We invite the GE faculty to submit proposals* for the individual and panel presentations. For more information about this event and submission of proposals, visit bit.ly/UPGEC2022 or scan the QR code on the posters. (*OVPAA Memorandum 2022-106)
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.
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES: Seafloor Structures and Static Stress Changes Associated With Two Recent Earthquakes in Offshore Southern Batangas, Philippines. Understanding earthquakes and active fault line systems. (Image from the published article, Frontiers in Earth Science)
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES: First Evidence of Marine Litter Associated with COVID-19 in Davao Gulf, Mindanao, Philippines. Where do (broken hearts) Covid-19 wastes go? Some in Davao Gulf, according to this research – the first in the Philippines which quantified marine litter associated with COVID-19.
Publications in high-impact factor journals (IF >3.000)
(UP Los Baños) Velasco, P., Jegatheesan, V., and Othman M. Modeling of hollow fiber membrane contactors (HFMCs) for the recovery of dissolved methane from anaerobic effluents. Separation and Purification Technology, 286 (2022).
Impact Factor: 7.312
(UP Diliman) Susana, S.R.; Salvador-Reyes, L.A. Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Monosubstituted Xestoquinone Analogues from the Marine Sponge Neopetrosia compacta. Antioxidants, 11, 607 (2022).
Impact Factor: 6.313
(UP Manila) Jamora R.D.G., Diesta C.C.E., et.al. Transcriptional Alterations in X-Linked Dystonia–Parkinsonism Caused by the SVA Retrotransposon. International Journal of Molecular Sciences; 23(4):2231 (2022).
Impact Factor: 5.924
(UP Visayas) Cadondon, J.G., et. al. Chlorophyll-a Pigment Measurement of Spirulina in Algal Growth Monitoring Using Portable Pulsed LED Fluorescence Lidar System. Sensors, 22, 2940 (2022).
Impact Factor: 3.847