RESEARCH AND CREATIVE WORK

Call for proposals: 2020 MOFA Taiwan Fellowship

The Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) calls for research proposals from across the globe, including the Philippines, for the 2020 MOFA Taiwan Fellowship. The MOFA Taiwan Fellowship was established to award financial assistance/subsidies to foreign experts and scholars interested in researches related to Taiwan, Cross-Strait relations, Asia-Pacific region and Sinology to conduct advanced research at universities or academic institutions in Taiwan. Now, Taiwan is gaining more recognition as a research destination for foreign scholars as a product of Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy, promoting to strengthen ties with its neighboring countries through more people-to-people exchanges in certain fields such as […]

IPA recipients for June 2019

IPA recipients for June 2019

Steve P. Janagap Department of Chemistry College Arts Sciences UP Visayas Application of experimental design and multivariate analysis in the on-line reaction monitoring of a Suzuki cross-coupling reaction by Raman spectroscopy, Vibrational Spectroscopy, 100, 93-98 In this study, the amount of a chemical product from a chemical reaction was measured. The amount of product produced at specific time intervals and varying experimental conditions (temperature of the reaction and concentration of one of the ingredients) was determined using conventional instrumental methods and Raman method. The data from both the conventional and Raman methods were used in building a mathematical model that […]

Eight UP researchers among the 2019 Outstanding Young Scientists

Eight researchers from the University of the Philippines have been chosen by the National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL) to receive the 2019 Outstanding Young Scientist Award for their important contributions in their field of specialization. They are Dr. Rico C. Ancog (UP Los Baños), Dr. Pia D. Bagamasbad (UP Diliman), Dr. Nathaniel S. Orillaza Jr. (UP Manila), Dr. Lilibeth A. Salvador-Reyes (UP Diliman), Dr. Patricia J. Sanchez (UP Los Baños), Dr. Raymond Francis R. Sarmiento (UP Manila), Dr. Michael Francis Ian G. Vega II (UP Diliman) and Dr. Michael C. Velarde (UP Diliman). Ancog is an […]

Call for applications: 2019 Korea Foundation Public Diplomacy Camp

The Korea Foundation, through the UP Korea Research Center (UP KRC), is calling for participants to the 2019 KF Public Diplomacy Camp which will be happening from 18th to 23rd of August 2019 in Seoul, South Korea. The Public Diplomacy Camp is an annual program hosted by the Korea Foundation to promote mutual understanding and foster friendship among people from all over the world. It is designed to provide participants with an opportunity to share cultural experiences, broaden their networks and work together to establish collaborations among young leaders. This year, as the atmosphere on the Korean peninsula has become […]

List of recent visiting professors and host units

2019 Gerard G. Dumancas Department of Chemistry College of Arts and Sciences UP Visayas May-August 2019 Alan Gerhard Johnson Department of English and Comparative Literature College of Arts and Letters UP Diliman June-July 2019 Dula Fara-On Pacquiao College of Nursing UP Manila January-February 2019 Russ Patrick Alcedo Department of Speech Communication and Theater Arts College of Arts and Letters UP Diliman January-July 2019 Ingo Petzke Film Center College of Mass Communication UP Diliman January-May 2019 Wolfgang Reichardt Marine Science Institute College of Science UP Diliman January-July 2019 Greg Baker College of Science UP Cebu January-February 2019 Klaus Maximilian Stiefel Marine […]

Gender mainstreaming for students opens with consultative workshop

Gender mainstreaming for students opens with consultative workshop

Officials and coordinators of the Gender Office, Office of Anti-Sexual Harassment, Office of Student Affairs and other UP offices delivering student services as well as the chairs of the university student councils gathered on April 29 and 30 in UP Diliman to draft recommendations for strengthening gender sensitivity and responsiveness among UP students and student organizations.  Organized by the newly constituted Technical Working Group (TWG) on Gender Sensitivity and Equality, the workshop is the first phase of a gender mainstreaming program that will bring training-workshops to all student organizations in all UP campuses.  In her keynote message read by UP […]

U-M CSEAS Library and Special Collections Fellowship 2019-2020

The Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS), the University Library, and the Bentley Historical Library at the University of Michigan (U-M) offer a four-week research fellowship to Southeast Asian scholars to use the research resources of the University of Michigan. The fellowship includes international airfare, research funds, housing, and a living stipend while the scholar is in residence in Ann Arbor. The scholar will enjoy research space and computing privileges at the university, as well as assistance from the Southeast Asia research librarian and CSEAS. Information on U-M collections and other specialized collections on the Philippine-American period, Philippine ethnology and […]

IPA Recipients for May 2019

IPA Recipients for May 2019

Ann Selma C. Morata Department of Chemistry College of Arts and Sciences UP Visayas Trace organic chemical pollutants from the lake waters of San Pablo City, Philippines by targeted and non-targeted analysis, Science of the Total Environment, Vol 639, p 588-595. The study investigated the water of the seven lakes of San Pablo City in Laguna, Philippines to determine the occurrence of pollutants and their sources. Three out of the seven lakes were focused to represent different human activities surrounding the lakes – Lake Sampaloc is found in the middle of the city that has large population and high load […]

Call for applications: Knowledge and Technology Transfer Training

Call for applications: Knowledge and Technology Transfer Training

The Knowledge and Technology Transfer Office (KTTO) training is jointly implemented by the Department of Science and Technology, USAID and the University of the Philippines through UPSCALE and the UP System Technology Transfer and Business Development Office. The training aims to expand the corps of KTTOs in Philippine universities across the country. Specifically, it seeks to build the knowledge of future KTTO managers on various aspects of technology transfer, enable KTTO managers to connect and collaborate with industry and community partners on real-world technology cases, and provide opportunities to create real impact for both the university and its partner/s. The […]

New genus and species of shipworm found in the Philippines

New genus and species of shipworm found in the Philippines

After nearly 100 years, a new genus of shipworm has been discovered by scientists. Researchers from the University of the Philippines, Northeastern University, Drexel University and University of Utah found the new genus and species off the coast of Balayan Bay in the province of Batangas, Philippines. The large bay is part of the Verde Island Passage, considered to be the center of global marine biodiversity and is the richest area in Coral Triangle that covers six tropical countries. They named the genus Tamilokus for “tamilok,” the local term for shipworm, and the species “mabinia” after Mabini, the town where […]