National Research Workshop in Gensan

"The best training in phenom research", so goes the evaluation of a participant of the recent National Research Workshop (Phenomenological Research) held last December 10-11, 2013 at the Tboli Hotel and Restaurant, General Santos City.

This event was jointly organized by the Florence Nightingale Institute Asia - Beta Nu Delta Nursing Society Inc. and Babate Consulting

The theme of the 2013 workshop, "Unweaving the Intricacies of Phenomenology: From Theory to Practice", explored phenomenology as an approach to nursing research. It aims to unveil the essence of phenomenology and how it can be utilize as a research approach.


Dr. Rudolf Martinez, Dean Lucille Sunga, Dennis Amando and Prof. Jerome Babate

A posterity shot of the workshop participants

Dr. Martinez guiding the participants in the workshop

An initial foray to phenom concepts

Textual discussion

Initial huddle

Dr. Rudolf Martinez of the University of Santo Tomas as workshop facilitator

Board work in action

Dean Sunga raising a point

Prof. Tarcisio Candog, Jr of Fr. Saturnino Urios University

The Central Mindanao University contingent

The trio from Mindanao State University - Iligan Institute of Technology

Our friends from Notre Dame of Tacurong College

Our colleagues from the Holy Cross College Davao

Dean Lucila Sunga of Tarlac State University

Notre Dame of Marbel University delegates

Sponsors row

Prof. Angelo Tubac (Holy Name University) and Mel Peria (University of the Philippines - Koronadal)

Our special sponsors for this event

Processing their thoughts

Deep discussion

Florence Nightingale Institute Asia (FNIA) Director - Dennis Amando


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The organizers sincerely thanks the following companies and individuals for their support and contributions to the 2013 National Research Workshop







2nd National Research Workshop in 2014

We hope to organize the second edition of this workshop in the middle of next year with our colleagues from Mindanao State University - Iligan Institute of Technology as our host.