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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.