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RDG Conference Report of Majah-Leah V. Ravago

Write up about the Conference The WEIA International Conference (formerly Pacific Rim) was started in 1994 and brings between 300 and 500 economists from around the world together in Hong Kong (1994, 1996 and 2005), Bangkok (1998), Sydney (2000), Taiwan (2003), Beijing (2007), Kyoto (2009), Brisbane (2011), Tokyo (2013), and this year in New Zealand (2015). This conference offers an exciting opportunity for the exchange of ideas amongst economists from both sides of the Pacific.   Keynote Addresses hosted by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and the New Zealand Treasury will be given by Nobel Laureates Robert F. Engle, New York University, and Christopher A. Sims, […]

RDG Conference Report of Noelynna T. Ramos

Write up about the Conference The ICESAS Conference engages professors, researchers and scholars from different fields and disciplines to present their latest research results in the Earth Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Applied Sciences. It offers a great opportunity for researchers to deliver recent developments and trends in Asia and other countries. The conference also serves as a good platform to establish potential multidisciplinary collaborations among participants. Feedback on paper presented The paper was received well by the session participants. A participant approached the authors at the end of the session to discuss statistical approaches and software that may be explored […]

RDG Conference Report of Elenita L. Racelis

Write up about the Conference The conference was attended by more than 300 participants composed of scientists, researchers, academicians, extension workers and students from countries within the Asian region.  The first day of the conference started with the opening program which was held at the Inna Grand Bali Beach Hotel.  Participants were welcomed by the founder and President of the Atsumi International Foundation, Sekiguchi Global Research Association (SGRA) himself as the host institution along with the administrators from the Udayana University, Bali government officials and some invited guests from other related agencies in Bali and foreign institutions.   Part of the […]

RDG Conference Report of Lourdes M. Portus

Write up about the Conference The 2014 APRU Global Health Workshop was well attended by representatives from about 22 member-countries of the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU). The conference consisted of a pre-conference workshop, a keynote speech, four working groups, three special plenary presentations and ten concurrent panel presentations. There were more than 300 participants from around 20 countries. There were around 10 Filipino delegates coming from UP (Diliman, Manila and Open U), St. Louis University in Baguio, Cavite State University and University of The East. A competition for student poster presentations was mounted and adjudged prior to the […]

International Publication Award

International Publication Award for Journal Articles (as approved at the 1137th BOR Meeting on 25 November 1999, and amended at the 1272nd BOR Meeting on 25 August 2011, 1282nd BOR Meeting on 20 September 2012, 1288th BOR Meeting on 20 June 2013, 1297th BOR Meeting on 28 March 2014 and 1316th BOR Meeting on 31 March 2016) 1. Purpose The purpose of the award is to encourage faculty, REPS and students to contribute to the body of knowledge in their respective fields/discipline by publishing in internationally respected journals that are peer-reviewed and adhere to high standards of scholarship. 2. Eligibility 2.1   Regular faculty, including […]

Newton PhD Scholarships and Institutional Links under Newton Agham are now open for applications

The British Council in the Philippines is pleased to announce that the Newton PhD Scholarships and Institutional Links under the Newton Agham Programme are now open for applications. Newton PhD Scholarships The aim of the Newton PhD Programme is to facilitate the capacity building of individuals, and the building of sustainable, long-lasting links between UK and Philippine institutions, through PhD scholarships. The scholarships are for full-time PhD study in the UK from January 2017 until April 2020. This opportunity is open to researchers who are eligible to apply for the CHED Foreign Scholarships for Graduate Studies for Faculty and Staff during the K to 12 […]

RDG Conference Report of Chrysline Margus N. Piñol

Write up about the Conference Attached is the final conference report prepared by Professor Yuan Ping Feng (Chair) and Professor Wenzhou Bao (Co-chair) from the National University Singapore, dowloaded from www.physics.nus.edu.sg. Feedback on paper presented The research I presented is still in its early stage, highly exploratory and theoretical. Thus, after presentation, I was asked about future directions. Future directions of research presented The research will be extended so as to be able to model actual physical systems. Potential foreign collaborators No one specific as of the moment. Other important contacts and insights Professor Yuan Ping Feng Chair, Department of […]

RDG Conference Report of Rose Jane J. Peras

Write up about the Conference The conference is an assembly of experts in the field of Forestry.  It highlights the various aspects of forestry incorporating the biological, physical and social dimensions of forestry and natural resources.  This is the first year that Forest for People has been added as a major theme of the conference.  The conference is attended by more than 3,000 individuals conducting research in forestry, with more than 150 technical sessions and over 2,000 oral and poster presentations.  The conference has 4 inspiring keynote plenary sessions (Modern Timber Buildings from Sustainable Forests; Maintaining Cycles and Feedbacks in […]

RDG Conference Report of Sonia M. Pascua

Write up about the Conference As observe the conference was a delegation of mostly PhD’s in the field of IT education where studies and research were categorically of cutting edge instructional technology  research and with realistic integration application. Most of the paper presentations in the conference talked about pedagogy in IT teacher education. Some of them are Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) teacher induction and professional support, technology-integrated classroom and the pre-service involve among teachers, assistive technology, media booking and 3D  printing, teaching technology engaging  students through 21st century learning, technological, pedagogical and content knowledge (TPACK) and a lot […]

UP celebrates the contributions of its scientists and artists in a system-wide festival

UP celebrates the contributions of its scientists and artists in a system-wide festival

The landmark UP Knowledge Festival represented, in the words of President Alfredo Pascual, “an outpouring of love and service to our people.” Held on the April 17 to 19 at Taal Vista Hotel in Tagaytay, the gathering dubbed “Utak at Puso para sa Bayan” brought together scientists and artists, researchers and creators, to forge stronger collaborations and mutual learning and sharing. “The theme is only appropriate because it is only through the marriage between the two that we can harness the full potential of our research and creative work,” says the president. He adds: “Gone are the days when research […]