UMak’s Research Center Calls for Papers for 6th Research Congress


Call for Papers - 6th University Research Congress

Call for Papers – 6th University Research Congress


March 15, 2023 – The Center for University Research is inviting everyone to its 6th Research Congress and its 11th Volume of the UNIVERSITAS. Submission of research protocols shall be extended until April 30, 2023, with this year’s theme, “Achieving Global Excellence through Institutional Synergy”.

5 decades of existence is a testament to the combined visions and efforts that made UMak ready for global excellence and sustainable development. Thus, the 6th University Research Congress and the 11th Volume of the Universitas will be held on the theme “Achieving Global Excellence Through Institutional Synergy”. Therefore, all are called to explore the various topics and subthemes via submission for paper presentation and publication.

Suggested Topics and Subthemes

Main Topic: Ethical Technological Innovation

  • AI and Academic Integrity
  • Cyber Security
  • Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
  • Prototype Research
  • Computer-Assisted Education
  • Blockchain technology
  • True and false information on social media

Cluster 2 (CTHM, CBFS, IOA)
Main Topic: Socio-Economic Development

  • Needs Based and Rights Based CSR
  • Total Quality Management
  • Business Process Outsourcing
  • Sustainability in the hospitality sector
  • Tourism Competitiveness
  • Cultural integration tourism
  • Accounting Ethics
  • Hospitality Ethics

Cluster 3 (IOP, IIHS, ION, COS)
Main Topic: Holistic Health Services

  • Sexual Health and People’s Awareness and Involvement 
  • Indigenous Psychology and Health Practices 
  • Mental Health and Services Accessibility 
  • true and false information on social media 

Cluster 4 (COE, CHK, CAL, CGPP, HSU) and Cluster 5 (CCAPS, SOL) 

Main: Heritage, History, and Social Justice 

  • Issue-Based Community Development Work/Advocacies 
  • People’s Participation and Mobilization in Community Development 
  • Children’s Rights and Policy Making  
  • Youth Mobilization for Nation Building 
  • Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Expression transcending Heteronormativity 
  • Democratic Governance in the Local Government 
  • Violence Against Women and Women’s Movements 
  • Communication in a Heterogeneous and Pluralistic Society 
  • Local Stories and the Creation of Community Identity 
  • Lawyers in the fringes of the Society 
  • true and false information on social media  
  • Social Justice Education and Advocacy  
  • AI and Academic Integrity 

Full guidelines:

Here is the link to the Google Form submission:
Emailed submissions to shall not be accommodated
For the guidelines and the IMRAD template, please visit this link:
For inquiries, please email