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 […]

PCIEERD Outstanding R&D Awards 2015

The Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD) is accepting entries to the 2015 Outstanding R&D Awards. SCOPE OF THE COMPETITION The competition is open to all Filipino scientists, researchers, and engineers from universities and colleges, R&D institutions, and private industries doing R&D work in the following categories: (1) Industrial Technology Process Chemicals Mining and Minerals Metals and Engineering Food Processing (2) Energy, Utilities & Systems Alternative Sources of Energy Energy Efficiency Transportation (3) Emerging Technology Materials Science/ Nanotechnology Biotechnology/ Genomics Information and Communications Technology Electronic and Semiconductor Space Technology Applications Photonics (4) Special Concerns Climate Change Adaptation Disaster […]

Call for proposals on policy research

The UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies (CIDS) invites proposals for policy research on any of the CIDS research priorities. Entitlements include  full-time detail to an appropriate government agency or to UPCIDS to conduct policy research work for one academic year, and a monetary award of P500,000. He/she will continue to draw his her salary and other entitlements attached to the position while on fellowship. See:

UPPEJA Fellowship Award: call for proposals

The UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies (UPCIDS)  invites proposals for the UP President Edgardo J. Angara (UPPEJA) Fellowship Award.  See more here.

Call for applications for USAID STRIDE scholarships and research grants

The scholarships cover Professional Science Masters (degree and non-degree) and PhD Research.  Research grants cover Collaborative Applied Research with Industry, and Philippines-U.S. Research and Exchange in partnership with academic institutions based in one of the STRIDE priority areas: Batangas, Cagayan de Oro, Iloilo, San Fernando/La Union, Puerto Princesa/Palawan, Tacloban, Tagbilaran/Bohol and Zamboanga.  Application period starts October 16, 2014.  For more about the scholarships, click here. For more information about the research grants, click here. Or visit