Congratulations to the 71 UP Scientists for 2018-2020!

Faculty members and researchers from across the UP System earned the rank of UP Scientist in an awarding ceremony on May 28 at the UP Diliman School of Statistics Auditorium. Forty-four were named UP Scientist I, 11 received the rank of UP Scientist II, and 16 were awarded UP Scientist III.

Non-UAAP athletes are often overlooked in UP because of the UAAP’s prominence in collegiate sports. But getting to know some of them makes the argument for equal recognition within the University community.

“In the Philippines, two-thirds of pediatric patients with cancer are diagnosed at advanced stages,” says Prof. Loyda Cajucom of the Faculty of Management and Development Studies, UP Open University (UPOU). This is one of the reasons that led her to conceptualize Aruga sa Batang may Cancer, an online resource designed specifically for Filipino pediatric palliative care.

UP Diliman students visited information booths and listened to resource persons during the first UPD Study Abroad Week held from March 26 to 29 at the School of Statistics. The four-day event featured talks on studying in: the USA; Asian countries such as Japan, Korea, and Thailand; and, European countries like the Czech Republic, France, Germany, and Spain, among others.

The UP Open University (UPOU) commemorated its 24th anniversary on March 1 at its headquarters in Los Baños, Laguna with its usual celebratory activities. Memoranda were signed, projects and publications launched, partners recognized, the Gawad Chancellor given, and Family Day celebrated.   UPOU 2019 Programs and Projects Projects and programs that UPOU shall pursue starting […]

Genomics and next-generation sequencing are integral to precision medicine, where a patient’s genes determine drug therapy and dosage. Precision medicine is only one of the groundbreaking initiatives being done at the Shared Genomics Core Laboratory, which was inaugurated on February 20 at the Philippine Genome Center, UP Diliman.