Student developers from the University of the Philippines win big in the global Google Developer Student Clubs’ (DSC) 2021 Solution Challenge for their application called “Project Island Response and Intervention for Systematic Evacuation (i-RISE)” which aims to bridge the information gap between local government units, disaster risk management offices, and the island communities of Tubigon, Bohol using Google products.
The Philippine Genome Center will focus its efforts in the detection of COVID-19 variants in the country, with the scaling down of its testing operations for COVID-19 and expansion of genomic sequencing capacities in PGC Visayas and PGC Mindanao.
UP Los Baños and the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) will be leading a regional hub for the integration of halal in health knowledge development and management of livestock and ecosystems.
UP health experts weigh in on how vaccine hesitancy contributes to the mutation and formation of variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
The UP Surgical Innovation and Biotechnology Laboratory (UP SIBOL) is composed of engineers from the state university’s Diliman campus and clinicians from its Manila campus, who have come together to develop Filipino-made health devices.
Three research projects for the study of SARS-CoV-2 and disease outbreaks that are being undertaken by UP Mindanao and UP Diliman are utilizing the DOST Advanced Science and Technology Institute’s Computing and Archiving Research Environment (COARE) Supercomputing Facility.
The UP Pandemic Response Team assesses how the gaps in COVID-19 data reporting affect policymaking and interpretation of the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippines.
This Weekly Bulletin highlights the different COVID-19 responses of the eight UP Constituent Universities and their involvement in various public service initiatives during the pandemic. It features the UP System Report on the CUs’ public service initiatives from June 1-30.
The University of the Philippines, through the Padayon Public Service Office, has made the Call for Nominations to the fourth Gawad Pangulo: Award for Excellence in Public Service. This year’s theme, “Galing UP, Lingkod Bayan: Pagtugon sa Hamon ng Pandemya,” aims to award 15 excellent and outstanding COVID-related public service initiatives facilitated and implemented by faculty and staff in all UP Constituent Universities.
This Weekly Bulletin highlights the different COVID-19 responses of the eight UP Constituent Universities and their involvement in various public service initiatives during the pandemic. It features the UP System Report on the CUs’ public service initiatives from May 1-31.