Call for Applications: JSPS International Fellowships for Research in Japan
Posted: Tuesday, April 10, 2018
JSPS International Fellowships for Research in JapanPostdoctoral Fellowships for Research in JapanInvitational Fellowships for Research in JapanFY 2018 (2018-2019) Application Guideline The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) carries out programs that provide overseas researchers who have an excellent record of research achievements with an opportunity to conduct collaborative research, discussions, and opinion exchanges with researchers in Japan. These programs are intended to help advance the overseas researchers' research activities while promoting science and internationalization in Japan. FIELDS OF RESEARCH All fields of the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences are included under this program. NOTICE (1) JSPS Electronic Application SystemHost researchers...   read full story

DOST-FPRDI, DOST-IX, TARBEMCO ink pact to use senile rubberwood trees
Posted: Friday, April 06, 2018
The DOST-Forest Products Research and Development Institute (DOST-FPRDI) recently teamed up with government and private groups to push for the optimal use of old rubberwood trees in Zamboanga Sibugay. Representatives of the DOST-FPRDI, DOST-IX, Tambanan Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Cooperative (TARBEMCO) and other regional stakeholders gathered last 21 March 2018 for the launch of the project "Processing and Utilization of Senile and Unproductive Rubberwood (Heveabraziliensis) Trees for the Production of High Value Furniture, Mouldings and Joineries". This 3-year initiative costs Php 57 million and is funded by the DOST- Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development. L-R: Mr. Aljon A. Embores (LGU-Naga representative), Ms. Marry Joy P. Flores...   read full story

New NRCP head: Be awed by science and arts
Posted: Monday, April 09, 2018
In Photo: Outgoing President Dr. Christina A. Binag (right) passes the Department of Science and Technology-National Research Council of the Philippines (DOST-NRCP) flag to the new president, Dr. Ramon A. Razal, during the recent Organizational Meeting and Oath taking of the DOST-NRCP Governing Bo...   read full story

2 Aciar-Pcaarrd projects support PHL banana and mango industry
Posted: Monday, April 16, 2018
In Photo: Eusebio   Two projects on banana and mango funded by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (Aciar) and the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-Pcaarrd) are e...   read full story

Training on forest products held in remote communities
Posted: Monday, April 16, 2018
  It was a long 13-hour ride from Los Baños, Laguna, to the mountainous Kalinga province in the north of Luzon. Ordinary people would have easily been discouraged by the rugged and steep terrain going to Barangay Balbalasang in Balbalan town, but for the Department of Science and Technology-Fores...   read full story

DOST: Better R&D outputs at the local level
Posted: Saturday, April 14, 2018
NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, Apr. 13 (PIA) -- The recently concluded Regional Scientific Meeting (RSM) in Bacolod City, which gathered researchers and scientists in Visayas, is expected to generate quality research and development (R&D) outputs at the local level.   During the RSM press conference, Depart...   read full story

DTI, DOST ink MOU to promote Filipino innovation
Posted: Monday, April 16, 2018
TAGUIG CITY, April 15 (PIA) -- Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon M. Lopez and Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña signed a Memorandum of Understang (MOU) to promote Filipino innovation, or “Filipinovation,” for entrepreneurs. “Innovatio...   read full story

Proyekto ng Food Safety Act, itutuon ng DOST sa Puerto Princesa
Posted: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
PUERTO PRINCESA, Palawan, Abril 17 (PIA) -- Naglaan ng pondong P1.3 milyon ang Department of Science and Technology (DOST) para sa pagpapatupad ng proyekto hinggil sa Food Safety Act of the Philippines (Republic Act- 10611) kung saan napili upang maging pilot area ang Puerto Princesa. Layon nito na...   read full story

DOST chief wants more intellectual property rights registration
Posted: Friday, April 13, 2018
MANILA --Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Fortunato Dela Peña wants to increase the number of Intellectual Property (IP) registration in the country, citing there is "low IP registration here", particularly in the field of research and development (R&D). As a way of encouraging...   read full story

DOST urges students, teachers to pursue S&T career
Posted: Thursday, April 19, 2018
MANILA -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is intensifying its awareness campaign efforts among students and teachers, an executive told the Philippine News Agency (PNA) on Wednesday. Luningning Domingo, Director IV, National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) said it was the d...   read full story

China eyes various S&T collaborations with PH -- DOST chief
Posted: Sunday, April 15, 2018
MANILA -- China is open to various kinds of collaborations with the Philippines in the field of science and technology (S&T), Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Fortunato Dela Peña told the Philippine News Agency (PNA) on Friday. Dela Pena just arrived in Manila on Friday, as he ...   read full story