Functions and Responsibilities
OVCRD aims to promote and enhance R&D undertakings by and in the University of the Philippines Diliman. It publishes and disseminates research outputs by UP Diliman faculty and researchers, as well as assists UP Diliman personnel doing R&D work. It also:
- formulates policies and guidelines on R&D, which recognize and institutionalize R&D as a major undertaking of UP Diliman;
- initiates measures and procedures to coordinate any and all research activities of UP Diliman with the proper offices and units;
- implements these policies, guidelines, and procedures for the conduct of R&D activities;
- identifies and prioritizes areas of R&D and, for this purpose, coordinates with relevant offices, agencies, and institutions, and regularly updates the UP Diliman research community on these priorities.