February 19, 2020

Category: DOST

DOST Enlightens Visayas Cluster on Amended IP-Related Policies

Media Releas: CEBU CITY – The Technology Application and Promotion Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-TAPI) has conducted an information drive on the Amended DOST Intellectual Property (IP)-Related Policies for the Visayas Cluster. Aimed to provide a uniform understanding of the amended IP-related policies, the event was the fourth stop among the […]

EU Explores Capacity Support Program with PHL for ‘Copernicus’

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — THE European Union (EU) is exploring the possibility of a “close cooperation” with the Philippine government for its Copernicus Program. If realized, it will be implemented through the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). Philippe Brunet, principal […]

Thieves Steal Php40-K DOST Solar Panels from Mayon Volcano

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — RETURN your loot! Whoever stole the power supply equipment for monitoring earthquakes installed at the Mayon Resthouse must return them. Posthaste. Thieves have stolen two solar panels worth around Php20,000 each, owned by the Department of Science […]

EU Holds Conference on Copernicus Space Program

Media Release: Do you know that during the onset of Taal Volcano’s activity, Copernicus mapping technology was utilized? Copernicus is the European Union’s (EU) flagship space program which monitors and provides vital information on the Earth’s environment and its many ecosystems from integrated space and ground-based airborne and seaborne-measured data. The European Commission’s (EC) Emergency […]

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 […]

Taal Volcano Eruption Affected Areas on UP Map

Media Release: NOW the public can see for themselves the areas affected by the January 12, 2020 eruption of Taal Volcano. The eruption that led the Department of Science and Technology’s Philippine Institute for Volcanology and Seismology (DOST-PHIVOLCS) to raise Alert Level 4 drove more than a half million people to flee for their lives […]

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 […]

In Photographs: DOST Opens Mercury-Free Gold Processing Facility

To be updated: By EDD K. USMAN (SDN) — GOLD mining need not be harmful to people and the environment. There must be a way to do this, at least for small-scale mining. Yes, there is way as the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is demonstrating. More on this… Source: DOST on Facebook.   […]

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 Helps Zambo Seaweed Farmers Harness Science for Drying

Media Release: SEAWEED farming has long been a reliable source of income for coastal communities in the Philippines Some of the communities are in Western Mindanao, including in Zamboanga City. Bordered by waters of the Sulu Sea and the Moro Gulf, the city of Zamboanga is no stranger to the seaweed trade. Only recently, four […]