DOST co-hosts the Asia and the Pacific Regional Consultation Workshop for the Global Sustainable Development Report 2023
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By Karen Lou S. Mabagos, ITCU, DOST
The High-level guests and speakers during the opening session of the Workshop (Photo courtesy: GIZ) (L-R: NEDA Director Sapaen, GIZ Project Director Emmanuel, UN DESA Senior Sustainable Development Officer Bonini, UN Philippines Resident Coordinator Gonzalez, DOST Secretary Solidum, DOST Undersecretary Buendia, IGS Member Shackell, IGS Member Montoya)
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) co-hosted the United Nations Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR) 2023 Regional Consultation Workshop for Asia and the Pacific that was co-organized by the United Nations (UN) Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ) in Makati City, last 29-30 November 2022.
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By Dessa D. Maderal, DOST-STII
The Department of Science and Technology-Science and Technology Information Institute (DOST-STII) and EdukSine, a block streaming platform, agreed to work together to promote Science and Technology (S&T) related content to a wider audience through film.
On December 12, 2022, both parties signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) which aims to strengthen and promote S&T by showcasing different programs of the DOSTv in the EdukSine website and applications.
DOSTv is the official broadcast channel of DOST that produces various programs related to department’s projects and programs, knowledge products, services, and science luminaries in the country. On the other hand, EdukSine is the only block streaming platform in the Philippines, showing films, documentaries, and other socially relevant videos that appeal to various audiences.
50th Atomic Energy Week kicks off; diplomat says all Filipinos deserve cost-effective, reliable energy sources
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The Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (DOST-PNRI) spearheaded the opening of the 50th Atomic Energy Week (AEW) on December 05, 2022, at their Office in Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City.
Carrying the theme “Agham at Teknolohiyang Pangnukleyar: Kabalikat sa Maunlad at Matatag na Kinabukasan”, the five-day celebration aims to highlight the various research and development (R&D) efforts and initiatives of DOST-PNRI towards maximizing the beneficial use of nuclear technologies and applications, including those in the energy sector.
Serving as the keynote speaker was Franz-Michael Skjold- Mellbin, ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark to the Philippines and Palau as he underscored immediately the valuable contributions of revolutionary nuclear technologies to various fields such as energy, health, and agriculture. He also stressed that a good mix of diversified energy sources such as nuclear, renewables, and energy storage could ensure the abundant, cheap, and reliable energy that all Filipinos deserve.
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(02 December 2022, Tokyo, Japan) The Philippine Space Agency (PhilSA) Advanced Degrees for Accelerating Space R&D and Applications Scholarships or AD ASTRA scholar Engr. Raynell A. Inojosa earned recognition for his doctoral research on antenna design for nanosatellite applications during the IEEE Transdisciplinary-Oriented Workshop for Emerging Researchers (TOWERs) conference held at the Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology in Tokyo, Japan on 26 November.
The IEEE TOWERs is an annual conference of university students and young researchers (including academic professors/scientists and working professionals) in Japan supported by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Young Professionals Affinity Group from Kansai, Sendai, and Tokyo. Inojosa’s research, titled: “Electrodynamic Analysis of a Geometry-Oriented Antenna for Low-Earth Orbit CubeSat,” has been selected as one of the outstanding presentations. The award is given to emerging researchers with exceptional presentations shared at the annual conference.