18 May 2009
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) today received 5 Mindstorms NXT Lego kits worth RM 12 500 as a contribution from international software producer, National Instruments. The software is to be used in a special initiative by USM to create interest in the field of science, engineering and automated equipment among students
14 May 2009
When poor countries try to make their case in policy deliberations of global institutions, they often have trouble getting their message across. To help address this problem, IDRC began funding the research program of the Intergovernmental Group of Twenty-Four on International Monetary Affairs and Development (the G-24).
08 Jan 2009
The Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Research and Development presents the patented inventions and registered utility models of faculty-researchers of the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman.
27 Jun 2008
To celebrate the centenary of the University of the Philippines, the UP Jorge B. Vargas Museum presented the soft launch of the Nicanor Abelardo Grand Piano Project on 20 June 2008 (Friday), 6:00 PM at the UP Vargas Museum Lobby. Invited students from the UP College of Music played selected pieces to highlight the musical legacy of Abelardo.
05 Mar 2008
This book is the first wide-ranging guide to the key issues of intellectual property and ownership, genetics, biodiversity, and food security.
07 Nov 2007
Summaries of newsworthy papers include Atmospheric science: Detecting ozone intrusions, Planetary science: Saturn’s radio clock, Development: How the body builds an asymmetric aorta, Quantum physics: The perfect couple and finally…Be not afraid
25 Sep 2007
The dung-aw, the pasyon, and the panagbiag are three Filipino traditional practices that differ in form, purpose, and content. However, a research establishes the interrelationship of these three in constructing life histories which makes them elements of the pakasaritaan ti biag or the Ilocanos’ narration of life histories.
03 Aug 2007
This study explores how the state defines “indigenous people” and determines their position in the Philippine society. Through cultural productions by indigenous performing troupes, cultural difference is established which also results to cultural brokerage. (Audio links are available).
01 Aug 2007
The haze of air pollution over the Indian Ocean may be causing as much lower atmospheric warming as the recent increase in anthropogenic greenhouse gases, a Nature study suggests. Summaries of newsworthy papers include Earthquakes: Love and stress, Deep brain stimulation in a minimally conscious state and Tunable light sources lose their mirrors
19 Jul 2007
RIKEN is now accepting applications for the position of Associate Chief Scientist. This is a position introduced at RIKEN in April 2006 with the long-term objective of fostering the development of young and talented scientists who will take the lead in pioneering the next generation of scientific research.
04 May 2007
A faster and more effective way of applying titanium nitride coating on industrial tools developed by Dr. Henry J. Ramos of the University of the Philippines’s National Institute of Physics (UP-NIP) was awarded a Taiwan Patent on March 16, 2007.
25 Jan 2007
A research collaboration agreement between the Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences and National Instruments Singapore Pte Ltd. to study Integrative Process Analytical Technologies (iPAT).
22 Jan 2007
Architecture and urbanism combined with rituals of civility and governance during the American colonization of the Philippines replaced hostile strategies in attaining native obedience to the colonial state.
17 Jan 2007
Amongst the recommendations are on sharing of information and examples of best practise, investment in mapping and forecasting, protection of cultural and natural heritage, strategic and life-line infrastructure endangered by natural disasters, restraint in producing unvalidated maps and higher priority for early warning systems.
25 Oct 2006
This paper presents accounts of the major developments in the Indian commodity, exchange rate and financial derivatives markets, and outlines the regulatory provisions that have been introduced to minimise misuse of derivatives.
09 Apr 2006
The Grand Prix of the 34th International Exhibition of Inventions, New Techniques and Products was awarded by the International Jury to researchers from the Malaysian Institute for Nuclear Technology, for their manufacturing process for organic medical material which does not damage or discolour and produces no toxic gases during sterilisation
05 Oct 2005
This study showed that existing Neonatal Intensive Care Unit environment has very high sound pressure levels. This can cause hearing impairment, sleep disturbances, somatic effects, impaired auditory perception and affect emotional development in babies.
27 Jul 2005
In a special Outlook on India in this week's Nature, K.S. Jayaraman investigates how the industry will respond to new guidelines from WTO and what it can do to tackle the problems it faces.
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