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UP rises to top 50% of ranked universities from emerging economies. UP has been ranked 166th, a massive leap from its 201st-250th position in 2017

UP graduate students on eight-day Korea study tour. The academic visit aims to encourage students to study and research on Korea

Guidelines for UPCAT appeals and pending cases. The Office of Admissions will receive the complete list of cut-offs for appeals by 11 May

UP’s pioneer articles in int’l journals: 1911 to 1920. The first article was published less than three years after UP’s founding

On UPCAT 2018. The encoding of high school grades posed an unprecedented challenge for the Office of Admissions this year

UP is co-organizer of first national writing workshop for LGBTQ poets. It will be the first in an annual series of LGBTQ creative writing workshops

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CALL: Scholarships to attend the 5th AUN-BE International Week at Universitas Gadjah Mada are available to undergraduate and graduate business students

CALL: British Council, CHED, DOST open new opportunities under the Newton Agham Programme. Deadline: 8 June 2018

CALL: Carnegie Mellon University scholarships for faculty, staff of CHED-recognized HEIs. Deadline: 13 May 2018

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 (April 2018)
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: How are fruit bats distributed vertically and among the different landscapes of a primary lowland forest in Palanan, Isabela? (Photo by Duya et al.)

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: It is possible that
viral infection, cancer and neurodegenerative diseases converge at a similar pathway through the endoplasmic reticulum

SOCIAL SCIENCES AND LAW: The relevance of ASEAN centrality to the regional security situation of East Asia and the broader Asia Pacific region is diminishing

SOCIAL SCIENCES AND LAW: President Rodrigo Duterte has yet to show that he can build and strengthen institutions

ARTS AND HUMANITIES: In studying the Tinguians, Isabelo F. de los Reyes would find learning about the indigenous people a self-reflection which not only criticizes his subjects but also himself

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UP has a total of 318 Scopus-listed publications up to 18 May 2018. 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 April 2018:

(UP Los Baños) Gui et al. (2017) Identification of Resistant Germplasm Containing Novel Resistance Genes at or Tightly Linked to the Pi2/9 Locus Conferring Broad-Spectrum Resistance against Rice BlastRice, 10 (1); 37, 11 pages
Impact Factor: (2016/2017) 3.739

(UP Diliman) Soyoung K. et al. (2018) Mathematical Model and Intervention Strategies for Mitigating Tuberculosis in the PhilippinesJournal of Theoretical Biology, 443: 100-112
Impact Factor: (2016/2017) 2.113

(UP Manila) Dalmacion G.V. et al. (2018) Handheld Ultrasound to Avert Maternal and Neonatal Deaths in 2 regions of the Philippines: An iBuntis® Intervention Study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 18: 32, 8 pages
Impact Factor: (2016/2017) 2.263

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