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Right frame: PHILAAST President and DOST Assistant Secretary Diana L. Ignacio said the association "… serves as a venue for the presentation of the most recent findings and developments related to the impact of the changing environment on current issues, such as energy sustainability, among others." Dr. Diana L. Ignacio is the PHILAAST president and DOST Assistant Secretary for Administrative and Legal Affairs.
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Dr. Wilfred John E. Santiañez, 2019 PCAARRD Balik Scientist Awardee, is one of the youngest seaweed taxonomists in the Philippines.
A Balik Scientist, Dr. Wilfred John E. Santiañez of the University of the Philippines-Marine Science Institute (UP-MSI), authored a new brown seaweed genus, Manzaea, from the tropical western Pacific and discovered a new brown seaweed species, Asterocladon ednae from Camotes Islands in Cebu.
Dr. Santiañez currently holds the record in having the most number of new seaweed genera described/named by a Filipino scientist.
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CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, La Union - The Department of Science and Technology Region I (DOST-I), together with DZAG Radyo Pilipinas Agoo, featured the Metals and Engineering Innvoation Center (MEIC) on their weekly radio program titled, “Tekno Presyensya: Syensya ken Teknolohiya para kadagiti Umili,” on September 1, 2022.
MEIC is a joint project of DOST-I, Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University-Mid La Union Campus (DMMMSU-MLUC), and DOST-Metals Industry Research and Development Center (DOST-MIRDC) to promote innovation culture, strengthen capacity and capability in the field of metalworking, and boost the competitiveness of the metals and engineering industries.
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Sto Domingo, Ilocos Sur - A total of 34 Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNS) of this town participated in the 2-day training on the Department of Science and Technology- Package for the Improvement of Nutrition of Young Children (DOST PINOY) through the initiative of the Department of Science and Technology Provincial S&T Center – Ilocos Sur (DOST PSTC-IS) last August 31 and September 1.
The training is being done in collaboration with the Food and Nutrition Training Unit (FNTU) of the Department of Science and Technology- Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST- FNRI) and the Ilocos Sur Polytechnic State College (ISPSC) as part of the Malnutrition Reduction Program (MRP) using the DOST PINOY strategy.