One of most distinguished awards in the Ateneo de Manila University is the Outstanding Scholarly Work Awards (OSWA).
Organized by the Office of the Associate Dean for Research and Creative Work, OSWA annually gives special recognition to scholarly work that contributes significantly to its discipline, is unique or innovative, and meets the high standards of excellence in its domain.
On April 29, 2016, University President, Fr Jose Ramon T Villarin, Vice President for Loyola Schools, Dr John Paul C Vergara, and the respective deans of the Loyola Schools conferred the Outstanding Scholarly Work Awards to the following.
School of Humanities
Dr Ranilo B Hermida received the Outstanding Scholarly Work Award in the School of Humanities for his work titled “Imagining Modern Democracy: A Habermasian Assessment of the Philippine Experiment” published in University of New York Press in 2014. School of Humanities Dean Dr Maria Luz C Vilches read the citation.
School of Social Sciences
Mr Michael D Pante received the Outstanding Scholarly Work Award in the School of Social Sciences for his work titled "Rickshaws and Filipinos: Transnational Meanings of Technology and Labor in American-Occupied Manila” published in the International Review of Social History in 2014. School of Social Sciences Dean Dr Fernando Aldaba read the citation.
School of Science and Engineering
Dr Fabian M Dayrit received the Outstanding Scholarly Work Award in the School of Science and Engineering for his work titled "The Properties of Lauric Acid and their Significance in Coconut Oil” published in the Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society in 2015. School of Science and Engineering Dean Dr Evangeline Bautista presented the award while
Engr Ma Leonora Guico (not in photo) read the citation.
Who will be the next Outstanding Scholarly Work Awardees? Find out on May 12, 2017!