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The 2015 Third World Studies Center Writeshop

The Third World Studies Center (TWSC) launches the 2015 TWSC Writeshop in continuing its commitment to build the capacity of early career researchers, junior faculty members, and graduate students in the social sciences. The 2015 TWSC Writeshop will feature academic lectures; small group discussions with journal editors; and a plenary presentation as culminating activity. The lectures encompass: 1) problematizing theory in the social sciences; 2) the contribution of quantitative research to knowledge production in the social sciences; 3) the contribution of qualitative research to knowledge production in the social sciences; 4) research and publication ethics in the social sciences; and […]

PCIEERD Outstanding R&D Awards 2015

The Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD) is accepting entries to the 2015 Outstanding R&D Awards. SCOPE OF THE COMPETITION The competition is open to all Filipino scientists, researchers, and engineers from universities and colleges, R&D institutions, and private industries doing R&D work in the following categories: (1) Industrial Technology Process Chemicals Mining and Minerals Metals and Engineering Food Processing (2) Energy, Utilities & Systems Alternative Sources of Energy Energy Efficiency Transportation (3) Emerging Technology Materials Science/ Nanotechnology Biotechnology/ Genomics Information and Communications Technology Electronic and Semiconductor Space Technology Applications Photonics (4) Special Concerns Climate Change Adaptation Disaster […]

NYU professor and dean to speak on genomics and the evolution of plant biodiversity

Dr. Michael Purugganan, Dean of Science and Professor of Biology at New York University will render a talk entitled “Genomics and the Evolution of Plant Biodiversity” on January 30, 2015, 2pm at the Auditorium, 2F of the newly-constructed building of the Institute of Biology located at the National Science Complex in UP Diliman. Dr. Puruggan who is a member of the international scientific advisory board of UP’s Philippine Genome Center provides advice on long-term strategy, planning and implementation of the research programs of the Center.  The event was organized by the University’s Philippine Genome Center, Institute of Biology, and the Office of the Vice President […]

Creative Work and Research Grantees

Arts and Letters Name of Proponent Constituent University Project Period Jamon, Roehl L. UP Diliman Agimat, anting-anting at iba pang kababalaghan: The definitive Revilla Dec 2011 – Nov 2012  Navarro, Raul UP Diliman Ang Musika sa Filipinas: Mga Pana-panahong Diskurso – Pre-kolonyal, Kolonyal, Neo-kolonyal Dec 2011  – Nov 2012  Chua, Apolonio UP Diliman Asinta sa Centennial ni Aurelio V. Tolentino at Kilatis sa Komedya Jul 2011 – Jun 2012  Gudiño, Ma. Rita UP Diliman LUAL – Transforming the Kiln and the Firing Process into an Arts Form Embodying the Relationship of Birthing and Firing Mar 2011 – Feb 2012 Aguila, […]

Concepcion D. Dadufalza Award for Distinguished Achievement

Awardees  (click on the name to read more) 2001 Dr. Caesar A. Saloma Professor of Physics National Institute of Physics College of Science, UP Diliman 2002 Dr. Romulo G. Davide Professor of Plant Pathology College of Agriculture, UP Los Baños 2003 Dr. Edgardo D. Gomez University Professor Marine Science Institute College of Science, UP Diliman 2004 Dr. Glecy C. Atienza Departamento ng Filipino at Panitikang Filipino Kolehiyo ng Arte at Literatura, UP Diliman 2006 Dr. Jose Y. Dalisay Jr. Professor of English Department of English & Comparative Literature College of Arts and Letters, UP Diliman 2007 Dr. Eduardo A. Padlan Adjunct […]

UP Arts Productivity System Awardees

For CY 2012-2014 Artist III Gerald Rey Lico Jose Dalisay, Jr. Josefino Toledo Artist II Alexander Cortez Dexter Santos Eugene Evasco Jonas Baes Jose Danilo Silvestre Josefina Estrella Leonilo Doloricon Patrick Flores Rolando Tolentino Rosario Torres- Yu Ruben De Jesus Sari Raissa Lluch Dalena Yason Banal Layeta Bucoy Artist I Danilo Arao Fernando Austria, Jr. Grace Alfonso J. Neil Garcia Maria Eileen Ramirez Priscelina Legasto Reuben Cañete Ricardo De Ungria Victor Emmanuel Carmelo Nadera, Jr. For CY 2011-2013 Maria Christine Muyco, Artist II La Verne Dela Peña, Artist II

Emerging Interdisciplinary Research Grantees

Cycle 5 Main Proponent Program Title Constituent Unit Duration Torio, Mary Ann Protein engineering of the major storage protein of mungbean enhanced with bioactive peptides exhibiting hypocholesterolemic activity UP Los Banos Lemence, Richard Automated Constructions of Phylogenetic Trees Networks of Languages in the Greater Central Philippines by a Feature-Sensitive Metric UP Diliman 2 years Innovero, Jennifer Physiological Studies of Team Sports and Allied Sports Athletes and the Effects of Moderate to High Altitude Training UP Baguio 2 years Garcia, Alipio Anthropological, Mathematical Symmetry and Technical Characterization of Cordillera Textiles UP Baguio 2 years Fernando, Lilia Development of a Nanoparticle-Based Biosensor […]

Balik-PhD Grantees

Download the list of 2012-2016 Balik-PhD grantees here

Scholarship and service: Short-term Foreign Training and Externship in Industry

Training and externship are often associated with academic and professional development. But for UP, it is also about service. Our programs for short-term training in foreign universities and externship in industry are envisioned to spur and nurture a culture of scholarship driven by individual commitment and determination. This is achieved through continuous voluntary mentoring: those who obtain financial support from UP for short-term training abroad and externship are encouraged to fill in for the next batch of colleagues who will also leave for foreign training or externship. That batch then does the same for the one next in line, and so […]

Public Policy Journal relaunched after almost a decade

A new issue of Public Policy Journal (PPJ) was released again by the Center for Integrative and Development (CIDS) after eight long years. Launched last December 10, 2014 in the presence of UP President Alfredo Pascual, the 2007-2013 issue is a compilation of journal feature papers written by esteemed educators and public policy figures from the University of the Philippines: Prof. Gerardo Sicat on the reform of Philippine labor policies; National Scientist Raul Fabella on the role of the state and collective action; Prof. Ramon Pedro Paterno on universal health care financing; and UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan on changing identities among Chinese […]