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IPA Recipients for February 2018

IPA Recipients for February 2018

Patrick S. Carradao and Florencio C. Ballesteros Jr. Environmental Engineering Graduate Program College of Engineering UP Diliman Phosphorous Recovery by Means of Fluidized Bed Homogeneous Crystallization of Calcium Phosphate. Influence of Operational Variables and Electrolytes on Brushite Homogeneous Crystallization. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 83: 124-132, February 2018. Phosphate recovery from wastewaters is one of the major engineering challenges to securing the worldwide food production. Fluidized-bed heterogeneous crystallization of struvite has been one of the most considered technologies. Nevertheless, the recovery of other phosphate products could be of the major interest at industrial level. Thus, in this work we present […]

Citation performance behind UP’s big jump in newest regional rankings

Citation performance behind UP's big jump in newest regional rankings

With a dramatic increase in research citation, the University of the Philippines rose to #156 in the 2018 Asia University Rankings of Times Higher Education (THE). UP’s citation score climbed to 40 from last year’s 13.5. This means that UP’s articles and papers are reaching more scholars globally and have greater influence within the research community. According to Elsevier, UP’s papers are cited 14 percent more frequently than the world average, and in medicine, they are cited 336 percent more frequently. In the 2018 THE rankings by subject area, UP was highest in the clinical, pre-clinical and health fields. It landed […]

Philippine-California Advanced Research Institutes Project is open for proposals in health innovation, translational medicine, information infrastructure development

The Philippine-California Advanced Research Institutes (PCARI) Project is a project of the Philippine government’s Commission on Higher Education (CHED), in collaboration with California-based and leading Philippine academic institutions, to establish a platform for capacity-building of Philippine higher education institutions (HEIs) by way of collaborative research. PCARI is pleased to announce a new cycle of Request for Proposals (RFPs) for CHED-PCARI funding. Projects to be funded under this announcement are expected to be in the priority areas of information infrastructure development and health innovation and translational medicine to be undertaken jointly by collaborating eligible HEIs. Proposals must address a significant societal […]

Job vacancies

1. Office Associate for Quality Assurance The Office Associate will work under the supervision of the Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs (Curriculum)/Chief Quality Assurance Officer as a non-UP contractual. QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate will have a good mix of the following qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Education; Master’s units or degree a plus Knowledge of curriculum development, outcomes-based education, learning outcomes, quality assurance in higher education, or accreditation preferred Experience working in an academic environment preferred Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and/or Filipino Proficient in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) Detail-oriented, organized Ability to manage […]