[Blueboard] [REMINDER] University Research Council - Call for Proposals

Trixia Maye T. Fernando tfernando at ateneo.edu
Tue Jul 26 09:35:55 PHT 2016

*University Research Council*

Memo to:  The University Community

Subject:    University Research Council - Call for Proposals

The University Research Council aims to support interdisciplinary
“game changing” scholarly work of the Ateneo faculty and professionals
and increase the scholarly work/creative output of the University, the
URC is pleased to announce funding for research projects focused on
the following themes:

   -  *Risk Assessment and Reduction*

(e.g.  disaster science and policy, governance, social vulnerability)

   -  *Public Education Reform*

(e.g. curriculum innovation, teacher education, education
leadership,learning, system reform, technological innovation)

   - *Health Systems Development*

(e.g.  health leadership, finance, technological innovation, service
delivery, health communication)

   - *Sustainability*

(e.g.  sustainable livelihood, systems innovation, livable
communities, clean energy, sustainable  transport, materials)

   - *Creativity, Innovation and Culture*

(e.g.  identity, nationhood, social innovation)

The research projects with one- or two-year timeframes may be of
theoretical or applied nature, interdisciplinary, and with a clear
social relevance in either of the themes mentioned above. Funding per
project is up to P500,000 for URC Grants, P300,000 for LS Scholarly
Work Faculty Grants, and will be awarded on a competitive basis. The
primary criteria for project award are: (a) relevance to the priority
themes, (b) interdisciplinarity, (c) strength of the project concept,
design and methodology, (d) expected output including publication
potential, and (e) desired social impact.

The policies and guidelines and application form may be downloaded
from *https://aifis.ateneo.edu <https://aifis.ateneo.edu/>* under
Downloads. 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 and the dean, and (3) a short
curriculum vitae of the lead proponent [one to two-pages only].

The deadline for submission of the required materials is *August
15,2016*.  Hard copies must be submitted to the Office of the
Associate Dean for Research and Creative Work at Faber Hall 307 *AND*
the electronic version should be sent by e-mail to
*tfernando at ateneo.edu. Awards will be announced   by November 2016,
and projects may start in January 2017. If you need assistance in the
preparation of the proposal or have any questions, please contact our
office at *adrcw.ls at ateneo.edu
<https://lists.ateneo.edu/mailman/listinfo/blueboard>, or local phone

*Trixia Maye T. Fernando*
Office Staff
Office of Associate Dean for Research and Creative Work
Ateneo de Manila University
Telephone: 426 6001 local 5049
Mobile: +63 949 883 0998
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