By Romel Christy Magturo
Eleven research administrators of Carlos Hilado Memorial State College bested about three hundred presenters all over the world during the recently concluded World Research Festival at Marco Polo Plaza Hotel, Lahug, Cebu City, Philippines, August 22-25.
CHMSC researchers from Talisay and Binalbagan campus garnered awards and recognition from International Association of Multidisciplinary Research (IAMURE). They were as follows: World Research Productivity Award –Dr. Renato B. Salmingo, VP for Research and Extension; Diamond Award-Arlene M. Ebalde-CHMSC-Talisay, Mary Joy Tabayan and Imee Perante-Binalbagan; Platinum Award-Andrew Ordonio, Mario Abeto, Archel Bedaure, Rosebella Malo-Binalbagan and Lovelyn Layson-CHMSC-Talisay; Gold Award-Noel Lebrilla and Daisy Carian, Binalbagan.
Dr. Salmingo, on his awarded output entitled “Research Capability Building Program of CHMSC”, brought CHMSC Community towards a continuous development.
The said research festival aims to give prominence to the significant role of research discovery in transforming our civilization towards a better world and to recognize researches and research leaders in the scientific community.
Moreove, Dr. Jenaro Japos, President of IAMURE from (Liceo de Cagayan University) spearheaded the event with the theme “Research that Changes the World” convened by the State Universities and Colleges (SUCs), Private and Public State Colleges, different countries such as Canada, Germany, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, United Arab Emirates, Iran, India, and Pakistan.
Dr. Djuwari of Perbanas Surbaya, Indonesia was the Chairman of the Board and Judges during the event. Together with Dr. Salmingo were Melchor Magram-John B. Labson Colleges Foundation, Arevalo Campus, Rolando Alimen-John B. Lacson Maritime University Foundation, Molo, Philippines, Oliva P. Canencia-Mindanao University of Science and Technology, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines were among the presenters who likewise garnered awards.
“I’m happy because the fruits of our labor in pursuing the research capability in building programs was well materialized and thus, achieved.” Dr. Salmingo, disclosed an interview.