14 October 2019
DOST-SEI Director Josette Biyo in a photo op with officials from C&E Publishing and the student innovators who will compete in this year’s imake.wemake competition.
15 senior high school teams from public and private schools in the country were selected to participate in the five-day training/workshop on Arduino programming on September 9-13, 2019 at the Century Park Hotel in Manila.
The event is part of imake.wemake, an innovative technology project contest organized by the Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) in partnership with C&E Publishing, Inc.
The qualifying school teams are Adelle Grace Montessori School, Bayambang National High School, Far Eastern University High School-Manila, Liceo-De La Salle Senior High School, Malinta National High School, Manila Science High School, New Era University-General Santos, New Era University-Lipa City, New Era University-Main Campus, Pavia National High School, Philippine Science High School-Central Luzon Campus, Ramon Magsaysay Cubao High School, Rizal High School, Science Technology Education Center Cebu, and St. Scholastica’s Academy Marikina.
08 October 2019
Go for Gold. DOST-SEI Deputy Director Albert Mariño encourages national organizers to seek support from DOST and motivates Olympiad winners to go for gold in future competitions.
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) through the Science Education Institute (SEI) recognized nine groups behind the remarkable victories of Philippine Teams in four international science and mathematics competitions.
The national organizers are:
1. Mathematical Society of the Philippines (MSP)
2. Kapisanang Kimika ng Pilipinas, Inc. (KKP)
3. Philippine Association of Chemistry Teachers, Inc. (PACT)
4. Integrated Chemists of the Philippines (ICP)
5. Philippine Federations of Chemistry Societies, Inc. (PFCS)
6. National Institute of Physics (NIP-UPD)
7. Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas (SPP)
8. Department of Biology, School of Science and Engineering, Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU)
9. Ateneo Biological Organization (BOx)
03 September 2019
DOUBLE VICTORY. Jay Patrick Nieles of the University of Santo Tomas (3rd from left) bagged the Project of the Year award and one of two Best in Innovation awards in the 30th BPI-DoST Science Awards. (From left) Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) Foundation Executive Director Maricris San Diego, Best in Innovation awardees Christian Badua of the University of the Philippines Manila and Jay Patrick Nieles, and DoST-Science Education Institute Deputy Director Albert Mariño.
Jay Patrick Nieles, a BS Electronics Engineering student from the University of Santo Tomas (UST), won the coveted Project of the Year award at the 30th BPI-DOST Science Awards held last August 2, 2019, at the Alphaland City Club in Makati City.
His research on helping locked-in syndrome (LIS) patients communicate through a brain-computer typing interface that uses visual imagination of shapes and sizes was among the thirty promising entries shortlisted for this year’s competition. Nieles also received the Best in Innovation Award for the same study with Christian Badua from the University of the Philippines (UP) Manila for his study on how probiotics can be used to treat colon cancer.