Event. Agham + Sining: A Showcase of University’s Technology, Research, and Creative Work on 28-29 November 2022.
OVPAA Memorandum 2022-94: Extension of the deadline for submission of applications to One UP Professorial Chair and Faculty Grant (2022-2024) to 07 July 2022.
Call for Participants: S.A.G.I.P: Social Activity Guardian and Intervention Project: Development of Mental Health Tools for Filipinos (EIDR Cycle 9). The call is open to all undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff from all constituent universities in the UP System.
Grand Gascon, a UP Visayas’ Chemical Engineering student, the only Filipino who became a finalist in Bayer’s International Youth Agriculture Summit. Read the full article here. (Image from UP Visayas’s website)
UP wins IABC Gold Quill for “Stop Covid Deaths”. The informative, educational webinars held every Friday noon by TVUP won an Award of Merit under the Communication Management Division of the IABC’s Gold Quill Awards in the “COVID-19 Response and Recovery Management and Communication” category. Read the news here.
Insights Report: Climate Change Collaborations: ISI published its insight report on climate change research collaborations in response to the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES: Two new species Begonia (section Petermannia, Begoniaceae) from the Zamboanga Peninsula, Philippines and a redescription of Begonia parvilimba. Rediscovery of two new species of Begonia from the center of diversity of section Petermannia in the Philippines. (Image from the published article, Phytotaxa)
GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES: High-resolution peak ground acceleration modeling using geographic information systems: A case study of the potentially active Central Cebu Fault System, Philippines. Development of Geographic Information Systems for generating seismic hazard maps in one of the most densely populated areas in the Philippines.
Publications in high-impact factor journals (IF >3.000)
(UP Diliman) K. L. Kerkemeyer, et al. Development and initial validation of a modified Sinclair scale for female pattern hair loss in men. Journal of American Academy of Dermatologists (2022).
Impact Factor: 11.527
(UP Visayas) M. G. Sedanza, et al. Identification and Characterization of the Larval Settlement Pheromone Protein Components in Adult Shells of Crassostrea gigas: A Novel Function of Shell Matrix Proteins. International Journal of Molecular Sciences (2022).
Impact Factor: 6.208
(UP Los Baños) K. M. S. Dela Cruz, et.al. A coupled surface-subsurface flow model for simulating soil-water dynamics in lowland rice fields under alternate wetting and drying conditions. Agricultural Water Management (2022).
Impact Factor: 4.52
(UP Manila) K. T. Roberto, et. al. Infodemiology of autoimmune encephalitis, autoimmune seizures, and autoimmune epilepsy: An analysis of online search behavior using Google Trends. Epilepsy & Behavior (2022).
Impact Factor: 3.337