Public lecture on improving the productivity of the Philippine scientific enterprise system

About the lecture The lecture presents a set of policy recommendations for improving the productivity of the Philippine scientific enterprise system. The recommendations are developed from our analysis of the performance of the Philippine higher education institutions that form the backbone of the enterprise system especially the Engineering Research and Development for Technology (ERDT) and the Accelerated Science and Technology Human Resource Development (ASTHRD) programs that were established and supported by the Department of Science and Technology in 2007 and 2009, respectively. The University of the Philippines System is the only public institution that is qualified to participate in both […]

1st International Biosensing Technology Workshop & Conference

De La Salle University, in cooperation with Osaka University, will hold the 1st International Biosensing Technology Workshop & Conference on 19-21 September 2016 at De La Salle University, Manila with the theme “Emerging Medical Instrumentation and Engineering focusing on the Next Generation Diagnostics and Therapeutics”. This event will provide a venue for scientists, researchers, and medical practitioners in the academia and industry to exchange ideas and expertise, and promote network and collaboration to advance biosensor and bioelectronics research and technology in the Philippines. International speakers from Japan, Malaysia, and Vietnam, as well as local industry partners will give their perspective […]

UP Knowledge Festival to showcase innovations in research and creative fields

From 17 to 19 April 2016, the University of the Philippines will showcase the outputs of its top scientists and artists in the areas of food production, health, climate change, energy, technology, education and more. Billed UP Knowledge Festival: Utak at Puso para sa Bayan, the three-day event will be held at the Taal Vista Hotel in Tagaytay City as part of the University’s efforts to increase scientific literacy and artistic awareness in the country.  “We want people to see that what UP has been doing inside the laboratories, in field researches and creative works are timely, relevant and beneficial […]

Special General Talk on Hilbert’s Sixth Problem

On the occasion of the publication of his most general solution to the Navier-Stokes equation (2016), a generalization of the existence proof of a solution by construction in 2011, Dr. Amador Muriel of the CUNY Graduate Program in Mathematics will discuss the implication of the completion of Hilbert’s Sixth Problem.  The talk will be on Thursday, 7 April 2016, at 4 p.m. at the Math Building Conference Room, UP Diliman. It will be a non-technical talk for the general audience, emphasizing history. A small group of researchers will be proposed to continue the program started by Ludwig Boltzmann, Vienna,  on non-equilibrium statistical mechanics, via Paul […]

OVPAA symposium to showcase creative work and research accomplishments

OVPAA symposium to showcase creative work and research accomplishments

Researchers from different UP constituent units will present their creative work and research outputs in a symposium to be convened by the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs (OVPAA) on March 1 and 2. To be held at the Institute of Environmental Science and Meteorology (IESM) Auditorium in UP Diliman, it will feature 40 oral presentations from the basic sciences, mathematics, social sciences, arts, literature and economics. The featured projects were funded by the Enhanced Creative Work and Research Grant program (formerly known as the Creative Work and Research Grant) under the OVPAA. ECWRG aims to encourage members of the faculty and REPS to undertake research that […]

UP Gawad Pangulo Choral Competition

UP Gawad Pangulo Choral Competition

Malugod na inihahatid ng UP Tanggapan ng Presidente, UP Tanggapan ng Bise Presidente para sa Pang-Akademikong  Gawain, at UP Kolehiyo ng Musika ang Gawad Pangulo Choral Competition sa darating  na ika-4  ng Marso 2016. Idaraos ito sa UP Theater sa ganap na ika-6 ng gabi. May tema itong “One UP for the Nation and for the World.” Ang mga nakapasa upang magtagisan ng husay sa pag-awit ay ang sumusunod: UP Staff Choral Society(UP Diliman), UP Engineering Choir (UP Diliman), Public Health Artists Circle (UP Manila), UP College of Pharmacy Junior Ambassadors of Music(UP Manila), Sugbuanong Huni(UP Cebu), UP Open University […]

Handel’s Messiah 2015

The College of Music of the University of the Philippines and the UP Parish of the Holy Sacrifice, with the support of UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan and parish priest Fr. Henry Ferreras, present the nativity portion of G. F. Handel’s immortal classic, The Messiah, on Wednesday, 9 December 2015, 7:00pm, at the UP Parish of the Holy Sacrifice. ​Held annually at the UP Campus, the performance of Handel’s Messiah in December is a much-awaited event for it brings together UP Diliman’s world-famous choirs such asthe  UP Madrigal Singers, UP Singing Ambassadors, and UP Concert Chorus.  This year, the alumni of […]

Piano Music from Romantic Manila

Piano Music from Romantic Manila

The College of Music is proud to present a concert of Philippine original solo piano music from the end of the Spanish colonial period to the time of the first Philippine republic in 1960s. It will be held on 7 December 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the Abelardo Hall Auditorium. To be played by visiting artist from Dartmouth College, Sally Pinkas, the program consists of short compositions in light cosmopolitan music styles such as waltz, mazurka, nocturne, habanera, serenade, and so on. These works were written by three generations of composers who lived in Manila: from Hispanic Ignacio Massaguer to the first […]

“Isyu sa Kuwento, Kuwento sa Likod ng Isyu” to tackle sensitive topics in children’s literature

To increase appreciation for local books which tackle topics and issues (often or long) considered taboo in reading fare for the young, the UP Reading Education Area in partnership with the National Book Development Board is inviting everyone to “Isyu sa Kuwento, Kuwento sa Likod ng Isyu: A Forum on Sensitive Topics in Children’s Literature. It will be held on 14 November 2015, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., at the Benitez Theater of the UP College of Education.  Program: 7:30-8:00         Registration 8:00-8:30         National Anthem                              Opening […]

2015 OVPAA Research Symposium to feature over 50 projects

Almost a year ago, the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs (OVPAA) organized a symposium to disseminate the results of 18 OVPAA-supported projects. The tradition continues this year with the 2015 OVPAA Research Symposium scheduled for November 12 and 13 at the Intel Center for Science Auditorium of the National Institute of Physics, UP Diliman. Proof to the energetic research environment in UP are the 57 plenary and parallel presentations, 20 of them on new projects, that had been lined up for the annual gathering. These projects are funded by the Emerging Interdisciplinary Research Program and the Balik PhD Program of […]