The Nemesio E. Prudente Excellence in Research Awards


        One of the features of IRCHE 2017 is recognizing the exceptional research works dubbed as the NEMESIO E. PRUDENTE EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH AWARDS

        The award was named to the father of PUP, Dr. Nemesio “Doc” E. Prudente, an educator, political activist, and human rights defender revered for serving as President of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines. Doc Prudente is credited with revitalizing public education in the Philippines by institutionalizing much-needed changes in the state university he led, which eventually become the largest state university.

        Outstanding research papers that stand out from amongst the papers presented in the conference will be recognized as Best Research Paper and Best Poster Presentation in the areas of:

  • Natural and Applied Sciences
  • Basic and Teacher Education
  • Arts, Humanities, and Philosophy
  • Social Sciences and Communication
  • Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Governance and Policy Studies

        Papers will be judged by the Awards Committee composed of experts in various fields based on the following criteria

  1. Originality

  2. Relevance/Alignment with the Conference Theme

  3. Completeness of Paper

  4. Impact of Research findings
30%

15%

25%

30%

        The Best Research Paper aims to recognize and promote quality contributions to scholarly research. The award is open to all researchers who will present a paper in any sessions at the conference.

Mechanics

  1. The paper should be an original and unpublished research results. Contents should focus on any of the five (5) conference streams.
  2. Authors of qualified research abstracts for the award will be requested to submit their full papers for review and evaluation by conference technical working group and identified technical experts.
  3. One award will be given for each conference stream if there are at least 10 research papers submitted/presented.
  4. The winner can only be declared if he/she earned at least a total of 80 points.
  5. In case two or more research papers receive equal rating, the research paper which has the highest score in the “Impact of Research Findings” shall be recommended for the award. If the papers are still tied, the highest score in the “Originality” will be chosen, and so on until the Best Research Paper is determined.

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Endorsed By:

COMMISION ON HIGHER EDUCATION

NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL OF THE PHILIPPINES

PHILIPPINE ASSOCIATION OF STATE UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES

HIGHER EDUCATION RESEARCH CONSORTIUM PHILIPPINES

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION