Office for Graduate Research

Message from the Director

Message from the Director

I warmly welcome you to the Office for Graduate Research (OGR) of the Graduate School, University of Santo Tomas!

The OGR believes that you are a significant contributor of knowledge and research products in the Thomasian community. We support your professional advancement by shaping you in becoming highly competent, flexible, and independent researchers. With your passion and commitment in producing quality research, the OGR is pledged to guide you at every phase of your research endeavors. We provide assistance on thesis/dissertation proposal, presentation (colloquium and oral defense) and publication, and continuously offer research-related seminars, workshops, and fora grounded on evidence-based strategies to enhance your research knowledge, skills, and values. Through our incentive program, we give recognition to the outstanding work of our graduate students for their publication in local and international journals.

I hope that this site shall serve as your companion with a hub of essential information in completing your graduate research as a contribution to your discipline. My ardent reception is with you as you join our scientific community of dynamic scholars from a broad range of professional backgrounds.

Let us work together toward knowledge discovery and societal advancement!

Prof. Dr. Grecebio Jonathan D. Alejandro
Director, Office for Graduate Research

Published Student Researches

Student researches, whether theses or dissertations, are eventually submitted to peer-reviewed and reputable national or international journals for publication. From 2013-2016, a total of 276 researches were published in different journals. View the tracer by downloading the file below:

2013-2016 Published Student Researches (.xlsx)


Ethics Review



UST Graduate School – Ethics Review Committee

Prof. Fernando Pedrosa, PhD


Assoc. Prof. Librado A. Santiago, PhD


Prof. Aleth Therese L. Dacanay, PhD


Prof. Crestita B. Tan, PhD

Assoc. Prof. Mary Caroline N. Castaño, PhD Prof. Maria Cristina R. Ramos, PhD

Prof. Grecebio Jonathan D. Alejandro, Dr. rer. nat.

Assoc. Prof. Marie Antonette S. Vargas, PhD

Assoc. Prof. Emmanuel Batoon, PhD

Assoc. Prof. Michael Jorge N. Peralta, MS, MSPT, Ll. M.

English Language Editing


  • Please visit the Office for Graduate Research before contacting an English Editor.
  • Language Editing Policy (.pdf)



Assoc. Prof. Maria Rosario R. Aranda, MEd Ms. Wenda Fajardo, MA Asst. Prof. Jean R. Celino, MA
Asst. Prof. Judith Ma. Angelica S. Claustro, MA Asst. Prof. Katrina Ninfa M. Topacio, MA Mr. Philippe Jose S. Hernandez, MEng
Ms. Kristina Ysabelle Dichoso, MA Ms. Ana de Guzman Ms. Sheila N. Gabe, MA
Statistics Consultancy

Statisticians / Consultants

Recto Rex Calingasan, PhD George Garcia, MS Olivia Tan, MS Virgilio A. Tatlonghari, PhD Gabriel Uriarte, PhD


Administration and Staff


Prof. Grecebio Jonathan D. Alejandro, Dr. rer. nat.


BATOON, Rowena L. MEGOTE, Allan T.
OGR 2016-2017 Staff

Contact Information

Office Address

2/F Thomas Aquinas Research Complex


+63-2-406-1611 loc. 4029


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