Posts Tagged University of the Philippines

UP research team projects 100,000 COVID-19 cases in PH by end of August

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 7, 2020

The University of the Philippines (UP) OCTA Research forecasts, coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the Philippines to reach more than 100,000 by the end of August. According to the research...

PH COVID-19 cases could reach 40,000 by June 30 if quarantine restrictions loosened, UP experts say

Robie de Guzman   •   June 11, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The total number of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the country may increase to 40,000 by June 30 if quarantine restrictions will be eased further, a...

UP climbs to 65th place among top universities in Asia

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 4, 2020

The University of the Philippines (UP) has climbed to the 65th rank among the top universities in Asia. From its previous 95th ranking, UP moved up 30 points in the...

OVP purchases P14-M worth of COVID-19 test kits developed by UP scientists

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 24, 2020

The office of Vice President (OVP) Leni Robredo has purchased P14 million worth of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test kits developed by the scientists from the University of the Philippines (UP)....

Meet Yani, UP Resilience Institute’s COVID chatbot

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 9, 2020

The University of the Philippines (UP) Resilience Institute has introduced a chatbot as a new addition to their UP coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pandemic Response Team. “Meet Yani, the newest AI member...

U.P. mulls university-wide distance learning amid coronavirus crisis

Marje Pelayo   •   March 10, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has posed a major challenge among schools and universities in the country. To address possible learning setbacks due to COVID-19, the...

UP National Institutes of Health’s test kits for nCoV set for DOH validation

Aileen Cerrudo   •   February 5, 2020

The UP National Institutes of Health has developed test kits for novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) which is set for the verification of the Department of Health (DOH) next week. UP scientist...

UP students condemn alleged campus militarization; walk out of classrooms

Maris Federez   •   August 20, 2019

Students of the University of the Philippines (UP) walked out of their classrooms Tuesday to condemn what they claim as campus militarization in their school. Wearing black, the students stepped...

UP students set ‘UP Day of Walkout and Action’ on Aug 20

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 16, 2019

The University of the Philippines (UP) has set August 20 as the ‘UP Day of Walkout and Action’ to protest against proposed police and military intervention in their university. In...

UP students discover horn snail extract as potential cancer treatment

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 15, 2019

Researchers from the University of the Philippines (UP) has discovered that extracts from horn snails contain potential cancer treatment. According to their research several extracts from horn snails (Telescopium telescopium) may...


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