NRCP recognizes UPLB as an institutional partner

The National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP) recognized UPLB as an institutional partner for its contributions and efforts in helping the council realize its mission and vision. UPLB's active role in implementing several projects funded by NRCP was also recognized in the ceremony held last December 14 during the...

UPLB partners with Royal Roads University for climate action and sustainability

UPLB expanded its collaborations with Canadian institutions by partnering with Royal Roads University (RRU) to advance climate action leadership and sustainability. Last November 9, Chancellor Jose V. Camacho Jr. and Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension Nathaniel C. Bantayan welcomed Dr. Philip Steenkamp, president and vice chancellor of RRU in...

Universities Canada explores collaboration with UPLB

Several delegates from Universities Canada visited UP Los Baños on November 8 for a short tour and discussions on possible research and academic collaborations. Universities Canada is a network of Canadian universities that provide a collective voice for the promotion of their interests in instruction, research and innovation in higher...

Food safety promoted in UPLB-BIOTECH-Winrock International training for regulators

Quality, science-based methods and technologies are essential for ensuring food safety, which the World Health Organization recognizes as interconnected with nutrition and food security.  This was the goal of the National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (BIOTECH), a research center in UPLB, and the non-profit organization Winrock International when...

UPLB PZD discusses interdisciplinarity of zoonoses efforts in first face-to-face symposium

More than two years since its establishment by virtue of the UP Board of Regents’ approval, the UPLB Program for Zoonotic Diseases held its first face-to-face symposium titled “PAGSUMAHIN: An Interdisciplinary Discussion on Addressing Zoonotic Diseases in the Philippines” on 28 July 2023 at the CAS Auditorium. In his welcome...

UPLB explores research opportunities in biomedical sciences with Taiwan’s Academia Sinica

Five experts and two scholars from Academia Sinica, Taiwan’s national academic institution, shared their research and expertise on biomedical sciences in a research symposium on July 12. The symposium, titled “UPLB ExploRE: A Symposium on Research Collaborations and Academic Opportunities”, is an initiative by the Office of the Vice Chancellor...

UPLB eyes R&E partnerships with Laguna provincial gov’t

Aside from sealing collaborations with industries and private entities, UPLB is actively engaging with government agencies to ensure that the University's research initiatives and technical expertise are adopted and extended to the communities. Under the University's rebranded R&E agenda, “Accelerating Growth through One Research and Extension in Action” or UPLB...

Isabela State U benchmarks with UPLB, AGORA for solar-powered compost digester

Five researchers of Isabela State University (ISU) Cabagan Campus visited the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) on June 26, for a benchmarking activity to develop their solar-powered compost digester that makes use of agricultural wastes. The group was led by Dr. Ambrose Hans G. Aggabao (ISU Cabagan Cluster...

TTBDO leads UPLB units in technology transfer demonstration through immersive role-playing experience

On July 29, the UPLB Technology Transfer and Business Development Office (TTBDO) launched its Hub & Spokes Program as part of its 15th anniversary celebrations. After a series of messages and informative talks on TTBDO’s history, its ongoing activities, and the collective vision for technology development and commercialization in the...