Latest S&T News in REGION 11

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: 1.  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 different river systems. To complement these systems of hydrometeorological devices, an early warning system composed of sirens or beacons will be installed in communities affected by floods. 2.  PHL-Microsat - The PHL Microsat Program aims to build, launch and effectively utilize micro-satellite technology for multispectral, high precision earth observation. 3.  Davao-Ground Receiving Station – The DOST will be able to download images from Diwata and other satellites subscrib...   read full story

WEAVING HOPE FOR THE WOMEN OF DAVAO OCCIDENTAL
Posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2018
  The members of the Cluster Business Organization (CBO), the LAKIMANPELIBA (Lagumit, Kinanga, Manuel Peralta, and Little Baguio) Farmer's Association actively participated in the "Abaca Weaving and Dyeing Training" held last July 24-29, 2018 at Brgy. Lagumit, Malita, Davao Occidental. The 6-day training was conducted in cooperation with the Department of Science and Technology's (DOST) Provincial S&T Center in Davao Occidental together with Provincial Local Government Unit-Project Management Unit (PLGU-PMU). The training involved learning the process of abaca dyeing, warping, and weaving using the handloom equipment. The training envisioned that the participants will be given a sustainable livelihood to help their husband generate income for their families. A starter kit was pr...   read full story

DOST kickstarts NSTW Mindanao in Davao
Posted: Monday, July 16, 2018
The sixth of July became a landmark day as the National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) was launched outside of Metro Manila for the first time, and this happened at the SMX Convention Center in SM...   read full story

Balik Scientists presented in NSTW Mindanao
Posted: Monday, July 16, 2018
The Department of Science and Technology recently presented returning scientists from various fields of expertise who are involved with local universities under the Balik Scientist program. Recognize...   read full story

Establishment of Personal Learning Network works in Twitter
Posted: Monday, July 02, 2018
"Personal Learning Networks (PLN) provide more opportunities for research collaborations, a wider platform for policy and advocacy campaign, and an excellent venue to mentor and develop advocacy net...   read full story

Science chief conferred with Doctor of Laws
Posted: Monday, July 02, 2018
Science chief conferred with Doctor of Laws | The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) celebrates with DOST Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña (middle) as the science chief was conferred with ...   read full story

4th Healthcare & Social Media Summit highlights impact of social media in work, education, research
Posted: Monday, July 02, 2018
The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development, in partnership with the health advocacy social media group #HealthXPh, held the 4th Healthcare and Social Media Summit on 9 June 2018...   read full story

Skills Competition Brought Out the Best in Tagum City's Finest Welders
Posted: Friday, May 25, 2018
The announcement was posted by the DOST XI in their website on April 10, 2018.  It was followed by a post in DOST XI's Facebook page on April 11, 2018.  Also, the DOST XI went full force in ...   read full story