app Research Grants

Funded/Contracted and Collaborative Research Conducted by app Faculty/ Reports on Researches Conducted with other Institutions/Agencies
Researcher/s Title of Research Partner Agency Duration Remark
Project Leader:
  Maria Visitacion N. Gumabay, DIT
  Jesus B. Pizarro, DPA
  Carlos L. Babaran, Jr, MIT
  Sheena G. Gumarang, MIT
  Rucelj D. Pugeda, MIT
BSIT Students:
  Angelo Peralta
  Julius Cepeda
  Stephen Ibus

TC-TRISSEA (Tuguegarao City Tricycle Riders Information, Security and Satisfaction Enhancement App): A Proposed Mobile App for Tricycle Commuters of Tuguegarao City Department of Health

Department of Science and Technology, Region 2 (DOST RO2)/Tuguegarao, Cagayan
12 Months
June 2023 – June 2024
Project Leader:
  Jesus B. Pizarro, DPA
  Josephine D. Lorica, DPA
  Everett T. Lauretta, RN
  Lita A. Jose, MBA
  Christian Jade G. Ruam, BSIT

The effectiveness of the Cagayan Valley Research Consortia in Enhancing the Research Productivity and Engagement of Researchers in Higher Education Institutions and Partner Agencies in Region 2. Cagayan Valley Health Research and Development Consortium (CVHRDC)/ Tuguegarao, Cagayan

Department of Science and Technology, Region 2 (DOST RO2)/Tuguegarao, Cagayan
12 Months
June 2023 – June 2024
Project Leader:
  Benjamin B. Jularbal, PhDSciEd
  Jean A. Sumait, MST
   Josephine D. Lorica, DPA
   Dennis C. Tanguilan, MST

The Antimicrobial Activity and the effects on mecA gene expression of Bangka-Bangkahan (Rhoeo discolor) on Methicillin and Vancomycin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Cagayan Valley Health Research and Development Consortium (CVHRDC)/ Tuguegarao, Cagayan

Department of Science and Technology, Region 2 (DOST RO2)/Tuguegarao, Cagayan
8 months Project
August 15, 2023 to April 15, 2024
Project Leader:
  Eileen A. Moina, RPh, MPH
Comprehensive Evaluation of the Molluscicidal Activity of Euphorbia Splendens Latex Against Oncomelania Quadrasi Philippine Council for Health Research and Development- Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCHRD)

Department of Science and Technology, Region 2 (DOST RO2)/Tuguegarao, Cagayan

Department of Health-Cagayan Valley Center for Health Development, Gonzaga Municipal Health Office

Philippine Institute of Traditional and Alternative Health Care-Cagayan Valley Herbal Processing Plant (PITACH-CVHPP)

Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, RO2

July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022
(Approved Extension: August 2023)
Project Leader:
  Nestdivie U. Pascual, RMT
Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice (KAP) of Parents on Soil-Transmitted Helminthiasis (STH) Infection Control and Prevention and STH Incidence Among School-Age Children in Selected Schools of Cagayan Province

DOH-Cagayan Valley Center for Health Development

Department of Science and Technology, Region 2 (DOST RO2)/Tuguegarao, Cagayan

March 2021 to March 2022
Requested Extension: March 2023
Project Leader:
  Rei Kristoffer C. Ubiña, MD, DFM
  Francis Bienrico B. Ilac
   Manuelito P. Talaue Jr.
   Gianne Jaye T. Callueng
   Luisito Angelo II D. de la Cruz
   Ayessa Marie B. Addatu
   Melowin Mae D. Pagud
   Carlo Maverick Paul M. Pulido

Wound Healing Property of Ointment Made from Sitaw (Vigna unguiculata) Leaf Ethanolic Extract on Burn-Inflicted Wounds in Sprague-Dawley Rats. app September 5, 2022 to August 2023 Accomplished
Project Leader:
  Emolyn M. Iringan, PhD
  Claudeth U. Gamiao, PhD
   Josephine D. Lorica, DPA
   Evelyn Elizabeth L. Pacquing, MST
   Lita A. Jose, MBA

Perceived Effects of Adolescent Health and Development (AHD) Interventions on the Knowledge, Attitudes and Behavior (KAB) of Adolescents in Region 02 Commission on Population, RO2 May 2018 to November 2018 Accomplished and presented in February 2019
Project Leader:
  Rita B. Daliwag, MST
Safety and Efficacy of Mansanita (Muntingia calabura) Leaves Extract in the Dissolution of Gallstones Department of Science and Technology, Region 2 (DOST RO2)/Tuguegarao, Cagayan

DOST-Philippine Council for Health Research and Development

Seven Months
December 31, 2015 to July 31, 2016
Effectivity: July 10, 2017
Extended until May 2018
Date of Terminal Report:
February 2, 2022

2017 app Research Grant

The Research Grant

Each research grant provides at least Php75,000 for applicants who are currently working on or would like to start research projects that are aligned with the University Research Agenda. Preference will be given to collaborative research that involves any combination of classroom practitioner, administrator, and/or an outside researcher. Applicants for the award must pass their Research Proposal to the Research and Publications Office for In-house Review.

    The Research Proposal
  • Research problem may be drawn from either of the following:
    • The research agenda and strategic directions of the University
    • Other identified priority themes
  • The faculty researcher must follow the prescribed format (refer to the Research Proposal Format).
    • An introduction which includes the rationale, statement of the problem and the significance of the study.
    • Theoretical Framework
    • Methodology (Research Design, Instrumentation, Sampling Techniques and Statistical Treatment)
    • Manpower to be involved
    • Expenditures to be incurred in the Study
    • Gantt Chart of the Research Activity. All researches should be finished before the end of the school year.
  • The proposal title and specific problems must be initially approved by the Research Director.
  • The proponent should submit a research proposal to the Research and Publications Office. The research proposal passes through the scrutiny of the Research Evaluation Team to look into its merits. In case the proposal is not considered favorable by the Research Evaluation Team, it shall be returned to the proponent for revision.
  • All proposals will be prepared in three copies at the expense of the proponent.
  • The research proposals will pass through in-house review to ensure that all proposals are within the quality standards and meets ethical requirements. Reviewers also assess whether the research proposals pass the standards for funding.

Evaluation Criteria

Proposals will be evaluated according to the following criteria (100 points total):
  • 20 points: Feasibility of the project (in terms of scope, time, budget, qualifications of the applicant)
  • 20 points: Relevance to topics/themes in the University Research Agenda
  • 20 points: Quality of the written proposal, i.e., clarity, organization, and design (method, data, analysis)
  • 15 points: Potential contribution to the knowledge base
  • 10 points: Evidence of familiarity with current scholarship supporting the inquiry
  • 10 points: Impact on applicant’s practice and/or scholarship
  • 5 points: Effective combination of classroom practitioner, administrator, and/or an outside researcher

Application Process

Eligible applicants:
The lead applicant must be a full time faculty member of app.

Adjudication Process:
Proposals will be reviewed by the Research Evaluation Team identified by the Research and Publications Office and qualified external reviewers.

Award recipients will be notified after the review.

Award recipients agree to share their preliminary analysis in an Institutional Research Forum, submit a progress report to the RPO, and sign a memorandum of understanding with RPO regarding the scope of work to be undertaken.

Proposal Deadline:
Batch 1: June 15, 2016
Batch 2: September 15, 2016
Batch 3: December 15, 2015
Batch 4: March 15, 2017

If you have any questions, please contact the Research and Publications Office.

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