Latest S&T News in REGION 9

DOST Sec attends S&T week regional celebration
Posted: Friday, November 24, 2017
ZAMBOANGA CITY, 23 Nov. (PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology Region IX (DOST-9)  opens, in a festive mood, the 2017 National Science and Technology (NST) Fair, back to back with the Regional Invention Contest and Exhibits (RICE) with no less than DOST Secretary Fortunato de la Peña leading the opening salvo. Sec de la Peña said these twin events are two of the many platforms of DOST's  for informed exchanges on important S&T issues, developments and locally-developed technologies. ''We recognize the good works of our Filipino inventors and innovators," the secretary emphasized, as he said that the NST week highlights the significant contributions of S&T to national development and has become a platform for heralding S&T advocacy in the country. De la P...   read full story

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 selec...   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