Research Agenda for 2018-2022

Research Priority Areas

Specific Areas

Integrated Basic Research in Education, Arts and Sciences

  • Health Sufficiency (fundamental studies on potential sources of natural products, basic veterinary studies, or social dimensions on health)
  • Sustainable Communities (vulnerable ecosystems, data analytics on natural phenomena)
  • Inclusive Nation Building towards Quality Education (documentation of indigenous knowledge, education, data collection on social phenomena, national security and sovereignty, arts, history and culture)
  • Socio-economic and Policy Research
  • Tourism Development and Promotion
  • Instructional Materials Development
  • Countryside Development
  • Delivery on Social Services
  • Gender and Development Issues and Concerns
  • Language and Literatures

Synergy of Technology and Engineering

  • Food and Nutrition Security
  • Intelligent Transportation Solutions
  • Renewable Energy and Energy Storage Solutions
  • ICT Issues, Trends and Concerns
  • Technology Development
  • Technology Transfer

Fisheries and Aquaculture

  • Culture of New Cultivable Species
  • Fish Health, Disease Diagnostics and Management
  • Nutrition, feed and feeding systems
  • Post-harvest handling, processing and product development
  • Automation of feeding, water and culture management, and post-production
  • Fishkill Warning and Mitigation
  • Coastal Resource Protection, Conservation and Management

Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation

  • Technology Development and Application for Monitoring
  • Observation and Monitoring Networks
  • Modelling and Simulation for Improvement of Monitoring and Forecasting
  • Hazards, Vulnerability, and Risk Assessment
  • Warning Risk and Communication
  • Technology Development and Application for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation
  • Technology Development and Application for Disaster Risk Management
  • Forest and Environmental Conservation

Business and Management

  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Product Standardization and Commercialization
  • Financial Management and Practices

2018 Research Awards

Two groups of researchers from CHMSC won the Best Paper Award during the 2nd UNP-CHMSC National Research and Development Congress on Technology and Vocational Education held last November 14-16, 2018 at the La Proa Hall 2, L'Fisher Hotel, Bacolod City.

Josephine Q. Salillas, Jayrelle B. Sy, Christine D. Bustamante, Rene A. Salmingo, and Jean Michael E. Castor won Best Paper in Information Technology Category.

Mario N. Abeto, Elenuel T. Genova, and Noel N. Lebrilla won Best Paper in Agriculture/Fishery Category.


2017 Research Awards

Research and development director Dr. Armando Reosura won the top two spots in the Department of Science and Technology VI Regional Invention Contest and Exhibit last August 29 to 31 at SM City Mandurriao, Iloilo City. Dr. Reosura’s “Junction Box” entry won as The 2017 Utility Model Category Regional Winner, while his “pen-holding trainer” entry won first runner up. Another College of Industrial Technology faculty member Mr. Ronnie Iwayan won 2nd runner up for his entry “Mixing and Extruding Apparatus”. Mrs. Maricel Daradar also of CIT and Dr. Lydia Gorriceta of the College of Education were also finalists in the said contest. RICE 2017 was a competition for the best inventions, utility models, industrial designs, and creative researches of professionals and students alike.

Meanwhile, six faculty members were awarded for their research presentations in two separate conferences of national and international scales. Dr. Armando R. Reosura, Angelie P. Lopez, Dr. Aileen B. Esmeralda, and Jessica Y. Aguirre all won a Floro Crisologo Award for Best Oral Presenter in their research streams during the 1st National Research and Development Congress on Technology and Vocational Education, co-hosted by the College with the University of Northern Philippines last September 6 to 8 at the Tadena Hall of the UNP.

On the other hand, Enna S. Bodoso won Best Abstract and Dyan T. Gapulan won Best in Oral Presentation in the Asian Conference on Academic Integrity (ACAI) 2017 last October 30 to 31 at the Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok, Thailand. Earlier in the year, Ricky Acanto presented his research in the International Conference on Interdisciplinary Research in Higher Education last June 28 to 30 in Siem Reap, Cambodia. He also went on to be awarded as Best in Oral Presentation.


Research Publications for 2018

The Green Practice Index of the Faculty of a State Educational Institution in the Philippines

Ronora S. Malaga

International Review of Social Sciences (IRSS)

ICT Status of an Elementary School: Reflections of Digital Divide

Jose Rabbi B. Malaga

International Review of Social Sciences (IRSS)

A Look at Achievements: Green CHMSC Education Graduates' Tracer

Janet P. Espinosa

International Review of Social Sciences (IRSS)

Spiritual Intelligence and Work Performance Towards Green Culture in a State Institution

Janet P. Espinosa

International Journal of Current Research

Why Students Dropped?

Enna S. Bodoso

International Review of Social Sciences (IRSS)

Factors Influencing English Proficiency of the BTTE Students: An Assessment

Vanessa Joy Z. Judith

International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Research Technology

Written English Proficiency: The Case of Filipino Second Year Technology Students

Enna S. Bodoso

International Review of Social Sciences (IRSS)

International Research Presentations



Fisheries faculty present researches in Thailand

College of Fisheries faculty Rosebella Malo and Daisy Cari-an presented their research papers in the 136th International Conference on Management, Economics, and Social Science (ICMESS) last February 11 to 12, 2018 in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

ArtSci faculty presents paper in Japan confab

College of Arts and Sciences faculty Marijo Chua presented her research in the Asia Conference on Arts and Humanities last March 31 to April 1, 2018 at The Art Center Kobe, Kobe, Japan. Her study was entitled “Literary Historicist Approach in Robert Frost’s ‘Fire and Ice’”.


Chem faculty presents research in Guam, USA

Chemistry faculty Ricky Acanto presented his research in the Asia Pacific Consortium of Researchers and Educators (APCORE) Convention and International Conference last October 22-31, 2018 Westin Resort, Guam, USA.



Business school dean presents research in Taiwan

College of Business Management and Accountancy dean Marissa Quezon, PhD presented her paper entitled “Developing a Retirement Village in Negros Occidental” in the 9th Taiwan Philippines International Academic Conference 2017 last May 6, 2017 at Aletheia University, Taipei, Taiwan.

CAS faculty best research presenter in Cambodia confab

College of Arts and Sciences faculty Ricky Acanto was Paper Presenter in the International Conference on Interdisciplinary Research in Higher Education last June 28 to 30, 2017 at Sokha Angkor Resort, Siem Reap, Cambodia. He also bagged the Best in Oral Presentation Award.


Faculty win research awards in Thailand conference

Enna S. Bodoso won Best Abstract and Dyan T. Gapulan won Best in Oral Presentation in the Asian Conference on Academic Integrity (ACAI) 2017 last October 30 to 31 at the Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok, Thailand.

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