Research News

BCAARRD set to initiate Pili NICER Program

Supportive to the country’s thrust to increase research projects for inclusive growth in the region, Bicol Consortium for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (BCAARRD) has initiated a consortium-led research program on pili nut, one of Bicol’s flagship commodities. Such initiative resulted in the approval of the Pili Niche R&D Center for the Region (PILI NICER) Program under the Science for Change Program of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST).

October 28,2019 Monday

4th Regional Con on Promoting World-class Education and 2nd RDE Con jointly conducted by OVPRDE

Highlighting the many research endeavours undertaken by various BU faculty-researchers, the offices under the Office of the BU Vice President for Research, Development and Extension (OVPRDE) jointly conducted the 4th Regional Conference on Promoting World-class Education and the 2nd Regional Research, Development and Extension (RDE) Conference last October 10 and 11 at the BU East Campus in Legazpi City.

October 14,2019 Monday

BUTC researchers conduct Eel Forum in Albay, Camarines Sur, and Catanduanes

The Project Staff under the DOST-PCAARRD project on “Eel Fishery in Tributaries along Lagonoy Gulf: Implications for Conservation and Management” headed by Dr. Plutomeo M. Nieves, sponsored a series of Eel Forum designed to share and dissemination research outputs to various stakeholders about eel fishery in the Lagonoy Gulf.

September 11,2019 Wednesday

PCAARRD and BCAARRD jointly conduct “Seminar on Financial Management”

Responding to the call of the Commission on Audit (COA) for an accelerated liquidation effort and a fully accounted financial management, the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD), in  coordination with Bicol Consortium for Agriculture, Agriculture and Natural Resources Research and Development (BCAARRD), came up with a “Seminar on Financial Management”, held last 29 to 30 August 2019 at Casa Basilisa in Guinobatan, Albay.

September 10,2019 Tuesday

BCAARRD and Consortia highlight sweet potato products and technologies through SP-FIESTA

Showcasing the various sweet potato (kamote) products and farming technologies in the country, the Bicol Consortium for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (BCAARRD) collaborated with fellow Philippine agricultural consortia for the conduct of the Sweet Potato (SP) Farms and Industry Encounters through the Science and Technology Agenda (FIESTA), held last 09 to 10 July 2019 at the Bureau of Soils and Water Management in Quezon City.

July 26,2019 Friday

Researches presented and reviewed in RDMD's Project Leaders' Meeting

As part of their continuing effort in ensuring the university’s quality research output, the Bicol University’s Research and Development Management Division (RDMD) conducted a Project Leaders’ Meeting (PLM) last March 07 to 09, where ten research study and projects were reviewed.

May 14,2019 Tuesday

BU's new RD&E Roadmap featured in OVPRDE performance review and planning workshop

Aimed at providing an opportunity for collective, participatory and direction-based performance review for the research and extension functions of the Bicol University, the BU Office of the Vice President for Research Development and Extension (OVPRDE) conducted their Performance Review and Action Planning Workshop last April 28 to May 01 at the Coastal View Resort in Santo Domingo, Albay.

May 2,2019 Thursday

OVPRDE, IPMD teach Patent Drafting to researchers in seminar-workshop

To ensure the protection of the rights of the university’s researchers when it comes to their work, a seminar-workshop on patent drafting was organized by the Bicol University’s Office of the Vice President for Research, Development and Extension (OVPRDE), through the Intellectual Property Management Division (IPMD), last 13 and 14 March 2019 at the HERRC Amphitheatre of the BU East Campus in Legazpi City.

April 1,2019 Monday

BUCAF, CBEM present R&D papers and posters in 2018 RSRDH

In search of the Bicol region’s best papers for the ‘research and development’ (R&D) category, 107 R&D enthusiasts gathered to participate in the 2018 Regional Symposium of Research and Development Highlights (RSRDH) last 07 December 2018 at the Albay Farmers Bounty Village Gymnasium, Cabangan, Camalig, Albay.

December 20,2018 Thursday

DIVSMART project goes international during the International Conference on Research and Extension

Researchers of the on-going Bicol University funded project ‘Development of the Innovative Scallop Mariculture Techniques (DIVSMART)’ from BU Tabaco Campus travelled to Daet, Camarines Norte last November 08 to 10 to participated in the First International Conference on Research and Extension, also known as #IConRE, which was hosted by the Camarines Norte State College.

November 21,2018 Wednesday

30 research works presented by BU researchers in Project Leaders' Meeting

Faculty-researchers of Bicol University, who are currently engaged in research programs, projects and studies, have gathered at the Research and Development Management Division (RDMD) Building in BU’s East Campus this October 24 to participate in the ‘Project Leaders’ Meeting (PLM) for 3rd Quarter of 2018’.

October 24,2018 Wednesday

Delegates present BU agri-research papers at conference in Malaysia

Joining with the great minds in the field of agricultural technology across Southeast Asia, six faculty members of Bicol University travelled to Malaysia to participate in the International Society of Southeast Asian Agricultural Sciences' (ISSAS) 2018 International Congress and General Meeting, held last October 12 to 14.

October 23,2018 Tuesday

Academe-Industry research collab discussed in BUGS Forum

With the goal of enhancing the culture f research among the faculty and students of the graduate school, the Bicol University Graduate School (BUGS) held their Forum on Academe-Industry Research Collaboration last September 22 at the BU College of Arts and Letters (BUCAL) Amphitheatre.

September 26,2018 Wednesday

2018 RDE Awards conferred to 61 BU researchers

With research development and extension (RDE) playing a crucial role in Bicol University’s continuing drive towards excellence, the divisions under the BU’s Office of the Vice-President for Research Development and Extension (OVPRDE) gave recognition to the people who produced exemplary research and extension work for the university during their 2018 Bicol University RDE Awards and Fellowship Night.

September 21,2018 Friday

Project SARAI introduces climate adaptive tech to farmers in Bicol

Team SARAI Phase 2 composed of twenty five researchers led by Dr. Felino P. Lansigan, Dr. Jose E. Hernandez, Dr. Pompe C. Sta Cruz, and Dr. Decibel V. Faustino-Eslava visited Bicol University for technology dissemination activity last August 22 to 24, 2018.

August 28,2018 Tuesday

Travel-Seminar on the Best Practices in Intellectual Property (IP) Management, Rewards and Policies

The Bicol University’s (BU) Intellectual Property Management Division, the BU Center for Technology Commercialization and Enterprise Development (BU-CTCED), and BU Intellectual Property Management (IPM)-BDO project team conducted a benchmark visitation to Benguet State University, Central Luzon State University, Philippine Rice Research Institute, Bataan Peninsula State University, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Cavite State University, and Batangas State University on May 6 to12, 2018.

July 17,2018 Tuesday

University researches probed during BURDMD's Inception Meeting

The Bicol University's Research and Development Management Division (BURDMD) held an Inception Meeting last June 26 at the HERCC Amphitheatre of BU's East Campus in Legazpi City, with the goal giving orientation on the approved research programs and projects of the university.

June 28,2018 Thursday

84 researchers lauded during BU Researchers' Awarding Ceremony

A total of 84 researchers from across Bicol University were given recognition last June 18 during the BU Researchers' Awarding Ceremony, at the BR-FICC of BU's East Campus in Legazpi City.

June 26,2018 Tuesday

BU joins Research and Development Summit

Being a major player in the research and development (R&D) field in the Bicol region, Bicol University was invited to participate in the R&D Summit, which was organized by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) this May 30 at NEDA-Bicol Regional Office in Legazpi City.

May 31,2018 Thursday

Four BUTC entries excel in the 14th BU Student R&D Forum

Last March 23, 2018, the Office of the Vice-President for Research, Development and Extension conducted the 14th BU Student R&D Forum at FICC and HERRC Amphitheater at BU East Campus, Legazpi City. The said activity was held annually to promote the mandate of the institution which is to enhance the research writing and dissemination capabilities of its undergraduate and graduate students.

April 6,2018 Friday