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Use research to benefit the public, academics urged

Use research to benefit the public, academics urged

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ACADEMICS SHOULD pursue higher studies not just to boost their credentials but to conduct research that would benefit the public, an Artlet educator said. Research Center for Social Sciences and Education assistant research director and journalism faculty member Jeremaiah Opiniano said a doctoral thesis must not end with the holder benefitting from it. According to him, researchers should strive to bring the findings of their study “back to the people.” “A Philippine university must be a hub for people to be motivated to discover new knowledge and change the world,” Opiniano said during a lecture hosted by the Faculty of Arts and Letters Dean’s Office last Sept. 25. The lecture recognized three Artlet educators who finished their doctorate degrees overseas during the pandemic,