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2019 NTU Plus Academy Summer+ Programs

2019 NTU Plus Academy Summer+ Programs

National Taiwan University will be accepting applications for the 2019 NTU Plus Academy Summer+ Programs from 18 February to 12 May. This year, there are 17 programs across different fields of study, including Arts, Chinese Studies, Engineering, Natural Science, Social Science and Research & Internship. NTU will offer a discount of USD200-USD400 to NTU partner university students. Download the brochure here.  For more information, please contact Sarah Kuo by email at [email protected] More information can be found at www.oia.ntu.edu.tw and www.oia.ntu.edu.tw/short-term-programs. Watch video to learn more: https://youtu.be/_jmSRndBwZU.

2019 Korean Studies Info Session

2019 Korean Studies Info Session

In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the bilateral relations between the Philippines and Korea, the UP Korea Research Center is organizing the Korean Studies Info Session. The event aims to provide Filipino students with useful information on postgraduate degree programs in reputable Korean universities. The resource persons will share firsthand experience in studying abroad as well as insights on Korean lifestyle. This will be held on 18 February 2019 (Monday), 1 to 3 PM, at Room 2017, CSSP AVR, Palma Hall, UP Diliman. The speakers are Dr. Dani Salazar (School of Business, UPD; and Business Administration (Finance), Sookmyung Women’s University) […]

Catalogs of Research and Creative Work

Projects supported by the Emerging Interdisciplinary Research Program and the Balik PhD Program    Projects supported by the Enhanced Creative Work and Research Grant

UP ranks 87th among top universities in emerging economies

UP ranks 87th among top universities in emerging economies

The University of the Philippines has climbed 79 places to move into the top 100 universities from emerging markets. It is now 87th among 442 institutions from 43 countries, according to the 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) Emerging Economies University Rankings. Its overall score went up to 32.8 from 24.4. The series of positive outcomes for UP kicked off in 2017 when it surfaced for the first time in the rankings and was included in the 201-250 bracket. Last year, it cracked the upper half of the rankings as it ascended to 166th. Only countries classified as advanced emerging, secondary emerging or frontier […]

2019 UP KRC Korea Essay Contest for Filipinos

2019 UP KRC Korea Essay Contest for Filipinos

In celebration of the 70th anniversary of bilateral relations between Korea and the Philippines, the UP Korea Research Center (KRC) is organizing 2019 UP KRC Korea Essay Contest for Filipinos. The contest hopes to: (1) encourage Filipino high school and under/graduate students to expand their ideas on Korea into writing; (2) motivate Filipino youth to discover long history and friendship between two countries; and (3) generate ideas on how to further strengthen the friendship and increase meaningful interactions between Filipino and Korean communities in both countries. Guidelines 1. The contest is open to all Filipinos. 2. Entries must be original […]

The National Yang-Ming University International Health Program (MS and PhD) is now accepting applications

The National Yang-Ming University is inviting students from the Philippines to participate in its International Health Master’s Program and International Health Doctoral Degree Program. The curriculum is based on the courses jointly offered by seven graduate institutes and includes courses such as Public Health; Health & Welfare; Environmental Health; Healthcare & Hospital Administration; Health Information & Decision Making; and Nursing, and Clinical Medicine. Other departments and institutes at Yang Ming University, such as Social Medicine, Tropical Medicine, may also offer relevant courses. The Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Foundation (ICDF) offers a scholarship which includes airfare (roundtrip), housing, tuition, credit […]

IPA Recipients for December 2018

IPA Recipients for December 2018

Anastacia B. Alvarez Electrical and Electronics Engineering Institute College of Engineering UP Diliman Fully Synthesizable PUF Featuring Hysteresis and Temperature Compensation for 3.2% Native BER and 1.02 fJ/b in 40 nm. IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, 53 (10): 8456830, 2828-2839, October 2018. This paper presents a hardware physically unclonable function (PUF). Hardware PUFs are what others would refer to as the silicon biometrics. They generate random numbers that are unique to every chip, similar to having unique fingerprints per person. These unique random numbers are then used as an ID for authentication or as a secure “password” for data security. During […]

“Transpersonal, instructions” at the UP Vargas Museum

"Transpersonal, instructions" at the UP Vargas Museum

Transpersonal, instructions Exhibition Run: 14 December 2018 – 1 February 2019 Opening Reception: 14 December, Friday at 6pm The symposium Transpersonal>Postnormal Times will be held from 10:00am to 5:00pm on Saturday, 15 December 2018. A group exhibition and symposium at the UP Vargas Museum Participants include Oreet Ashery, Revital Cohen & Tuur Van Balen, Merlinda Bobis, Patrick D. Flores, Eisa Jocson, The Karrabing Film Collective, Dana Klisanin, Leslie Kulesh, Andy Lacey, Russ Ligtas, Raquel de Loyola, Elizabeth A. Povinelli, Mark Salvatus, Evelyn Taocheng Wang, and César H. Villanueva. Curated by Dr. Stephen Wilson in conjunction with the University of the […]

UP holds system workshop to streamline student academic processes, university academic calendar

UP holds system workshop to streamline student academic processes, university academic calendar

UP recently concluded the UP System Workshop on the Harmonization of Student Academic Processes and University Academic Calendar to streamline student academic processes and the university academic calendar in view of the requirements of national policies and quality assurance initiatives. The four-day workshop held on 19-22 November 2018 in Subic, Zambales was attended by UP system officials, the registrars and personnel of the Office of the University Registrar from UP’s eight constituent universities (CUs) as well as Computerized Registration System and Student Academic Information System teams. Participants discussed and approved guidelines to standardize registration and academic documents, harmonize student academic processes and […]

Pahayag ng UP Departamento ng Filipino at Panitikan ng Pilipinas patungkol sa pagtatanggal ng Wikang Filipino at Panitikan bilang mga kurso sa General Education Curriculum

Pahayag ng UP Departamento ng Filipino at Panitikan ng Pilipinas patungkol sa pagtatanggal ng Wikang Filipino at Panitikan bilang mga kurso sa General Education Curriculum