With this, the DOST-PCHRD contracted the Symmetrix Research Consultancy Co. to be the project lead in the development of the standardized training modules for the Basic Research Methods Training Course. To provide a platform for the exchange of information and open discussion to address the lack of standardized modules of the said training, a Regional Consultation Workshop will be conducted on September 4-5, 2018 at the Golden Prince Hotel and Suites, Cebu City. The said meeting will be attended by the representatives from the  17 regional consortia.