The University Research Board (URB)
The University Research Board is composed of distinguished members of the academe who act in advisory capacity for the various research endeavors of the university employees and students to ensure the continuous production of relevant and quality researches. This is comprised of two (2) groups: Institutional Research Committee (IRC) and Institutional Ethics Review Committee (IERC).
Institutional Research Committee (IRC). The IRC is comprised of 9 members representing the following disciplines: Business and Economics, Education, Engineering and Information Technology, Health and Science, Languages, Literature and Philosophy, Mathematics and Statistics, Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Multidisciplinary. This group is chaired by the R&DC Director who reviews researches reviewed by the other members.
Institutional Ethics Review Committee (IERC). The IERC is composed of 9 members from different disciplines and is chaired by the most senior researcher among the group who must also be a member of an external research ethics committee. Unless a member resigns, the members have a two-year term after which they re-apply if still interested.
The Institutional Research and Review Committee has been established to ensure quality researches in the University. This assemblage is composed of the following:
Institutional Research Committee
Rhoda Basco-Galangco – Multidisciplinary
Dr. Aida A. Dapiawen – Languages, Literature and Education
Dr. Paciencia S. Calpito – Health and Sciences
Dr. Dyesebel L. Chinayo – Mathematics, Business
Mr. Farland D. Valera – Social and Behavioral Sciences
Engr. Victor V. Hafalla – Mathematics, Engineering, ICT
Mr. Miguel Xerxes R. Villacrucis – Mathematics, Engineering
Institutional Ethics Review Committee
Dr. Lloyd V. Orduña – Chairperson
Dr. Ely Jose F. As-il
Mr. Jan Michael Ostrea
Dr. Kareen B. Leon
Dr. Janice Kaylyn K. Lonogan
Dr. Maria Lourdes Cantor
Ms. Marilou B. Sannadan
Dr. Marilou M. Saong