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Region 5 Wins 2nd-Place in the DOST-PCHRD 3-Minute Pitch to Policymakers Competition

 

MARY JOY B. SANDE, R.N., RM., MN., PhDNEd, a Bicol University College of Nursing professor and Bicol HeaRT (Health Research Training) Batch-2 scholar of Bicol Consortium for Health Research and Development (BCHRD) is the region's representative who won 2nd-Place on the recently conducted 3-Minute Pitch to Policymakers Competition last March 17, 2021 01:00 PM via Zoom conference with her winning policy-pitch entitled "Antenatal care: Every Pregnant Mother's Right for Quality Care". The said pitch was sourced from one of the recently concluded researches of DOH CHD V in collaboration with BCHRD and Bicol University entitled "Utilization and Implementation of Antenatal Care Services in Iriga City and Tabaco City". 

Dr. Sande won 20,000Php along with certificates.  

The 3-Minute Pitch to Policymakers Competition is one of the highlights of the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development's (PCHRD) 39th-anniversary celebration with the theme "Strategic R&D Partnership for Global Health." The said competition will focus on the presentation of successfully completed health research studies with aims of exercising and cultivating researchers’ presentation, and research communication skills as a way of sharing evidence to stakeholders and policymakers.

For this year's event, we were able to witness 12 policy pitches of competitors who were nominated by their respective regional health research and development consortia. Competitors will present their completed research in a three-minute, one-slide presentation for a non-specialist audience based on set criteria.

Winners of the competition has received Php 10,000 for the 3rd place, Php 20,000 for the 2nd place, and Php 30,000 for the 1st place.

Prizes for audience votes will also be given as People’s Choice Award worth Php 5,000.

See facebook live record of the event:

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RESEARCHER-SCHOLAR FROM ALBAY REPRESENTS REGION 5 FOR NATIONAL WEBINAR COMPETITION

 

 

Article by: BERNARD DEXTER M. MOROS, BCHRD Secretariat

Credits to: DOST-PCHRD

 

Researcher-Scholar from Albay represents Region 5 for National Webinar Competition

Prof. MARY JOY B. SANDE, PhDNEd


MARY JOY B. SANDE, R.N., RM., MN., PhDNEd
(Top), a Bicol University professor and Bicol HeaRT (Health Research Training) Batch-2 scholar of Bicol Consortium for Health Research and Development (BCHRD), Will be representing the region for the 3-Minute Pitch to Policymakers Competition on Mar 17, 2021 01:00 PM (GMT+8) with her research entitled "Utilization and Implementation of Antenatal Care Services in Iriga City and Tabaco City". One of the recently concluded researches with DOH CHD V in collaboration with BCHRD and Bicol University.

The 3-Minute Pitch to Policymakers Competition is one of the highlights of the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development's (PCHRD) 39th-anniversary celebration with the theme "Strategic R&D Partnership for Global Health." The said competition will focus on the presentation of successfully completed health research studies with aims of exercising and cultivating researchers’ presentation, and research communication skills as a way of sharing evidence to stakeholders and policymakers.

For this year's event, we will be able to witness 12 policy pitches of competitors who were nominated by their respective regional health research and development consortia. Competitors will present their completed research in a three-minute, one-slide presentation for a non-specialist audience based on set criteria. Towards the end of the program, the audience will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite competitor through a poll. The competitor who will garner the highest number of votes will get the People's Choice Award.

Help us win the People's Choice Award and be an official attendee by registering on the following link:

https://bit.ly/30LpIyf

REGISTER NOW!

Personal information collected during the registration process will be used only for generating event-related reports and submission of COA liquidation requirements. Data will be stored in secure storage and will be accessed by concerned DOST-PCHRD personnel. You may request access to your collected personal information. For inquiries, you may contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For more information on Zoom privacy policy, please refer to https://zoom.us/privacy.

If registration is already at full capacity, a Facebook Live broadcast will also be available on DOST-PCHRD's Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/dostpchrd/).

 

 

 

 

 

Article by: BERNARD DEXTER M. MOROS, BCHRD Secretariat

Credits to: DOST-PCHRD

 

 

 

 

 

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Members of the consortium are invited to attend the webinar series this coming Saturday, September 19, 2020.
To register, please click: https://forms.gle/YW6DJFC9wLyvwZMW7
Likewise, we would like to also extend this invitation to your family, friends, and colleagues!

 

 

 

 

 

The Department of Science and Technology Region V (DOST V) will lead the 2019 Regional Science and Technology Week (RSTW) on 08-10 October 2019 together with S&T networks/ consortia namely the Bicol Consortium for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research & Development (BCAARRD), Bicol Consortium for Health Research & Development (BCHRD) and Bicol Consortium for Industry, Energy & Emerging Technologies Research & Development (BCIEERD), and DOST institutes/councils [Technology Application and Promotion Institute (DOST-TAPI), Philippine Science High School – Bicol Region Campus (DOST-PSHS BRC), Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (DOST-PHIVOLCS), and Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (DOST-PAGASA)], and the Bicol State College of Applied Science and Technology (BISCAST) as host/venue.

This year’s RSTW will feature the S&T Exhibit, Forum, Opening/Closing Programs, Awarding Ceremonies (Plaque of Ownership to Graduated SETUP Customers, Best SETUP Adoptor and Best CEST Community; Project Launch/Signing (Bicol Science Centrum Rehabilitation and Refurbishment, Lot Donation of CNSC to PSTC-Camarines Norte, Pili NICER at BUCAF, Engineering Innovation Center at BISCAST, Modernization of Albay Dairy Plant to Province of Albay and FoodSAFE: Food Safety Assurance for Every Juan) and others. To participate in the various activities are officials/representatives from government and private institutions, academe, media and local government units (LGUs).

Another main S&T event simultaneous with the 2019 RSTW Celebration is the 2019 Bicol Regional Invention Contests and Exhibits (BRICE) where inventors, makers, designers and professional/student researchers will convene and compete for six (6) BRICE awards such as the Outstanding Invention (Tuklas Award), Outstanding Utility Model (UM), Outstanding Industrial Design (ID), Outstanding Creative Research (Likha Award), and Outstanding Student Creative Research (Sibol Award) for High School and College Students. Bicolano regional champions will represent the region and vie for the national awards in the National Invention Contests and Exhibits (NICE) during the National Inventors Week (NIW) in November 2020.

Following the theme for 2019 National Science and Technology Week (NSTW), “Science for the People: Enabling Technologies for Sustainable Development” is also the theme for the 2019 RSTW and BRICE. For Bicol, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) group/cluster includes Resilience and Innovation; Equity and Growth in the Countryside; Food Security, Energy and Environment; and S&T Human Resource Development.

To all our S&T partners, you are cordially invited to celebrate with us and take an active part in the 2019 RSTW and BRICE. (Dr. P.O. Lucena, DOST V)

The Department of Science and Technology Region V (DOST V) in partnership with the Technology Application and Promotion Institute (DOST-TAPI) and S&T networks/consortia in the region will conduct the 2019 Bicol Regional Invention Contests and Exhibits (BRICE) on 08-10 October 2019 in Naga City, back-to-back with the Regional Science and Technology Week (RSTW) Celebration.

BRICE is conducted every other year, alternately with the National Invention Contests and Exhibits (NICE) pursuant to Section 4 of Republic Act No. 7459, also known as “Inventors and Invention Incentives Act of the Philippines”. As a regional competition, BRICE recognizes outstanding inventive and creative works in five (5) categories namely: Outstanding Invention (Tuklas Award); Outstanding Utility Model (UM); Outstanding Industrial Design (ID); Outstanding Creative Research (Likha Award) in two (2) sub-categories: government-funded and private-funded; and
Outstanding Student Creative Research (Sibol Award) for High School and College Students. Also, BRICE serves as qualifying round and the regional champions compete during NICE in November of the following year. Qualified inventors, individual designers, makers and professional/student researchers are required to submit their BRICE entries together with the following
documents, completely filled-up, signed by contestant/s and notarized entry forms (one copy each) to DOST V, Regional Center Site, Rawis, Legazpi City on or before 06 September 2019, 5:00 p.m. Note: Pre-Screening of Entries is set on 09 September 2019. Only the owners of qualified entries shall be notified for their participation in BRICE (final evaluation by the Board of Judges).

For Invention, UM, ID, and Creative Research (Likha Award) categories:
○ RIC Form No. 1 (Entry Form)/Annex 1
○ RIC Form No. 2 (Waiver Form)/Annex 3
○ Copy of letters patent or UM/ID registration (as applicable)
○ One (1) Page Abstract, description/drawings, pictures and certificates


For Student Creative Research (Sibol Award)
○ RIC Form No. 3 (Entry Form)/Annex 2
○ RIC Form No. 4 (Waiver Form)/Annex 4
○ One (1) Page Abstract, description/drawings, pictures and certificates

Postal Address: Regional Center Site, Rawis, Legazpi City, 4500, Philippines
Website: http://region5.dost.gov.ph

Tel No. (052) 742-091

E-mail address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Additional Requirements for Creative Research Category (Likha Award) and Student Creative Research Category (Sibol Award)
- Notarized Certification that their work is their own, new and original
o RIC Form No. 5 (Certification for Likha Award)/Annex 5
o RIC Form No. 6 (Certification for Sibol Award)/Annex 6

BRICE Rules, Criteria and Required Forms are available at DOST V website: http://region5.dost.gov.ph. For further details, please advise concerned office personnel and customers to visit/contact DOST V, Regional Center Site, Rawis, Legazpi City, tel. no. (052) 742-0911 and the Provincial Science and Technology
Center (PSTC) nearest them. (Dr. P.O. Lucena, DOST V)