Officials from the University of the Philippines and the University of Rhode Island, including deans of their colleges of Business, Education, Pharmacy, Nursing and Health Sciences, and Fisheries, held a meeting that aimed to increase academic engagements between the two institutions.

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.

Active relations between the University of the Philippines and Korea were highlighted during the first lecture and meeting with top UP officials of Korean Ambassador to the Philippines Han Dong-Man.

The “University of the Philippines (UP) – Southern Taiwan Universities (STUs) Dialogue” was held at the UP Bonifacio Global City (BGC) Campus on 29 September 2018, a month after the “UP System International Linkages and the Envisioned Taiwan-Philippines University Collaborations: Skills Upgrading and Training” was held, in continuation of the discussions between the officials and faculty of UP and STUs.

The Southern Taiwanese delegation joins their colleagues from UP for a photo at the Institute of Environmental Science and Meteorology (IESM). (Photo by Jun Madrid, UP MPRO)

Two years after the first formal agreement was signed between the University of the Philippines and a university from Southern Taiwan, 44 delegates composed mostly of academics from Southern Taiwan met with their counterparts from the UP System on August 1, 2018 at the UP Diliman Institute of Environmental Science and Meteorology (IESM).

The workshop aims to bring the IBC’s workshops to UP. It is envisioned to improve the skills and knowledge of UP researchers in current methodologies in protein research. It will also provide the venue for scientific interactions/matching exercises between the two universities, which will initiate collaborative projects/exchanges and other future plans/activities.

  Increasing the technical proficiency of our young scientists and graduate students benefits our University’s research efforts in drug discovery. Local opportunities to learn about current experimental techniques and methods relating to protein expression, purification, and characterization are lacking and often limited to small research laboratories. The AS-Institute of Biological Chemistry (IBC) have established and […]

BS Agricultural Chemistry student and University of Oviedo exchange student Michelle Danne Desuyo. (Photo by El Bacani, UP MPRO)

There were many things that Lia Soliongco liked about her stint as an exchange student at the University of Trento in Trento, Italy. But one of her absolute favorites was her time spent in the dormitory kitchen. She said that beyond serving as a common area for cooking and dining, the kitchen became a bustling arena for cultural exchange.