The APRU International Secretariat and lead researchers are calling for scholar participation in a research and publication project supported by Google. The title of this initiative is “Democratizing AI and Building Trust in the Technology”. The project aims to make the beneifts of AI accessible to all people, raising awareness about the nature of the technology and governance of the technology and its development process. The project team is looking for up to 12 scholars to take part in face to face and virtual meetings over a 12-month period with the intentions to present working papers and to publish their […]
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Call for participation: Democratizing AI and Building Trust in the Technology
Call for applications: KIT Royal Tropical Institute Amsterdam Master Programmes in Public and International Health
The KIT Royal Tropical Institute Amsterdam has opened the applications for its Master Programmes in Public and International Health to students and professionals. The is a nonproift association with members from public, private and nonprofit sectors. Aside from its master programmes, it also offers advanced courses and e-learning courses to interested individuals. The institute focuses on various areas such as sustainable economic development, gender, health and intercultural professionals. Detailed information regarding the institute and its programmes can be found here.
Call for Participation: 8th PPM Regional Business Case Competition
The PPM School of Management in Indonesia is inviting graduate students (masters degree) who are majoring in management from all over Asia Pacific to join the 8th PPM Regional Business Case Competition-–Bank Mandiri: Banking the Unbanked. This competition provides students a chance to build cross-cultural relationship and experience, as well as take part in analyzing and building business recommendations. The grand final will be held on 15-16 November 2017. Bank Mandiri will provide the accommodation, meals and local transportation during the program to all finalists. Important Dates Registration Deadline : 5 September 2017 Case available to download : 7 September […]
The impact of an outpatient primary care system on health care delivery in UP Diliman
Health outcomes and access to health services in the Philippines are characterized by a persistent disadvantage for the underprivileged. Central funding of primary care services in all localities and for all patient income groups may begin to address this situation.
Political, economic and historical factors push out-migration of Filipino health workers
The migration of highly skilled health professionals from developing to developed nations has increased dramatically in the last 10 years in response to a range of social, economic and political factors.
IPA Recipients for August 2017
Melchizedek Alipio and Nestor Michael Tiglao Electrical and Electronics Engineering Institute College of Engineering UP Diliman Cache-Based Transport Protocols in Wireless Sensor Networks: A Survey and Future Directions. Journal of Network and Computer Applications, 88: 29-49, 15 June 2017. Catchy title of research: A Comprehensive Survey of Cache-based Transport Protocols in Wireless Sensor Networks The main functions of transport layer of the network stack is to guarantee end-to-end reliability and error control. This means that the network protocol must be able to deliver all packets sent from the source to the intended destination. In wireless sensor network, these objectives are more difficult to achieve […]
Six medals for PH at the Olympics of math
Six young math wizards returned with three silver medals and three bronze medals from the 58th International Mathematical Olympiad held on 13-23 July in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The most prestigious pre-college mathematics competition in the world gathered the best and the brightest from 111 countries who competed individually as they solved three difficult, original math problems. Dr. Richard Eden of the Ateneo de Manila University and Dr. Louie John Vallejo of UP Diliman led the team composed of high school students from public and private schools. Although unable to match last year’s success at two gold medals, missing the gold cutoff by a […]