RHRDC Call for proposal

The Regional Health Research and Development Consortium XI (RHRDC XI) is now accepting Health Research and Development proposals for CY 2021 funding support. This is made possible through a funding support from the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD).

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Through the DOST Local Grants-In-Aid Program known as Community Empowerment through Science & Technology (CEST) the Demolok Valley National High School Community Association received one (1) unit Industrial Food Dehydrator. It was turned over on December 10, 2020 by the Provincial S&T Director, Ms. Maria Victoria Dado together with the SPAMAST President, Dr. Ruth Lucero to the school’s and PTA officials headed by Ms. Josie Dela Cruz, the school head. The grant will lead an aspiring endeavor not just in honing the skills and interest of the students but also in improving the way of life of the indigenous community of Demolok Valley.

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Davao Occidental- After a series of consultative meetings and revisions, the Davao Occidental Research for Development Agenda (DORDA) for 2020-2025 was already finalized and turned over to the Provincial Local Government of Davao Occidental on December 11, 2020 at the VIP Room of the Malita Gym, Davao Occidental. The province was the first in the Davao Region to craft its Research for Development (R4D) Agenda addressing the gaps and problems in the province.


There’s no stopping the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in staging the National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) celebration in Davao Region despite the current COVID-19 pandemic.

The NSTW is an annual celebration that highlights the significant contributions of science and technology to national development and has become a platform for heralding S&T advocacy in the country. 

This year, DOST XI will be hosting various online activities in line with this year’s theme “Agham at Teknolohiya: Sandigan ng Kalusugan, Kaayusan, Kabuhayan, at Kinabukasan”, which aims to highlight the power and contribution of Science, Technology and Innovation in the four areas.

The week-long celebration will kickstart with the online launching of Davao Regional Science and Technology Week Virtual Exhibit which will be held on December 7, 2020 at 9:00 A.M.

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The Department of Science and Technology Region XI is the new home of the 20 pieces of framed art prints made by local artist and professor, Teody Boylie “Bong” Perez.

In a turnover ceremony on Wednesday, November 18, Prof. Perez, a faculty of the Department of Humanities of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences of UP Mindanao, a Datu Bago awardee (2016) and a National Commission for Culture and Arts (NCCA) 2020 Grantee officially handed over his artworks to the DOST XI represented by Regional Director Dr. Anthony C. Sales, CESO III.