As an office under the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Research and Development Office (RDO) ensures adherence to the University’s research agenda. It supports the research initiatives of the University’s academic units, aligning these with national development goals and prioritizing their effective integration into related community engagement programs.
As an essential component of quality education, research by members of the academic community is encouraged and promoted under various research funding and support programs.
The RDO is staffed by a director, research associate and administrative assistant who coordinate all research activities and act as the secretariat for all administrative and financial matters.
To encourage individual development through research.
To contribute towards building strong communities through leadership in the prioritized areas of health, nutrition, education and culture.
To direct research efforts towards target outcomes in the national development plans.
Grants for Individual or group research projects are awarded in amounts equivalent to 3, 6, or 9 units. Each trimester approximately 25-40 grants may be awarded depending on the number of qualified research proposals submitted.
RESEARCH GRANT PROCEDURE
This unit is responsible for the dissemination of research outputs and documentation and information dissemination on the various research-related activities of the University.
It likewise oversees the publication of the PWU Research Journal, the PWU Educational Forum and occasional monographs. The Research Journal is a refereed bi-annual publication covering a full range of topics on education, management, the health sciences, social sciences and the humanities while the Educational Forum reports on the many and varied activities of the University’s schools.
The publication and documentation unit is headed by the Director who implements the double blind review process for the PWU Research Journal.
Nutritional Assessment of Selected Participants from the SMIIC Schools: A Pilot Study Conducted at Philippine Women’s University-Manila
School of Nutrition, Philippine School of Social Works, School of Nursing
Development and Promotion of Corn-based Nutri-bars
School of Food Science and Technology, School of Nutrition
Evaluation of the Nutrient Composition and Adequacy, Safety and Acceptability of the Foods Served in the PWU Canteen
Faculty of Allied Health and Wellness
Plant High Value Products Research Proposal