list of official entries. Only prescribed forms should be used and any alteration on the form is not allowed. 
 
For more inquiries, you may contact us at telephone No. (064) 421-6908/ 2712; telefax no. (064) 421-2711; or send email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
 
Click here to download the form and brochure.
 
 
 
 
 

We are pleased to announce the Search for the Best Mentor in Health Research Award for the year 2019.  The award aims to recognize excellence in mentorship that instills passion among researchers resulting to enhanced relevance and productivity in health research.  It also aims to reward mentors who have built the capacities of researchers in health sector which led to significant advances in the Philippine National Health Research System (PNHRS) thrusts as identified in the National Unified Health Research Agenda (NUHRA).

This is open to all Filipino citizens actively involved in mentoring researchers/students or colleagues for at least 5 years. Nominations can be made by heads of institutions, immediate supervisor/s, colleagues/s, trainee/s, or student / advisee.  Past winners cannot be nominated and self-nomination is not allowed. Each cluster winner (Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao and NCR) will receive a plaque of recognition and cash prize of P200, 000.00 while the national winner will receive a trophy and cash prize of P500, 000.00.

In this regard, may we request you to disseminate the call for nominations to the members of your institution.  Deadline for nomination is on January 11, 2019.  Only prescribed forms should be used and any alteration on the form is not allowed.

For more inquiries, you may contact us at telephone No. (064) 421-6908/ 2712; telefax no. (064) 421-2711; or send email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Thank you.

 

Here is the link for the Best Mentor in Health Research Award 2019 guidelines and recommendation form: http://www.pchrd.dost.gov.ph/index.php/downloads/category/227-best-mentor-guidelines

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