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Preserving Philippine ethno-epics. The Philippines is fast losing its chance to read and learn the orally transmitted folk literature of the Mandaya people of the Davao provinces

UP remains No. 1 university in PH despite drop in regional rankings. It received high points for employer reputation, followed by academic reputation and faculty-student ratio

‘Vision’ and ‘global recognition’ yield accolades for two UP researchers. One is in medical research; the other in physics

UP biodiversity educator honored for connecting theory and community engagement. The award is given to teachers who solve real community issues

The impact of an outpatient primary care system on health care delivery in UP Diliman. The benefits of the pilot study are increasingly being utilized for consultation, diagnostics and medication

Political, economic and historical factors cause out-migration of Filipino health workers. The movement has both negative and positive effects on the country’s health system and personnel

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EVENT: Over 60 research projects in science, arts, humanities to be presented at system-wide symposium

CALL: The PPM School of Management of Indonesia is inviting graduate students to the 8th PPM Regional Business Case Competition

CALL: CHED program for potential leaders of state universities and colleges is now open for applications

CALL: Cycle 2 of the 2017 Enhanced Creative Work and Research Grant is now open for proposals. Check with your CU for the deadline of submission of proposal/application to CU OVCR or equivalent unit. Deadline of submission of reviewed/revised proposals by OVCRs (or equivalent unit) to OVPAA: October 30

CALL: CHED is encouraging members of the faculty and staff to apply to the Partial Support for Graduate Studies program

MATERIAL: Download the 2016 Guidebook for R&D Procurement here

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Featured articles with the International Publication Award (November 2017)
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: In this first-ever transect study of the ants of Mt. Hamiguitan, 122 species of ants belonging to 51 genera and 8 subfamilies in the Family Formicidae were identified, with at least two species new to science (Photo credit:
David General)

ARTS AND HUMANITIES: Told in a series of snippets, the story revolves around lovers Becca and Macky, and their struggle to find time for their relationship in the midst of increasingly difficult career demands

SOCIAL SCIENCES AND LAW: Based on the syllabi of the Development Communication program of UP Los Banos, it is argued that the content of the syllabi could either be pro-development process or pro-participation

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: The research group worked on novel absorbent materials, called FAP ionic liquids, which can dissolve carbon dioxide in industrial stacks better than other commercially-available ionic liquids

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UP has a total of 794 Scopus-listed publications for 2017 as of 24 November. Because Scopus statistics rely on author affiliation, a paper with one author each from UP Diliman and UP Los Baños, for example, will be counted by Scopus as two papers for UP. (Click image to enlarge.)

Scopus publications in high-impact journals (IF of >2.000) for November 2017:

(UP Manila) Kenichi Funamoto, Takuya Ito, Kiyoe Funamoto, Clarissa L. Velayo and Yoshitaka Kimura (2017) Ultrasound Imaging of Mouse Fetal Intracranial Hemorrhage Due to Ischemia/ReperfusionFrontiers in Physiology, 8: 340, 9 pages
Impact Factor: (2016/2017) 4.134

(UP Los Baños and UP Diliman) Allan Abraham B. Padama et al. (2017) Effects of Adsorbates (CO, COH, and HCO) on the Arrangement of Pd Atoms in PdCu(111)Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 121 (33): 17818–17826
Impact Factor: (2016/2017) 4.536

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