2019 CAS Research Conference

posted Mar 20, 2019, 12:26 AM by SLSU CAS   [ updated Mar 20, 2019, 12:31 AM ]

2018 Sisidlan: NRCP chairpersons grace CAS Interdisciplinary R & E Writeshop

posted Oct 28, 2018, 4:19 PM by Tilamsik Journal   [ updated Oct 28, 2018, 4:37 PM by SLSU CAS ]

The faculty members of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) got a chance to learn about the latest development in national research from two of the renowned scientists in the country during the CAS Interdisciplinary Research and Extension (R&E) Writeshop, held at the CAM auditorium on Oct. 25-26, 2018.

Participants of the writeshop with NRCP speakers

Dr. Gregorio E.H. Del Pilar, Chairperson of the Social Sciences Division of the National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP) and Professor of the Department of Psychology at the University of the Philippines – Diliman, together with Dr. Arvin C. Diesmos, Chairperson of the Biological Sciences Division of NRCP and Scientist III at the National Museum of the Philippines, shared the ongoing trends in the natural and social sciences.

Dr. Del Pilar discussed the harmonized national research and development (R&D) agenda in line with Ambisyon Natin 2040. He presented of the role of NRCP in attaining the R&D agenda. Afterwards, he presented completed and ongoing research projects financed and assisted by NRCP and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). 

Meanwhile, Dr. Diesmos shared his experiences in conducting research in the field of natural sciences. He also presented some of the studies that he completed. Afterwards, he discussed the practical and efficient way of writing and completing research projects.

Ms. Mary Charlotte O. Fresco and Ms. Marisse V. Borillo of the Technical Capacity Development Section of NRCP, conducted an orientation on how to be a member of NRCP as well as the benefits of being an associate and a regular member. Ms. Fresco also shared the number of scientists all over the country who are members of the various division of NRCP.

The lectures of the speakers from NRCP was held on the first day of the writeshop, right after the opening ceremony. The writeshop aims to produce research and extension proposals, which could be developed as institutional projects.

Dr. Mari Jane A. Lee, the dean of CAS, expressed her support to the CAS Research Council for its dedication to keeping the good research culture in the college. Likewise, she expressed her gratitude to the guest speakers from NRCP for sharing their knowledge on research to the CAS faculty members.

On the second day of the writeshop, the faculty members of each discipline developed their own research and extension proposals, which they presented thereafter. Dr. Gondelina Radovan, Vice-President for Planning, Research, Extension, Production and Development (PREPD) together with Dr. Editha De Jesus, Director of Research Services, and Prof. Malou Enal, served as panel of evaluators.

Participants pose for a souvenir photo after presenting their outputs

As part of the writeshop, Prof. Essex Vladimier Samaniego presented his completed research entitled “Diet and Distribution of Invasive Alien Species of Frogs in Mount Banahaw San Cristobal Protected Landscape.”

The CAS Interdisciplinary R&E Writeshop was made possible through the initiative of Prof. Rene P. Zubieto, CAS R&E coordinator and the CAS Research Council in cooperation with SLSU Gender and Development Office. Prof. Julia Lea Radovan and Prof. Maria Gloria Nada served as moderators of the writeshop. // CAS Research Council Publications




2018 CAS Interdisciplinary Research Conference: BS Math, BS Bio bag awards

posted Apr 21, 2018, 3:39 AM by SLSU CAS   [ updated May 10, 2018, 4:24 PM ]

On its 6th year, the College of Arts and Sciences took the college’s annual interdisciplinary research conference to another level. Following this year’s theme “Alagwa: Catapulting Innovations in CAS’ Research Culture,” the eight sets of student research were presented at the CBA Auditorium, April 27.

Researchers from the Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Frances C. Mora and Junell J. Patuloy, were hailed Best Researchers as they impressed the panel of evaluators with their study on the application of Floyd – Warshall Algorithm in transporting agricultural products.

Frances Mora and Junell Patuloy of BS Mathematics were hailed Best Researchers

Mora and Patuloy proposed an optimal route in transporting agricultural products to Sentrong Pamilihan ng Produktong Agrikultura sa Quezon Inc. for farmers and dealers of Sariaya, Quezon, which they were able to prove to be more efficient than the existing routes that the farmers and dealers are using. 

This is repeat victory for BS Math as they also seized the Best Researcher award in the 2017 Interdsciplinary Research Conference. 

Best Presenters: Govinda Lou O. Bernardo, Darlene Faye B. Cadao and Marvin D. Menor of the Bachelor of Science in Biology

Meanwhile, Govinda Lou O. Bernardo, Darlene Faye B. Cadao and Marvin D. Menor of the Bachelor of Science in Biology bagged the Best Presenter award. Their study entitled “Biochemical Screening and Bioactivities of Selected Plants from Mt. Banahaw De Lucban, Quezon Province” determined the biochemical properties and bioactivities of Knema acuminata, Ficus guyeri, Dracontomelon edule, and Cratoxylum sumatranum ssp. Sumatranum.

Other research presented include “Huwag Tularan, Pusher Ako: Influence of War on Drugs TV News Reportage on the Safety and Security of Selected Viewers” by Charlete Ann U. Soriano and Ma. Lilet C. Mia (BA Comm.); “Impact Analysis of Selected Extension Projects Of Psychology Program in Southern Luzon State University” by Wally T. Dela Cerna and Jeanel Keith A. Jimenez (AB Pyschology); “Historical Development of Lucban Hat’s Sambalilong Buntal: A Proposed Socio- Cultural Intervention Plan” by Catherine A. Peňero (AB History); “Ibayong Mundo: A Documentary Film on the Constructed Identity of Selected Filipina Domestic Helpers in Hong Kong” by Marielle Biacora, John Paul Saliendra and Jemimah Ruth Teope (BA Comm); “Macroinvertebrate Diversity in San Juan De Jesus, Progreso and Butaguin Rivers in Gumaca, Quezon as Stream Health Indicator” by Sedney S. Mendoza (BS Biology); and “On the Laplacian Energy and Color Signless Laplacian Energy of Book Graph Bn” by Mark Joel L. Rubina and John Ray A. Buenvenida (BS Math).

Panel of Evaluators: Prof. Cheeno Sayuno, Prof. Heidi Baraan-Gonzales, Mr. Erwin Don Racasa

Prof. Heidi Baraan-Gonzales of the Batangas State University, Prof. Cheeno Marlo Sayuno of the University of the Philippines-Los Baños, and Mr. Erwin Don Racasa of the MGB-DENR served as panel of evaluators. They were impressed with the methodical studies that promised practical application to the community.

Meanwhile, Prof. Julieta Lindo, a faculty of the CAS and a recipient of FullBright Scholarship, delivered the plenary address. Ms. Minerva Sagsagat, a student Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics, gave a special research presentation.

Prof. Julieta Lindo, Fulbright Scholarship recipient delivers the plenary address.

“Alagwa” is the 6th Interdisciplinary Research Conference organized by the CAS Research Council. The conduct of the conference started in 2012. This year’s conference is organized under the supervision of Prof. Rene P. Zubieto, CAS Research and Extension Services Coordinator. 

The Languages, Literature and Humanities Department headed by Dr. Shiela Manzanilla served as convener of the conference. Mr. Gino Cabrera, Prof. Jed Marqueses and Prof. Julia Lea Radovan served as moderators of the event.

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2017 CAS Inter-Disciplinary Research Conference

posted Apr 30, 2017, 3:34 AM by SLSU CAS   [ updated Apr 25, 2018, 9:13 AM ]

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It’s a double victory for the researcher of Bachelor of Science in Mathematics as Hannibal Paul A. Causapin won as Best Researcher and Best Presenter in the CAS 2017 Interdisciplinary Research Conference held at CAM Auditorium, April 28. 

Causapin’s study entitled "Semi-Markov Chain Modeling on Earthquake Occurrences in Selected Areas in Luzon" aimed to model earthquake occurrences in selected areas in Luzon using semi-Markov chain and focused on estimating the transition matrix, holding time mass functions and interval transition probability matrix for two defined states: region-to-region and magnitude-to magnitude. The study made a forecast of earthquake occurrences in the next five (5) years. 

Beulah T. Grevialde and Anne Julian S. Ladiana of Bachelor of Science in Biology secured the 2nd Best Researcher award with their study entitled "Phytochemical and Antibacterial Screening of the Pseudostem of Musa (BBB Group) “Saba” Against Canine Skin Pathogens". 

Another team of BS Biology researchers, Maria Arvy Diane A. Penolio and Clarisse Alyssa L. Pureza, grabbed the 3rd Best Researcher award with their research entitled "Parasitic Infection of Indian Mackerel (Rastrelliger Kanagurta) from Dalahican Port in Tayabas Bay". 

Beulah T. Grevialde and Anne Julian S. Ladiana (left); Maria Arvy Diane A. Penolio and Clarisse Alyssa L. Pureza (right)

Eight researchers from the four disciplines of CAS presented their research for the competition category while two students of Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics presented their study for the special presentation category. 

Prof. Ricardo Clores of the De La Salle University – Dasmarinas, Engr. Francis Malit of the Technological Institute of the Philippines - Quezon City, and Prof. Editha De Jesus of Southern Luzon State University – Lucban, Quezon served as panel of evaluators. 

The 2017 CAS Research Conference with the theme “Ahon: Propelling the Research Culture to the Next Level” was made possible through the initiative of the CAS Research Services, headed by CAS Research Coordinator Prof. Rene Zubieto, CAS Student Council and CAS Office of the Dean. - CAS Research Services Team


2016 CAS Inter-Disciplinary Research Conference

posted May 31, 2016, 7:53 AM by Nic Guinto   [ updated Jul 18, 2016, 11:15 PM ]

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CAS holds ‘Adyo’, recognizes best student researchers

Aiming to promote the culture of research among the students of College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), the CAS Student Council and the CAS Office of Research and Publication held the 2016 Interdisciplinary Research Conference on March 18, 2016.

With the theme ‘Adyo: Taking Social and Scientific Research to the Next Level’, this year’s research conference featured the best student research selected through blind review of CAS research council.

Angelo Joshua C. Luciano and John Claude Renan of BS Biology were hailed best student researchers with their study ‘Aquatic Insect Diversity as Water Quality Indicator in Pagsipi-Bunggo-Camatian River, Lucban, Quezon.’

Another pair of researchers from BS Bio, Larrisse O. Lipit and Verinna Charisse B. Mangonon, bagged the third place with their study ‘Antibiotic Resistance of Salmonella in Contaminated Chicken Eggs and Poultry Environment.’

Meanwhile, Djacmar Al P. Jacela and Christel Ann D. Regulacion of Bachelor of Arts in Communication won 2nd place with their study ‘Banat-Buto: A Documentary Film on the Lives of Working Children in Tayabas, City, Quezon.’ They were also hailed as the best research presenter.

Prof. Jerry Esperanza from the University of Rizal System, Prof. Maria Portia Olenka Placino from the University of the Philippines – Diliman, and  Mr. Ronera Jose Rea, who earned his masters from the Ateneo de Manila University, served as panel of evaluators.

Winners in the conference will represent the college in the upcoming SLSU Intercollegiate Research Conference.

CAS Interdisciplinary Research Conference was first held in 2010 and it has become a tradition in the college aiming to provide a venue for students to share the findings of their research and to have a university based network among themselves. //Pelasalome Alayan

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