This article was originally posted at 2019-10-17 09:15:07

CRC Foundation Inc. (CRCFI) would like to congratulate the following project team members whose research proposals were chosen by the Selection Committee, for the 2019 to 2020 run of the Research Fund:

  • Smart Barangay/Smart City: Designing and Pilot Testing a Crowdsourced SDG 2030-based Digital Ecosystem to Catalogue the Smart City Transformation of Pasig for Data Analytics Use” Dr. Enrique Ligot, Kimberly Vallesteros, Dr. Theta Ponce, Carlo Vinoya, Giuseppe Ng and Hermie Supan
  • Mapping Cultural Leadership, the Philippine Arts and Culture Sector: Towards the Creation of a Visual Studies Program” Dr. Laya Boquiren Gonzales, Arthur Joseph Vito Cruz, Andrea Abulencia, Lota Kristine San Juan Nable, Patrick Zeta, Maxine Clarisse Castillo, Abbygail Reyes and Drew Ashley Rabadon
  • A Theoretical Model for the Phenomenon of the Fear of Missing Out” Floyd Batongbakal, Dr. Joachim Antonio, Karla Pelayo, Fatima Espiritu and Gabriel Navarro
  • Humanizing T-Shaped Thinkers: A Contextualized Reinvention of Technology and Media Education for Junior College at the University of Asia and the Pacific” Rafael Santos and John Brylle Bae

CRC will contact these project teams in the coming days on the recommendations of the Selection Committee and Ethics Committee, and for finalizing the research project Terms of Reference.

CRC would also like to thank all the faculty members who submitted concept notes and full proposals for this year’s run of the Research Fund. • CRC


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