Latest S&T News in REGION 1

STARBOOKS: Helping Ilocos Sur residents gear towards science, technology, and entrepreneurship
Posted: Wednesday, July 04, 2018
STARBOOKS in Ilocos Sur - Eleven STARBOOKS were given to school beneficiaries during the Science and Technology Caravan of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Region 1 on May 9 at Sinait National High School in cooperation with the Office of the Congressman of First District of Ilocos Sur, Deogracias Victor Savellano. (ICR/PIA Ilocos Sur) STARBOOKS distributed by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) now serves students, researchers, unemployed residents, and micro small medium enterprises in Ilocos Sur looking for information on science, technology and livelihood trainings. "Like encyclopedias, 35 STARBOOKS located in the major schools of the 34 towns and cities of Ilocos Sur province are now within the reach of everyone in the commu...   read full story

DOST advocates serving iron-fortified rice in Ilocos Norte
Posted: Wednesday, July 04, 2018
IRON-FORTIFIED RICE. Senior Board Member Matthew Marcos-Manotoc, DOST Provincial Director Jonathan Viernes, and Nutridense Manufacturing Corporation President Racky Doctor pose with participating LGU officials and other stakeholders during a technology forum at the Provincial Capitol, Laoag City. LAOAG CITY, June 27 (PIA) -- Rice is the basic staple of Filipinos which is loaded with carbohydrates needed to be energized to get through the day. If people think rice could not get any better, it can also be fortified with iron that is essential for good physical development of adults and children. This is the primary recommendation of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in Ilocos Norte during a technology forum recently which promoted production of iron-fortified ric...   read full story

San Fernando City, DOST feature EcoSep to preserve local beaches
Posted: Thursday, May 10, 2018
SAN FERNANDO CITY, May 9 (PIA) -- The City Government of San Fernando in La and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Region 1 introduced a technology developed to help keep the beaches and ...   read full story

P BRAN from Queen Pineapple wastes- a viable feed supplement for native chickens
Posted: Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Queen Pineapple (QP) Bran, a feed supplement for native chickens (Image credit: Agricultural Resources Management Research Division (ARMRD), PCAARRD) Queen pineapple peels, eye trimmings, cor...   read full story

R&D work on gamet of Ilocos Norte eyed
Posted: Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Prof. Andres Y. Tungpalan of MMSU (left), Dr. Mari-Ann M. Acedera, MRRD-PCAARRD Director, (center) and Ms. Maria Adela C. Corpuz, Supervising SRS, MRRD-PCAARRD (right). (Image Credit: Paul Czesar T...   read full story

DOST-Ilocos Norte grants scholarship to 51 students
Posted: Saturday, March 17, 2018
Uphold Science and Technology. DOST-1 executives with Mayor Chevylle FariƱas during the launching of the first S&T caravan in the province.(Photo courtesy of DOST Regional Office No.1 BATAC CIT...   read full story

DOST conducts productivity enhancement seminar for Pangasinan MSMEs
Posted: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Alexander Apostol, science research specialist II of DOST- Pangasinan, briefs the participants of capacity building seminar on productivity improvement through 5S practice. Apostol said the seminar ...   read full story

DOST backs DENR's development of environment friendly enterprises
Posted: Tuesday, February 13, 2018
The Department of Science and Technology Region 1 (DOST 1) through its Regional Director, Dr. Armando Q. Ganal (3rd from right) recently tied up with the Department of Environment and Natural Resour...   read full story