Faculty and students are invited to join the different APRU Programs this October-November: APRU Biodiversity Genomics Symposium on Nov. 29-30; Global Perspectives on Anti-Asian Racism: Overcoming The Hate Webinar Series on Oct. 28-29; APRU University Museums Research Symposium 2021 on Nov. 15-16; and APRU Esports Fellowship Program 2nd Cohort: Call for Nominations deadline on Dec. 15, 2021.
CUHK-UQ-Exeter Joint Symposium on Environmental Sustainability: The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), The University of Queensland (UQ), and the University of Exeter (Exeter) collaborate for the Joint Symposium on Environmental Sustainability to share their efforts on the different environmental challenges the earth faces today, and invite others to work with them. The Symposium will be held on 9 November 2021, 4:00pm-5:30pm (HKT) via Zoom. Register here.
AUN-QA Tier 1 Training (Online) Coming Soon! The New AUN-QA Tier 1 Training (Online) is set to introduce the participants to the AUN-QA ecosystem, AUN-QA Assessment Process, and AUN-QA Framework based on the Guide to AUN-QA Assessment at Programme Level Version 4.0 by the AUN-QA coaches (AUN-QA Secretariat, 2021). The opening of registration will be announced soon.
Call for Papers: AIMS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE (AIC) 2021 The 1st AIMS International Conference (AIC 2021) will be held at the Expo 2020 Dubai UAE and virtually (via an online platform) on 17th December 2021. AIC 2021 is a strategic collaboration between the Ministry Of Higher Education Malaysia (MOHE) and Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) with the support of the other AIMS Committee in Malaysia (from the AIC 2021 invitation). Visit their website for more information.
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.
New Research Papers
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY: A research was conducted to analyze the psychological impact of the Coronavirus Diseases (Covid-19) pandemic to Filipinos with Rheumatoid Athritis or Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Publications in high impact factor journals (IF >3.000)
(UPD) C.M. Dioso, P. Vital, et al. Do Your Kids Get What You Paid for? Evaluation of Commercially Available Probiotic Products Intended for Children in the Republic of the Philippines and the Republic of Korea. (2020). Foods, 9, 1229: 1-126.
Impact Factor: 4.092
(UPLB) Resmond L Reaño. Assessment of environmental impact and energy performance of rice husk utilization in various biohydrogen production pathways, Bioresource Technology, 299, 122590
Impact Factor: 7.539
(UPC) F. Maglangit, Y. Zhang, et al. Discovery of new antibacterial accramycins from a genetic variant of the soil bacterium, Streptomyces sp. MA37. Biomolecules 2020, 10, 1464.
Impact Factor: 4.082
(UPV) I.A. Borlongan, S. Suzuki, et al. Effects of light quality and temperature on the photosynthesis and pigment content of a subtidal edible red alga Meristotheca papulosa (Solieriaceae, Gigartinales) from Japan. Journal of Applied Phycology 32:1329–1340
Impact Factor: 3.016