Letran Research Center is responsible in providing quality researches and publications to intensify the research culture of the Colegio. Along with its mission to become the torch of light and knowledge, the center aims to:
The Letran Research Center envisions itself in the forefront of scholarly researches in the Philippines recognized by the international academic community.
The Letran Research Center is committed to develop a culture of research through the enhancement of the capability of every member of the institution to become a community of professionals making just decisions in addressing global issues guided by the Dominican charism.
Students of the Colegio and external clients may avail of the professional services of statisticians certified by the Center. Certified Statisticians are professionals who are trained and had proven track record in the application of statistics in research. They will guide students/clients in choosing the most appropriate statistical tool/s for the study, prepare and validate the research instruments, process the gathered data, assist them in the preparation of the statistical report (tables and figures) following the APA format, and assist them in the analysis and interpretation of the results.
Language editing services are also being offered by the Center to the students of the Colegio as well as external clients. Certified language editors trained and have shown track record in copy and content editing of researches are available for such need. They are to proofread the manuscripts of the student researchers/clients and suggest grammatical improvements in their manuscripts.
Research Capacity Building Program (RCBP)
The program provides both academic and non-academic employees of the Colegio an opportunity to hone further their research skills by identifying, organizing and exposing warm and active bodies in research to current trends and modalities through faculty development seminars and fora.
Project TORCH (Training Opportunities for Research Competence Honing)
Aside from providing regular seminar writeshops to the faculty researcher, the project also aims to provide certification courses for Research Methods faculty, advisers, statisticians and language editors for the purpose of enhancing their research skills.
Research Publication Program (RPP)
The program intends to assist employee researchers to produce quality researches in their own field and publish their work in reputable peer-reviewed journals. It also intends to give recognition to productive researches.
Research Output Tracking for Empowerment (Project ROTE)
The project aims to assist the faculty researches in the conduct of their research by providing constructive feedback on their research output on a piecemeal basis based on what they have learned in the seminar writeshops.
Research Assistance Program (RAP)
The program intends to create committees certified by the Center who can provide technical assistance to both graduate and undergraduate students in accomplishing their thesis and dissertations and securing certificates of originality and language editing for their researches.
Research Assistance& Direction of students’ thesis and dissertations (Project ReAD)
This project aims to assist both graduate and undergraduate students in the conduct of their research by providing them with the necessary assistance in statistical treatment, language editing and Turnitin processing of their researches.
Research Visibility Program (RVP)
The program gives opportunity to resident employee researchers to create their niche in research through exposure to research scholarship and/or fellowship, dissemination of relevant research findings in recognized seminars and conferences and establishment of favorable linkages and collaboration with reputable and international agencies.
Research Collaboration and Networking (Project ReCON)
This project aims to establish favorable linkages w/ national and international agencies/ institutions to define parameters for faculty development and exchange program including research collaboration.
Faculty Overseas Research Training and Exposure (Project FORTE)
The project gives opportunity to resident faculty researchers to further hone their research skills and know-how through exposure to research scholarships and/ or fellowship. Additionally, it gives an opportunity for the faculty researcher to disseminate relevant research findings in recognized seminars and conferences for increased visibility index.
Presentation Skills Enhancement (Project PreSE)
This project seeks to hone the research presentation skills of both faculty and students. Colloquia shall be organized for this purpose. Likewise, the Center shall post announcements of venues with Call for Papers.sss
Research Awards for Publications (Project ReAP)
This project aims to recognize the productivity of researchers, not only through monetary incentives, but also through recognition by the administration and peers.
Capacity and Development Policy
Environmental and Climate Change Mediation
Communication and Green Media Development
Human Capital Investment
Organizational Culture, Leadership and Development
Prof. Belinda V. De Castro, Ph.D.
Mr. Robert S. Caampued, Ed.M.
Employee Research Coordinator
Mr. Jet U. Buenconsejo, RPm
Student Research Coordinator
Ms. Grace Kamille J. Cabigao
Letran Research Center
Colegio de San Juan de Letran
151 Muralla st. Intramuros, Manila, Philippines
527-7693-97 loc. 122