OVPAA Memorandum 2021-144: UP System Review of Proposals submitted to Commission on Higher Education (CHED). 

OVPAA Memorandum 2021-148: Reiteration of Timeline for the Submission of All Requests Related to the Implementation of ECWRG, EIDR, and BPhD Projects

Announcement: Rollout of the UP Research Information Module (RIM) in the University Information System (UIS).

Announcement: Clarificatory Note on the Submissions of International Publication Award (IPA) Guidelines and Instructions for Resubmission of Incomplete IPA Applications

Important Announcement: Online Submission of International Publication Award (IPA) Applications

Important Announcement: Implementation of System-Funded Projects

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Team Mediasina among Top 3 Finalists in the 2021 APRU Global Health Student Case Competition. Six UP students from the College of Medicine formed Team Mediasina, and is among the top 3 finalists in the 2021 APRU Global Health Student Case Competition. The annual competition consists of proposing a solution regarding ongoing health problems around the world, with the focus this year being the spread of misinformation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Team Mediasina proposed their solution called, “Project Dinig”.

UP System successfully concludes GE Conference 2021. Watch the GE Conversations, Plenary Conversations and Recap Video.

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Featured Research Papers

SOCIAL SCIENCES: Ritual act, technology, and the efficacy of traditional tattooing among the Igorots of north Luzon, Philippines. The research examines the varying traditional tattooing practices of these ethnic groups and demonstrates that the significance of batok (traditional tattoos) does not only lie in their symbolic and aesthetic qualities, but also in the rituals performed, the taboos observed, and the technology employed in the production of tattoos.

ENVIRONMENTAL & SOCIAL SCIENCES: Relationality and resilience: Environmental education in a time of pandemic and climate crisis. In this article, the authors take up the overlapping nature of crises, and reflect on the knowledge we have gained vis-a-vis learning in a time of the pandemic. COVID-19 and climate change have both, in overlapping ways, changed our understanding of what constitutes just and empowering approaches to crisis risk communication.

ENVIRONMENTAL & SOCIAL SCIENCES: A materialist-idealist divide? Policy and practice in participatory mangrove rehabilitation in the Philippines.  Taking the case of Leganes, Iloilo being one of the prime movers of LGU-led mangrove rehabilitation in the country, this paper examined the concept of materialist-idealist divide which poses the question: Can material factors or ideational factors drive social change and outcomes?

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Publications in high impact factor journals (IF >3.000)

(UP Mindanao) Larry Digal, et al. Factors influencing catch and support for the implementation of the closed fishing season in Davao Gulf, Philippines, Marine Policy, Volume 130. (2021)
Impact Factor: 4.173

(UP Los Baños) Damasa Magcale-Macandog, et al. High-resolution urban change modeling and flood exposure estimation at a national scale using open geospatial data: A case study of the Philippines. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems 90: 101704. (2021)
Impact Factor: 4.655

(UP Visayas) Dennis Ong, et al. Optimization of manganese recovery from groundwater treatment sludge for the production of highly-efficient Cu(II) and Pb(II) adsorbents. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering. vol. 9, no. 1, p. 104705. (2021)
Impact Factor: 5.909

(UP Diliman and UP Los Baños) Allen Lemuel Clemence & Mili-Ann Tamayao. Energy consumption profile estimation and benefits of hybrid solar energy system adoption for rural health units in the Philippines. Renewable Energy. (2021)
Impact Factor: 8.001

(UP Manila) Emilio Villanueva, et al. Preferences for Communication About End-of-Life Care in Atypical Parkinsonism, Mov Disord. (2021)
Impact Factor: 10.338

(UP Diliman) Michelle Regulacio, et al. Designing Nanostructured Metal Chalcogenides as Cathode Materials for Rechargeable Magnesium Batteries. Small, Vol. 17, Article 2007683, 1-19. (2021)
Impact Factor: 13.281

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