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2019 Invitation to Nominate for King Faisal International Prize for Medicine
Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018
The General Secretariat of King Faisal International Prize is pleased to Invite you to nominate for the year 2019 Prize for Medicine in the field of: Bone Biology and Osteoporosis CONDITIONS:1- Nominations should be submitted by universities, scientific institutions and research centers.2- Nominated works must be published, benefit mankind and enrich human knowledge.3- The prize is not awarded posthumously.4- Nominations are not accepted from individuals or political parties.5- Dissertations are not accepted. REQUIREMENTS FROM NOMINATING BODY:1- An official letter of nomination for each nominee separately, adequately justifying the nomination and outlining the nominee's achievements in the prize topic.2- A list of nominated works.3- A general information form to be filled by the nomine...   read full story

Achieve a Healthier Body and Soul this Lent
Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018
Researches support and confirm that certain diets could offer genuine health benefits. As we celebrate the start of Lent, let us look at the health benefits that comes with the different practices we have in observing Lenten traditions. Fasting The practice of refraining or limiting the consumption of food or drink for a period of time is observed during Lenten season. Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are obligatory days of fasting, but unknown to many, the digestion process has its disadvantages for the human health. According to the Harvard Medical School, the practice of fasting provides our body a rest from taking in toxins found in food and helps in significant weight loss if practiced properly. Fasting has two common types. Regular, also called full fast, wherein only liquids are c...   read full story

Hybrid trimaran to harness wave energy
Posted: Tuesday, February 13, 2018
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will be funding the development of a hybrid trimaran cargo vessel that can harness energy from ocean waves. This P76-million project is the brainchil...   read full story

Call for Applications: DOST-PCHRD Undergraduate Thesis Grant in Natural Products
Posted: Tuesday, February 13, 2018
PURPOSE The DOST-PCHRD Undergraduate Thesis Grant in Natural Products provides fund support to all undergraduate students who will conduct their thesis on natural products. The program aims to sustai...   read full story

NRCP participates in "Maceda100"
Posted: Friday, February 09, 2018
In photo are (from left): NRCP Executive Director Dr. Marieta BaƱez Sumagaysay, NRCP Corporate Secretary and Chair of Division VII (Engineering and Industrial Research) Dr. Maria Nathalia R. Dimaano; ...   read full story

DOST partners with FELTA to beef up upcoming interactive learning center
Posted: Friday, February 09, 2018
The Department of Science and Technology-Science and Technology Information Institute (DOST-STII) and FELTA Multi-Media, Inc. ink a three-year partnership in building the Center for the Arts in Scie...   read full story

Latest research funding and mobility opportunities for researchers in ASEAN
Posted: Friday, February 09, 2018
The latest information on research funding and mobility calls open to researchers based in ASEAN can be found in our EURAXESS ASEAN Flashnote. For daily updates on funding opportunities please follow ...   read full story

TDR Global is launching a 3-month mobilization on gender equity in health research
Posted: Friday, February 09, 2018
TDR Global is launching a 3-month mobilization initiative on gender equity in health research! The aim is to enhance women's position in health research and to address the impact of gender on infecti...   read full story