London-based magazine Times Higher Education (THE) has placed the University of the Philippines in the world’s top 500 universities according to the 2020 THE World University Rankings. The national university is listed in the 401-500 group of 1,396 ranked research universities.This is UP’s fourth year in the rankings. 

The Second Philippine Koreanist Congress, with the theme: “Mapping the Korean diaspora in the Philippines: 70-year history and friendship in retrospect”, was spearheaded by the UP Korea Research Center.

Soaked in brine and sweat, scientists have uncovered the tale of the tawilis—an increasingly rare delicacy pushed to the brink of extinction through wanton fishing, pollution, and careless human development.

At “Gender Mainstreaming Program for Students and Student Organizations: A Consultative Workshop,” UP offices which provide student services drafted resolutions for adoption by the UP System Technical Working Group on Gender Sensitivity and Equality.

The UP Cebu team, employing LIDAR, which stands for Light Detection and Ranging, a remote sensing method using light in the form of a pulsed laser to measure variable distances to the Earth, was able to pinpoint the location of structures buried under the Naga City, Cebu landslide debris. It is one of the expertise of CENVI or the Central Visayas Center for Environmental Informatics of UP Cebu.