A Philippine-made mathematics courseware for tablet users is nominated to this year’s Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF) Asia Awards which gives recognition to the important contributions of innovation in giving creative solutions to social and economic development issues of the Asia Pacific Region.
A joint project of the Department of Science and Technology’s Science Education Institute (SEI) and the Advanced Science and Technology Institute (ASTI), the project is nominated under the Innovations on Learning and Localization category.
Fifty nine students and teachers from Regions IV-A, IV-B and V conquered Puerto Galera from the sea and up to the mountain in quest of fun yet extensive scientific learning.
This, as the Department of Science and Technology – Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) in cooperation with the University of the Philippines’ Marine Science Institute (MSI) and National Institute of Geological Sciences (NIGS), conducted the 2013 Geo-Marine Science Camp last April 28 to May 4 in Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro.
The Department of Science and Technology – Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI), the country’s primary S&T human resources development agency, announces that the application for its Undergraduate Scholarship Programs, namely 1) RA 7687 Scholarship and 2) Merit Scholarship, is now open for talented and deserving students who wish to pursue 4- or 5- year courses in priority science and technology fields.
Qualified secondary senior students as well as high school graduates who have not undertaken any college units may already apply by completing the application forms found at the Science Education Institute, 2/F Science Heritage Building, DOST Compound, Bicutan, Taguig City; DOST Regional Offices; Provincial Science and Technology centers (PSTC) or Offices of the Congressmen and Senators. The form may also be downloaded from www.science-scholarships.ph
In order to fully achieve a ‘Smarter Philippines’, more scientists and engineers need to be on the same page with government goals.
This was the message that Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Mario Montejo addressed to the qualifiers for this year’s undergraduate scholarship programs of the science agency.
In the presentation of the new scholars of the DOST – Science Education Institute, Montejo reminded students of the critical role of science professionals in economic development through constant technology development and innovation.