Latest S&T News in REGION 5

BICOLANO DOST SCHOLAR TOPS 2018 MINING ENGINEER LICENSURE EXAMINATION
Posted: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
"When one fails, never entertain a thought that it is the end of the world; continue to pursue your dream." This is the motto and a guiding principle of Engr. Santiago B. Agripa, Jr., a Bicolano DOST scholar and the Topnotcher of the 2018 Mining Engineer Licensure Examination with a rating of 92.9%. The licensure examination given by the Board of Mining Engineering was held on 07-09 August 2018 in Manila (St. Jude College was the venue where Engr. Agripa took the exam), Baguio and Davao. As a fourth year high school student in 2013, Engr. Agripa first tried and aspired to become a DOST scholar. Unfortunately, he failed for not passing the exam for the Undergraduate Science Scholarship of the Department of Science and Technology – Science Education Institute (DOST-...   read full story

2018 STARBOOKS NATIONAL CONVENTION FEATURES SOUTHERN LUZON PARTNERSHIPS, OPPORTUNITIES AND SUCCESS STORIES
Posted: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Southern Luzon takes center stage in the 2018 Science & Technology Academe and Research-Based Openly Operated Kiosk System (STARBOOKS) National Convention – Southern Luzon Cluster on 10-12 October 2018 at Bayview Park Hotel, Manila. Attended by STARBOOKS Implementers and staff from Regions IV-A (CALABARZON), IV-B (MIMAROPA), V (Bicol Region) and National Capital Region (NCR), the convention featured exhibits, discussions and presentations by various stakeholders and partner organizations, trends in library and education, as well as good practices and success stories from STARBOOKS beneficiaries. The Department of Science and Technology – Science and Technology Information Institute (DOST-STII) led by Dir. Richard P. Burgos, spearheaded the event. Ms. Pamela Macy V. Dreo, SRS ...   read full story

DOST Secretary de la Peña, dumalo sa pasinaya ng CSet Tissue Culture Laboratory
Posted: Tuesday, October 16, 2018
GUINOBATAN, Albay – Dumalo kamakailan si Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña ng Department of Science and Technology (DOST) sa pasinaya ng bagong ‘tissue culture laboratory' ng Philippine Coconut A...   read full story

DOST Secretary graces CSet Tissue Culture Laboratory inauguration
Posted: Wednesday, October 03, 2018
The construction of the Tissue Culture Laboratory Extension and repair of existing humidity tent and screenhouse were completed on March 28, 2018 through the funding of DOST-PCAARRD. GUINOBATAN, Al...   read full story

BICOLANO DOST SCHOLAR STRUGGLING AND DETERMINED TO FINISH COLLEGE IS 5TH PLACER IN 2018 ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING LICENSURE EXAMINATION
Posted: Thursday, September 27, 2018
One glimpse at the guy and you may say he comes from a rich family, clean, decent and handsome. But more than the physical appearance, Engr. Cedie Orain Pamplona totes scholastic achievement...   read full story

DOST V, BISCAST launch ManFabLab
Posted: Thursday, September 27, 2018
Aiming to improve the competitive edge of the Bicolano micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), the Department of Science and Technology V (DOST V), in partnership with the Bicol State College of...   read full story

Embracing innovation challenges: the SETUP experience
Posted: Thursday, September 20, 2018
The Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program (SETUP) of the Department of Science and Technology encourages entrepreneurs' adoption of smarter technologies to achieve better products, processes a...   read full story

Sweetpotato products of the DOST-PCAARRD funded Project in Albay successfully launched
Posted: Tuesday, August 07, 2018
The organizers, guests, and participants of the SP-ISP Business Launch and Product Exhibit at Albay Farmers' Bounty Village Cabangan, Camalig, Albay on April 22, 2018. (Image Credit: Joel Norman R....   read full story