Month: July 2012

Bahay Kubo Research Database site enhancements: Making it more social

It’s been awhile since we’ve updated or added features to the BKR database. Today, we are happy to announce additional features recently implemented to enhance the database’s functionality. The main motivation of these enhancements is to increase the visibility of…

Is PNoy succeeding where his predecessors failed?

This can be seen in his third SONA — whether his programs and claimed achievements are sustainable, whether the programs are guided by the accepted basic prerequisites of growth, and whether the progress is measured by indicators of equitable well-being.…

Enhanced performance of superconducting thin films by ion milling

YBa2Cu3Oy (YBCO) belongs to a class of oxide materials collectively referred to as “high-Tc (critical temperature) superconductors (HTS),” i.e., materials that exhibit superconductivity above the boiling point (77K) of liquid nitrogen. However, as these materials are typically brittle, in order…

Research productivity in education and psychology

In a recent paper entitled “Research productivity in education and psychology in the Philippines and comparison with ASEAN countries” published in Scientometrics, Lorelie Vinluan (University of the Philippines, Diliman) examined the country’s research productivity in the field of education and…

DOST-JSPS Joint Research Program Call for Research Proposal

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is now soliciting research proposals from Filipino researchers working in local universities and research institutions for the DOST-JSPS Joint Research Program (JRP). Here’s the link to the announcement in DOST’s website. For the…