CALLS

Call for nominations: NAST and DOST awards for 2019

Call for nominations: NAST and DOST awards for 2019

The National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST), Philippines, the highest recognition body on science and technology in the country is searching for nominees for the following NAST and Department of Science and Technology (DOST) awards for 2019: I. NAST PHL Awards 1. Outstanding Young Scientists 2. TWAS Prize for Young Scientist in the Philippines (Chemistry) 3. NAST Environmental Science Award 4. NAST Talent Search for Young Scientists 5. NAST Award for Outstanding Research in Tropical Medicine 6. Geminiano T. De Ocampo Visionary Award for Medical Research 7. Outstanding Book/Monograph Award 8. Outstanding Scientific Paper Award II. DOST Awards 1. […]

DOST-JSPS Joint Research Program for 2019 is now open for proposals

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Research Program (JSPS) for 2019 is now open for proposals. In this bilateral activity, a Filipino scientist/researcher is given the opportunity to conduct a research project with funding from DOST and build/strengthen collaborative work with Japanese researchers and institutions. The Call for Proposals will close on 5 September 2018. Launched in 20014, the bilateral exchange program aims to provide opportunities for young researchers of Japan and the Philippines to meet, interact and exchange ideas to build a robust science and technology community in the region. […]

AINS 2018 Call for Papers

The 2018 IEEE Conference on Applications, Information and Network Security (AINS 2018) will be held in Langkawi, Malaysia on 20–22 November 2018. The conference provides an excellent opportunity to share and exchange advancement in research, technologies and applications in the area of computer and network security for professionals, engineers, academics and industrial people worldwide. AINS 2018 is sponsored by IEEE Computer Society Malaysia. Paper Format – All manuscripts must be in English. – Papers submitted for review MUST NOT contain any author information (no authors, affiliation or address, and no explicit self-reference) due to the double-blind review process. – All submitted […]

Scholarships: 5th AUN-BE International Week at Universitas Gadjah Mada

Scholarships: 5th AUN-BE International Week at Universitas Gadjah Mada

The ASEAN University Network (AUN) for Business and Economics Network or AUN-BE (AUN thematic network on business and economics education) hosted by Universitas Gadjah Mada is holding the 5th International Week 2018 on 23 July – 10 August 2018 at Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. International Week is a short academic program that feature a series of lectures, expert talks, company visits, case study discussions, and social and cultural activities. This year, the topic is ASEAN Business Environment. The participants can be students from both undergraduate and graduate levels from business or relevant faculties of your institution. Five scholarships for […]

British Council, CHED, DOST open new opportunities under the Newton Agham Programme

The British Council, the Commission on Higher Education and the Department of Science and Technology are pleased to announce a new opportunity under the Newton Agham Programme. 1 . Newton Institutional Links Newton Institutional Links aims to build UK-partner country research and innovation collaborations centred on shared research and innovation challenges which have direct relevance to social welfare and economic development. This programme is designed to establish links beyond the level of the individual researcher and innovation practitioner, opening up opportunities for more sustainable, solution-oriented collaborations between academic groups as well as with the private and third sector (e.g. SMEs, NGOs, […]

Likhaan: The Journal of Contemporary Philippine Literature is accepting submissions through April

Likhaan: The Journal of Contemporary Philippine Literature is accepting submissions through April

The UP Institute of Creative Writing is now accepting submissions for the twelfth issue of Likhaan: The Journal of Contemporary Philippine Literature. The deadline for submission to Likhaan 12 is April 30.

UP is co-organizer of first national writing workshop for LGBTQ poets

UP is co-organizer of first national writing workshop for LGBTQ poets

The University of the Philippines, together with Goldsmiths University of London, is sponsoring the Philippines’ first National LGBTQ Poetry Workshop as part of the international research and arts consortium called GlobalGRACE (Global Gender and Cultures of Equality). GlobalGRACE is funded by the Research Council UK’s Global Challenges Research Fund. The workshop will take place on 24-28 July 2018 at the University Hotel in UP Diliman and will be facilitated by a panel of established LGBTQ poets led by Prof. Romulo Baquiran, Jr. of UP Diliman and Prof. Nerisa del Carmen Guevara of the University of Santo Tomas. Prof. J. Neil […]

2018 UP KRC Korea Essay Contest

Since Korea and the Philippines established diplomatic relations in 1949, the two countries have been nurturing ties to build a closer relationship. Last decade, a significant milestone was reached when Korea became the top source of foreign tourists visiting the Philippines. The Filipino community in Korea has also been steadily expanding. The Korean popular culture also invaded the archipelago and Korean products are now easily available in the corners of the country’s major shopping malls. In spite of these positive developments, there is often this general impression that the Philippines-Korea relations have somehow been limited to the domains of tourism […]

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 […]

Fulbright Graduate Student Program for AY 2019-2020 now accepting applications

Fulbright Graduate Student Program for AY 2019-2020 now accepting applications

The Philippine-American Educational Foundation (PAEF), also known as the Fulbright Commission in the Philippines, is pleased to announce the start of the competition for the Fulbright Graduate Student Program (US Academic Year 2019-2020).  The program supports graduate degree studies (master’s and PhD) and non-degree studies (dissertation research) in some of the world’s leading universities in the United States.  Applications will be received by PAEF until 19 March 2018. Fulbright grants have been awarded since 1948 to nearly 3,000 Filipinos.  The goals of the program are to develop future leaders in their respective fields of study and to contribute to mutual understanding […]