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System-wide conference for research, extension and professional staff

System-wide conference for research, extension and professional staff

Around 400 members of the research, extension and professional staff (REPS) from the University’s different constituent universities are at the UP System-wide REPS Conference 2018 to review the contributions of REPS to UP’s vision and mission, and discuss the issues and concerns of the REPS as a sector. The conference, which will be held until tomorrow 19th October, includes three plenary discussions and two workshops on the contributions, representation and career path of researchers, extension specialists, librarians and guidance service specialists. The participants were welcomed by UP Diliman chancellor Michael Tan. During the opening program, Staff Regent Analiza Fulvadora and […]

Funded places: STEP Youth Technology and Society Forum 2019 in Singapore

Funded places: STEP Youth Technology and Society Forum 2019 in Singapore

The National University of Singapore (NUS) School of Continuing And Lifelong Education (SCALE) is inviting University of the Philippines students to apply for an exclusive fully sponsored opportunity to participate in the STEP Youth Technology and Society Forum on 6-13 January 2019 at NUS, Singapore. STEP Youth Technology and Society Forum 2019 is organised by NUS in partnership with Temasek Foundation International. This forum provides a platform to connect youth leaders of tomorrow with industry experts to discuss and discover the impact of technology on society today.  Participants will immerse themselves in networking opportunities with other young leaders around the region and engage in pre- and post-dialogue activities to solidify […]

Funding for exchange students to Chulalongkorn University

Chulalongkorn University has allocated funding to support exchange students from ASEAN countries to enroll at the Faculty of Psychology for a duration of one semester (January to April 2019). The funding includes: – Airfare ticket (economy class round-trip, actual paid but not more than 7,500 Baht) – Tuition and fee (special fee by the program is excluded) – Stipend and accommodation in the amount of 16,000 Baht/month. Applications should be submitted by email to Karin Vilavorn at [email protected] on or before 6 November 2018.  Download the guidelines and application forms here. Please note that the Faculty of Psychology currently offers international courses […]

Application deadline for ‘Omics int’l workshop extended

Application deadline for ‘Omics int’l workshop extended

The applications of ‘Omics technologies in health is huge, and improving local capability in this area is among the priorities of the Philippine Genome Center’s Health Program. To increase the level of awareness and correct misconceptions in pursuing ‘Omics research in the country, the Philippine Genome Center in partnership with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) invites early career researchers to apply to the international workshop on infectious diseases focusing on ‘Omics technology on November 5-9, 2018. To engage more researchers from colleges, state universities and research institutes outside Manila, particularly from the Visayas and Mindanao regions, […]

Korean Migration to the Philippines Forum

Korean Migration to the Philippines Forum

In recent decades, the influx of South Koreans in the Philippines generated a host of questions, most of which remained unanswered. How did the pattern of Korean migration to the Philippines evolve over the last decade? Why did some Koreans choose to stay in the Philippines longer than the others? How did the government adjust its legal and institutional framework to incorporate the foreign migrants effectively? UP CIFAL Philippines initiated a pilot study on the Korean migration to the Philippines by consolidating current and unpublished data from the different government agencies in the Philippines and South Korea. This pilot study was […]

IPA Recipients for September 2018

IPA Recipients for September 2018

Marie Chela B. Cenia, Milli-Ann M. Tamayao*, Virginia J. Soriano and Benette P. Custodio Department of Industrial Engineering Environmental Engineering Program* College of  Engineering UP Diliman Life Cycle Energy Use and CO2 Emissions of Small-Scale Gold Mining and Refining Processes in the Philippines. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, , 23 (10): 1928–1939, October 2018. Process-based LCA to estimate the energy use and CO2 emissions of small-scale gold mining (SSGM) in the Philippines per100 g of refined gold. We used observed data from 2010 to 2011 for mining, comminution, recovery, and refining. Four gold production paths were observed in the provinces […]