By Cyrus A. Natividad
Participants from different colleges and departments in the university attended the Seminar-Workshop on Research Proposal Preparation and Orientation last August 22, 2019.
The University Research Center (URC) conducted a Seminar-Workshop on Research Proposal Preparation and Orientation for Internally and Externally Funded Researches. The Seminar-Workshop was held on August 22, 2019 from 8:00 AM – 5:00PM at the CPU Knowledge for Development Center (KDC). Twenty-seven participants from different Colleges and Departments of the University attended the seminar-workshop.
Dr. Irving Rio, Vice President for Academic Affairs, welcomed the participants. He expressed his thanks for the University Research Center for the opportunity to share the valuable seminar workshops to the participants. The Speaker, Dr. Mary O’ Penetrante, Director, University Research Center, presented the rationale, objectives, and expected outputs of the workshop.
Available External and Internal Funding agencies were also presented. Other topics included Selection of Research Topics to Pursue, Template for Research Proposal (External), Template for Research Proposal (Internal).
There were four sessions conducted. Session 1 included the Definition of Research Phenomenon/Gap/Problem, Preparing the Literature Map, Writing the General and Specific Objectives, and Writing the Hypothesis. Sessions 2, 3 and 4 where conducted after lunch. The participants presented their outputs after each session.
The workshop and outputs were relevant and helpful to the departments and colleges, and the University as well. The Seminar-Workshop is conducted annually by the University Research Center. This year’s activity was facilitated by Dr. Mary O’ T. Penetrante, University Research Committee Chairperson, Dr. Ananias C. Sabijon, Jr., Sub-Committee on Research Training, Education and Symposium Chairperson; Prof. Marigold E. Jutare, URC member and URC Secretary Ligaya Villareas-Caniel.