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13th National Medical Writing Workshop and 6th Writeshop for Young Researchers
Legazpi City, Philippines
8-9 January 2018

Organized by the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) and the Philippine Association of Medical Journal Editors (PAMJE), co-organized by Bicol Consortium for Health Research and Development (BCHRD)
Endorsed by the Asia Pacific Association of Medical Journal Editors (APAME)

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

Application deadline: December 8, 2017

REGISTRATION IS FREE (limited slots only)
The Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) and Bicol Consortium for Health Research and Development (BCHRD), in cooperation with Philippine Association of Medical Journal Editors (PAMJE) and Asia Pacific Association of Medical Journal Editors (APAME) is organizing the 13th National Medical Writing Workshop and 6th Writeshop for Young Researchers on 8-9 January 2018 in Legazpi City. The workshop aims to help young investigators in health and health social sciences acquire practical knowledge and skills in preparing a scientific article for publication in a scholarly peer-reviewed journal. Successful applicants will be granted free workshop registration, accommodation for participants and meals during the workshop, and assigned to a mentor-facilitator who will guide them in preparing their articles for a brief presentation.

Requirements for participants
The workshop is designed for a maximum of forty (40) researchers in health sciences and health social sciences, aged 35 years old and below, who have a research project completed not more than 2 years ago and have drafted a manuscript for submission to a scholarly journal. The selected draft manuscripts will be reviewed and revised during the workshop, based on the lectures and exercises, under the guidance of the faculty and mentor – facilitators. All participants are expected to present a 7-minute power point summary of their revised manuscripts on the second day of the workshop, and agree to submit the article to an appropriate scholarly peer-reviewed journal within three (3) months after the workshop.

Instructions
Applicants should e-mail the following requirements to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on or before 8 December, 2017.

1. Application forCms (incomplete forms will not be considered) 
2. Conforme slip
3. Abstracts 
4. Draft Journal Manuscripts
5. Instructions to authors (This is a free document downloadable from the website of your prospective journal.)

Please use this subject format in your email: Application_13th Wrtieshop_(Surname)
Please save your documents in this format: Application form_(Surname), Conforme Slip_(Surname), Abstract_(Surname), Manuscript_(Surname), ITO_(Surname)

The results of the selection of participants for the Workshop will be communicated on December  15, 2017.
If there are any questions about the Workshop, please contact Ciaren Itulid (02) 837-7534.

ANNOUNCEMENT:

What               : TECHNOLOGY OFFERING

When               : December 6, 2017 (9:00AM – 11:00AM)

Where              : FNRI Auditorium, DOST Compound, Bicutan, Taguig City

Invitees           : Researchers, Entrepreneurs, other stakeholders in the industry/ private sector,

                           academe and relevant government agencies

Organizer        : DOST- Industrial Technology and Development Institute (ITDI)

Technology Offering is an organized event that features technologies/ intellectual properties and is aimed at facilitating use/ adoption of technologies using various modes of transfer- including licensing, technical assistance/ services.

Lined-up HEALTH and WELLNESS technologies:

  • Ø Natural-based ointments/ creams from indigenous plants
  • Ø Herbal supplements from plants
  • Ø Secondary products from calamansi waste/ peels like calamansi essential oil and high dietary fiber
  • Ø Hard carrageenan capsule production and salt iodizing equipment design

Only two (2) slots are available per institution/ company.

Thank you.

DOST XII

The Department of Science and Technology, Region 12 (DOST XII) is pleased to announce various NAST and DOST Awards for 2018. NAST or the National Academy of Science and Technology is the highest recognition body on S&T in the country and is currently searching for nominees of the following awards:

1) NAST PHL Awards

2) DOST Awards

Deadline for submission of nominations for all awards is on November 29, 2017.

NAST PHL is also accepting ABSTRACTS for the CALL OF PAPERS for the SCIENTIFIC POSTER SESSION due on January 15, 2018.

Nomination forms and further details on the awards can be downloaded at www.nast.ph.

Nomination form specific link: http://nast.ph/index.php/downloads/category/30-nomination-forms

 

2017 Regional Invention Contest and Exhibit

KCC Convention Center, General Santos City October 17-19, 2017

LIST OF ENTRIES

IMPLEMENTATION GUIDELINES

 

Date of Ingress – October 16, 2017

  • Booth Size: 1m x 1m Octanorm System-Built Booth; 1 entry per booth
  • 1 info table with 1 chair are provided in each booth
  • Each booth has a 40W-flourescent lamp & 3-gang convenience outlet
  • Bring LAPTOP for multi-media presentation of entries during evaluation
  • Models/ Prototypes/ Actual Products shall be fully set-up and displayed in the assigned booth
  • Booths should be manned at all times
  • Presentation materials such as tarpaulin or any creative materials shall fit properly, not so high and not so low in the booth walls
  • Students should be supervised by their respective Coaches/ Advisers
  • Exhibitors are responsible in cleaning and securing safety of own booths
  • Proper dress code should be observed at all times
  • Exhibitors are advised to arrive at least 15 minutes before the scheduled opening of the Exhibition
  • For any request/s or problems, kindly approach the Secretariat for endorsement to the concerned DOST XII personnel

Date of Egress – October 19, 2017 immediately after the Closing Program.