Collaboration has become increasingly crucial to the work of universities particularly in scientific research. Sharing competencies and resources can improve a project, or even make it possible. Collaboration can also help expand the geographical scope of a research and increase the chances of getting funding for it. The University of the Philippines, as the national university, is mandated to serve as a regional and global university. Thus, it works with other universities to enhance scientific productivity and boost the impact of its publications. In their 2010 study, Franceschet and Costantini note that having heterogeneous author affiliations yield publications with better quality […]
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National Taiwan University will be accepting applications for the 2019 NTU Plus Academy Summer+ Programs from 18 February to 12 May. This year, there are 17 programs across different fields of study, including Arts, Chinese Studies, Engineering, Natural Science, Social Science and Research & Internship. NTU will offer a discount of USD200-USD400 to NTU partner university students. Download the brochure here. For more information, please contact Sarah Kuo by email at [email protected].tw. More information can be found at www.oia.ntu.edu.tw and www.oia.ntu.edu.tw/short-term-programs. Watch video to learn more: https://youtu.be/_jmSRndBwZU.
In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the bilateral relations between the Philippines and Korea, the UP Korea Research Center is organizing the Korean Studies Info Session. The event aims to provide Filipino students with useful information on postgraduate degree programs in reputable Korean universities. The resource persons will share firsthand experience in studying abroad as well as insights on Korean lifestyle. This will be held on 18 February 2019 (Monday), 1 to 3 PM, at Room 2017, CSSP AVR, Palma Hall, UP Diliman. The speakers are Dr. Dani Salazar (School of Business, UPD; and Business Administration (Finance), Sookmyung Women’s University) […]
Projects supported by the Emerging Interdisciplinary Research Program and the Balik PhD Program Projects supported by the Enhanced Creative Work and Research Grant
The University of the Philippines has climbed 79 places to move into the top 100 universities from emerging markets. It is now 87th among 442 institutions from 43 countries, according to the 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) Emerging Economies University Rankings. Its overall score went up to 32.8 from 24.4. The series of positive outcomes for UP kicked off in 2017 when it surfaced for the first time in the rankings and was included in the 201-250 bracket. Last year, it cracked the upper half of the rankings as it ascended to 166th. Only countries classified as advanced emerging, secondary emerging or frontier […]
In celebration of the 70th anniversary of bilateral relations between Korea and the Philippines, the UP Korea Research Center (KRC) is organizing 2019 UP KRC Korea Essay Contest for Filipinos. The contest hopes to: (1) encourage Filipino high school and under/graduate students to expand their ideas on Korea into writing; (2) motivate Filipino youth to discover long history and friendship between two countries; and (3) generate ideas on how to further strengthen the friendship and increase meaningful interactions between Filipino and Korean communities in both countries. Guidelines 1. The contest is open to all Filipinos. 2. Entries must be original […]
The National Yang-Ming University International Health Program (MS and PhD) is now accepting applications
The National Yang-Ming University is inviting students from the Philippines to participate in its International Health Master’s Program and International Health Doctoral Degree Program. The curriculum is based on the courses jointly offered by seven graduate institutes and includes courses such as Public Health; Health & Welfare; Environmental Health; Healthcare & Hospital Administration; Health Information & Decision Making; and Nursing, and Clinical Medicine. Other departments and institutes at Yang Ming University, such as Social Medicine, Tropical Medicine, may also offer relevant courses. The Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Foundation (ICDF) offers a scholarship which includes airfare (roundtrip), housing, tuition, credit […]