Winners announced for USWAG Awards 2023Research
The Search for USWAG Awards held on October 5-6 at the E-Crown Hotel and Resort revealed the winners in both the Non-Science and Technology (N-S&T) and Science and Technology (S&T) categories, recognizing top research and contributions from the academe.
In the Non-S&T category, which includes research in the social sciences, humanities, business and education, the top spot was clinched by the research titled “Lived Experiences of Typhoon Rolly Survivors in Catanduanes,” authored by Dr. Ramon Felipe A. Sarmiento, Dr. Joel Jordan, Prof. Maricel S. Cariaso, and Prof. Ma. Nena T. Vital.
The 2nd Place was secured by the research titled “Gender-Fair Language at Work-Recognition, Beliefs, Willingness, and Challenges from Government Agencies of Catanduanes,” authored by Dr. Jimmylen Z. Tonio from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUMSS).
Meanwhile, the 3rd Place was claimed by the research titled “Ang Kuwento Nina Kurakog at Kalarab: Mga Danas, Istorya, at Historya ng mga Bagamanocnon ng Ilihan Point,” authored by Prof. Ma. Sofia S. Llaguno and Dr. Jovert R. Balunsay.
In the S&T Category, the top spot was secured by the research titled “Browser-Based Document Tracking System with QR-Code Technology for Catanduanes State University,' authored by Dr. Gemma G. Acedo, Prof. Gregory M. Bola, and Prof. Andrea S. Morales.
The 2nd Place was awarded to the research titled “Utilization and Development of Libas (Spondias sp.) Leaves as Powdered Souring Agent,” authored by Ms. Robelle M. Tapado, while the 3rd Place went to the research titled 'Knowledge Discovery in Database (KDO)-based Rice Farmer Registry System at LGU, San Andres, Catanduanes: Prototype Development,' authored by Dr. Belen M. Tapado.
Special awards included the Research Productivity Award, which was earned by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUMSS), and the Best Publishable Paper Award in the S&T Category, which went to Ms. Robel L. Tapado for the research titled “Utilization and Development of Libas (Spondias sp.) Leaves as a Souring Agent.”
The research titled “Gender-Fair Language at Work-Recognition, Beliefs, Willingness, and Challenges from Government Agencies of Catanduanes” was recognized in the Non-S&T Category.
The Best Scientific Poster Award was given to the research titled “Assessment of Blue Swimming Crab Portunus Pelagicus (Linnaeus, 1758) Fisheries in Northern Catanduanes, Philippines,” authored by Prof. Recie B. Bonaos and Prof. Jozem Niño I. Morales in the Scientific Category.
In the Non-S&T Category, the award was claimed by the research titled “Pagsusuri sa Pinagmulan ng Pangalan ng mga Barangay sa Catanduanes,” authored by April Grace Lazado-Maca and Josephine T. Tomagan.
The board of evaluators for the event included Dr. Rosana S. Abundo, Dr. Kristian Q. Aldea, Dr. Jose Z. Tria, Professor Ma. Cecilia T. Arcilla, Dr. Mary Jean S. Romero, and Engr. Marie Grace T. Molina.
Winners and special awardees will receive a cash prize, a certificate, and a plaque and will be honored during the Gabi ng Parangal on October 25, in celebration of the 11th Charter Anniversary of the university. #ATugay