DOST launches digital storytelling platform on science
“I hope you will not get boxed in a particular way.”This was the message of Dr. Teresa S. Encarnacion Tadem, Ph.D., a political science professor at the University of the Philippines (UP) to young researchers during the first webisode of iShare.(MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO)
iShare is a digital storytelling platform initiated by the Department of Science and Technology’s National Research Council of the Philippines (DOST-NRCP), wherein the council’s Achievement Awardees share their challenges and triumphs in their chosen fields.
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Dhel Nazario “I hope you will not get boxed in a particular way.(MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) The compact wastewater treatment system is designed to handle wastewater problems of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that have limited space.The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) on Friday announced that the Philippines is negotiating with 25 vaccine developers for potential supply of COVID-19 vaccines.“Sa 2021, may nakatakda kaming tulungan 781 companies (This 2021 we are set to help 781 companies),” said DOST Sec.
” This was the message of Dr. Teresa S. The technology will be able to help fast-food restaurants reduce their wastewater discharged,” DoST said. Encarnacion Tadem, Ph. Dela Peña said that of the 25 vaccine developers, there are six (6) from China, six (6) from the United States, three (3) developers are from Chinese Taipei, two (2) from Russia, two (2) from Australia and two (2) from Germany.D. To ensure effectiveness of the microbes, DoST-ITDI researchers obtained these microbes from fastfood wastewater which can withstand wastewater with elevated levels of oil and grease., a political science professor at the University of the Philippines (UP) to young researchers during the first webisode of iShare. The secretary said this part of the DOST’s small enterprises technology upgrading program.
(MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) iShare is a digital storytelling platform initiated by the Department of Science and Technology’s National Research Council of the Philippines (DOST-NRCP), wherein the council’s Achievement Awardees share their challenges and triumphs in their chosen fields. As such, pollutants can easily be converted by the microbes into forms that would not harm the environment.” In the DOST Report streamlined on Friday afternoon, dela Peña said that the applications for COVID-19 vaccine Phase 3 clinical trials in the Philippines that has been approved to date are three: Janssen, Clover, and Sinovac. Through iShare, DOST-NRCP aims that more Filipinos, especially the younger generation will learn and get inspired from the real life’s experiences of Filipino scientists.     “To the young researchers, if you have the luxury to do what you want to do, write what you want to write, and I hope you will not get boxed in a particular way, because you have to write in a particular way, I hope that that opportunity will be open for everyone. An aerator that requires less maintenance and lower power consumption made the system cost-effective. It’s not just there.”. You also look for it,” Encarnacion Tadem said. The technology has been showcased in the DoST’s ExperTalk Online last Jan. “Kakaumpisa lang ang aming prokyeto ay tumutotal lamang ay 63 pa itong joint project na ito between companies and research centers (We have just started this project and there are only 63 companies and research centers involved),” he said.
In iShare’s first episode, the UP professor recounted her journey on being sidetracked from her original dream of working for the United Nations, and on finding comfort and fulfillment in doing research and writing, initially at the Third World Studies Center of UP. Encarnacion Tadem, the author of “The Marcos Technocrats,” added, in sharing her research experiences in the country and abroad, “I learned that the only way I could really learn about that country is to do fieldwork, to interview people from the ground of what they’re really doing to push for the democratization of their development. Reynaldo L.” On the other hand, Dr. Anthony SF Chiu, a professor at the De La Salle University Manila, who shared his story on professional networking – an important factor in advancing one’s career, along with Tadem were the main storytellers in the pilot webisode of iShare, which premiered last December, and can still be accessed through the Research Pod, a Facebook Page of DOST-NRCP.. “As children, we were awed by the courage, persistence, compassion, and some magical skills of heroes and heroines, hoping that one day, we will be like them,” Marieta B..
Sumagaysay, DOST-NRCP’s Director, said by way of introducing iShare and on how storytelling has largely been a part of the Filipinos’ lives. Sumagaysay also shared how her grandparents would gather them when they were children and told them stories of people emerging unscathed, and even stronger after hurdling through life’s challenges. As a result, these stories played a big role in the successful careers of those children who listened along with her. iShare’s next webisode will be on February 24, 2021, where stories of exceptional Filipinos who were successful in their own fields will be featured including; the Achievement Awardees Karlo L. Queaño, Ph.
D., a geologist at the Ateneo de Manila University and Joyce L. Arriola, Ph.D., a professor from the University of Santo Tomas.
On March 25, 2021 will be Dr. Elmer S. Estacio, also a professor from the UP- National Institute of Physics and Dr. Rowena DT. Baconguis, a professor at UP Los Baños.
The NRCP Achievement Awards is a recognition given since 1979 to its members with outstanding contribution to the body of knowledge in science and to the country’s nation-building initiatives. Succeeding iShare webisodes will be announced in the Facebook Page: Research Pod. .