DOST-PhiVolcs urges public awareness to prepare for 'The Big One'
Posted: Thursday, June 20, 2019
The Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (DOST-PHIVOLCS) reminds the public that active faults that have not generated any historical surface-rupturing events have higher potential to generate “The Big One”, which can significantly affect the region and surrounding areas. Hence, everyone should be preparing for it. One way to prepare is to participate in the second quarter Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) on June 20, at 2 pm. The NSED promotes earthquake awareness and preparedness among members of the community. DOST Undersecretary Renato U. Solidum, Jr. reiterates the importance of conducting earthquake drills - “the NSED is a simulation exercise whereby we test our preparedness on how to respond in an actual situation....   read full story

Tagalog News: DOST, nagkaloob ng 10M sa Bulacan State U
Posted: Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Panauhing pandangal si Science and Technology Secretary Fortunato Dela Pena (pangatlo mula kanan) sa isinagawang pagtatapos ng mga nasa kursong Inheneriya sa Bulacan State University. (Shane F. Velasco/PIA 3) LUNGSOD NG MALOLOS, Hunyo 18 (PIA) -- Nagkaloob ng P10 milyon ang Department of Science and Technology o DOST para patinuin at pag-ibayuhin ang research and development ng Bulacan State University o BulSU. Sa isang panayam sa idinaos na pagtatapos ng mga nasa kursong Inheneriya sa BulSU, sinabi ni DOST Secretary Fortunato Dela Pena na bahagi ito ng pamumuhunan ng ahensya para itaguyod ang Science, Technology and Innovation agenda ng administrasyong Duterte. Ito’y sang-ayon sa kanyang 10-puntong Socio Economic Agenda na nakapaloob sa 2017-2022 Philippine Development Plan. Prayorid...   read full story

DOST-PhiVolcs urges public awareness to prepare for 'The Big One'
Posted: Thursday, June 20, 2019
The Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (DOST-PHIVOLCS) reminds the public that active faults that have not generated any historical surface-rupturing events have higher potential to generate “The Big One”, which can significantly affect the regi...   read full story

2019 NSTW focuses on S&T’s role in attaining sustainable dev’t goals
Posted: Wednesday, June 19, 2019
To celebrate science and technology (S&T) in the Philippines, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will hold the 2019 National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) on 17-21 July 2019 at the World Trade Center, Pasay City. Through Proclamation No. 169 of 1993, the NSTW is celebrated every...   read full story

DOST, MSMEs in NegOr ink SETUP worth P1.4M
Posted: Tuesday, June 18, 2019
NEGROS ORIENTAL, June 10 (PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and three micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) here signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) for technology upgrading of processing equipment and other assistance through the Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading ...   read full story

DOST to establish satellite data receiving station in Iloilo
Posted: Monday, June 17, 2019
Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology, Research and Development (PCIEERD) Executive Director Dr. Enrico Paringit (PNA photo by Perla G. Lena) ILOILO CITY– A ground satellite data receiving station that would allow wider coverage of ...   read full story

DOST calls on Grade 12 students to apply for S&T scholarships
Posted: Monday, June 17, 2019
Department of Science and Technology logo. LAOAG CITY—The Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) is calling on interested Grade 12 students who wish to pursue careers in science and technology to apply for the 2020 Undergraduate Scholarship Program. DOST Prov...   read full story

DOST to establish data science program in Iloilo
Posted: Monday, June 17, 2019
DATA SCIENCE FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE. (Seated from left to right) Department of Science and Technology (DOST) for Western Visayas Regional Director Rowen R. Gelonga, Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD) Executive Director Enrico C. Paringit...   read full story

Procurement law needs a revisit to aid PHL research
Posted: Monday, June 17, 2019
De la Peña and Siringan Science researches involve equipment and supplies. While scientists can choose what they need, Filipino researchers are still struggling to maximize their efforts in bringing quality research on time because of difficulties in the procurement process under the Philip...   read full story

Do you want to be S&T scholar? DOST-SEI applications now open
Posted: Monday, June 17, 2019
Are you or do you know of Grade 12 students in Academic Year 2019-2020 who would like to have a scholarship in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) courses? The Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) is now accepting applications for the 202...   read full story

Science, math teachers urged to join innovation contest
Posted: Monday, June 17, 2019
To catch up with a rapidly changing educational landscape, teachers are embracing new roles as innovators and designers of learning environment. This is the idea behind Innovation in a Box, or “InnoBox,” a nationwide search for the most innovative teaching and learning resources (TLR) which...   read full story