AUN-QA begins assessment process for chem eng’g, vetmed

Today, Oct. 26, marks the beginning of the week-long ASEAN University Network-Quality Assurance (AUN-QA) programme assessment at the College of Engineering and Agro-industrial Technology (CEAT) and the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM). CEAT will be assessed for its BS Chemical Engineering (BS ChE) program, and CVM for the Doctor of Veterinary...

IPB marks 45th year online

Despite the restrictions on movement and gathering of people in the time of COVID-19 pandemic, the Institute of Plant Breeding (IPB) still found a way to commemorate its anniversary safely. Thanks to digital technology. Using the web conferencing application Zoom, IPB marked its 45th year on June 5, with Agriculture...

Former UPLB researcher who developed a COVID-19 test kit in UK says local research is valuable in a pandemic

“Local research provides country- or region-specific information and data that are necessary for adoption of a new technology.”  This is how Filipina microbiologist-virologist, Dr. Lourdes M. Nadala, highlighted the importance of local research in a pandemic. Dr. Nadala is part of the team that developed SAMBA II SARS-CoV-2 Test kit...