BICUTAN, TAGUIG CITY - The National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL), in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) will conduct its first ever Virtual Paper Presentation of the winners of this year’s NAST Environmental Science Award (NESA) on July 24, 2020 via Zoom and Facebook Live.
Leading the paper presenters is 2020 NESA winner, Dr. Emilyn Q. Espiritu of Ateneo de Manila University. She will be presenting her winning research entitled, “Assessment of quantity and quality of microplastics in the sediments, waters, oysters, and selected fish species in key site along the Bombong Estuary and coastal waters of Ticalan in San Juan, Batangas”.
BICUTAN, TAGUIG CITY – The National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL) will conduct the paper presentation of the 2020 NAST Talent Search for Young Scientists on June 26, 2020, Friday, at 9:00 AM with a live broadcast on the NAST PHL Facebook Page.
This year, five (5) exemplary finalists from different institutions are vying for the highly coveted award.This year’s finalists and their respective paper entries are:
PARAÑAQUE CITY – Academician Remigio M. Olveda, a renowned Filipino expert in the field of infectious and tropical medicine joined his creator on Friday, April 24 at the age of 71 years.
The National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST, Phl), the country’s highest recognition and advisory body on issues concerning science and technology, joins the scientific community in mourning the demise of Dr. Olveda, who was chiefly recognized for his significant contributions as a researcher, clinician, mentor, and scientist particularly in his extensive research in pursuing cost-effective strategies for the control of the Schistosoma japonicum infection in the country affecting around 200 million people in 74 countries worldwide.