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Female Researchers in the Philippines (2019)

Requested from DOST by R. Romero at 11:45 AM on Mar 08, 2022.
Purpose: For research and development
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2019 - 12/31/2019
Tracking no: #DOST-351610169007

Romero 11:45 AM, Mar 08, 2022

To whom it may concern:

Good day! I would like to request for information regarding female researchers in the country (% of total headcount, full-time and part-time) for the year 2019.

Note that female researchers refer to female professionals engaged in the conception of new knowledge, products, processes, methods and systems, and management of these projects. It excludes technicians and equivalent staff, and other supporting staff. Headcount refers to the total number of persons who are mainly or partially employed in research.

Thank you very much!

March 14, 2022

Dear Regina Yvette,


Thank you for your request dated Mar 08, 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

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You asked for Female Researchers in the Philippines (2019).

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While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this Office does not have [some of]* the information you have requested and the DOST R&D Survey for 2019-2020 data is still ongoing. However, you may wish to contact Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) at (02) 8461-0500 , or resubmit your request addressed to the correct agency on the eFOI portal.

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