Call For Entries: 1st Palawan State University Technovation Congress, PSU-PAC, PPC Palawan

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The Palawan State University Research Office (URO)  is seeking submissions for the 1st Technovation Congress on Dec. 6, 2016 at the PSU Performing Arts Center, Palawan.

The competition is open to all PSU College students & their advisers who have produced inventions & innovations in line with their course, to join, simply fill up the application form together with your concept paper (not more than 5 pages) and submit to uro.psu.ph@gmail.com, Deadline of submission is on December 1, 2016.

Prizes will be given to the winners:
1st Prize: 5,000 pesos
2nd Prize: 3,000 pesos
3rd Prize: 2,000 pesos

For more details, please contact the University Research Office at 434-0649/723-0262
or visit our office at the Palawan Studies Center, PSU-Main Campus.

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Promotion: Chulabhorn Graduate Institute and ASEAN foundation Joint Post-Graduate Scholarship Programme in Science and Technology

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The post-graduate scholarships are granted in line with the agreement of CGI and AF in developing highly qualified human resources in the area of science and technology within the ASEAN Member States.

Eligibility

  • Scholarships are open to the eligible applicants who are under 30 years of age and hold a Bachelor Degree with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00 in one of the following fields: (1) Sciences: Chemistry, Biology, Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Genetics, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, and Environmental Sciences; (2) Medical Sciences: Medicine, Medical Technology, Nursing, Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Applicants from other related fields are also welcome to apply.

  • Have at least one (1) year of scientific laboratory research experiences
  • Applicants must have demonstrated English proficiency, preferably on one of two recognised tests of language proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS)
  • Applicants must provide a statement of purpose explaining their interests in the study

Online application and the scholarship announcement are posted at this webpage. Application forms and supporting documents may be submitted directly to Chulabhorn Graduate Institute (CGI Scholarship Programme), 54 Kamphangphet 6 Road, Laksi, Bangkok 10210 Thailand and through email at cgi_academic@cgi.ac.th Kindly note that the deadline for applications is on 30 November 2016.

Promotion: Emtech Asia, Looking for nominees for the prestigious “Innovators Under 35 Competition”

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From Emtech Asia:

“Emtech Asia are looking for 10 innovators under the age of 35 who exemplify the spirit of innovation in technology and business. Organized by MIT Technology Review since 1999, the prestigious Innovators Under 35 competition has honoured some of the world’s most brilliant minds such as Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Tesla’s JB Straubel, Google’s Larry Page and Broad Institute’s Feng Zhang.

We encourage you to nominate young researchers and entrepreneurs who are using technology to come up with creative and inspirational solutions to global problems. The 10 honourees are recognized not only for their advances in a field of research, but also for their capacity to make an impact on society as a whole, and to lead the future of technology. “

You may go to http://www.emtechasia.com/ for more details about the conference, or directly go to http://www.emtech.sg/tr35/nominate/ for the nomination forms.

Promotion: Search for various NAST and DOST Awards nominees

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“The National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST), Philippines, as the highest recognition body on science and technology in the country has been actively searching for possible nominees for the various NAST and DOST awards, namely:

I. NAST AWARDS

(a) Outstanding Young Scientist (OYS) Awards
(b) TWAS Prize for Young Scientist in the Philippines (Biology)
(c) NAST Talent Search for Young Scientists
(d) NAST Environmental Science Award
(e) NAST Award for Outstanding Research in Tropical Medicine
(f) Outstanding Scientific Paper Awards
(g) Outstanding Book and / or Monograph Awards

II. DOST AWARDS

(a) Outstanding Technology Commercialization (Gregorio Y Zara Medal)
(b) Outstanding Research and Development Award
(b.1) for Basic Research (Eduardo A. Quisumbing Medal)
(b.2) for Applied Research (Julian A. Banzon Medal)
(c) Outstanding Science Administrator Award (Dioscoro L. Umali Medal)
(d) Magsaysay Future Engineers) Technologists award (MFET)

Please take note that the deadline for the submission of nominations is every last working day of November, except for the MFET award with deadline of July 31, 2017. NAST PHL is also accepting abstracts for the Call for Papers for the Scientific Poster Session. Attached are the announcements on all the awards given by NAST PHI. The nomination forms can be downloaded at www.nast.ph “