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2019 National Science Technology Week To Focus On S&T’s Role In Attaining Sustainable Development Goals

July 16, 2019
by: BusinessMirror

Do you want to know the breakthroughs in science and technology (S&T) in the Philippines? You may learn about these at 2019 National Science and Technology Week (NSTW), which the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will hold from July 17 to 21 at the World Trade Center, Pasay City. It ...read more

DOST, UP Assessing Urban Heat Islands In The PHL

July 16, 2019
by: BusinessMirror

What are the land surface temperatures (LSTs) of the leading cities in the Philippines—such as Quezon City, Baguio City, Cebu and Mandaue City, Iloilo City, Zamboanga City and Davao City—and how can the public mitigate their harmful effects? Two government agencies are finding ways to mitigate the ...read more

PHL Robotics Team Bags Silver In Australia

July 15, 2019
by: BusinessMirror

The Philippine Robotics National Team takes the world stage again with their victories in the FLL in Houston and FLL in Turkey. The team (represented this time by Grace Christian College) poses with Mylene Abiva (left) of Felta Multi-Media at the FLL Asia Pacific Open Championship 2019 in Sydney ...read more

New Satellite Data Receiving Station Opens In Davao

July 12, 2019
by: Janvic Mateo

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has formally launched a new satellite data receiving station in Davao City.  Science Secretary Fortunato dela Peña led the inauguration of the new Ground Receiving Station (GRS) at the Civil Aviation Authority Philippines Trans ...read more

DOST Chief Cites Techs To Address PH's Environmental Woes

July 12, 2019
by: Ma. Cristina Arayata

MANILA-- Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Fortunato dela Peña on Wednesday cited the various strategies to address the challenges in the country's carrying capacity.  During the two-day National Academy of Science and Technology’s (NAST) annual scientific conference in Ortiga ...read more

DOST Chief Hopes For More Jobs For Scientists

July 11, 2019
by: Ma. Cristina Arayata

MANILA-- Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Fortunato dela Pena wishes for more local employment opportunities for the scientists and researchers. Outstanding Young Scientists, Inc. (OYSI) president Merlyn Mendioro said the Philippines only have 189 scientists per million, wher ...read more

Dela Peña Eyes Partnership To Adapt DOST Techs

July 10, 2019
by: Ma. Cristina Arayata (PNA)

MANILA-- In terms of support from the Duterte administration, Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Fortunato dela Peña said on Tuesday he hopes more agencies would partner with the agency and adapt its technologies. "I hope (the administration would) encourage line agencies to ta ...read more

DOST Launches 'Siyensikat' TV Program

July 09, 2019
by: Ma. Cristina Arayata

MANILA-- In its bid to reach wider audience and inform the public about the wonders of science, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) officially launched "Siyensikat" on GMA News Channel on Sunday. DOST Secretary Fortunato dela Pena told the Philippine News Agency (PNA) that he will be ho ...read more

Young Ilocanos Urged To Take S&T Courses

July 09, 2019
by: Leilanie Adriano

Dr. Ronnalee Orteza, campus director of Philippine Science High School in San Ildefonso, Ilocos Sur (Photo by Leilanie Adriano) LAOAG CITY—The Philippine Science High School (PSHS) in Ilocos Sur is encouraging all highly competitive students entering Grade 7 to pursue Science and Technology cours ...read more

Public Elem Schools In Dgte Benefit From E-classroom Upgrading

July 09, 2019
by: Jennifer C. Tilos

Photo op during the launching of ICT upgrading system led by DOST Regional Director Richard Burgos (center) together with partners: (l-r, seated) Provincial Adminstrator Dr. Henry Sojor, Don Ramas Uypitching of RCDE, Badeeh Naifeh of Rotary International, Dr. Evangel Luminarias and Dr. Julie ...read more

D.O.S.T. Approves 18 R&D Grants For SMEs, Universities

July 08, 2019
by: S&T Media Service

Eighteen small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are now stronger in their partnership with universities and research and development institutes (RDIs) through the Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST) funding assistance for research and development (R&D) purposes. The Collaborative Research an ...read more

IPR Protection, Commercialization Program Enters Year 2

July 08, 2019
by: Muriel B. Dizon & Rizalina K. Araral/S&T Media Service

Key people from 14 state universities and colleges (SUCs) and two research and development institutes (RDIs) from various parts of the country have recently learned how to correctly protect their organizations’ intellectual property and commercialize their technologies. This, after one year of impl ...read more

UP Cebu Team Unveils ‘predictive’ Fire Hazard Mapping App

July 08, 2019
by: Joel D. Pinaroc / Newbytes

A team of researchers and students from the University of the Philippines Cebu has unveiled a software application envisioned to help prevent fire in densely populated and high-risk urban areas in major cities in the Philippines. The FireCheck app has been pilot-tested in Lapu-Lapu City in Cebu ...read more

DOST Chief: Focus On Regional Needs To Address Growth Disparity

July 08, 2019
by: Rose Anne M. Aya/S&T Media Services

The Visayas State University is this year’s Tanglaw awardee. Science Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña underscored the need for the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD), one of the Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST) sector ...read more

DOST, CAAP Launches PEDRO’s Second Ground Receiving Station

July 05, 2019
by: Dhel Nazario

The second Ground Receiving Station (GRS) of the Philippine Earth Data Resource and Observation (PEDRO) was recently launched in Davao City, unveiling the Philippine’s largest tracking antenna for earth observation (EO) satellites to date. Attended by Department of Science and Technology officials ...read more

Software To Identify Traffic Violators Being Developed By DLSU Researchers

July 05, 2019
by: Dhel Nazario

A new software that will help authorities to quickly and more efficiently identify traffic violators is now being developed by researchers from the De La Salle University (DLSU). The De La Salle University (DLSU), together with Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD) launched CATCH ...read more

DOST Harnesses Technology Apps To Upgrade Hazard, Risk Assessment ‘in A Click Of A Button’

July 05, 2019
by: Jonathan L. Mayuga

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) will launch on July 16 “HazardHunterPH,” a mobile application that will help the user identify the various geological hazards in the Philippines. Interviewed during the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Ad ...read more

DOST, CSU To Establish E-trike Hub

July 05, 2019
by: Oliver T. Baccay

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, July 3 (PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Region 2 and the Cagayan State University have proposed for the establishment of electric-powered tricycle (e-trike) hub at the Cagayan Valley’s Regional Government Center (RGC) in this city. DOST Assistant Re ...read more

8 Filipino Math Wizards Win Medals In Bulgaria

July 05, 2019
by: The Filipinop Times

Another set of brilliant young minds of Filipinos brought pride to the country as they bagged numerous awards during the 2019 Mathematics Without Borders (MWB) in Nessebar, Bulgaria. The eight Filipino math wizards, namely Christian Gendrano, Grade 7 student of De La Salle Santiago – Zobel; Zio ...read more

PSHS Scholarship Up For Grade 6 Pupils

July 05, 2019
by: Liez'l Marie Lamasan

NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, July 4 (PIA) -- Graduating elementary students who have high aptitude in science and mathematics are urged to apply for a scholarship in secondary education under the Philippine Science High School (PSHS) system. Negros Occidental Provincial Science and Technology Director Engr. ...read more
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