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Mice research and stampede survival

Researchers led by Dr. Caesar A. Saloma of the University of the Philippines Diliman have found that panicking mice are capable of exiting a confined space in an orderly and efficient manner: by exiting in a single file rather than scrambling over each other. In the article “How to Survive a Stampede” on the New […]

UP Diliman student research bags 3rd in the 2015 AMY Intellectual Property Awards

UP Diliman student research bags 3rd in the 2015 AMY Intellectual Property Awards

By Agnes May B. Bantigue An innovative technique for detecting ionic contamination in printed circuit boards placed third in this year’s Alfredo M. Yao (AMY) Intellectual Property (IP) Awards. The new process was invented by Engr. Helen S. Villanueva, Dr. Prospero C. Naval Jr., and Dr. Manolo G. Mena of the University of the Philippines […]

UP Diliman OVCRD shares best experiences in IP and Technology Transfer to ASEAN WIPO delegates

UP Diliman OVCRD shares best experiences in IP and Technology Transfer to ASEAN WIPO delegates

Agnes May B. Bantigue Delegates from intellectual property (IP) offices of eight ASEAN countries visited the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman last Thursday, October 15. The UP Diliman Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Development (OVCRD) hosted the delegates from Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam, who were […]

“Handa… Awit… Lindol!”: Preparing for earthquakes through music

“Handa… Awit… Lindol!”: Preparing for earthquakes through music

By Agnes May B. Bantigue Handa…Awit…Lindol!, a collection of songs for the preparedness and awareness of earthquakes and related calamities, was formally launched on Monday, July 13, at the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) Auditorium. The album is a collaborative effort of Filipino artists Rev Mendoza, Ma. Stephanie Joy Andaya, Roberto Mendoza, Arlan […]

Four UPD research projects featured in ARN magazine

Four UPD research projects featured in ARN magazine

By Narita E.C. de las Alas Four UP Diliman research projects are featured in the 2015 Asia Research News Magazine. Research projects by Dr. Hazel O. Arceo of the Marine Science Institute (MSI); Dr. Joyce A. Ibana of the Institute of Biology (IB); Dr. Edieser L. Dela Santa of the Asian Institute of Tourism (AIT); […]

Iluminasyon: International Year of Light 2015

Iluminasyon: International Year of Light 2015

The OVCRD Report (2011-2014)

The OVCRD Report (2011-2014)

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UP Diliman signs Memorandum of Agreement strengthening partnership with UNICEF

UP Diliman signs Memorandum of Agreement strengthening partnership with UNICEF

The University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) signed a Memorandum of Agreement last 20 January 2015. After a very successful collaboration involving the Population Institute of the UP Diliman College of Social Sciences and Philosophy, UP Diliman, with its mandate to lead as a public service university, and […]

OVCRD IP Campaign hits airwaves

OVCRD IP Campaign hits airwaves

By Karen N. Azupardo Are you familiar with the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Policy of the UP System and related policies on Technology Transfer? The Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Research and Development (OVCRD) invites you to learn more by tuning in to Sciencia na Kayo sa DZUP this Friday, November 28, from 4:00 to […]

Young inventors from UP Diliman compete in PCCI Alfredo M. Yao IP Awards 2014

Young inventors from UP Diliman compete in PCCI Alfredo M. Yao IP Awards 2014

By Agnes May B. Bantigue The undergraduate thesis of University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman Civil Engineering alumni qualified for the coveted Alfredo M. Yao Intellectual Property (AMY IP) Awards 2014, with co-inventors Kent Renier Carandang and Rhey Joseph Daway delivering their final presentations last 29 September 2014 at the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and […]

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