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 […]

OVPAA symposium to showcase creative work and research accomplishments

OVPAA symposium to showcase creative work and research accomplishments

Researchers from different UP constituent units will present their creative work and research outputs in a symposium to be convened by the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs (OVPAA) on March 1 and 2. To be held at the Institute of Environmental Science and Meteorology (IESM) Auditorium in UP Diliman, it will feature 40 oral presentations from the basic sciences, mathematics, social sciences, arts, literature and economics. The featured projects were funded by the Enhanced Creative Work and Research Grant program (formerly known as the Creative Work and Research Grant) under the OVPAA. ECWRG aims to encourage members of the faculty and REPS to undertake research that […]

UP Gawad Pangulo Choral Competition

UP Gawad Pangulo Choral Competition

Malugod na inihahatid ng UP Tanggapan ng Presidente, UP Tanggapan ng Bise Presidente para sa Pang-Akademikong  Gawain, at UP Kolehiyo ng Musika ang Gawad Pangulo Choral Competition sa darating  na ika-4  ng Marso 2016. Idaraos ito sa UP Theater sa ganap na ika-6 ng gabi. May tema itong “One UP for the Nation and for the World.” Ang mga nakapasa upang magtagisan ng husay sa pag-awit ay ang sumusunod: UP Staff Choral Society(UP Diliman), UP Engineering Choir (UP Diliman), Public Health Artists Circle (UP Manila), UP College of Pharmacy Junior Ambassadors of Music(UP Manila), Sugbuanong Huni(UP Cebu), UP Open University […]

Handel’s Messiah 2015

The College of Music of the University of the Philippines and the UP Parish of the Holy Sacrifice, with the support of UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan and parish priest Fr. Henry Ferreras, present the nativity portion of G. F. Handel’s immortal classic, The Messiah, on Wednesday, 9 December 2015, 7:00pm, at the UP Parish of the Holy Sacrifice. ​Held annually at the UP Campus, the performance of Handel’s Messiah in December is a much-awaited event for it brings together UP Diliman’s world-famous choirs such asthe  UP Madrigal Singers, UP Singing Ambassadors, and UP Concert Chorus.  This year, the alumni of […]

Piano Music from Romantic Manila

Piano Music from Romantic Manila

The College of Music is proud to present a concert of Philippine original solo piano music from the end of the Spanish colonial period to the time of the first Philippine republic in 1960s. It will be held on 7 December 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the Abelardo Hall Auditorium. To be played by visiting artist from Dartmouth College, Sally Pinkas, the program consists of short compositions in light cosmopolitan music styles such as waltz, mazurka, nocturne, habanera, serenade, and so on. These works were written by three generations of composers who lived in Manila: from Hispanic Ignacio Massaguer to the first […]

“Isyu sa Kuwento, Kuwento sa Likod ng Isyu” to tackle sensitive topics in children’s literature

To increase appreciation for local books which tackle topics and issues (often or long) considered taboo in reading fare for the young, the UP Reading Education Area in partnership with the National Book Development Board is inviting everyone to “Isyu sa Kuwento, Kuwento sa Likod ng Isyu: A Forum on Sensitive Topics in Children’s Literature. It will be held on 14 November 2015, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., at the Benitez Theater of the UP College of Education.  Program: 7:30-8:00         Registration 8:00-8:30         National Anthem                              Opening […]

2015 OVPAA Research Symposium to feature over 50 projects

Almost a year ago, the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs (OVPAA) organized a symposium to disseminate the results of 18 OVPAA-supported projects. The tradition continues this year with the 2015 OVPAA Research Symposium scheduled for November 12 and 13 at the Intel Center for Science Auditorium of the National Institute of Physics, UP Diliman. Proof to the energetic research environment in UP are the 57 plenary and parallel presentations, 20 of them on new projects, that had been lined up for the annual gathering. These projects are funded by the Emerging Interdisciplinary Research Program and the Balik PhD Program of […]

11th APRU Research Symposium on Multi-Hazards around the Pacific Rim to be hosted by UP

As a contribution to knowledge development and dissemination in and around the twin themes of resilience and biodiversity, the University of the Philippines is hosting the 11th Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Research Symposium on Multi-Hazards around the Pacific Rim on 7-10 October 2015 in UP Diliman.  The two-day symposium aims to convene experts and specialists to address multiple hazards on marine, meteorological and geohazards, all highly relevant to the archipelagic situation of the Philippines as well as coastal economies in and around the Pacific. It is a platform for the exchange and dissemination of knowledge about resilience and biodiversity, with emphasis on understanding disaster risk […]

Anthropological and geographical societies to hold “Dagat ug Kinabuhi/Maritime Cultures, Spaces and Networks”

The Ugyanang Pang-Aghamtao, Inc (UGAT) and the Philippine Geographical Society will be holding their joint regional conference on the theme “Dagat ug Kinabuhi/Maritime Cultures, Spaces and Networks” at the Silliman University, Dumaguete City from 22 to 24 October 2015.    The conference hopes to create an interdisciplinary regional forum (encompassing the area between the Indian and the Pacific Oceans) to discuss issues and debates revolving around maritime contexts as (structured and structuring) fluid zones of spatial connection and separation, and within which contemporary insecurities and vulnerabilities communities must find ways to keep afloat (Dagat ug Kinabuhi means ‘the sea and life [lifeways/strategies]’ […]