Author: RGAO ADMIN

Call for Proposals: Global Grand Challenges: Increasing the Demand for Vaccination Services (Round 22)

We are pleased to announce that the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation is now accepting proposals for the Grand Challenge “Increasing Demand for Vaccination Services (Round 22). In this new grand challenges, they are looking for proposals in the following specific areas:

1. Novel approaches for providing practical knowledge about vaccines and vaccination services to caregivers.
2. Novel ideas for improving the convenience and/or caregiver seeking of vaccination services.

Attached is the Call for Proposals or You may visit this link for more information:
https://gcgh.grandchallenges.org/challenge/increasing-demand-vaccination-services-round-22

The deadline for submission of proposals is on November 14, 2018, 11:30 a.m. PST. For inquiries, kindly coordinate with the Research Grants Administration Office (rgao@post.upm.edu.ph, 567-2054)

Thank you for your continued interest in health research and development.

Global Grand Challenges Increasing the Demand for Vaccination Services (Round 22)

SOUTHEAST ASIA-EUROPE Joint Funding Scheme for Research Innovation: 2nd Joint Call in the Thematic Areas Bioeconomy and Infectious Disease

We are pleased to announce that the Southeast Asia-Europe Joint Funding Scheme for Research and Innovation through DOST-PCIEERD is now accepting proposals in the Thematic Areas of Bioeconomy and Infectious Diseases.

Attached is the Call for Proposal for your reference. You may also visit this link: https://www.sea-eu-jfs.eu/calls for more information.

The deadline for submission of proposals is on September 18, 2018. For inquiries, kindly coordinate with the Research Grants Administration Office (rgao@post.upm.edu.ph, 567- 2054).

Thank you for your continued interest in health research and development.

SOUTHEAST ASIA-EUROPE Joint Funding Scheme for Research Innovation 2nd Joint Call in the Thematic Areas Bioeconomy and Infectious Disease

CALL FOR PROPOSALS Newborn Screening Research Grants

BACKGROUND

The Department of Health (DOH) recognizes the importance of research in the improvement and success of the Philippine newborn screening program. To ensure that basic, clinical and psycho-socio-cultural researches related to the newborn screening program are undertaken, DOH issued Department Memoranda on 9 August 2010, 2 September 2014 and 25 January 2016. The Memoranda directed the Newborn Screening Reference Center (NSRC) to oversee this research agenda. The NSRC has delegated the administration of the research grants to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) with the assistance of the UP Manila Research Grant Administration Office (RGAO). Consequently, the Philippine newborn screening program is expected to generate researches that would help improve newborn screening processes/services, improve patient outcome, and explore new knowledge in newborn screening.

MECHANICS

The NIH is pleased to announce this ‘Call for Research Proposals’ on behalf of the NSRC’s Research Grant initiative for 2018-2019.
The grant proposal/application process is open to institutions, groups, consultants, trainees (fellows, residents, medical students, non-medical undergraduate students, graduate students). Trainees must have a faculty co-investigator.

FUNDING

Initial budget earmarked for the first cycle (2018-2019) is Php 50 million. Funding is available for multi-year projects.

GENERAL TERMS OF ENGAGEMENT

A. Topics for proposals

1. Short term and long term outcome studies for patients affected with any of the disorders in the newborn. screening panel*
2. Burden of disease studies of conditions in the newborn screening p anel*
3. Determinants on decisions regarding acceptance of newborn screening among various stakeholders (e.g. parents, physicians, nurses, midwives, etc)
4. Acceptability of the use of residual blood spot specimens remaining after screening for research
5. Molecular analysis of metabolic disease cases from 1996-2017
6. Molecular analysis of patients diagnosed with endocrine disorders as a result of newborn screening (e.g. congenital adrenal hyperplasia, congenital hypothyroidism)

If your proposed topic is not in the list, you may still submit your capsule proposal.

*www.newbomscreening.ph

B. Submission Requirement

Kindly register as a proponent @ http://rgao.upm.edu.ph/registration and submit the following requirements on or before October 30, 2018:

1. Capsule Proposal (300 words – brief intro, objectives, impact of study)
2. Letter of Intent
3. CV (max 2 pages) of Lead Proponent (Principal Investigator/Project Leader)
4. Brief profile of the institution of researcher

For queries, please contact Ms. Vivian Biala or Ms. lonee lbarrientos of the Research Grants Administration Office, UP Manila at tele.phone # 567-2054 or email us at rgao@post.upm.edu.ph.

C. Selection Process

Capsule proposals will be reviewed. Feedback will be given within 2 weeks from submission of capsule proposal. Short-listed applicants will be required to submit a full proposal. Full proposals will undergo technical review. RGAO will assist with budget preparation and ethics review.

NSRC Call for Proposal (Open to All)NSRC Call for Proposal (Open to All)

Call for Proposals: UPM-NIH Student Researcher Grant 2018

Good day!

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research is pleased to announce that the Research Grants Administration Office (RGAO) is now accepting applications for the UPM Student Researcher Grant for CY 2018. This grant provides funding support for thesis/research of UP Manila undergraduate students, medical students, and masteral students without any scholarship.

A research grant of up to P40,000.00 each shall be given to deserving research projects to subsidize expenses for maintenance and other operating expenses (MOOE) only. The proposals shall be evaluated based on relevance and scientific merit subject to appropriate ethical clearance. The thesis or research adviser should endorse the application and will be responsible for financial disbursements and liquidation of funds. The successful applicants are strongly encouraged to publish their results in reputable peer-reviewed journals and are required to submit their manuscript in a publishable format ready for submission.

Please submit the following requirements on or before 15 October 2018 (Monday):

  1. One (1) printed copy of the full thesis/research proposal
  2. Electronic copy (Word file) of the full thesis/research proposal (send via email to rgao@post.upm.edu.ph)
  3. Endorsement letter signed by the Thesis/Research Adviser, Department Chair and College Dean
  4. Thesis panel certificate of approval
  5. Registration with RGAO at http://rgao.upm.edu.ph/registration/.
Submissions should be sent to the Grants Application and Protocol Development Unit (GAPDU), RGAO at Room 111, NIH Bldg., UP Manila.  For inquiries, you may call (02) 567-2054 or email rgao@post.upm.edu.ph.
 
Please find attached copy of the disseminated memorandum.

Thank you.