To find ways to mitigate the harmful effects of the rising temperatures in urban areas, the government is assessing the development of urban heat islands in rapidly urbanizing and highly urbanized cities in the Philippines using satellites and modeling-simulation techniques. The initiative is being led by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), through the […]
Filipino Professor Armand Mijares of the University of the Philippines led the presentation of new human species that were discovered in the country in a public lecture in Australia.
E-tricycles will soon be joining “Ikot/Toki” jeepneys on the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman campus in Quezon City. The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) announced on Wednesday that 10 of the six-seater vehicle would undergo a yearlong test run on the sprawling campus to find out how these could be used optimally. A […]
The University of the Philippines Diliman – College of Social Science and Philosophy (UPD-CSSP) partnered with the University of the Philippines Visayas – College of Arts and Sciences (UPV-CAS) and organized the 2019 CSSP Extramural Training Seminar for Social Science Teachers (CSSPEx 2019)., held last June 14-16, 2019 in Iloilo City.
The Department of Foreign Affairs-Office of Treaties and Legal Affairs (DFA-OTLA) and the University of the Philippines Law Center on Wednesday launched a book containing valuable information on ways of pursuing and securing international legal cooperation and facilitating efforts against criminality and cross-border crimes.
A recent paper by University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute’s Timothy Quimpo and colleagues, published in the Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom (JMBA), revealed that coral reefs in the West Philippine Sea (WPS) have low abundance and diversity of corals and fish. Even the deeper areas of the reefs, the upper mesophotic coral ecosystems that are presumed to be buffered from disturbances, showed similar benthic and coral assemblage composition as the shallow water reefs, suggesting that both depths are vulnerable to disturbances.
The Animal Kingdom Foundation (AKF) and the UP Friends of Campus Animals (FOCA) have joined hands to spay or neuter at least 70 percent of the stray dogs and cats found on the sprawling campus of the University of the Philippines Diliman in an effort to control the population of stray animals.
The House of Representatives and the University of the Philippines National College of Public Administration and Governance (UP-NCPAG) organized the executive course for new members of the incoming 18th Congress. The three batches of training are from Monday to Wednesday (June 17 to 19), on June 24 to 26 and on July 1 to 3.
The successful spawning of Tridacna gigas, a species of giant clams, by the Malampaya Foundation, Inc. last June 10, 2019 was supervised by the UP Marine Sciences Institute using methods it has developed in its decades of research on the clam species.
A team from the University of the Philippines Diliman Institute of Biology are working to perfect a DNA barcoding system to identify pangolin species that are recovered from trafficking operations.