About the Journal

Southeast Asian Journal of Applied Sciences and Technology (formerly BISCAST Research Journal) is a peer-refereed journal of original research in applied science and technology and related fields, published annually by the Office of the Research, Extension, Production, and Enterprise Development (REPED) of the Bicol State College of Applied Sciences and Technology (BISCAST), Naga City. It aims primarily as a venue for the publication of empirical and theoretical studies in applied sciences and technology, with emphasis on the instruction, research, extension, and entrepreneurial undertakings through excellent applied science and technology education. It also focuses on disseminating new knowledge on the product, processes, and systems in applied sciences and technology and how these are put into practical use.

The journal seeks to publish the following:

  • Research Articles that report original research work that leads to the understanding and/or improvement of technology resources and applied researches relevant to industrial, commercial, and community needs through various forms of research methods and analytical frameworks of the varied disciplines and also using multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches;
  • Short Research Reports that describe and analyze results of small-scale research such as:
    • preliminary investigations on particular experiences, outcomes, and processes that are of broad interest to science and technology scholars and among academicians in general,
    • integrative and critical reviews of research on a specific topic about applied science and technology,
    • studies that seek to validate theories, principles, constructs, and research instruments to originally developed in other countries in the context of Bicol or local communities,
    • studies that seek to replicate studies in applied science and technology that were originally done in other countries in the context of Bicol or local communities, and
    • participatory action research on the problems and experiences of a specific extension, production, or enterprise development program.