UP Diliman reaches out to homeless individuals and survivors of gender-based violence and sexual exploitation to give them their COVID-19 vaccines at the University’s vaccination hub.
URBAN FARMING. Agriculture Secretary William Dar leads the inauguration of the country’s first Urban Agri Hydro Hub Learning Center at The Pop Up Katipunan in Quezon City on Wednesday (Oct. 13, 2021). Dar said the facility aims to address food shortages in the country. (DA Comms Group) MANILA – In light of the government’s thrust to promote urban […]
Engineers from the UP Institute of Civil Engineering garnered international recognition for their design called Column Footing Grade Beam Monolith, a reinforcement solution that helps in retrofitting houses and improving their resilience to earthquakes and typhoons.
The UP Diliman Institute of Biology will be leading a research project that will help curb the losses of coffee farmers by designing a system that will differentiate coffee varieties into those that are susceptible and resistant to pests and diseases.
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 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 All UP Academic Employees Union Diliman, in cooperation with the UP Diliman Covid-19 Response Volunteers (UPCRV) and the Concerned Artists of the Philippines (CAP), has organized BALSA or Bayanihan Alay sa Sambayanan for communities affected by Typhoon Ulysses.
#ProjectAmbagan is now on its second wave and among its beneficiaries are the Tagbanua and Batak communities in Palawan.
#ProjectAmbagan is an initiative of iUplift, a coalition of student organizations. The project was launched in June and raises funds to respond to the distance learning needs of Filipino students across the country.
The UP College of Arts and Letters Student Council (UP CAL-SC) recently launched a donation drive for UP Diliman (UPD) students in need of a stable internet access for remote learning.
“Kasama Ka Kaeskuwela” (KKK) was launched on Aug.31 to primarily aid CAL students who only rely on personal mobile data for remote learning when UP System classes begin on Sept. 10.