Latest S&T News in REGION 8

PCAARRD, pinondohan ang proyekto sa pagsisiyasat ng mga marupok na ekosistema sa Eastern Visayas
Posted: Monday, October 15, 2018
PALO, Leyte – Binigyang diin ng Philippine Science High School, Eastern Visayas Campus (PHSH-EVC) ang kahalagahan ng pangangalaga ng biodiversity sa rehiyon sa pamamagitan ng Biodiversity and Vulnerable Ecosystems Research (BiVER) Program.  Ang programa ay pinondohan ng Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development, Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD).  Sinabi ni Prof. Janeth Morata-Fuentes, tagapanguna ng programa, na kailangan tayong maka-angkop sa epekto ng ‘climate change' sa ating kapaligiran.    Dahil sa mayamang dagat at lupa ng Eastern Visayas, ang lugar ay maituturing na mahina at marupok (vulnerable) sa malalakas na bagyo at ulan na dala ng climate change.  Layon ng BiVER program, sa pa...   read full story

PCAARRD funds project to survey vulnerable ecosystems in Eastern Visayas
Posted: Thursday, October 04, 2018
Prof. Janeth Morata-Fuentes, program leader, presents the program overview (Image credit: Eirene Grace C. Zaragoza, Forestry and Environment Research Division (FERD), PCAARRD) PALO, Leyte – The Philippine Science High School in Eastern Visayas Campus (PHSH-EVC) emphasized the importance of preserving biodiversity in the region through the Biodiversity and Vulnerable Ecosystems Research (BiVER) Program. It is funded by the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD). According to Prof. Janeth Morata-Fuentes, program leader, there is a need to become more adaptable to our environment with the effects of climate change. With the rich marine and terrestrial resources of Eastern V...   read full story

PTRI-DOST trains handicraft makers in Cabucgayan on dyeing of pandan fibers
Posted: Thursday, August 09, 2018
Members of the Looc Cabucgayan Agrarian Reform Cooperative (CARECO) gained improved experience on quality dyeing of romblon or pandan fibers used in the manufacture of their popular products- the romb...   read full story

Natural feed supplements and dewormer developed for goats by CLSU and VSU
Posted: Thursday, August 02, 2018
The death of kids before weaning is perhaps the biggest cause of economic loss to goat farmers.  Studies have shown that much of these mortalities were due to doe-related causes. To address th...   read full story

Annual Scientific Conference and 15th General Membership Assembly of the NRCP Visayas Regional Cluster
Posted: Monday, May 21, 2018
Kindly click on the links below to download the forms: Letter of Invitation and Reply Slip for 15th NRCP GMA Visayas Regional Cluster Poster Presentation Guidelines Pre-Registration Form Source:...   read full story

NRCP Experts and Stakeholders Discuss Protection for Tacloban Coastal Areas
Posted: Friday, March 23, 2018
Participants to the Stakeholders' Forum on Coastal Zone Protection, Tacloban City, 16 March 2018. The National Research Council of the Philippines co-organized the "Stakeholders' Forum on the Protect...   read full story

INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE IN YOUNG INVENTORS CHALLENGE (YIC) 2018
Posted: Monday, February 19, 2018
The Department of Science and Technology Regional Office No. VIII (DOST VIII) would like to disseminate the invitation of the Association of Science, Technology and Innovation (ASTI) through the Depar...   read full story

Digital Science Libraries to be opened - DOST
Posted: Friday, December 01, 2017
Maasin City - Fourteen (14) lucky public schools in Southern Leyte will receive DOST's first science digital libraries, which aims to help young Southern Leyteño students research about Science and Te...   read full story