NIP Professor Jose Perico “Perry” H. Esguerra received the 2016 National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP) Achievement Award last March 22, 2017 at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City. The NRCP Achievement Award is the highest recognition
In the March 2017 Editorial issue of the Philippine Journal of Science v.146(1), Prof. Caesar Saloma provides reasons why scientists are public servants as they serve as essential support in the proper governance of the nation. He argues: “A country
The Europhysics Letters has recently published a booklet that “showcases articles from last year that we felt deserved some additional promotion—on the basis of citations, board member recommendations, and downloads.” One of these are an article from our colleague, Prof.
In the December 2016 Philippine Journal of Sciences editorial of Prof. Caesar Saloma, he noted that the current Philippine education system is able to produce very low number of new PhD graduates a year in the basic, applied and social sciences, technology, engineering and
The National Institute of Physics (NIP) honored Professor Dr. Jose A. Magpantay during a fellowship program held on his retirement day last January 11, 2017 at the NIP, UP Diliman, Quezon City. Highlighted in a presentation from the NIP Theoretical
The National Institute of Physics (NIP) successfully held Sportsfest2016 last June 11, 2016 at various locations within the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman campus. Outdoor sports events were held at the National Science Complex, College of Science (CS) basketball
The National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) and the National Institute of Physics (NIP) celebrated through a public symposium the centenary of Albert Einstein’s landmark publication on general relativity (GR). The symposium entitled “Sentenaryo ng Teoryang General Relativity” was