Posts Tagged University of the Philippines

UP to train new batch of Filipino satellite makers

Aileen Cerrudo   •   November 24, 2020

The University of the Philippines (UP) will be training the second batch of Filipino satellite builders under the Space Science and Technology Proliferation through University Partnerships or STeP-UP Program. The...

UP community unfazed by Duterte’s ‘defunding’ threats

Marje Pelayo   •   November 18, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte warned to cut funding of state-owned University of the Philippines (UP) if it persists in recruiting students to join the communist group. “Maghinto kayo...

No UPCAT for next school year amid COVID-19 pandemic

Robie de Guzman   •   November 10, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The University of the Philippines (UP) on Tuesday announced it will not hold its annual UP College Admission Test (CAT) for the incoming school year of 2021-2022...

UP researchers see lower COVID-19 transmission rate in NCR

Aileen Cerrudo   •   November 5, 2020

The number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases for this month in the National Capital Region (NCR) has reached an average of 500 which is lower compared to the average of...

Relaxed travel restrictions still pose health risks—UP OCTA Research

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 23, 2020

Experts from the University of the Philippines (UP) OCTA Research team said relaxed travel restrictions may still pose health risks. Dr. Guido David, team member of the UP OCTA Research,...

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...


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