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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 (Photo by ARM)

Six medals for PH at the Olympics of math. UP faculty helped the team defend its position in the global match

UP study offers clues to ancient biodiversity, early human movement in Southeast Asia. Shells could be proof of our ancestors’ shift from hunting to agriculture

UP to work with Balik Scientist microbial genomics expert for research and training. Collaborations and seminars have been lined up

UP represents PH in top 250 Asia Pacific universities. The national university’s inclusion this year ends the country’s absence from the Asia University Rankings since 2015

System-wide GE Faculty Conference 2017 centers on course design. 280 faculty members have been tapped to plan the delivery of the courses developed at the GE mini-conferences

UP hosts PH-UK international workshop on disease control and prevention. Infectious diseases such as HIV-AIDS, malaria, pneumonia and tuberculosis account for 25 percent of global mortality

Seven UP researchers included in Asian Scientist 100 for contributions to their fields. Earlier they were recognized by Thomson Reuters for their world-class research papers

Research, study grants for faculty and staff during K to 12 transition. They are in line with the University’s resolve to utilize the period for the enhancement of faculty and staff qualifications”

National Scientist Lourdes Cruz is most cited researcher from UP. The rankings include scholars with h-indices of at least five; Cruz has an h-index of 54

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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 (July 2017)

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: In terms of streamflow simulation, the radar-based quantitative precipitation estimate is as good as — or even better than — the gauge-only product

SOCIAL SCIENCES AND LAW: Moral bioenhancement is not necessarily equivalent to moral enhancement

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: When an aircraft is en-route and an airport congestion is known, what is the best air traffic flow management action?

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Governance of the Sampaloc Lake, Pandin Lake, and Tadlac Lake is collaborative but centralized

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: High-quality superconducting films which can be used for various devices were produced using an inexpensive tabletop set-up

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: Study examines the Philippines’ first report of infection from Babesia vogeli, a tick-borne pathogen that is found in the blood of dogs

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UP has a total of 525 Scopus-listed publications for 2017 as of 14 August. 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 June 2017:

(UP Baguio) Castro-Palaganas et al (2017) An Examination of the Causes, Consequences, and Policy Responses to the Migration of Highly Trained Health Personnel from the Philippines: The High Cost of Living/Leaving—A Mixed Method Study. Human Resources for Health, 15 (25): 14 pages
Impact Factor: (2015/2016) 2.416

(UP Los Baños) Gueriba et al (2017) Ab Initio Study on Hydrogen Interaction with Calcium Decorated Silicon Carbide Nanotube. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 42 (16): 11452–11460
Impact Factor: (2016/2017) 3.582

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