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Political, economic and historical factors push out-migration of Filipino health workers

Political, economic and historical factors push out-migration of Filipino health workers

The migration of highly skilled health professionals from developing to developed nations has increased dramatically in the last 10 years in response to a range of social, economic and political factors.

IPA Recipients for August 2017

Data delivery in soil monitoring for smart farming.

Melchizedek Alipio and Nestor Michael Tiglao Electrical and Electronics Engineering Institute College of Engineering UP Diliman Cache-Based Transport Protocols in Wireless Sensor Networks: A Survey and Future Directions. Journal of Network and Computer Applications, 88: 29-49, 15 June 2017. Catchy title of research: A Comprehensive Survey of Cache-based Transport Protocols in Wireless Sensor Networks The main functions of transport layer of the network stack is to guarantee end-to-end reliability and error control.  This means that the network protocol must be able to deliver all packets sent from the source to the intended destination.  In wireless sensor network, these objectives are more difficult to achieve […]

Six medals for PH at the Olympics of math

Six medals for PH at the Olympics of math

Six young math wizards returned with three silver medals and three bronze medals from the 58th International Mathematical Olympiad held on 13-23 July in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The most prestigious pre-college mathematics competition in the world gathered the best and the brightest from 111 countries who competed individually as they solved three difficult, original math problems. Dr. Richard Eden of the Ateneo de Manila University and Dr. Louie John Vallejo of UP Diliman led the team composed of high school students from public and private schools. Although unable to match last year’s success at two gold medals, missing the gold cutoff by a […]