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.


Hot off the press: Changing Philippine Climate

Climate change has been a hot topic for years now. Its impacts on civilizations have been dramatic and vivid. As generations come and go, more and more factors contribute to climate change. Now, human activity influences it as well. Its possible impacts to society have made our government, specifically the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and the Climate Change Commission, concerned over the past years.


UPLB Researchers receive six NAST awards

The University of the Philippines Los Banos received six prestigous awards during the 36th Annual Scientific Meeting of the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) last July 9-10, 2014 held at the Summit Hall, Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) , Pasay City.


Four UPLB researchers named DOST Scientist I

Four researchers from the University of the Philippines Los Baños were conferred Scientist Rank under the Scientific Career System (SCS) last June 30 at Eastwood Richmonde Hotel, Libis, Quezon City. Named Scientist I were Dr. Nelly S. Aggangan, Dr. Edwin P. Alcantara , Dr. Cristina M. Bajet, and Dr. Susan May F. Calumpang.


IMSP students gear up, attend robotics forum

Faculty and students from UPLB’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) - Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Physics (IMSP) led by physics Professor Nelio C. Altoveros recently attended the Philippine Association of Career Scientists’ (PACS) 6th Annual Scientific Forum last October 5, 2012 at the National Museum, Manila.


Access to InfoTech as education strategy: The case of the sub-$100 laptop

It is a bit hard now to imagine students from well-to-do families without a personal computing device specially that netbooks, laptops and tablets have become increasingly affordable.

In today’s information-powered digital age, more and more organizations have realized the significance of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in helping students learn more through educational multimedia.


UPLB campaigns for honest 2013 elections

Eight months before the 2013 elections, UPLB has started a campaign for good governance and truthful elections through a forum, “The Next Step Before 2013: Reforms in Election Laws” last September 5 at the NCAS Auditorium.


UPLB features products, delivers talks at BAR's 25th anniv exhibition

Not even the non-stop monsoon rains all over Luzon deterred the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) and other participants of the 8th Agricultural and Fisheries Technology Forum and Product Exhibition in showcasing their respective products and technology breakthroughs at the SM MegaTrade Halls 1 and 2 at Mandaluyong City from August 9 to 12.


UPLB piques up interest in NANOTECH at the 2012 NSTW

Nano-what? A high school student jokingly asked us after looking at the greyscale pictures captured by powerful microscopes.

Aside from students, some professors and researchers from other universities, and businessmen and industry players as well were a bit awed by the word written in the posters displayed in our “nanotechnology”-focused exhibit.