[Blueboard] REMINDER: URC CALL FOR PROPOSALS 2010 - DEADLINE JUNE 30, 2010

Cecille Bartolome cbartolome at ateneo.edu
Thu Jun 17 10:13:58 PHT 2010


ATENEO DE MANILA UNIVERSITY

University Research Council


CALL FOR PROPOSALS
5 April 2010


As part of the Ateneo's continuing mission to address poverty
alleviation and in creating positive social impact in the country, the
University Research Council is pleased to announce funding for research
projects focused on the following themes:

      * public health,

      * public education

      * family and migration, and

      * disaster management and mitigation.

The research projects may be of theoretical or applied nature,
interdisciplinary, with a clear social relevance in either of the themes
mentioned above. Funding per project is up to P400,000 and will be
awarded on a competitive basis. The primary criteria for selection of
the projects to be funded are: (a) social significance, (b) strength of
the conceptual framework, project design and methodology, and (c)
expected output in terms of publishable works in indexed journals.

The policies and guidelines and application form may be downloaded from
the following website: http://www.ateneo.edu/rcw. Three items need to
be submitted: (1) a detailed proposal as outlined in the guidelines,
(2) a completed application form with a 100-word abstract and noted by
the chair or the dean, and (3) a short curriculum vitae of the lead
proponent. The deadline for submission is June 30, 2010. Awards will be
announced by the end of September, and projects under this grant may
start in October 2010 with a one-or two-year timeframe.




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