Paper Presentation of Nominees for the 2021 NSTW Outstanding Research and Development Awards Conducted
BICUTAN, TAGUIG CITY – The Department of Science and Technology, through the National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL), has conducted the 2021 National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) Outstanding Research and Development Award (ORDA) Virtual Paper Presentation held 23 August 2021 via Zoom and Facebook live.
Seven (7) nominees vied for the highly coveted awards for basic and applied research categories. This year’s selected nominees and their entry paper for presentations were:
The National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) Statement on the “Smart City” Reclamation Project in front of Dumaguete City
The National integrated Protected Area System (NIPAS) Act of 1992, Republic Act 7582, declares that it is the policy of the State “to secure for the Filipino people of present and future generations the perpetual existence of all native plants and animals through the establishment of a comprehensive system of integrated protected areas.” The law further states that effective administration of these areas is possible only through cooperation among national and local government and concerned private organizations consistent with the principles of biological diversity and sustainable development.
NAST PHL Holds Virtual Awarding Ceremony for 2021 NAST Outstanding Scientists, Researchers
BICUTAN, TAGUIG CITY – The National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL) held its virtual Awarding Ceremony last July 15, 2021 as the culminating activity of the 43rd NAST Annual Scientific Meeting.The Awarding Ceremony introduced the new members of the Academy, the Outstanding Young Scientists, and the researchers who won this year’s set of awards. The full list of 2021 NAST Awardees is as follows:
NEW NAST MEMBERS
Four new Academicians were formally accepted to the Academy during the virtual awarding ceremony: CRISTINA J. MONTIEL, Ph.D. (Peace/Political Psychology), ARVIN C. DIESMOS, Ph.D. (Biology), MANOLO G. MENA, Ph.D. (Metallurgy), and CAMILO C. ROA, JR., M.D. (Pulmonary Medicine). The membership to the Academy is given to resident Filipino scientists who have made exemplary contributions to science and technology in the Philippines.