The Research and Planning Office (RPO) of the University of the Assumption conducted a seminar and workshop for deans, researchers and teachers from the different colleges and schools in UA on May 18, 2017 at the Domus Mariae Coffee Shop.

Dr. Maria Barbara Wong-Fernandez, the Director of Research Office of Jose Rizal University, talked about the essentials for publication of research works in international journals. She shared styles and techniques to come up with papers that are worth publishing in the international arena.

Fernandez also encouraged the participants to raise the bar in doing research, “You have to keep trying and be diligent in your revisions until you come up with a good paper,” she said.

Dr. Arnel Sicat, Director of UA Research and Planning Office stressed that the workshop-seminar is in line with the continuing efforts to strengthen research culture in UA even as he takes pride in the quality of work which are currently produced by UA researchers.

“As soon as your works are published, these can be used by our students and the entire UA community to acquire new knowledge,” he said. Calling the researchers as “producers of knowledge”, he emphasized that doing research and having the output published and used by the academic community “is the apex of teaching”.