Latest S&T News in REGION 9

DOST-IX Conducts 2-Day Symposium on R&D Awareness in Sibugay
Posted: Tuesday, September 05, 2017
To strengthen the agency's campaign on research and development, the Department of Science and Technology IX (DOST-IX) recently held a 2-day symposium on research awareness and enhancement for the senior high school students of Titay National High School in Zamboanga Sibugay Province. Over 500 attendees were introduced to research and the agency's services; day 1 gave participants an overview of the organizations that tie into DOST's research councils, namely the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD), Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging technologies Research and Development (PCIEERD), Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD), as well as the consortia for research and development activit...   read full story

DOST-IX Serves Up 18 STARBOOKS Units for Schools and Tech4Ed Centers
Posted: Tuesday, September 05, 2017
A total of 18 computer units had recently been installed with the Science and Technology Academic and Research-Based Openly Operated Kiosk Stations (STARBOOKS) digital library for the benefit of selected schools and Tech4Ed Centers in Zamboanga Sibugay. Tech4Ed The Technology Empowerment for Education, Employment, Entrepreneurs, and Economic Development (Tech4Ed) is a project that establishes centers that provide critical e-government and ICT-enabled services in technologically challenged and distant communities in the country. From the mentioned total, 15 of these units now reside in centers throughout the province of Zamboanga Sibugay. Listed below are the centers that now house STARBOOKS-installed units: 1. Brgy. Tomitom Center 2. LGU-RT.Lim Center3. Brgy. Ipil Heights Center 4. B...   read full story

DOST-IX Launches Disaster-Watch Websites
Posted: Tuesday, August 08, 2017
The Department of Science and Technology IX (DOST-IX) had recently launched two (2) websites to aid in the mitigation and reduction of risk during disasters. Developed by DOST-IV A (CALABARZON), the ...   read full story

Rubber Nanosensor Technology Tested in Zamboanga Peninsula
Posted: Thursday, August 03, 2017
The rubber nanosensor technology, which can differentiate cup lumps formed using battery solution from the recommended formic/acetic acid, was tested in Zamboanga Peninsula recently. This was conducte...   read full story

Philippine Fisheries takes First Leg of Regional Scientific Meeting
Posted: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
In preparation for the 39th Annual Scientific Meeting on July, The National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL) had recently held the Mindanao Regional Scientific Meeting on Marc...   read full story

DOST-IX Celebrates Women's Month through FREE E-Literacy Courses
Posted: Thursday, March 09, 2017
International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This year, the Department of Science and Technology IX (DOST-IX) ho...   read full story

DOST's OneLab Project Bags BCYF Innovation Award
Posted: Wednesday, March 08, 2017
The OneLab Network, a platform developed by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), was recently awarded the Benita & Catalino Yap Foundation (BCYF) Innovation Award under the government ...   read full story

DOST IX Offers FREE E-Learning Courses
Posted: Wednesday, February 08, 2017
The Department of Science and Technology IX continues to offer FREE e-learning courses to all interested parties at the DOST-Science and Technology Information Center (DOST-STIC) office on the 2nd flo...   read full story