Welcome to Research Innovation Extension and Community Outreach (RIECO)

The creation of the UB Research Innovation Extension and Community Outreach (RIECO) was spearheaded for it to serve as a venue for the harmonious growth of the different departments of the institution, their faculty and students, in their pursuit of academic excellence and professional growth and development. The RIECO regularly plans, designs, conducts, coordinates and evaluates short-term training programs, workshops, seminars and lectures for various clienteles while propagating the research culture in the University and the society.

Director’s Message

Research, development, and innovation are the key towards the attainment of a knowledge economy society. As one of the leading Higher Educational Institutions, the University of Baguio through its Research Innovation Extension and Community Outreach (RIECO) strives to be one of the architects in building this knowledge economy. The UB family works hand-in-hand with the United Nations (UN) and the Philippine government towards the realization of the 17 UNs’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) specifically SDGs 4,5,10, and 17.

Donnavila Marie B. Panday, PhD, JD
Director, RIECO

2022 Research Publication Award

The University of Baguio was awarded by the Commission on Higher Education – Cordillera Administrative Region (CHED-CAR) Research Publication Capacity Building under the Academy for Higher Education Faculty Members’ Advancement and Development (AHEAD) Cordillera Program, on January 20, 2023 at Bontoc Mountain Province for being an HEI with the HIGHEST number of international research  publications and researchers for 2022 as a result of the Kabadang 3.0, Cardinals Edition. readmore>>

Highlights and News

Volunteerism 101: PNVSCA visits UB

At its core, volunteerism reflects the intrinsic human desire to contribute positively to society, driven not by monetary gain but by a genuine commitment to the welfare of others. This orientation digs into the essence of selfless volunteering, exploring the...

The University of Baguio, Bolsters and Initiates Knowledge Economy and Resilient Society (UB BIKERS)

The University of Baguio (UB) demonstrated its ongoing dedication to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by organizing its third annual UB BIKERS event on April 27, 2024, in partnership with the University of Baguio Alumni Foundation Inc. (UBAFI), headed by...

University of Baguio Celebrates 75th Anniversary with Community Event in Barangay Pinsao Proper

In a vibrant display of community spirit and academic celebration, the University of Baguio (UB) marked its 75th anniversary with a dynamic event held in Barangay Pinsao Proper on April 20, 2024 aimed to foster deeper ties with the local...

University of Baguio in Partnership with Barangay Pinsao Proper for Community Development

At the heart of this partnership are the commitments made by key stakeholders. Honorable Raymund Laxamana, the Barangay Captain of Pinsao Proper, and Kagawad Karen Joy Calatan signed the MOA on behalf of the barangay, signifying their dedication to the...

Empowering Communities: University of Baguio Collaborates with Barangay Pucsusan for Sustainable Development

a significant step towards community empowerment and sustainable development was taken as the University of Baguio (UB), through its Research Innovation Extension and Community Outreach (RIECO) office, spearheaded a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) signing at Barangay Pucsusan, Baguio City.

UBLES outreach program empowers kindergarten pupils at Dona Nicasia J. Puyat Elementary School

The activities designed to enrich the young minds included engaging story-telling sessions and creative art activities, fostering imagination and cognitive development among the children.

UB C.A.R.E.S joins Pinsao Proper Barangay Assembly for Project Partnerships

First barangay general assembly of the year of Barangay Pinsao Proper with the theme: “Barangay at Mamamayan, Sama-samang Nagtututlungan sa Pagtaguyod ng Maayos, Maunlad at Mapayapang Pamayanan Tungo sa Isang Bagong Pilipinas”

Road to Great Collaborations with the Visually Impaired Positive and Productive Dreamers

In the spirit of fostering ongoing camaraderie, the Visually-Impaired Positive and Productive Dreamers (VIPPD) have taken proactive steps to cultivate a deeper relationship with the University of Baguio through the Research Innovation Extension and Community Outreach (RIECO) office, culminating in...

Empowering Communities: University of Baguio Collaborates with Barangay Pucsusan for Sustainable Development

The Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency was warmly welcomed by the University of Baguio as they spoke about what volunteerism is, the purpose of volunteering, and what would convince people to volunteer.

RIECO & Graduate School Extension Program

A diverse array of extension activities unfolded simultaneously, showcasing the interdisciplinary approach of the University towards community empowerment. Within the realm of arts and culture, the MAENGL program participants, alongside international students, conducted an enriching session combining literary exploration and...

𝐔𝐧𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐨𝐟 𝐁𝐚𝐠𝐮𝐢𝐨’𝐬 𝐂𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐉𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐧𝐞𝐲 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐋𝐆𝐔𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐂𝐒𝐖𝐃𝐎 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐒𝐮𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐃𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐥𝐨𝐩𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐆𝐨𝐚𝐥𝐬

This collaborative endeavor served as a benchmark for the introduction of UB CARES program, aligning its Five Pillars; Health, Literacy, Livelihood, Peace and Order, and Infrastructure, with the attainment of Sustainable Development Goals.

2022 Research Publication Award

Research Publication Capacity Building under the Academy for Higher Education Faculty Members’ Advancement and Development (AHEAD) Cordillera Program

The Webinar on Design Phase

The Webinar on Design Phase is a continuation of the research conceptualization phase, as part of the research capability training program for UB researcher, students, and guests which was conducted on October 22, 2022. The half-day webinar discussion aimed to...

Webinar on Research Conceptualization

The conceptualization of the research webinar is the start of the series of research capability trainings of the R & DC office to the students and employee researcher/s.

R& DC’s Orientation of its Policies, Procedures, Guidelines, and Research Schemes

The activity was held on September 3, 2022 through zoom platform and was streamed on RDC Facebook page. The zoom meeting accommodated 447 participants composed of faculty members, students and non-teaching staff from various schools and offices of the University...

KABADANG 3.0 Cardinals Edition

In partnership with the Commission on Higher Education – Cordillera Administrative Region as part of its Kabadang 3.0 Research Publication Capacity Building under the Academy for Higher Education Faculty Members’ Advancement and Development (AHEAD) Cordillera Program, the training served as an...

14th University Research Colloquium

The 14th University Virtual Research Colloquium was held last April 23, 2022, via Zoom meeting. There were 276 attendees of the event composed of faculty members, non-teaching employees, and students. The colloquium provided an avenue of 9 research presentations which...

Webinar on Intellectual Property Rights

The University of Baguio Research and Development Center, part of the research capability program for the students and employees, conducted a webinar on Intellectual Property

Webinar on Quantitative Analysis

The University of Baguio through the Research and Development Center’s continuing research capability training conducted a webinar on Quantitative analysis using SPSS last February 12, 2022. The event was conducted via Zoom and streamed on RDC Facebook live participated by...

13th Virtual Research Colloquium

The first Research Week of the University of Baguio spearheaded by the Research and Development Center was held last November 22-26, 2021
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