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December 2, 2022

42nd RDE In-house Review Conducted

The 42nd Year-end In-house Review was conducted on December 1-2, 2022 at the Commercial Building in the University of Southern Mindanao. During the activity, all ongoing […]
November 22, 2022

USM one of 27 HEIs to receive DOST-PCIEERD funding for Technology Business Incubator

The University of Southern Mindanao is one of 27 HEIs/SUCs chosen through a competitive selection process to be part of the 2022 Higher Education Institution Readiness for Innovation and Technopreneurship (HEIRIT)  program.
October 28, 2022

Department of Biological Sciences Faculty Develop Largest Global Collaborative Database for Cave-Dwelling Bats

Dr. Krizler C. Tanalgo and Prof. John Aries G. Tabora are major contributors to the development of DarkCides 1.0 (https://darkcides.org/), which is the largest global collaborative database of bat caves and species.

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About RDE

The university is inclined to the development of products, technologies, innovations and discoveries of new ideas and information. This is facilitated through research engagements of faculty, full-time researchers and undergraduate/graduate students. The activity is geared towards providing products and services to the end-consumers and other stakeholders of the university from various fields.

Research and development outputs must be disseminated through extension. This is materialized through seminars, trainings, community engagements and various approaches. In addition, as part of its information dissemination, the university also promotes publication and patenting of research outputs and provides subsequent incentives.

As a research univeristy, the University of Southern Mindanao is committed to produce quality research, development and extension (RDE) engagements and activities. Research directions are geared towards the university themes and priority areas.

These are:

1) Quality Learning, Skills Development, and Literacy,
2) Social Development and Strong Institutions,
3) Preservation of Culture,
4) Environmental Proection, Conservation, and Risk Reducation,
5) Food Security and Poverty Reduction,
6) Good Health and Well-being,
7) Innovations in Science, Engineering, and Technology, and
8) Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Management.

The USM Research, Development, and Extension Committee

Dr. Francisco Gil N. Garcia

USM President – URDEC Chair

Dr. Ma. Teodora N. Cabasan

Vice President for Research, Development, and Extension – URDEC Co-Chair

Prof. Lydia C. Pascual

Director, Research and Development Office

Dr. Mary Joy S. Cañolas

Director, Extension Services Office

Dr. Debbie Marie B. Verzosa

Director, Research Publication Services Office

Dr. Efren E. Magulama

Director, USM Agricultural Research and Development Center

Dr. Abubakar A. Murray

Director, Philippine Industrial Crops Research Institute