The UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies through the UP CIDS Program on Social and Political Change, and the UP Department of Political Science invite everyone to Mga Pahayag at Sabi-Sabi sa SONA 2019, a UP roundtable discussion happening on 17 July 2019, 1:00–5:00 PM, at the UP CIDS Conference Hall, Lower Ground Floor, Ang Bahay ng Alumni, University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City.

A recent paper by University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute’s Timothy Quimpo and colleagues, published in the Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom (JMBA), revealed that coral reefs in the West Philippine Sea (WPS) have low abundance and diversity of corals and fish. Even the deeper areas of the reefs, the upper mesophotic coral ecosystems that are presumed to be buffered from disturbances, showed similar benthic and coral assemblage composition as the shallow water reefs, suggesting that both depths are vulnerable to disturbances.

The University of the Philippines further climbed international rankings, appearing in the top 33 percent of the 2020 QS World University Rankings. It placed 356th, up by 28 notches from last year, in the top 1,000 institutions from around the world.

This is UP’s fourth climb in the QS world rankings and its highest standing since it moved into the rankings in 2014.

This project organized by Communicating Science and Technology Research and Development at the University of the Philippines (CoST UP), aims to promote science journalism and help enhance the science and technology writing skills of campus journalists. The one-day training will include lectures on the fundamentals of Science Journalism, critical issues, data visualization, and actual engagement with UP scientists and innovators. Workshop fellows will receive training kits, food, and certificates. 

The University of the Philippines, through the Padayon Public Service Office of the Office of the Vice President for Public Affairs (OVPPA), will host the 3rd Colleges and Universities Public Service Conference (CUPSCon 3) this October 16-18, 2019 in UP Visayas City Campus Auditorium, Iloilo City.

The College of Social Sciences and Philosophy (CSSP), in partnership with the ALIGUYON-UP Folklorists and the University of the Santo Tomas Center for Religious Studies and Ethics, is organizing an international conference on folklore to be held on December 11-12, 2019 at the University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City.

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