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News

17 Sep 2020
This year’s ADB-Asian Think Tank Development Forum will provide a venue to share ideas and experiences among affiliated scholars on the policies and strategies that countries should pursue to mitigate the big slump in the tourism industry. Deadline 30 September 2020.
18 Aug 2020
Under the “Saving the Lives of Healthcare Workers” project in the Philippines, ASSIST and Project HOPE will distribute kits of personal protective equipment (PPE) to select hospitals and health facilities in COVID-19 hotspots in the Philippines.
16 Jul 2020
IBM teams up with UN SDSN Youth Philippines to deliver a highly trained artificial intelligence chatbot on COVID-19.
16 Jul 2020
Filipino youth organization, UN SDSN Youth – Philippines, is paving the way for accessible information on the current pandemic.
13 Nov 2019
Gregorio Y. Zara (8 March 1902 – 15 October 1978) was a Filipino engineer and physicist best remembered for inventing the first two-way video telephone.
05 Jul 2019
The Philippines' largest show on the future of payments, banking, financial inclusion, identity, e-commerce & retail. And it’s all free-to-attend.
15 Jan 2019
Six free theatres of content at the biggest EduTECH Philippines ever! Free entry to all conferences.
13 Mar 2017
Researchers in the Philippines are studying the genetics of local catfish to help protect them from becoming endangered.
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10 Mar 2017
A common roadside tree contains chemicals that could provide antibiotics in the future.
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09 Mar 2017
Preserving cultural heritage, including access to and use of ancestral lands, can be a real challenge for indigenous communities. A range of cultural memory recall and music workshops with the indigenous Ata of the Philippines aims to empower communities and validate legal claims related to the Indigenous People’s Rights Act.
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03 Mar 2016
Mathematical algorithms may soon help to analyse, organise, understand and sift through large collections of indigenous Philippine music.
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25 May 2015
The world’s epicentre of marine biodiversity is under threat. Researchers in the Philippines are developing a marine biodiversity database to help identify local hotspots requiring urgent management.
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21 May 2015
An understanding of natural immune suppression mechanisms in the female reproductive tract could lead to new ways to combat cancer.
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20 May 2015
Researchers in the Philippines are using green engineering to develop a low-cost dam that aims to prevent flooding, generate electricity, and help end food and water shortages.
03 Jun 2014
Do you have an innovative and inclusive project that addresses poverty and exclusion issues? If yes, then take the IID Challenge for a chance to receive a research grant up to USD 15,730!
22 May 2014
Are you working on innovations to address poverty? Are you engaging grassroots communities? If yes, then you are an IID champion! Turn your knowledge and experience into teaching and learning packages. Apply for a grant and become a pioneering IID Fellow. Deadline: May 31, 2014 and 30th June 2014.
12 Nov 2013
A method for the production of oral vaccine for fish has won the National Prize of the 2013 Ambassador Alfredo M. Yao Intellectual Property Awards (A.M.Y. IP Awards).
12 Nov 2013
Dr. Marco Nemesio E. Montaño, a professor at the UP-MSI, was recognized for his extensive work on seaweed and sea grass utilization, which has benefited not only the scientific community but also the seaweed industry.
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11 Nov 2013
The UP Vargas Museum opens Life’s Arcade: QUIAPO, a photography exhibit by Rick Rocamora on November 12, Tuesday, 4PM at the 3F galleries of the museum.
01 Aug 2013
Humanities Diliman is the first UP Diliman journal to be indexed in Scopus. It is a journal on arts and humanities in the Philippines published biannually by the University of the Philippines Diliman through its Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Research and Development (OVCRD).
02 Jan 2013
The Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) announces the last call for nominations to the 2nd batch of PMDP Senior Executives Class 2013
30 Oct 2012
Nomination is extended until November 9, 2012 while the deadline of submission of application requirements is on November 20, 2012. For more information, please contact the PMDP Secretariat at telephone numbers – (02) 631-2121/ 631-2133 or email – [email protected] Application forms can be downloaded from www.dap.edu.ph/pmdp.
24 Oct 2012
Nominations will be accepted until October 30, 2012 and the deadline of submission of application requirements is on November 10, 2012. For more information, please contact the PMDP Secretariat at telephone numbers – (02) 631-2121/ 631-2133 or email – [email protected] Application forms are downloadable from www.dap.edu.ph/pmdp.
20 Mar 2012
The Senior Citizens Party List (SCPL) led by (second from right) Representative David L. Kho signed a memorandum of agreement with the University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD), through Chancellor Caesar A. Saloma, for a scholarship grant to the University on March 16 at the Office of the Chancellor.
15 Mar 2012
The Oblation, University of the Philippines' most iconic symbol, is the focus of the current photo exhibit at the Office of the Chancellor Foyer, University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD).
12 Mar 2012
The University of Seoul led by its president, Dr. Kun Lee, signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with UP Diliman (UPD) through Chancellor Caesar A. Saloma on March 5 at the Board of Regents Room in Quezon Hall.
01 Mar 2012
A recent colloquium focusing on creative work, research and development initiatives in the University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD) campus featured 26 research presentations and a parallel exhibition of UP Diliman journals and R&D partners.
28 Feb 2012
The Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences (RWUAS), Germany led by its president, Professor Marie Louise Klotz, has signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the University of the Philippines Diliman through Chancellor Caesar A. Saloma.
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24 Feb 2012
A memorandum of agreement (MOA) was entered into by UP Diliman through Chancellor Caesar A. Saloma with the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) through Secretary Virgilio R. Delos Reyes and the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) led by its president Antonio Kalaw.
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16 Feb 2012
An exhibit on new and recent works of renowned Filipino painter and printmaker, Ofelia Gelvezon-Téqui, formally opened on February 13 at the Atelyer, Bulwagan ng Dangal’s small gallery in the University of the Philippines Diliman.

Events

12 Sep 2019
To be held in Manila – Philippines on 12-13 September, 2019
28 May 2019
Convening for Collective Impact
25 Sep 2019
Come see the future of commerce in the Philippines! Get your free pass.
20 Mar 2019
The biggest B2B show in the Philippines - designed to be an outstanding on-the-spot market of products, connections and opportunities.
20 Feb 2019
21st century education for all in the Philippines
14 Jul 2017
The UP Diliman, through the Office of the Chancellor and the Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Research and Development, will mount an exhibit at the National Science and Technology Week (NSTW), 11-15 July 2017, at the World Trade Center, Pasay City.
15 May 2015
Paliwanagan sa UP Diliman 2015 Quezon Hall Lobby 15 May 2015 5:00-8:00 PM
03 Oct 2014
Paliwanagan sa UP Diliman is a biannual activity of the Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Research and Development (OVCRD).
20 Jan 2014
Paliwanagan sa UP Diliman, a biannual activity of the OVCRD held in January and July, will have its fifth run on 20 January 2014 (Monday)
25 Nov 2013
Damage assessment reports and possible rehabilitation strategies for areas that have been damaged by the Bohol earthquake and super typhoon Yolanda will be presented by experts from the academe and the industry on Monday, Nov 25.
25 Nov 2013
"Sustainable Buildings, Infrastructures and Communities in Emerging Economies" November 25-27, 2013 at the Richmonde Hotel in Eastwood City in Libis, Quezon City.
18 Sep 2013
An interdisciplinary conference in the humanities and performing arts that interrogates the critical role of theaters (including music, song, and dance) as a tangible representation of political processes in public spaces and as an expression of Filipino peoples' historical experience, identity, and aspiration.
29 Jul 2013
UP Diliman Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Research and Development (OVCRD) is holding the Paliwanagan sa UP Diliman OVCRD Colloquiumand Fair on 29 July 2013, 8 AM - 5 PM, at the National Institute of Physics, National Science Complex, UP Diliman.
25 Jun 2013
The lecture will be held on 25 June 2013, Tuesday, 2:30-4:00 PM at the Third World Studies Center, Lower Ground Four, Palma Hall, College of Social Sciences and Philosophy, University of the Philippines Diliman.
21 Jan 2013
The University of the Philippines Diliman Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Research and Development is holding the third Colloquium "Palinawagan sa UP Diliman" on 21 January 2013 at the National Institute of Physics Auditorium, National Science Complex, UP Diliman.
29 Mar 2012
The Vargas Museum, University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD), in cooperation with the art platform Planting Rice and Finale Art File opens the exhibition A&L: The parallel (lives) museum on 29 March 2012, 4pm at the 3F South Wing gallery.
18 Nov 2011
NOTHING TO DECLARE is an international art project aiming to contribute to contemporary discussions on migration will open at the University of the Philippines Jorge Vargas Museum, November 18, at 4pm and will run till 7 January 2012.
22 Feb 2011
The University of the Philippines Vargas Museum will open Topak, all in the mind on 22 February 2011, Tuesday, 4 in the afternoon at the Basement of the Vargas.
08 Aug 2009
The exhibition aims to represent significant themes and periods in the development of sculptor Duddley Diaz as an artist and as a Filipino working within an Italian setting.
26 Jun 2009
The group will talk about the comic book industry in the Philippines, share their insights and embark on the basics of creating comics.
21 Apr 2009
The UP Vargas Museum (UPVM) will host a lecture by Dr. Norma Respicio for the second time in line with the Woven Templates exhibit.
03 Mar 2009
In Archiving Roberto Chabet, artist and researcher Ringo Bunoan focuses on the work of the pioneering Filipino conceptual artist Roberto Chabet, beginning with his early drawings and collages in the 1960s to his current installations and objects.
04 Feb 2009
Focusing on the works of Fernando Amorsolo, the exhibit presents the integration of physics and electronics engineering to develop non-invasive tools and techniques in analyzing oil on canvas paintings.
15 Jan 2009
The UP Vargas Museum opens its 2009 calendar with Woven Templates: An Exhibition of Philippine Contemporary Textiles on January 15 (Thursday), 6:00 PM at the Landing Gallery.
11 Dec 2008
Using different photographic techniques and styles, Lucena aims to capture images of the University and give viewers a glimpse into landmark styles and trends in Philippine contemporary visual art.
11 Dec 2008
Deeply rooted in his nationalist vision, Vargas saw the goal of sports development in the improvement of the Filipino’s well-being.
11 Dec 2008
The artist’s installation features two art case instruments built from found Wittemberg upright pianos. These art case pianos also function as conceptual portraits to pay tribute to the memory of Nicanor Abelardo, the first modernist composer of the Philippines.
19 Nov 2008
Following the demands of colonial rule, Amorsolo and his contemporaries painted themes in line with Japanese cultural policy of co-prosperity sphere. These highlighted on positive values and Filipino identity but hid the true conditions of the war.
25 Nov 2008
Prof. Lucena offers new ways of viewing familiar as well as unfamiliar objects, places and structures found inside UP Diliman Campus. Dr. Gil Jacinto, a chemical oceanographer will discuss how he applied photography to his profession which later became his hobby and passion.

Researchers

De La Salle University
Michael Angelo Promentilla
Michael Angelo B. Promentilla is a Professor of Chemical Engineering and the head of the Waste and Resource Management Unit of the Center for Engineering and Sustainable Development Research (CESDR) at De La Salle University (DLSU).
Professor in Agriculture and Education in the Iloilo Science and Technology University Leon Campus (ISAT U). Leon, ILOILO, PHILIPPINES