Innovations on optometry, haribon conservation, emergency response headline YIP winners
29 August 2022
Amidst the global health issue and social challenges, young Filipino innovators continue to become bearers of hope for the country. This was on full display during the 5th imake.wemake: create. innovate. collaborate. ‘s Awarding Ceremony held on Aug. 26, 2022.
The Department of Science and Technology – Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) recently bestowed the coveted Youth Innovation Prize (YIP) Award to three school-teams for their creative solutions for eye disease detection, monitoring and conservation of the haribon or the Philippine Eagle, and aerial emergency aid for isolated areas. These projects emerged as winners for their technology’s novelty, functionality, patentability, extensibility and practicability.
Project LODI: boosting DOST’s digital transformation while giving solid IT internship for science scholars
22 August 2022
DOST scholars gear up to become the next lodis of information technology (IT).
Through the project League of Developers Initiative (LODI), an undertaking of two Department of Science and Technology (DOST) offices: the Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) and the Planning and Evaluation Service (DOST-PES), DOST scholars taking up IT courses can soon avail government internship opportunities.
The Department claims a ‘win-win’ arrangement over this. The internship program vows to provide scholars with exceptional IT internship experience and, at the same time, amplify DOST’s digital transformation efforts.
Pinoy studes shine in legacy science Olympiads
26 July 2022
International competitions in basic sciences prove to be constant witnesses to Filipino youth prowess.
In July, three Philippine teams took the world stage and netted a total of six bronze medals, two honorable mentions, and a merit citation in the recently concluded international biology, chemistry and physics Olympiads.