[Blueboard] University Research Council - 1st Call for Applications (SY 2016-2017)

Trixia Maye T. Fernando tfernando at ateneo.edu
Tue May 17 11:48:45 PHT 2016

University Research Council

17 May 2016

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)

(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 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: +63 926 381 4771
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