Dr. Lawrence A. Limjuco, NRCP Regular Member Engineering and Industrial Research Division, lecturer of B2B Episode 6
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The Department of Science and Technology- National Research Council of the Philippines (DOST-NRCP) will virtually hold the Annual Scientific Conference (ASC) and 19th Membership Assembly of NRCP Mindanao Regional Cluster (MRC) on October 27 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. With the theme, Pagbaon at Pananaig: National Recovery and Rebuilding, this event targets to draw insights from researchers, think-tanks, government policymakers, academes, and science leaders to inform policy decisions towards developing the recovery roadmap of the Philippines amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
As part of the initiative of DOST-NRCP to enact its role as an advisory body to the government, the activities during ASC and GMA for Mindanao regional cluster include technical presentations that will aim to produce relevant knowledge and policy inputs to aid for governance, health sciences, social sciences, and the humanities, as contextualized to each region.
The virtual conference will proceed with an opening ceremony followed by a plenary scientific session, open forum, business meeting, and announcement of poster competition winners.
The Scientific Session will cover three (3) topics. These include: Adapting Research Methodologies in the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Social Science Perspective (to be presented by NRCP Mindanao Regional Cluster PRO, and Regular Member, NRCP Division of Social Sciences Dr. Alita T. Roxas), Mindanao Recovery Plan: On Being Self-reliant as Key to Recovery of Mindanao (to be presented by Mindanao Development Authority Undersecretary and Director, Dr. Janet M. Lopoz, CESO I), and Research Opportunities in the Recovery Plan of NEDA (to be presented by NEDA Region X Director Mylah Faye Aurora Cariño.). DOST Region XI Regional Director and Member of NRCP Division of Biological Sciences, Dr. Anthony C. Sales, CESO III will deliver the keynote message during the event.
Additionally, after the scientific session, NRCP MRC Chair Dr. Ephrime B. Metillo will lead the Business Meeting which highlights the report of the Chair and Treasurer. Meanwhile, the welcoming and presentation of roles of the new members will be spearheaded by NRCP MRC Secretary Dr. Denis A. Tan—also the Master of Ceremonies. NRCP President Dr. Gregorio E.H. Del Pilar will officiate the oath-taking of new associate and regular members.
The virtual conference will be live streamed via the NRCP’s Official Facebook Page, ResearchPod at https://www.facebook.com/nrcpresearchpod/ .
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Earth is one of the perfectly habitable planets within the Solar System, especially for the human species. It has enough distance from the sun to send energy to the living things on earth but not too close that may cause damage among its habitants. Behind this amazing truth are its magnetic fields.
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The first and oldest research body (88 years old) in the country launched on Thursday (Oct 14) a book that chronicles significant historical milestones in research in the Philippines.
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