The University of the Philippines (UP) takes pride in its students, passionately generating and sharing their ideas to address real-world problems and encouraging fellow scholars to thrive. A UP Visayas 4th year student, Grand C. Gascon, was recognized as the only Chemical Engineering undergraduate and Filipino who became a finalist of Bayer’s International Youth Agriculture […]
Who could imagine that something as small as cone snails, popular among shell collectors and tropical-themed jewelry makers for their intricately colored shells, is the key to a substantial medical breakthrough waiting to be unlocked? Perhaps it is fitting that a young Filipino scientist, Iris Bea Ramiro, is next in line to reveal the biomedical […]
As the world changes and becomes increasingly riddled with uncertainty, so do the issues of thriving in it become more complex. Thriving, not just living. Not merely existing but flourishing, capable of navigating life successfully and progressively. COVID-19 has made the volatility of thriving all too clear. It has not only emphasized the varying degrees […]
In this period of lockdowns, human connections depend heavily on Internet connectivity. A team of UP engineers makes sure that community networks happen, especially during a pandemic.
In this “new normal”, how do we meet every Filipino student’s remote learning needs without pervasive internet access? The answer from UP professor Dr. Joel Joseph Marciano Jr. and DOST-ASTI engineers: a set-up box to allow analogue TVs to receive digital broadcasts and datacasting, allowing interactivity for educational purposes.
UP-PGH Director Dr. Gerardo Legaspi shares how the UP-developed COVID-19 test kits aid hospital work.
As the world grapples with the spread of the Corona Virus Disease 2019 or COVID-19, countries such as the Philippines are mobilizing its experts in preparation of its impact on its citizens. Among those actively working to address the public health concern is the Philippine Genome Center of the University of the Philippines. On February 13, 2020, its pharmaceutical partner, Manila HealthTek, Inc. released a photo of a locally-made test kit which is the product of efforts by experts at the PGC and the National Institutes of Health, UP Manila.
The first volume in the Profiles and Breakthroughs series of the UP Forum magazine is a collection of some of the best feature articles first published in the UP System website that focus on either a significant scientific or health-related breakthrough or project by UP researchers or a profile of a notable member of the UP Community contributing to the advancement of society through research in science, technology and the medical arts or through outstanding public service.
UP Forum Roundtable Discussion: What do you understand about the Data Privacy Act of 2012? What do you do to protect your data?
Gensela L. Lacambacal Records Officer V Chief, Medical Records Division Philippine General Hospital UP Manila The Medical Records Division of the Philippine General Hospital is aware of Republic Act 10173, also known as the Data Privacy Act of 2012, and is strictly complying with it. As Personal Information Controller relating to health care records, […]
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