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IPA Recipients for October 2017

IPA Recipients for October 2017

Ralph John de la Cruz and Agnes Paras Institute of Mathematics College of Science UP Diliman Skew ϕ Polar Decompositions. Linear Algebra and its Applications, 531: 129-140, 15 October 2017. We determine when can we factor out a matrix A as a product of an orthogonal and a skew symmetric matrix, or as a product of a symplectic and a Hamiltonian matrix. Link to the article: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0024379517303294 Impact Factor: (2016/2017) 0.973 ________________________________________ Christian Joseph R. Cumagun Institute of Weed Science, Entomology and Plant Pathology College of Agriculture and Food Science UP Los Baños Evolution of the Wheat Blast Fungus through Functional Losses […]

‘Vision’ and ‘global recognition’ yield accolades for two UP researchers

Two UP faculty members will be awarded by the National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines for outstanding merit in research and development. Dr. Lourdes Ladrido-Ignacio, a professor emeritus at the UP-PGH Department of Psychiatry, was chosen as this year’s recipient of the Geminiano T. De Ocampo Visionary Award for Medical Research. The award is bestowed on clinical researchers who have created the vision for medical research that have blazed and/or pioneered the trail for medical innovations and health research and development. The other awardee is Dr. Nathaniel P. Hermosa II, an associate professor at the National Institute of Physics […]

Integrity Caravan Video-Making Contest

Integrity Caravan Video-Making Contest

The Integrity Caravan Video-Making Contest aims to communicate and engage on a nationwide scale strategic partnership of all anti-corruption stakeholders.

ECWRG Forms

Guidelines on Enhanced Creative Work and Research Grant Forms 5.1 and 5.2 (Application form) Form 3.0 (Full proposal form and guidelines) Form 4.0 (Instructions for progress reports and final reports)

IPA Recipients for September 2017

IPA Recipients for September 2017

Carl Abelardo T. Antonio and Emerito Jose Faraon Department of Health Policy and Administration College of Public Health UP Manila Smoking Prevalence and Attributable Disease Burden in 195 Countries and Territories, 1990–2015: A Systematic Analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. The Lancet, 389 (10082): 1885-1906, 13–19 May 2017. Catchy title of research: Nearly 1 billion people still smoke daily Despite strong declines in the rate of tobacco smoking over the past 25 years, one out of every four men still smoke daily, as do one out of every 20 women. The prevalence of daily smoking declined on a […]

UP biodiversity educator honored for connecting theory and community engagement

UP biodiversity educator honored for connecting theory and community engagement

Dr Aimee Lynn Dupo, an associate professor at the Institute of Biological Sciences of UP Los Banos, is one of Bato Balani Foundation’s The Many Faces of the Teacher 2017 honorees.  The award is given to educators who “solve real community issues and turn theory to practice.” Dupo was recognized for her work that “enriches the perspective about the country’s biodiversity.” An entomologist, she conducts biodiversity training for hobbyists, students and faculty and leads seminars for communities to learn about beekeeping, pollinator studies and livelihood programs using honey. The Many Faces of the Teacher is part of the campaign of Bato Balani Foundation Inc. […]

Call for participation: Democratizing AI and Building Trust in the Technology

The APRU International Secretariat and lead researchers are calling for scholar participation in a research and publication project supported by Google. The title of this initiative is “Democratizing AI and Building Trust in the Technology”. The project aims to make the beneifts of AI accessible to all people, raising awareness about the nature of the technology and governance of the technology and its development process. The project team is looking for up to 12 scholars to take part in face to face and virtual meetings over a 12-month period with the intentions to present working papers and to publish their […]

Call for applications: KIT Royal Tropical Institute Amsterdam Master Programmes in Public and International Health

The KIT Royal Tropical Institute Amsterdam has opened the applications for its Master Programmes in Public and International Health to students and professionals. The is a nonproift association with members from public, private and nonprofit sectors. Aside from its master programmes, it also offers advanced courses and e-learning courses to interested individuals. The institute focuses on various areas such as sustainable economic development, gender, health and intercultural professionals. Detailed information regarding the institute and its programmes can be found here.

Call for Participation: 8th PPM Regional Business Case Competition

Call for Participation: 8th PPM Regional Business Case Competition

The PPM School of Management in Indonesia is inviting graduate students (masters degree) who are majoring in management from all over Asia Pacific to join the 8th PPM Regional Business Case Competition-–Bank Mandiri: Banking the Unbanked. This competition provides students a chance to build cross-cultural relationship and experience, as well as take part in analyzing and building business recommendations. The grand final will be held on 15-16 November 2017. Bank Mandiri will provide the accommodation, meals and local transportation during the program to all finalists. Important Dates Registration Deadline : 5 September 2017 Case available to download : 7 September […]

The impact of an outpatient primary care system on health care delivery in UP Diliman

The impact of an outpatient primary care system on health care delivery in UP Diliman

Health outcomes and access to health services in the Philippines are characterized by a persistent disadvantage for the underprivileged. Central funding of primary care services in all localities and for all patient income groups may begin to address this situation.