Research Activities

The university research activity is aimed at:

  • Initiate collaborative research activities for both students and faculty members with other schools/departments or external institutions/agencies. 
  • Provides consultancy services to faculty, staff and students in their research activities.
  • Assists in the implementation of research activities of the R&DC like preparation of questionnaires, data gathering, tallying, data analysis, editing and preparation of reports.

Support to researchers
R&DC offers the following assistance to the researchers:
• Access to literatures through journals and other data bases.
• An honorarium to faculty researchers commensurate to the scope and nature of the research
• Assistance to employees and students in their theses/dissertations through data gathering,
instrumentation, editing and statistical services.
• Assistance to external researchers in administering their tools for data gathering.
• Conduct of sustainable seminars and trainings to update the employees and students on
research trends and to hone their skills in the different requirements of conducting research,
both quantitative and qualitative.
• Free use of computers for encoding and internet surfing. The faculty members and students
may print in the office using their own printing materials.
• Free use of the SPSS software for both faculty and student researchers
• Presentation of researchers’ work in local, national or international conferences and in
submitting their work to peer reviewed and indexed journals.
• Free use of the Grammarly software.
• Research grant to employees who are writing their thesis and dissertation

Research Journals. The University of Baguio publishes two research journals. The general objective
of the University of Baguio Research Journal is to publish research findings in the different fields
of knowledge particularly those articulated in the Research Agenda. Studies on university policies,
procedures and internal operations are published in this journal. The Sukimat is the internationally
peer-reviewed journal with an international Editorial Board. The UB Research Journal is published
twice a year – January to June and July to December – by the UB R&DC.

Multidisciplinary Student Research Journal (Catalyst). The primary objective of this journal is to
provide an avenue for the publication of significant findings of student researches in varied disciplines.
Researches published were those that won in a competition and underwent a review process apart
from having been defended before a thesis committee.

R&DC Website. Abstracts of research papers of faculty members and employees of the University
are published in the R&DC website. Each school is featured with a list of ongoing and completed

Seminar / Training / Workshop / Lecture. R&DC conducts in-house sustainable research-related
seminars, lectures and workshops to hone and update the personnel and students on the trends and

novel endeavors in human, physical, medical and social sciences. Teachers and students from the
adopted public high schools are also invited to attend.
Process of Requesting for Seminar/Workshop/Lectures
• The faculty/employee should submit a letter to the R&DC Director duly signed by the Research
Anchorperson and Dean/Principal/Head of Office expressing his/her intention to conduct a
• The topic/subject, date, time and the number of participants must be specified in the letter.
• Upon approval or denial of the request, the faculty or employee will be contacted for
confirmation/further deliberation of the requested activity.
• For Non-UB personnel, the same process shall be followed

Presentation of Researches/Investigatory Projects (within UB). Faculty members/employees and
students of the University may present results of research studies and investigatory projects to UB
administrators, personnel and students.
• Researchers of other colleges/universities and institutions may also conduct a public lecture
of their research outputs in UB.
• Interested parties are advised to get in touch with R&DC for further details.