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DOST-PNRI BAGS 19 INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATION AWARDS

Thursday, January 03, 2019 12:00 AM    Views : 83by:DOST - PNRI
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Scientists and researchers from DOST-PNRI during the 2018 DOST Intellectual Property Awards with Secretary Fortunato De La Peña and PNRI Director Dr. Carlo Arcilla (2nd row, 9th and 8th from left, respectively). With 19 publications under its belt, DOST-PNRI once again has the highest number of publications among DOST agencies this year.

DOST-PNRI Bags 19 International Publication Awards

Scientists and researchers from the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (DOST-PNRI) once again garnered several awards for publications in internationally-recognized journals during this year’s DOST Intellectual Property Awards (IPA).

The National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST), the Philippines’ leading advisory and scientific recognition body, awarded 19 publications with the DOST International Publication Award – one of the awards given during the 2018 DOST IPA ceremonies held on December 18 at the Philippine International Convention Center – the highest number of international publications among DOST agencies this year.

The publications were authored by 23 PNRI scientists and researchers. In addition, two Utility Model Registration Awards were also received by PNRI researchers.

The DOST International Publication Award is given annually to DOST scientists and researchers who were able to publish their research outputs in Thomson Reuters (formerly ISI) or Scopus indexed journals in the last three years before the year of the nomination. The DOST Granted Patent and Utility Model Registration Awards are given in recognition of the efforts of DOST technology developers whose technologies have been granted patent or utility model registration in the last three (3) years preceding the award.

Source: http://www.pnri.dost.gov.ph/index.php/2-uncategorised/582-dost-pnri-bags-19-international-publication-awards

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" Two Filipino inventors scored a pair of gold medals in the International Invention, Innovation, Industrial Design and Technology Exhibition (ITEX 2000) held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in September 2000. Engr. Cornelio Seño of Los Banos, Laguna and Rolando dela Cruz garnered golds for their inventions called, respectively, "Pressure Fluid Machine" and "Topical Formulation in Removing Warts, Moles and the Like Using Cashew Nuts (Annacardium occidentale)." Dela Cruz spent 25 years of research for his winning cashew nut preparation known as Dewart and Demole. Seno has four US and four Philippine patents under his name. "

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