Empowering Filipino researchers to achieve international recognition through high-quality publications.

PAIR is a scientific and professional organization representing over 157 higher education institutions in the Philippines. We are dedicated to advancing quality multidisciplinary/Institutional research through:

Training and development: Equipping researchers with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in peer-reviewed publications.
Dissemination and access: Publishing specialized research journals that meet national and international standards.
Collaboration and networking: Fostering partnerships between researchers, institutions, and organizations.
Recognition and rewards: Celebrating outstanding contributions to research excellence.


Every Filipino researcher is cited in accredited, indexed, and peer-reviewed online journals, contributing to ASEAN integration and global scientific advancement.


  • Implement a robust quality management system for continuous improvement.
  • Provide expertise in scientific writing, peer-review, and journal management.
  • Recognize the achievements of researchers and institutions.
  • Disseminate and utilize multidisciplinary/institutional research knowledge.

Join us in building a vibrant research community in the Philippines!


PAIR is an affiliate of the Association of Institutional Research (AIR), United States of America ( PAIR currently has two journals, namely; JPAIR Multidisciplinary Research, and JPAIR Institutional Research(http://localhost/www/ JPAIR Journals are indexed in several reputable platforms, including DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals for JPAIR Multidisciplinary Research), Crossref, Google Scholar, Harvard Hollis, Index Copernicus International, and BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine). These indexing services play a vital role in ensuring the quality, accessibility, and discoverability of our articles.


PAIR operates to provide member-institutions with mechanisms that train researchers and publish peer reviewed scientific journals that meet international standards, which are accessible online and print, archived, indexed and cross-referenced for utilization by end users globally. As ISO certified, PAIR has implemented a Quality Management System in accordance with ISO 9001:2008 by the AJA Registrar’s, Inc. based in the United Kingdom.

Qualification for Institutional and Individual Membership

Institutional Membership

  1. The institutional membership is open to all higher education institutions, basic education institutions government and private organizations, and government agencies;
  2. Presence of a research program;
  3. Institutional support to faculty and student engagement in research;
  4. Willingness to be mentored by the association;
  5. Commitment to support the association.

Download here: Institutional Membership form

Individual Membership

  1. Open to all teachers and faculty in higher education institutions and basic education institutions;
  2. Open to all private and government personnel;
  3. Commitment for research engagement;
  4. Willingness to participate in trainings, publication and conferences;
  5. Interest to be given tasks in association for the various activities.

Download here: Individual Membership form

Board of Trustees 

Name Institutions
Dr. Genaro V. Japos Liceo de Cagayan University
Dr. Gilbert Arce University of Northern Philippines
Dr. Ralph L. Pador John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University - MOLO
Capt. Luis Evidente John B. Lacson Colleges Foundation - Bacolod
S. Ma. Marissa Viri, RVM University of the Immaculate Conception
Dr. Victor M. Barosso Bukidnon State University

Current Officers

Position Name Instutions
President Dr. Genaro V. Japos Philippine Association of Institutions for Research
Vice President Dr. Romeo D.Caturao University of Antique – TLM Campus
Secretary Dr. Jocelyn M. Santos University of Perpetual Help Molino
Treasurer Dr. Ryan D. Bastareche University of Nueva Caceres
Auditor Dr. Renan P. Limjuco University of the Immaculate Conception
PIO Dr. Leah Wilfreda R.Echavez University of Bohol