RDG Conference Report of Kaira Zoe A. Cañete

Write up about the Conference This international conference was held in the city of Buenos, Aires, Argentina, from August 28-31, 2013. The setting of the conference is the famed Bauen Hotel, which closed in 2001 as a result of an economic crisis in Argentina but was later rescued and is now managed by its own workers. The opening ceremony was hosted by the University of Buenos Aires Department of Social Sciences. The conference is organized jointly by the International Association for the Study of Sexuality, Culture, and Sexuality (IASSCS) and the Study Group on Sexualities of the Social Sciences School […]

RDG Conference Report of Bituin C. Cabarrubias

Write up about the Conference The 6th Asian Mathematical Conference was held last June 30 – July 4, 2013 at the Convention Hall of BEXCO in Busan, Korea. The objective of the conference was to provide a forum for the researchers of mathematics from Asia to create links among themselves and other mathematicians around the world through exchange of ideas, discussion of issues and presentations of results from researches done. This conference was hosted by Korea Mathematical Society (KMS) and Southeast Asian Mathematical Society (SEAMS) and organized by Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS), National Institute for Mathematical Sciences (NIMS), […]

RDG Conference Report of Mary Barby P. Badayos-Jover

Write up about the Conference The conference was premised on the fact that global climate change challenge us to take transformations seriously. Given this premise the conference brought together interdisciplinary experts to interact, problematize and essentially understand the substantive change processes that need to occur in a short period of time, due to climate change effects. The conference was deemed timely in order to prevent disruptive and unexpected transformations. Feedback on paper presented The paper I presented tackled a topic  assumed to be resolve in Scandinavian countries. Thus, my presentation served as reminder to a number of participants about the […]

President Pascual to media: Scientific research in UP helps society

President Pascual to media: Scientific research in UP helps society

UP contributes to development with its high-quality research in science and engineering. This was the message that President Alfredo Pascual imparted to the media in a brunch reception held on February 13 in UP Diliman. Attended by 15 science journalists from 10 media organizations, the event showcased the university’s recent accomplishments in biotechnology, aerospace, and science education that have practical applications. Among these are the products of UP Los Banos which help address our growing need for food security and nutrition. President Pascual said that biotechnology is now “within the radar of media due to the Supreme Court’s decision to suspend Bt Talong field trials” but it is a ruling which unfortunately impacts on the […]

IPA Recipients for February 2016

IPA Recipients for January 2016

IPA Recipients for January 2016

Tina S. Clemente Asian Center UP Diliman “Spanish Colonial Policy Toward Chinese Merchants in Eighteenth-Century Philippines” in Merchant Communities in Asia, 1600-1980. Lin Yu-ju and Madeleine Zelin (editors). London, U.K: Pickering & Chatto, 2015 Louis Angelo M. Danao Department of Mechanical Engineering College of Engineering UP Diliman “Visualising Dynamic Stall Around a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Blade Through Particle Image Velocimetry” in Transactions on Engineering Technologies. Gi-Chul Yang, Sio-long Ao and Len Gelman (editors). Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer, 2015 Nestine Hope S. Hernandez, Richelle Ann B. Juayong and Henry N. Adorna Department of Computer Science College of Engineering UP Diliman “On the Communication Complexity of […]

IPA Recipients Archives 2016

January 2016 February 2016 March 2016 April 2016 May 2016 June 2016 July 2016 August 2016 September 2016 October 2016 November 2016 December 2016 2016 IPA Awardees of UP Baguio (Articles and Conference Papers) 2016 IPA Awardees of UP Baguio (Book chapter) 2016 IPA Awardees of UP Cebu (Articles) 2016 IPA Awardees of UP Cebu (Articles published in previous years) 2016 IPA Awardees of UP Cebu (Book chapter) 2016 IPA Awardees of UP Cebu (Book chapter published in previous years) 2016 IPA Awardees of UP Diliman (Articles and Conference Papers) 2016 IPA Awardees of UP Diliman (Articles and Conference Papers published in previous […]

IPA Recipients for December 2015

IPA Recipients for December 2015

Oscar T. Serquiña Jr. Department of Speech Communication and Theatre Arts College of  Arts and Letters UP Diliman Voices and Visions: Symbolic Convergences in the Oral Narratives of Filipino Comfort Women. Humanities Diliman, 12 (2): 79-109, July-December 2015. This paper analyzes oral narratives of 10 Filipino comfort women, who are members of the Liga ng mga Lolang Pilipina, or Lila Pilipina, an organization of victims and survivors of sexual slavery by Japanese military soldiers during the World War II in the Philippines. Guided by Ernest Bormann’s Symbolic Convergence Theory, this paper aims to describe the content, identify the salient structure, and […]

UP Diliman and UP Los Baños to compete in the final round of the 2nd Gawad Pangulo for Progressive Teaching and Learning

Four months after the nomination deadline of the 2nd Gawad Pangulo for Progressive Teaching and Learning, the winner is now ready to be announced as the finalists deliver their live course presentations on 18 December 2015. Two faculty members will be representing UP Diliman in the final round. They are Assistant Professor Maria Cecilia G. Conaco of the Marine Science Institute, College of Science and Professor Luis G. Sison of the Electrical and Electronics Engineering Institute, College of Engineering. Meanwhile, UP Los Baños will be represented by Alleli Ester C. Domingo, associate professor at the Institute of Mathematical Sciences and […]

Faculty members called to register in Google Scholar to update list of top Philippine scientists

In a memorandum issued recently, Vice President for Academic Affairs Gisela P. Concepcion encouraged faculty members to register and create their Google Scholar profile “so that the current list of UP scientists with citations could be updated and corrected in future editions of the Cybermetrics Lab ranking.” Last month, Cybermetrics Lab has announced the list of top 250 scientists in Philippine institutions. One hundred sixteen (116) of those who landed on the list are affiliated with UP, with UP Manila-based scientists occupying the top spots.  Prepared by Spain’s largest research body Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, the list was based on the public profiles of scientists as they […]