A sound decision making is based on facts rather than assumption, emotion or hear-say and the approach is logical – this is where science and research set in. However, some scientists and researchers, find it a bit challenging to translate their research results, technical reports, and policy recommendations into plain words for policymakers’ appreciation and use in crafting public policies/laws.
- Written by Jenny Leigh A. Daquioag
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Bangsomoro completes NRCP research caravan, begins the formulation of regional Research and Development (R&D) agenda
Co-organized by the National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP) and the Ministry of Science and Technology - Bangsomoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (MOST-BARMM), the first wave of the NRCP Regional Basic Research Caravan (RBRC) was completed in BARMM on April 08, 2021—accentuated with the formulation of the Research and Development (R&D) Agenda in the region as the promising next step.
- Written by Renz Prudenciado
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At least 230 researchers, scientists, engineers (RSEs) and artists from the academe, government agencies, and other sectors joined the first online membership promotion caravan hosted by DOST Regional Office XI and the National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP) on March 9, 2021.
- Written by Rowena Peter
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A barangay in Albay devastated by Typhoon Rolly in 2020. (Photo copyright belongs to NRCP)
Resilience has become a “hot word” recently to describe the ability of the Filipinos to immediately bounce back from hardships and devastating events, move on and rebuild easily. Others tagged “Filipino resiliency” as a romanticized trait that has been used to excuse the government’s shortcomings in handling and preparing for natural hazards.
- Written by Mary Charlotte O. Fresco
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