GREATER INVOLVEMENT: Retired professors and professors emeriti to continue service in teaching, mentoring and admin
SMALL BUT MIGHTY: New UP paper shows how tiny RNAs fine-tune switch critical in cancer development
CALL: The 22nd Da Dun Fine Arts Exhibition sponsored by the Taiwanese government is now open for entries
CALL: Australia Awards scholarships for 2018 intake
CALL: The Korean Studies Association of Southeast Asia invites papers for presentation at its 7th Biennial International Conference to be hosted by the University of the Philippines. Deadline: 10 April 2015
CALL: Australia-ASEAN Council grants will support collaborative activities in these priority areas: trade and economic development, technology and entrepreneurship, and culture and education. Deadline: 18 April 2016
SYMPOSIUM: The University of the Philippines is hosting the 11th APRU Research Symposium on Multi-Hazards around the Pacific Rim as a contribution to knowledge development and dissemination in and around the twin themes of resilience and biodiversity.
CALL: As part of its golden anniversary celebration, the UP Press is holding a critical essay writing contest to encourage Filipinos to read UP Press titles and to promote the critical literature about the multidisciplinary field of Philippine Studies. Deadline: 30 October 2015 (Download the poster)
MUSIC, HUMANITIES AND A GLOBALIZED SOCIETY: Vice President for Academic Affairs Gisela Concepcion speaks to Southeast Asian directors of music on the need to unify experiences and strengthen education (Click to read her speech)
RESOURCE: The June 2015 issue of the Journal of Environmental Science and Management is already available online. This issue contains eight articles on topics as sea surface temperature (the first of its kind in the Philippines), community-based assessment of the Banaue rice terraces and assessment of plans diversity in mined-out sites in Cebu.
CALL: The 2015 National Book Development Trust Fund Grant is accepting submissions on local history and culture, traditional/integrative/tropical medicine, food science and technology, organic/sustainable agriculture, agritourism, and popular science. (Deadline: May 31)
ANNOUNCEMENT: The first batch of EIDR Cycle 6 proponents will receive an invitation from the Evaluation and Monitoring Committee to submit their full proposals by the end of March 2015. Those who will not receive an invitation are requested to wait for further notice as the Committee continues with its review of the capsule proposals. (Click here to view the first batch.)
GENERAL EDUCATION (GE) CURRICULUM REVIEW AND REVISION: GE and disciplinary experts from all UP campuses participated in formulating the new UP GE courses in a series of discussions.