UPCAT 2018 for incoming freshmen of 2018-2019

UPCAT 2018 for incoming freshmen of 2018-2019

CHED-PCARI new cycle of request for proposals

CHED-PCARI is pleased to announce a new cycle of request for proposals (RFPs) for funding. 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. Projects to be funded under this announcement are expected to be either 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 […]

13th APRU Multi-Hazards Symposium call for abstracts and student paper competition

13th APRU Multi-Hazards Symposium call for abstracts and student paper competition

The 13th APRU Multi-Hazards Symposium 2017, to be held on 28-29 August 2017 at Peking University, will concentrate on how to combine governance and state-of-the-art science and technology for more efficient disaster risk reduction. The Pacific Rim is never short of earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, landslides, volcanic eruptions and bush fires, and the historic disaster events indicated that government could and should play a more important role in coping with these natural hazards. Association of academia with governance on public education, infrastructure construction, disaster management, emergency rescue and hazard recovery will be the next “hot” point in the field of disaster […]

PCED-DBM Careership Program in Development Economics

PCED-DBM Careership Program in Development Economics

The UP School of Economics (UPSE) and the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) will hold an orientation for the Careership Program in Development Economics tomorrow, 7 June 2017, 9-11 AM, at the Institute of Biology Auditorium in UP Diliman. The joint training program is implemented by the UPSE, with support from the Philippine Center for Economic Development, and the DBM. It is open to fresh college graduates who are interested in a career in development economics and public policy, and who are willing to work in the public sector. The qualified applicant will be given a regular appointment at […]

Critically acclaimed “Sintang Dalisay” to be performed at the UP Asian Center

Sintang Dalisay (Pure Love), the award-winning Filipino adaptation of Romeo and Juliet, will be staged on 8 April 2017 at the UP Asian Center. It is based on the awit “Ang Sintang Dalisay ni Julieta at Romeo” by G.D. Roke and on Rolando S. Tinio’s translation of “The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet” by William Shakespeare. The adaptation is set in an imaginary Muslim community in the Philippines, with the Mustaphas and the Kalimuddins as two prominent families mired in an age-old hatred for each other. Caught in this family strife are Rashiddin and Jamila, two lovers who get themselves secretly […]

World premiere of Filipino opera “Diwata ng Bayan”

A latest addition to the Philippine art music literature, Diwata ng Bayan will have its world premiere at the Tanghalan Nicanor Abelardo (Main Theater) of the Cultural Center of the Philippines on February 9, 2017 at 8:00 PM. It is free and open to the public. The music is composed by Carmela Sinco, granddaughter of former UP President Vicente G. Sinco, with the libretto by Ed Maranan, Prof. Dr. Ramon Acoymo as stage and co-music director, the incumbent chair of the UP College of Music Department of Voice, Music Theater, and Dance and Associate Professor Rodbey Ambat, conductor. The opera […]

Public lecture on improving the productivity of the Philippine scientific enterprise system

About the lecture The lecture presents a set of policy recommendations for improving the productivity of the Philippine scientific enterprise system. The recommendations are developed from our analysis of the performance of the Philippine higher education institutions that form the backbone of the enterprise system especially the Engineering Research and Development for Technology (ERDT) and the Accelerated Science and Technology Human Resource Development (ASTHRD) programs that were established and supported by the Department of Science and Technology in 2007 and 2009, respectively. The University of the Philippines System is the only public institution that is qualified to participate in both […]

1st International Biosensing Technology Workshop & Conference

De La Salle University, in cooperation with Osaka University, will hold the 1st International Biosensing Technology Workshop & Conference on 19-21 September 2016 at De La Salle University, Manila with the theme “Emerging Medical Instrumentation and Engineering focusing on the Next Generation Diagnostics and Therapeutics”. This event will provide a venue for scientists, researchers, and medical practitioners in the academia and industry to exchange ideas and expertise, and promote network and collaboration to advance biosensor and bioelectronics research and technology in the Philippines. International speakers from Japan, Malaysia, and Vietnam, as well as local industry partners will give their perspective […]

UP Knowledge Festival to showcase innovations in research and creative fields

From 17 to 19 April 2016, the University of the Philippines will showcase the outputs of its top scientists and artists in the areas of food production, health, climate change, energy, technology, education and more. Billed UP Knowledge Festival: Utak at Puso para sa Bayan, the three-day event will be held at the Taal Vista Hotel in Tagaytay City as part of the University’s efforts to increase scientific literacy and artistic awareness in the country.  “We want people to see that what UP has been doing inside the laboratories, in field researches and creative works are timely, relevant and beneficial […]

Special General Talk on Hilbert’s Sixth Problem

On the occasion of the publication of his most general solution to the Navier-Stokes equation (2016), a generalization of the existence proof of a solution by construction in 2011, Dr. Amador Muriel of the CUNY Graduate Program in Mathematics will discuss the implication of the completion of Hilbert’s Sixth Problem.  The talk will be on Thursday, 7 April 2016, at 4 p.m. at the Math Building Conference Room, UP Diliman. It will be a non-technical talk for the general audience, emphasizing history. A small group of researchers will be proposed to continue the program started by Ludwig Boltzmann, Vienna,  on non-equilibrium statistical mechanics, via Paul […]