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UP REPSS holds 4th Annual Scientific Conference and 8th General Assembly Meeting in Lucban, Quezon

The UP Society of Research, Extension and Professional Staff (UP REPSS) conducted the 4th Annual Scientific Conference and 8th General Assembly Meeting on March 15-17 at the Batis Aramin, Lucban, Quezon, with the theme “REPS Responding to the Challenges of Sustainable Development Goals.” The three-day event consisted of paper and poster presentations, plenary sessions, business meetings, and team building and outdoor activities. The participants gathered to listen to 21 poster presentations; 2 special plenary sessions; and 18 oral paper presentations, 6 of which are competing papers.

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UPLB and DA celebrate 30 years of partnership

UPLB officials, headed by Chancellor Fernando C. Sanchez, Jr., welcomed representatives from the Department of the Agriculture and several LGUs to the UPLB Institute of Plant Breeding on 7 March 2017 for the UPLB-DA Partnership Visit in commemoration of 30 years of continued cooperation between UPLB and DA.

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UPLB holds FOI Forum

Spearheaded by its Extension Section, OVCRE held “UPLB and the FOI: Freedom of Information in the Academe” on 12 January 2017 at the IPB Seminar Room.

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UPLB Scientists Recognized by NAST

Scientists and researchers from the University of the Philippines Los Baños were lauded during the 3th Annual Scientific Meeting of the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) held at the Manila Hotel in Ermita, Manila on 13-14 July 2016.

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UPLB and CGIAR Centers Discuss Future Collaborations

The UPLB Office of the Chancellor and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension, conducted the University of the Philippines Los Baños-Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (UPLB-CGIAR) Collaboration Meeting on 20 June 2016, at Drilon Hall, SEARCA.

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NAST S&T Policy Forum held in UPLB

The National Academy of Science and Technology Philippines (NAST Philippines), in partnership with the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic, and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD), UPLB Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension (OVCRE-UPLB), and the Institute of Plant Breeding (IPB-UPLB) of UPLB’s College of Agriculture held a Science and Technology (S&T) Policy Forum themed “From Monocrops to Systems: What is an Appropriate Research, Development, Demonstration, and Deployment (RDDD) Approach” at the IPB Seminar Room on 07 April, 2016.

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1st CUPSCon held at University of the Philippines Open University: Day 1

The 1st Colleges and Universities Public Service Conference (CUPSCon) officially began yesterday, 26 November 2015, at the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU). CUPSCon is supported by the Office of the President of the University of the Philippines, the Office of the Vice President for Public Affairs of UP, the Office of the Chancellor of UP Los Baños (UPLB), the Office of the Chancellor of the UP Open University and organized through the cooperation of UPLB Ugnayan ng Pahinungod, UPLB Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension, UP Manila Ugnayan ng Pahinungod, UP Diliman Office of Extension Coordination, and UP Baguio Office of Public Affairs and the University of the Philippines Padayon Public Service Office. 

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UPLB MNH features Hoya plants in Epicenter

The UPLB Museum of Natural History (UPLB MNH) put the spotlight on the different Hoya plants by conducting “EpiCenter,” a seminar and exhibit, last 06 November 2015. Hoya plants are epiphytes, or plants that grow upon trees or other plants. Its flowers are star shaped and appears in a spherical pattern.

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Science and arts cross paths in Salubungang Agos

Science and the arts crossed paths as various UPLB units collaborated to host “Salubungang Agos/Cross Currents in the Streams of Creative Expressions: A Fusion of the Arts and Climate Change Science.”  Students and faculty from the University of British Columbia’s (UBC) School of Community and Regional Planning also participated in the event which took place at the CAS Auditorium last 10 July 2015.

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