Filipina lawmaker promotes DOST-FPRDI bamboo-framed face shield

Posted on 08/21/2020 10:25 am

The bamboo-framed face shield developed by the Department of Science and Technology-Forest Products Research and Development Institute (DOST-FPRDI) recently caught the attention of a congresswoman who is an advocate of using Filipino-made products.

Weekly Report of Sec. Fortunato T. de la Peña and CRADLE Program: “Expanding Business Horizons Through R&D”

Posted on 08/14/2020 08:34 am

Vaccine development is still a major concern as COVID-19,to this day,continues to be a threat in the Philippines and around the world. The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) leads the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for vaccine development and manufacturing in the country and meetings with pharmaceutical companies had been held.

2 Filipino scientists fromDOST-PNRI bag awards during 2020 NRCP scientific confab

Posted on 08/12/2020 07:23 pm

Scientists and researchers from the Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (DOST-PNRI) recently bagged several awards at the Annual Scientific Conference and 87th General Membership Assembly of the National Research Council of the Philippines (DOST-NRCP).

DOST scholar-graduates find work as teachers for DepEd-X

Posted on 08/12/2020 07:14 pm

Cagayan de Oro City – Thirty-two (32) Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI)scholar-graduates took oath as Special Science Teachers I of the Department of Education – Cagayan de Oro City Divisionduring the Oath-taking Ceremony held on 07 August2020 at the Cagayan de Oro City Hall.

Science communication should also be a priority in the time of pandemic, says DOST exec

Posted on 08/10/2020 08:02 pm

With the emergence of the pandemic caused by Coronavirus Disease-2019 or COVID-19, reliable and well-researched content and materials have indeed become more imminent- to be able to explain science facts in simple terms that even non-scientists will understand.

DOST IX grants 700k-worth Seaweed Dryer Project to Coastal Communities in ZDS

Posted on 08/10/2020 08:00 pm

A grant worth ?700,000.00 was given by the Department of Science and Technology Region IX (DOST-IX) to the Bomba and Baroy Seaweeds Farmers Association, composed of two groups of seaweed farmers in the coastal communities of the Municipality of Dumalinao and Pagadian City in Zamboanga Del Sur.

DOST backs revisit of nuclear energy policy to address rising power cost

Posted on 08/10/2020 07:56 pm

At the heels ofPresident Rodrigo Duterte’s signing of Executive Order 116, the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (DOST-PNRI) throws support for the renewed efforts to engage in a nuclear power program as it also pushes for an independent regulatory body through a pending bill in Congress.

DOST XI launches Pandemic Manual

Posted on 08/10/2020 07:54 pm

The Department of Science and Technology Region XI (DOST XI) officially launched on 28 July 2020 the manual entitled “Pandemic Manual: A Procedures Manual on Prevention, Mitigation and Building Resilience to Epidemics and Pandemics.”

Malaybalay City gets Php 4.8M S&T assistance from DOST X

Posted on 08/10/2020 07:38 pm

MALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) - Bukidnon, in partnership with the Local Government Unit of Malaybalay, rolled out 12 newly approved grants-in-aid projects amounting to Php 4.8 million in the city under the Community Empowerment through Science and Technology (CEST) program on 15 July 2020.

2020 Nat’l Informatics Olympiad goes online

Posted on 08/06/2020 09:52 am

After bagging a bronze medal in last year’s International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI), the organizers behind the country’s participation in the prestigious plum are wasting no time—pandemic and all—to put together the best team to challenge the world in programming.