Latest S&T News in ARMM

Marawi City IDPs get livelihood intervention from DoST
Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2019
THREE EQUIPMENT from the Department of Science and Technology-Industrial Technology Development Institute (DoST-ITDI) were handed over early this April to the Maranao People Development Center, Inc. (MARADECA, Inc.) for the livelihood and development of Marawi City’s internally displaced persons (IDPs). These were an essential oil extractor that extracts essential oils from citronella grass and other plant materials that are abundant in Marawi City, a charcoal briquetting equipment, and tea bag processing equipment. DoST-ITDI also trained the Maranaos to make personal and home care products. The participants were able to produce a dish washing liquid, hand wash, and other kinds of soap. Source: https://www.pressreader.com/philippines/business-world/20190425/282153587688546...   read full story

DOST-NRCP COMPLETED SAKLAW PROJECTS SPUR FURTHER RESEARCH FOR LAKE LANAO CONSERVATION
Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2018
MSU system heads, NRCP secretariat, speakers, participants of the NRCP Mindanao Policy Forum on August 28, 2018 at MSU-IIT gymnasium. There has never been any comprehensive research program conducted on Lake Lanao, touted as the 2nd largest lake in the country, until the DOST's National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP) boldly took the initiative to break grounds, to set the foundations for the country's first comprehensive research program for Lake Lanao. It was in August 2015 when six (6) projects were funded for a comprehensive study of Lake Lanao - from the physical, chemical, biological, socioeconomic and political impacts of Lanao Lake. The projects, conducted by NRCP members from MSU- Iligan Institute of Technology, and MSU-Marawi, paved the way for scientific investigat...   read full story

Sulu's marine commodities showcased during the DOST and PCAARRD visit
Posted: Monday, July 23, 2018
Officials and staff members from DOST Central Office and DOST-IX; PCAARRD; Destileria Limtuaco & Co. Inc.; local and provincial government of Sulu; and researchers/project leaders from the Unive...   read full story

Invention program reaches Tawi-Tawi youth
Posted: Monday, April 30, 2018
In Photo: Invent School Program participants, with Technology Application and Promotion Institute of the Department of Science and Technology resource speakers. TAWI-TAWI—The youth have fresh minds...   read full story

ISP extends assistance to Tawi-Tawi
Posted: Thursday, April 26, 2018
Tawi-Tawi, Philippines – The Invent School Program (ISP) expanded its services to borders unusually reached when the Program conducted its very first seminar-workshop on 26-30 March 2018 in Mindanao...   read full story

DOST, UN World Food Programme give S&T digital library to Maguindanao schools
Posted: Thursday, March 08, 2018
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST), in partnership with United Nations World Food Programme, deployed 15 STARBOOKS units in different public schools and local government units (LGUs) in M...   read full story

DOST-SEI extends scholarship aid to Marawi's STEM students
Posted: Friday, February 02, 2018
Helping Marawi rebuild. DOST Secretary Fortunato de la Peña leads in the signing of the memorandum of agreement with MSU System President, Dr. Habib W. Macaayong (second to right), and MSU-IIT Chanc...   read full story

DOST to grant scholarship to students, S&T professionals in Marawi
Posted: Friday, February 02, 2018
More than 200 students and S&T professionals displaced during the five-month Marawi siege will now see a brighter future as the Department of Science and Technology- Science Education Institute (D...   read full story