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Research and Development Center

OFFICE OF THE RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND INNOVATION CENTER (RDIC)

In pursuant with Our Lady of Fatima  University’s   Vision-Mission,  “To Improve Man as Man”,  the  Research Development and Innovation Center   (RDIC)   commits   itself  to the promotion  of  high  quality  and excellent scholarly work generated through research that will contribute to the development and betterment of society.

RESEARCH PRINCIPLES

The Research Development and Innovation Center is guided by the National Higher Education Research Agenda (NHERA) namely:

*         To ensure that the academic environment nurtures and supports research talents;

*         To promote the individual’s capacity to conduct independent and productive research;

*         To ensure that researches done are consonant with bioethical principles governing the conduct of studies.

*         To facilitate the conduct of technology-directed and innovative / creative research.

ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

Research Director

:

Remigia A. Nathanielsz

Assistant Research Director

:

Michael Joseph S. Diño

Coordinator-QC

:

Marilyn M. Obod

Coordinator-Antipolo

:

Francis Castro

Coordinator-Pampanga

:

Michael Rodriguez

 

 

 

Cluster 1 Head

:

Angelita A. Rodriguez

Cluster 2 Head

:

Marilyn M. Obod

Cluster 3 Head

:

Edhelbert Dapiton

 

 

 

College Coordinators

 

 

 

Medicine

:

Imelda Garcia – Val

Dentistry

:

Erwin Martin Cabusas – Val

Nursing

:

Aica Rivero – Val

Medical Laboratory Science

:

Ma. Luisa Olano – QC

Pharmacy

:

Angelita A. Rodriguez – Val

Computer Studies

:

Marmelo Abante – Antipolo

College of Arts and Sciences

:

Marlou Ignacio – Val

Physical Therapy

:

Odette Justo – QC

CHIM

:

Liwayway Manio – Val

Maritime Education

:

Teresita A. Cruz – Val

Criminology

:

Rommel Laureta - Val


Cluster-based Research Management* 
 

Considering the heteregonocity of educational programs of the university, a cluster-based research management approach shall be employed. 
 

 

Cluster 1

Cluster 2

Cluster 3

 

MEDICAL, HEALTH AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

HUMAN SOCIETY,  EDUCATION, PSYCHOLOGY, LANGUAGE  AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES

COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY TOURISM, SERVICES, MATHEMATICS AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES

COLLEGES

College of Medicine

College of Dentistry

College of Nursing

College of MedLab Sc, College of Pharmacy, College of Physical Therapy,

CAS: Biology

CAS: Psychology

CAS: Language

CAS: Physical Educ

CAS: Social Science

CAS: Philosophy

College of Maritime Studies

College of Criminology

College of Education

College of Hosp and Inst Mgt

College of Business & Accountancy

CAS: Math

CAS: Physics

CAS: Philosophy

College of Engineering

College of Computer Science

 

UNIVERSITY SERVICES

University Clinics

Guidance and Counseling Center

SOCI and Co-Curricular/

Extra Curricular Activities

 

Accounting and Payroll Department

Human Resource Department

Information Technology Department

Library Department

*Standard Research Classification (2008); and Building our Body of Knowledge (2011).

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

*         The RDIC is under  the  office  of  the  Vice President for  Academic Affairs. It is headed by a Director with a support staff

*         The RDIC,   under   the   mandate   of   its   Director,   shall  direct   and  guide   the University’s research mission and          monitor the conduct of research activities.

*         The  RDIC  shall  serve  as the  center and  repository of  all  research and research-related activities within the                     University.  As such,  it  is  in charge of compilation of research   works and  the publication  of these   researches in the       university journal.

*         The  RDIC  shall  recognize  quality  research works and thus recommend financial support and other incentives,  to              deserving  researchers   based on existing research incentives policies.

*         The   RDIC   shall   make   available on a   first-come,    first served basis the use of institutional facilities and appropriate       technical support for conducting research.

*         The RDIC   shall select  and ensure the publication of deserving researches through the publication of an annual Fatima          University Research Journal.

*         The  RDIC  shall  initiate  and establish  mutually   beneficial   linkages   with other colleges, universities and  research-          oriented agencies and organizations, both local and international.

*         The RDIC  shall   formulate   other  intervention measures and strategies for further  motivating and fostering a research          culture within the members of the University’s  academic community.

*         The RDIC   shall   spearhead   the   approval   of research proposals for institutional researches, grants memorandum of         agreement, financial support and collaboration  of research projects from other institution.

*         The RDIC shall  publish  research publications, journals, and summary of featured abstracts for the purpose of                       disseminating new knowledge and information.

THE R.O.A.D. TO PROGRESS: Research Oriented Agenda for Development


With the university’s progress, research empowerment for its colleges has been granted. The bequeath of research under the RDIC proves a new milestone toward a sustainable development and innovation to foster evolutionary transcendence across disciplines as well as their theories and practices. This calls for the need for quality research with wide spectra of effective and efficient improvement actions. In response, the Research Oriented Agenda for Development (ROAD) embodies the collective endeavors of Our Lady of Fatima University toward a revolutionized era of systematic and innovative researches dedicated to the societal improvement. The ROAD provides several strategic research agenda composed of sequential plans aimed at the development of innovative research dedicated to societal and environmental improvement.

Research Oriented Agenda for Development (ROAD): Overview of the RDIC Agenda

Based on the identified needs and guiding principles of the university, the ROAD to progress and quality of Life involves three (3) stages.

 

 

 

Short Term

Middle Term

Long Term

Phase

Capacity

 

Building

 

 

 

 

 

Competitive Engagement

Continuous Innovation

Target

2013 (1-2  years)

2014 (2-3 years)

2015 (3-4 years)

Goal

To meaningfully reorganize the existing research and development system for better functionality

To proactively engage in global and local research activities through active participation and collaboration

To passionately promote innovation in

research and development

towards sustainability

Areas

Quality Research Management

Scholar Enculturation

Critical Standardization

 

Research Utilization

Research Triangulation

Research Dissemination

Research Diversification/ Specialization