DOST holds first ever STARBOOKS Convention in Tacloban
Posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Central Visayas delegates with Dir. Richard Burgos of DOST-STII DOST VII STARBOOKS Deployment Officers and stakeholders with Hillary Diane Andales STARBOOKS beneficiaries from Central and Western Visayas STARBOOKS beneficiaries from Eastern Visayas The Department of Science and Technology-Science and Technology Information Institute (DOST-STII) in cooperation with DOST Regional Offices (VI, VII & VIII) in the Visayas Cluster held the first ever STARBOOKS convention at the Oriental Leyte Hotel, Palo, Leyte on August 2-3, 2018. STARBOOKS is short for Science and Technology Academic and Research-Based Openly Operated KioskS, the first Philippine S&T digital library, is a standalone information source designed to bring S&T information to the grassroots. It aims to prov...   read full story

DOST TURNS OVER CASSAVA PROCESSING FACILITY TO COOP
Posted: Friday, August 17, 2018
CAPTION: LONGER SHELF LIFE. With a new processing facility, makers of cassava flour and chips aim to extend the shelf life of their products. (PHOTO FROM DOST-CEBU FACEBOOK PAGE ) A COMMUNITY-based enterprise in Kinatarcan Island that specializes in cassava-based products can expect higher productivity this after the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Cebu turned over funding assistance worth P793,000. Of the total cost, DOST-Cebu entrusted a cassava processing facility worth P643,000 and P150,000 worth of assistance for packaging, training and other materials to the 80-member Hagdan Kinatarcan Langub Workers Association (Hakilawa), which is mostly composed of women. DOST Cebu Director Tristan Abando said the science and technology intervention of the agency is aimed to boost...   read full story

COMPETENCY BOOST FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION
Posted: Monday, September 24, 2018
The DOST XI presented the following agency’s initiatives in Disaster Risk Reduction Management: Deployment of Early Warning System (DEWS) - The project involves installation of hydrometeorological devices (hydromets) such as Automated Rain Gauge (ARG) and Water Level Monitoring Station (WLMS) in ...   read full story

SALINLAHI SYMPOSIUM SERIES IN GONZAGA, CAGAYAN
Posted: Thursday, September 13, 2018
Four (4) renowned scientists gave their lecture and shared their experiences on their science careers. The lecturers include Dr. Raphael Guerrero, Professor of Ateneo de Manila University (Laser, Holography and a Career in Physics),  Dr. Angel Encarnacion, Senior Fishing Regulations Officer of Burea...   read full story

Historic first batch of 21st century classrooms finds home in Lipa City
Posted: Monday, September 10, 2018
DOST, DepEd, DICT, and Lipa City officials during the inauguration of Lipa City’s 21st Century Classrooms. Photo courtesy of Mr. Henri De Leon, STII. Lipa City, Batangas. The Department of Science and Technology – Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) joined other government agencies in unveili...   read full story

PHIVOLCS Conducts REDAS Training for Sarangani Province
Posted: Monday, August 20, 2018
PHIVOLCS conducted a six-day training entitled “Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction into the Local Development Planning Process, Contingency Planning, and Emergency Preparedness through the Use of the REDAS Software" last August 6 -11, 2018 for the province of Sarangani. The training was held at S...   read full story

Geospatial Information Management and Analysis Project for Hazards and Risk Assessment in the Philippines The GeoRiskPH Project
Posted: Monday, September 03, 2018
The PHIVOLCS FaultFinder, released in 2016, has revolutionized active fault assessment in the country, providing the public an easy and more user-friendly gateway to accurate active faults information. This year, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) funds another initiative proposed by th...   read full story

FOUR MIMAROPA INVENTIONS HEAD TO NAT’L CONTEST AND EXHIBIT
Posted: Friday, August 31, 2018
Four inventions from the MIMAROPA region competed in the National Invention Contest and Exhibits (NICE) held at the Le Pavilion in Pasay City last August 14-16, 2018. They initially emerged as winners from the Regional Invention Contest and Exhibits (RICE) held in Odiongan, Romblon from Augu...   read full story

DOST LEADS GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY OF WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY IN GLORIA, ORIENTAL MINDORO
Posted: Monday, September 03, 2018
DOST Secretary de la Peña with Oriental Mindoro Governor Alfonso Umali Jr, DOST-MIMAROPA Regional Director Ma Josefina Abilay, Mindoro State College of Agriculture and Technology President Dr. Jesse Zamora, and Provincial S&T Center of Oriental Mindoro Provincial Director Jesse Pine during...   read full story

DOST EYES TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS FOR THE PROTECTION AND CONSERVATION OF ENDANGERED “PAWIKAN” IN FERROL, ROMBLON
Posted: Monday, September 03, 2018
   Hands-on activity on proper handling of Pawikan eggs The Department of Science and Technology-MIMAROPA (DOST-MIMAROPA) in partnership with the Local Government of Ferrol and support from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and Romblon...   read full story

MALVAR’S JACK(FRUIT) OF ALL TRADES
Posted: Friday, August 24, 2018
    The tropical fruit known for its thorny external projections and sweet nutritious meat bulbs has gone out from being just a fruit to being Malvar’s jack(fruit) of all trades! This sweet and delicious jackfruit rich in vitamins, minerals, electrolytes, phytonutrients, carbohydrates,...   read full story