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UPLB spearheads 2015 International Biomass Conference

Spearheaded by the UPLB-Interdisciplinary Biofuels Research Studies Center (IBRSC) and in partnership with the Department of Agriculture – Bureau of Agricultural Research (DA-BAR), the Department of Energy (DOE), and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), the first day of the 2015 Philippine International Biomass Conference was held yesterday, 16 June 2015, at the Widus Hotel and Casino, Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga.

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UPLB College of Agriculture - Crop Science Cluster celebrates 9th anniversary

The UPLB College of Agriculture-Crop Science Cluster celebrated its 9th foundation anniversary from 26-28 May 2015 at the Agronomy/Soils/Horticulture (ASH) Lobby. The event is a three-day celebration lined up with activities, exhibits, seminars, and food festivities. CSC Director Calixto M. Protacio delivered welcoming remarks followed by messages from CA Dean Domingo E. Angeles and Chancellor Dr. Fernando C. Sanchez, Jr.

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OVCRE's Extension Section holds Public Service Forum - Part 2

The second part of the UPLB Public Service Forum was held Thursday, 07 May 2015 at the auditorium of the Institute of Cooperatives and Bio-Enterprise Development (ICOPED). The half-day forum’s theme is “Way Forward for UPLB Public Service.” It was attended by extension coordinators and representatives from different UPLB units.

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OVCRE hosts 1st UPLB Public Service Forum

The Extension Section of UPLB’s Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension organized and hosted the first UPLB Public Service Forum on March 12, 2015 at the Seminar Room of the National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (BIOTECH). The theme of the forum was “Public Service in the Context of UPLB Extension Initiatives.” Extension coordinators from different UPLB colleges and units attended and participated in the forum.

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UPLB presents awards for Outstanding Personnel for 2015

In celebration of UPLB’s 106th Foundation Day, the university once again gave recognition to its best-performing employees. This year’s awardees for outstanding personnel under the Administrative Staff; Research, Extension, & Professional Staff; and Faculty categories were given their respective awards in a ceremony at the Makiling Ballroom of the Student Union Building on March 5, 2015.

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BIOTECH recieves ISO accreditation

The Central Analytical Services Laboratory (CASL) of BIOTECH, UPLB received ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation on 1 September 2014. It is the first testing laboratory under UPLB which was awarded with this kind of accreditation. CASL is a service laboratory providing chemical analysis of food and feeds, water and wastewater, and soil and fertilizer.

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