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This Division aims to promote research and development to a higher level of professionalism in order to be an efficient and effective partner of the government in finding solutions to current issues on the quality of life, literacy, politics, economy and crime.
Mathematical Sciences VISION
Now, in this age of Information Technology, the this Division envisions to address the growing demands for knowledge, skills and other innovations in the different fields of mathematics and computer science.
The Medical Division aims to stimulate research and development in medicine, dentistry, public health, and undergraduate and graduate education in these fields.
Pharmaceutical Sciences VISION
Basic and Technology research in the Pharmaceutical Services are undertaken through the coordinated and cooperative efforts of highly qualified researcher giving due recognition and importance to individual initiatives as necessary for scientific advancement with the end in view of contributing to knowledge and national well-being and providing an effective means of utilization of scientific and technical resources and findings with emphasis as indigenous ones.
Biological Sciences VISION
From the beginning, the Division has sought to bring excellence in science to the resolution of biological problems. Today this tradition of excellence continues with the present members contributing relevant skills and expertise through research and training in all the major fields of biology.
Agriculture and Forestry VISION
This Division envisions to enlist in its roster more scientists with greater capability to: (a) conduct excellent problem-oriented basic research in agriculture and forestry; (b) participate in local and international collaborative research; (c) provide scientific advise on problems on national concern; (d) address the need of the precise and highly productive agriculture and forestry sectors without degrading the environment.
Engineering and Industrial Research VISION
This division would like to see the Philippines in the foreseeable future as technology-lead one of the highly industrialized country in Asia. To this end, the division shall continue to encourage and support its members as well as non-members to undertake basic and applied research and development in various fields of engineering and industrial processes where the Philippines will have competitive advantage and which will have significant impact on the quality of life of Filipino. The division envisions its members to engage in interdisciplinary as well as multidisciplinary researches to solve a wider scope of problems in the industrial
Areas of concern that can be pursued on Modernization of Production Sectors under the Science and Technology: A Study on Filipino investors; Social science information network: raising general awareness of social science; Research on indigenous technology and knowledge, and specific examples of these; Cultural tourism
The Division supports research projects in basic physics not normally granted by other sectoral planning councils of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). The R&D grants are essentially for operational expenses. The Division also sponsors the annual congress of the Philippine Physics Society which serves as the forum of disseminating research and development (R&D) results done locally. Members serve in various capacities as consultants, resource persons, committee members or technical panelists of the DOST and other government agencies.
Chemical Sciences VISION
The division envisions itself in the next five years to be an organization of world-class researchers, who are highly respected by their peers overseas. Its members are contributing actively to chemical knowledge and to chemical technology through scientific publications and patents. They play an active role in community issues involving chemistry, such as the protection of the environment, food safety and public health.
This division aspires for a more cohesive work relationship not only among its members, but to other Divisions of the Council, in order to work concretely on the enhancement humanities in the enhancement of arts and culture and define their roles in the different fields of social and hard sciences.
The Division is composed of 168 eligible researchers (72 regular and 96 associate members) from various government institutions such as the PAGASA, PHIVOLCS, PCASTRD, Department of Energy, PNRI, and the academe such as UP NIGS and the Department of Meteorology and Oceanography.
Veterinary Medicine VISION:
A collegial body of highly trained scientists and researchers, cohesively addressing the growing demand for knowledge, skills and innovations; sharing expertise with all sectors of the society; and effectively contributing to the country’s development and to improvement of the quality of life of the Filipino people.
National Research Council of the Philippines
2022 – 2023