The Research and Publications Management Office (RPMO) is an institutional coordinating office for research and creative activities in Miriam College. It manages and supervises the overall implementation of institutional, academic, and commissioned research programs and projects across the different academic units. It aims to strengthen the research culture among the members of the Miriam College community to expand the frontiers of knowledge for improved teaching and learning.
Dr. Alagaran is a communication and human resource practitioner, consultant, researcher, writer, trainer, and educator. Likewise, he was:
Consultant for the Development of Communication Framework Plan, Adaptation to Climate Change and Conservation of Biodiversity (ACCBio) Project, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Climate Change Office, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, March 1 – April 15, 2011
Chairperson, Advocacy and Social Mobilization – Information, Education, and Communication (ASM-IEC) Program, Southeast Asian Center for Lifelong Learning for Sustainable Development (SEA-CLLSD), UNESCO National Commission of the Philippines, February 2009-December 2010
·Assistant Project Manager, Training Needs Analysis of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Service Providers and Inventory of ESD-Related Materials in the Philippines, A research project of Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication (AIJC) with Southeast Asian Center for Lifelong Learning for Sustainable Development (SEA-CLLSD), January to August 2010
·Team Member, UNESCO Curriculum Development Committee for Teacher-Training Curricula on Media and Information Literacy, UNESCO International Expert Group, January-December 2009
Project Manager, UNICEF Project on National Summit of Child and Youth Radio Producers. He conducted the survey on profile of children’s radio programs and training needs analysis of child and youth radio producers, 2007