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CSWCD holds first socdev conference

The UP Diliman College of Social Work and Community Development (UPD-CSWCD) held its first inter-agency conference on social development, on May 17, 2017 at the Bulwagang Tandang Sora, UPD.
The golden anniversary conference of the UP Diliman College of Social Work and Community Development (UPD-CSWCD) titled “Social Development: Defining the Terrain, Exploring Pathways” on May 17, 2017 at Bulwagang Tandang Sora, UPD is led by CSWCD Dean Jocelyn Caragay (middle) and CSWCD Doctor of Social Development Program Director Emmanuel Luna, with UPD administration represented by Vice Chancellor for Research and Development Fidel Nemenzo (hidden, beside Caragay); and resource speakers (the rest, …

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Call for Papers: Asian Journalism Research Conference 2017

The Department of Journalism of the University of the Philippines Diliman will hold the Asian Journalism Research Conference 2017 on 26-27 April 2017 at the College of Mass Communication, UP Diliman, Quezon City.
Originally organized as the annual Philippine Journalism Research Conference (PJRC), the AJRC is part of the department’s extension work, aimed at encouraging journalism students and researchers in conducting studies on the profession and the issues which confronting its professionals. The conference is intended to:
1. Encourage Mass Communication and Journalism students around the country to pursue research in the field;
2. Provide Journalism students from around the country a venue …

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UP TWSC to mark 40th anniversary with international conference

The University of the Philippines Third World Studies Center is organizing “The Third World Studies Center in Its 40th Year: An International Conference” to celebrate its 40th anniversary this year. This conference will be held on 9-10 February 2017 at the GT Toyota Asian Center Auditorium, Asian Center, University of the Philippines-Diliman
At forty, the Third World Studies Center gathers in this multidisciplinary conference its vast and resilient network of scholars and public intellectuals, academics and activists, advocates and bearers of unorthodox views from different parts of the globe. The conference aim is twofold. First, it is a time to reflect …

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ASEAN student leaders hold Philippine congress

Student leaders and student affairs administrators from the ASEAN University Network with UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan at the National Institute of Physics, National Science Complex, UP Diliman, Quezon City, October 26, 2016. Photo by Bong Arboleda.
The University of the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila University, and De La Salle University–all members of the ASEAN University Network (AUN)–hosted more than a hundred student leaders from the region for the 5th annual ASEAN Student Leaders Forum (ASLF) from October 24 to 26, 2016.
With the theme, “ASEAN, Our Home: Youth Engagement Toward a Shared Future,” students from the 30 AUN members discussed the …

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UPOU hosts 30th AAOU annual confab

UPOU Chancellor Melinda Bandalaria formally opens the conference.Photo by Misael Bacani
The UP Open University (UPOU) hosted the 30th annual conference of the Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU) on October 26 to29 at the Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria. The theme was “Open Education in Asia: Changing Perspectives.”
It was the second time the conference was held in the Philippines, the first in 2000, also hosted by UPOU.
UP President Alfredo Pascual, in his welcome message read by UP VP for Academic Affairs Gisela Concepcion during the opening ceremony, said that open and distance learning (ODL) is “a crucial tool in the delivery …

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DENR, Bohol seek help of scientists in ongoing biodiversity conference

At the opening dinner of the First International Conference Biodiversity & Chemical Biology of Marine and Terrestrial Life in the Philippine Region on 16 October, newly appointed secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources Gina Lopez and Atty. Edgardo Chato, governor of Bohol, emphasized the value of science-based decisions when they appealed to our researchers to help in the conservation and development of marine biodiversity in the Philippines. Lopez, who could not come to the event due to the typhoon, sent her message through Undersecretary Isabelo Montejo.
For four days, local and foreign scientists will be in Panglao Island in Bohol to talk about technological innovations that harness …

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UP to host international Korean Studies confab

The University of the Philippines, in collaboration with the Academy of Korean Studies, will host the 7th Korean Studies Association of Southeast Asia (KoSASA) Biennial Conference from September 28 to 30,  2016, at the Novotel Manila, Araneta Center, Quezon City and at the University of the Philippines Diliman campus, Quezon City.
With the theme Glocalisation of Korean Studies: Strategic Cooperation in Research and Education between Southeast Asia and Korea, the 3-day conference will be attended by university scholars from at least 8 Southeast Asian nations: the Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Indonesia and Malaysia. Scholars from Australia, Japan and Korea will …

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UP hosts Pacific Rim universities in higher education meeting

Representatives from the attending Pacific Rim Universities pose for a group photo. Photo from UP Cebu Information Office.
Education leaders from 45 premier research universities gathered in Lapu-lapu City, Cebu to discuss strategies toward academic linkages in the Asia-Pacific at the 14th Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Senior Staff Meeting (SSM) on September 7, 2016.
This year’s meeting, which focused on the theme of “The Internationalisation of Higher Education in the Asia-Pacific,” was hosted by the University of the Philippines (UP), through the Office of International Linkages (UP OIL), a unit under the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs …

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Call for Papers and Participation to the 3rd AsiaEngage Regional Conference 2016

The University of the Philippines in collaboration with the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Ateneo de Manila University, and De La Salle University will host the 3rd AsiaEngage Regional Conference 2016. The conference theme for this year is “Universities in an Integrating Regional Community: Engagement with Government, Communities, Industries, and Civil Society.” It will be held on 21-23 November 2016 at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City, Philippines.
The conference aims to foster an exposition of experiences and learnings in four identified sub-themes, from which best, innovative and significantly-impactful practices in the furthering community engagement by higher education can be culled, given due …

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UP to host APRU MH2015 International Symposium

The University of the Philippines is hosting the 11th ​Association​ of ​​​Pacific R​im Universities Research Symposium on Multi-Hazards around the Pacific Rim (APRU MH2015) on 07-10 October 2015 at the Microtel by Wyndham, Technohub, UP Diliman, Quezon City.
The Symposium aims to convene experts and specialists to create and sustain a platform for networking, exchange and collaboration; highlight the Association of Pacific Rim Universities network of researchers and academics and their involvements with their respective economies and the region; focus on Philippine issues that are in common with other APRU economies and/or of common interest by other APRU members.
Furthermore, it aims …

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