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DOST-Newton Fund PhD Scholarship programme is now open for applications

The British Council is pleased to announce that the DOST-Newton Fund PhD Scholarship programme is now open for applications. The aim of the DOST-Newton PhD Scholarship programme is to facilitate the capacity building of individuals, and the building of sustainable, long-lasting links between the UK and the Philippines. The scholarships are for full-time PhD study in the UK from December 2015 until January 2019. This opportunity is open to students who are eligible to apply for the DOST-Engineering Research and Development for Technology (ERDT) and the DOST-Accelerated Science & Technology Human Resource Development Programme (ASTHRDP). Applications are now being accepted using the online form. Deadline […]

Master of Public Policy and Management at Universiti Brunei Darussalam

The Master of Public Policy and Management is an 18-month study program that will commence on 27 December 2015. Students will spend 12 months at the Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) and undertake their third semester (six months) in one of UBD’s partner policy schools in the United States. These institutions are Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy, University of Maryland School of Public Policy, Duke University Sanford School of Public Policy, and Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley. A visit to Washington, D.C. will also be a key feature of the third semester. It will […]

Program for Fostering ASEAN Future Leaders Program 2015/2016

A Program for Fostering ASEAN Future Leaders Program 2015/2016 is an ASEAN-Korea Cooperation Project between the ASEAN University Network (AUN) and Daejeon University (DJU). The project is jointly funded by the ASEAN-ROK Future Oriented Cooperation Programs Funds and Daejeon University. The program offers exchange scholarships for 20 undergraduate students from ASEAN student to study at Daejeon University, the Republic of Korea (ROK). The scholarship includes tuition fees, room and board, round-trip ticket, basic medical insurance and monthly living allowance for one academic year. Application guidelines and other information may be read here.

ASEF Summer University on Sustainable Urbanisation in Heritage Cities

In cooperation with Symbiosis International University, the Indian Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) and the Indian Ministry of External Affairs, ASEF will organise the 19th ASEF Summer University on “Sustainable Urbanisation in Heritage Cities” from 9-21 August in Pune, India. This two weeks project offers an exciting programme which fuses lectures, workshops and trainings as well as a hack-a-thon where the participants will jointly develop physical & digital prototypes, social impact models and business plans. ASEF has just launched the Open Call for Application and warmly invites students from all academic fields to apply. We would be very happy to see a number of applications […]

The 2015 National Book Development Trust Fund Grant

The National Book Development Board (NBDB), the government agency mandated to develop and support the Philippine book publishing industry, has recently launched a call for applications for the National Book Development Trust Fund Grant for 2015. Authors and organizations are invited to submit at least 25 percent of their manuscripts or research works for books. The chosen works will receive a grant of P200,000.00 each. Manuscripts or research works for books should be on any of the following subjects: 1. local history and culture (written in Filipino, English, or any Philippine language) 2. traditional medicine, integrative medicine or tropical medicine 3. food science […]

Research grants for foreign scholars in Chinese Studies

The Center for Chinese Studies (CCS) has been established to promote research in Chinese studies in the Republic of China (Taiwan) and overseas, and to facilitate communication among scholars and institutions worldwide.  The CCS, based in the ROC National Central Library, is now offering Research grants to Foreign Scholars in Chinese Studies. This program is open to Professors, Associate Professors, Assistant Professors, Doctoral Candidates as well as researchers in foreign institutions. Research tenure is three months to one year. It includes direct round-trip tickets and research stipends.    Applications should be submitted to CCS by May 31, 2015.  For more information […]

APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education (ASPIRE)

The call for nomination for the APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education (ASPIRE) through APEC Policy partnership on Science, Technology and Innovation (PPSTI) is now open.  For its host year of 2015 the Philippines selects “Disaster Risk Reduction: Understanding the Role of Climate Change and Variability” as the ASPIRE nominating theme. This theme focuses on innovative technologies that may help economies adapt to the changing climate, protect the natural environment, and build resilient and sustainable societies. Nominees should demonstrate excellence in scientific research, as evidenced by scholarly publication, and cooperation with scientists from other APEC member economies in subjects such […]

Call for Nominations: Concepcion D. Dadufalza Award for Distinguished Achievement

The Office is once again accepting nominations for the Concepcion Dadufalza Award for Distinguished Achievement until 31 July 2016. The award aims to honor individuals of distinction, to keep alive the selfless vision and values of Professor Dadufalza. The award is open to anyone who has been affiliated with UP — student, alumnus/alumna, faculty member, researcher — who meets the criteria of the award (Download the Guidelines). The awardee will be announced in September 2016.  Since its establishment in 2000, the award has been conferred on 14 scholars of the University. The last recipient was Dr. Perry S. Ong of the UP […]

Call for applications: Scientific Career System 2015

All non-faculty researchers are invited to apply to the Scientific Career System CY 2015 of the Department of Science and Technology and the Civil Service Commission. Under the program, productive researchers of the Research, Extension and Professional Staff (REPS) in UP are given the opportunity to be promoted up to a salary grade 30, the equivalent of a full professor rank. Evaluation will be based on accomplishments made between January 2005 to December 2014. Nominations with complete documentation (7 hard copies plus one copy on CD) will be accepted until 2 March 2015. Download the files: OVPAA Memo 2015-06 SCS Form 1 (Application form) Criteria for application […]

The 2015 Third World Studies Center Writeshop

The Third World Studies Center (TWSC) launches the 2015 TWSC Writeshop in continuing its commitment to build the capacity of early career researchers, junior faculty members, and graduate students in the social sciences. The 2015 TWSC Writeshop will feature academic lectures; small group discussions with journal editors; and a plenary presentation as culminating activity. The lectures encompass: 1) problematizing theory in the social sciences; 2) the contribution of quantitative research to knowledge production in the social sciences; 3) the contribution of qualitative research to knowledge production in the social sciences; 4) research and publication ethics in the social sciences; and […]