DOST-Pisay scholar wins global science competition
Posted: Monday, December 11, 2017
Grade 12 student Hillary Diane Andales from the Philippine Science High School- Eastern Visayas Campus in Palo, Leyte bagged the grand prize of the 3rd Breakthrough Junior Challenge last December 3, 2017 (December 4 in Manila) at the NASA Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley, California, USA.
In her winning entry, Andales explained about the concept of relativity and the equivalence of reference frame. (The video entry can be accessed through this link: https://www.facebook.com/BreakthroughPrize/videos/1907249605967053/ )
After being a finalist for two consecutive years, Andales bested more than 10,000 students from 178 countries around the world.
As the grand prize winner, the 18-year-old Palo, Leyte resident received a $250,000 (?12,670,000) college scholarship, as well as a $50,000...
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Philippines Hosts 4th ASEANTOM Annual Meeting
Posted: Sunday, December 10, 2017
Philippines Succesfully Hosts 4th ASEANTOM Annual Meeting
Representatives from the various nuclear regulatory bodies of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) met in the Philippines as it hosted the 4th Annual ASEANTOM Meeting and Technical Session on Nuclear Security on December 7 to 8, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria in Quezon City.
The ASEANTOM, or ASEAN Network of Regulatory Bodies on Atomic Energy, was established in 2013 to strengthen nuclear safety, security, and safeguards by enhancing cooperation and complementing the work among the ASEAN countries with the existing mechanisms at the national, regional, and international levels.
The countries participating in the ASEANTOM are Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, P...
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