April 4, 2020

Category: Academe

JHU: Covid-19 Cases over One Million Worldwide

By EDD K. USMAN (SDN) — CONFIRMED cases of Covid-19 infections have now breached the million milestone at 1,013,157. The American Johns Hopkins University (JHU) reported the whopping and still rising figures on its Covid-19 Dashboard, which tracks global incidence of the coronavirus in real-time. This is as of April 3, 2020, 8:43 a.m., Manila […]

9,788 Pass DOST Scholarships for AY 2020-2021

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE NEW SCHOLARS OF DOST-SEI!!! Media Release: A total of 9,788 graduating senior high school students will have a reason to celebrate as they clinch a slot in the country’s premier science scholarship programs – the Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) Scholarship Programs. Out of the total number of […]

DOST Scholarships for Junior Level Now Open

Media Release: IF you are inclined to or, more importantly, aiming for STEM courses in college, then here’s your passport to a free education. The Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) is opening the application for its 2020 Junior Level Science Scholarship (JLSS) Program. The JLSS is intended for incoming regular third year […]

Message from East-West Center President Regarding COVID-19

Here’s a message of solidarity from East-West Center and updates about COVID-19​ Media Release: Dear East-West Center ‘Ohana, OUR hearts go out to EWC alumni and everyone affected by the novel coronavirus pandemic. We urge you and your families to take every possible precaution to ensure your safety and limit its spread. Here at the […]

DOST Project SPARTA to Produce 30K Data-Savvy ‘Spartans’

For update: By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — Around 2,500 years ago, in 480 BC, 300 Spartans and their allies fought and died in the Battle of Thermopylae. The Spartan warriors, defending the narrow Thermopylae pass, fought a massively numerous Persian invasion force on a […]

6 Female Researchers Show Way in DOST-Newton Agham PhD Scholarships

To be updated: By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital and Current Affairs (SDN) — Women empowerment is thriving in the Philippines, not the least in the realm of the academe. Proof: Six female researchers have won six slots for Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) scholarships in the Department of […]

Dr. Michael Angelo Promentilla & Team Win Newton Prize PHL, £200-K Research Fund

To be updated: Inaugural Newton Prize Philippines 2019 in photographs: By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs MANILA POLO CLUB, Makati City (SDN) — Dr. Michael Angelo Promentilla and his team have won the Philippine edition of the Newton Prize 2019. British Ambassador Daniel Pruce announced […]

DOST Scientists Compete for Newton Prize Philippines

Media Release: SCIENCE research will take center stage today, January 28, 2020. The occasion is the Newton Prize Award Philippines at the posh Manila Polo Club in Makati City, Metro Manila. To know more about the prestigious competition hosted by the British Embassy Manila, here’s what the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) says about […]

DOST Boosts ‘ASEAN Helping ASEAN’ through Scholarships

Updated at 10 p.m., Thursday, January 22, 2020 for more information. By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — “WE are happy to assist our ASEAN counterparts and exemplify what the mantra “ASEAN helping ASEAN’ truly means.” The inspiring words came from the head of […]

DOST Launches Dehydrator Machine for Herbal Tea

Media Release: ​THE Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and its partners have launched a new dehydrator machine for herbal tea at the Ephrathah Farms, Barangay (Village) Sariri, Badiangan, Iloilo City. This was developed through the project, “Design and Development of a Programmable Dehydrator Machine for Herbal Tea materials” funded by the Philippine Council for […]