Sawasdee, Thailand: SHS Research Outputs Presented in the Asian Graduate Studies Summit

Research Outputs by the Senior High School Department were presented during the Asian Graduate Studies Summit (AGRASS) organized by the Asia Pacific Consortium of Researchers and Educators (APCORE) and Burapha University- Thailand.  The said event, with the theme Integrative Solutions for the Future of Asia, Catalyzing Graduate Research for Sustainable Development was held on April 3-6, 2024 at Bangsaen Heritage Hotel, Chon Buri, Thailand.  

STEM Health Sciences Research Projects were presented to the academic community. The first paper entitled “CONSUMERS’ PERCEPTION ON DRINKING WATER QUALITY AND THE PRESENCE OF FLUORIDE IN SELECTED FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS IN DASMARINAS, CAVITE.” was presented by Chen Benedict Ventura and was co-authored by Denise Reyn Sobredo, Rae Mayumi Hernandez, Marie Clarisse Olazo, Jazmin Lim, Rahkim Riga, Aaliyah Jamal Kanan, Sofia Lauren Gonzales, Charles Dela Cruz, Rheamae Manulat, with Mr. Mark Dublin as consultant.

The second paper entitled “EVALUATING THE KNOWKLEDGE AND CORRECT BREASFEEDING PRACTIES IN POSTPARTUM PERIOD OF GENERATION-Z MOTHERS IN A SELECTED BARANGAY IN TONDO, MANILA.” was presented by Maria Cristine Perdido and was co-authored by Princess Gwyneth Jabonillo, Nageen Alcantara, Ray Christoffel Corpuz, Bridgette Keizelle Pastorfide, Sophia Marie Ramos, Jairah Faith Requiero, Samx Christian Ruben, with Dr. Lyn Capistrano as consultant.

The third paper entitled “AN ASSESSMENT ON PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES OF A SELECTED BARANGAY HEALTH CENTER IN TONDO, MANILA: BASIS FOR PROPOSED IMPROVEMENT.” was presented by Anthonia Marie Amada and was co-authored by Anna Janea Musa, Edwin Heinrich Diaz, Samantha Nicole Ellacone, Maria Jovel Lavarias, Cyra Mae Lazarito, Jerico Navarro, Sophia Adia Pader, Eunice Zafra, with Nurse Cecilia Pawaan.

On the other hand, ABM Culinary student, Gillian Leila Brucal also presented their paper entitled “LEVEL OF KNOWLEDGE ON VEGETARIANISM ACROSS GENERATION: A COMPARATIVE STUDY.” This was co-authored by Mikaela Mariz Malabug, Jasmine Margarette Llmazares, Samuel Joseph Lopez, John Thomas Belmonte, Fheobie Loraine Ong, Brendi Mikell Vicente with Mr. Ell Clifferson Gallardo as consultant.

ABM Tourism student Anthony John Dellova presenter their paper entitled “SAFETY AND ELEGANCE: SELF-ESTEEM AND KNOWLEDGE ON THE RISKS ON THE USE OF LIPSTICK AMONG FLIGHT ATTENDANTS.” This was co-authored by Janelle Tapiculin, Czantella Aguas, Kurtney Espinosa, Kaitlin De Leon, Avril Baetiong, Michael Tauber, Stella Miranda, Madeline Chan, Gieson Bacnutan with Dr. Lyn Capistrano as consultant.

These young researchers were under the mentorship of the Content Lead for Science and Innovative Research, Mr. John Christian Espinola.

Furthermore, the Content Lead for Technology and Community Development, Ms. Josefina Lazaro, presented the paper entitled “EFFECTS OF TALENT MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES ON EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE, RETENTION, AND JOB SATISFACTION AND THE MODERATING ROLE OF EMPLOYEE MORALE: A CASE OF A SELECTED CONVINIENCE STORE IN DISTRICT 5, MANILA.” This was co-authored by Nigel Ian Christopher Go, Diana Marie Santillan, Yingying Kang, John Christian Espinola with Dr. Carl Mark Miniano as adviser.

The summit also featured educational tours and cultural trips. The delegates visited the Faculty of Nursing of Burapha University where they experienced simulation of nursing skills utilizing technology and interactive robots; and the Bangsaen Aquarium of the Burapha University’s Institute of Marine Science, where they immersed themselves with the diverse aquatic and marine life. The participants were amazed by the gigantic real-life size statues of dinosaurs, Hindu and Buddhist sculptures and carvings, luxurious car exhibition, tropical hanging garden, and interaction with cuddly elephants at the Noongnooch Tropical Garden in Pattaya.

Faculty of Nursing of Burapha University

Burapha University’s Institute of Marine Science

Noongnooch Tropical Garden in Pattaya

Truly, the experience influenced the participants not only through interaction with academic experts, but also with locals and on how they see the world through diversified Thai culture.