RTU Holds 13th Research Colloquium and 22nd Research Forum

The Research Development, and Innovation Office (RDIO) of Rizal Technological University (RTU) successfully organized the 13th Research Colloquium and 22nd Research Forum, held from May 29 to 31, 2024. The event, themed “Shifting Gears: Maneuvering towards Research Sustainability, Emerging Technology, and Integrative Solutions,” showcased a total of 91 research proposals and eight completed research papers from the university’s faculty researchers.

Facilitated by RDIO under the leadership of Assoc. Prof. Ryan Manuel D. Guido, and Dr. Magno M. Quendangan, VP for Research, Innovation, and Extension Services (VPREIS), the program gathered esteemed evaluators from various prestigious universities and agencies to assess the research proposals, ensuring rigorous academic standards and constructive feedback. The colloquium and forum also featured two plenary talks aimed at enhancing the faculty researchers’ capabilities in publishing their work in SCOPUS-indexed journals.

The first plenary talk, delivered by Acad. Prof. Dr. Alvin Culaba from De La Salle University, took place on May 29, 2024. Dr. Culaba’s presentation focused on mastering techniques and strategies for effective research communication, providing attendees with valuable insights into disseminating their research findings more effectively.

On May 31, 2024, Dr. Marie Paz E. Morales, University Professor and Director of the Publication Office at Philippine Normal University, conducted the second plenary talk. Her session covered techniques and strategies for achieving Scopus-level publication, encouraging faculty researchers to aim for higher publication standards and wider academic recognition.

The Research Colloquium and Forum served as a significant platform for exploring critical issues and trends in research. By bringing together experts and stakeholders from diverse fields, the event aimed to promote sustainable research practices, leverage the potential of emerging technologies, and develop integrative solutions to address real-world challenges.

Overall, the event was deemed a valuable and successful initiative, fostering collaboration and innovation among the university’s faculty researchers and contributing to the advancement of research sustainability and technological integration.