VIRGEN MILAGROSA UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION
Martin P. Posadas Avenue,
San Carlos City 2420 Pangasinan, Philippines
Tel nos.: (+6375)203-0000, 955-5222, 632-4094
Fax no.: (075)203-0333
RESEARCH, PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT CENTER
A leader in training students and professionals to become scholars in the search for ways to facilitate social transformation and improve the lot of man using research as their tool.
The VMUF Research Development and Planning Center (Research Center) is a service unit under the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs necessary on achieving a culture of research for quality education. In realizing and achieving the philosophy of the university, this office aims to
q Help in concretizing VMUF vision and mission toward research excellence;
q Assist in creating an environment conducive to the conduct of scholarly research;
q Assist in making research an integrated academic and professional activity of all faculty undertakings;
q Help focus the research activities of the faculty toward improving the quality of life;
q Promote research in support to a relevant teaching function; and
q Disseminate research related in information to internal and external users.
q To cultivate a culture of research in the University with the highest standards of ethics
q To lead in the formulation of policies and guidelines on research activities of the institution
q To lead in the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of research-related activities in the University
q To assist the administrative offices in formulating strategic as well as development plans of the University system by providing pertinent data gathered through research.
q To help utilize research outputs as scientific bases for its plans and programs
q To lead in the dissemination and utilization of research outputs including technology management and transfer
q Assistance to student, faculty and non-teaching staff researchers on research methodologies including instrument development and validity and reliability testing
q Assistance to student, faculty and non-teaching staff researchers on appropriate statistical methods
q Provides facility logistics for laboratory/experimental researches with its state-of-the-art laboratory
q Training of University personnel for research capability-building
q Evaluation of the University’s services, functions and activities, as well as those of its workforce.
q Provide information to its linkages in the government and to other external users to serve as bases and inputs for their policy formulation and for possible program adoption.
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