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Afable of MADEM is New UPPI Excellence Awardee

  • Posted on: 2 March 2020

Sanny Boy Domingo Afable, a first year MA Demography (MADEM) student, is the latest UPPI Excellence Awardee having garnered the highest GWA of 1.125 for both MADEM and Master of Population Studies (MPOPS) students in the second semester of AY 2019-2020.

Career Talks, Orientation, & Excellence Award The Latest Academic Updates at UPPI

  • Posted on: 8 August 2019
Ms. Cabaraban beams as she holds her certificate. Flanking her are, from left to right,<br />
Prof. Maria Marquez, Dr. Elma Laguna, Dr. Nimfa Ogena, Dr. Grace Cruz, and Mr. Michael Del Mundo
Ms. Cabaraban beams as she holds her certificate. Flanking her are, from
left to right, Prof. Maria Marquez, Dr. Elma Laguna, Dr. Nimfa Ogena,
Dr. Grace Cruz, and Mr. Michael Del Mundo

The UP Population Institute took advantage of the academic lull from May to July to recruit prospective enrollees and introduce the UPPI to target young professionals and recent college graduates. The career talks were succeeded by the orientation of newly-enrolled students, and the awarding of the Excellence Award to the best-performing graduate student for the past semester.

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The UP Population Institute is raising money to continuously provide full scholarships for qualified graduate students , and the UPPI Academic Excellence Award for the top academic performer per semester.

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Beyond the Numbers: COVID-19 and the Philippine Population

The University of the Philippines Population Institute (UPPI) in collaboration with the Demographic Research and Development Foundation (DRDF) are sharing results of their demographic studies to provide the Philippine context on the possible effects of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. In both the UPPI and DRDF websites, we are
publishing a series of research briefs focusing on various aspects of Filipino lives that are affected by COVID-19, in both the short and long terms.

Moving Force: Factors Affecting Mobility of Filipinos

  • Posted on: 22 June 2020

The previous research brief sheds light on the limitations of the BP2 by discussing the results of the 2018 NMS. This research brief delves further into the determinants of internal migration in the Philippines, particularly patterns of recurrent movements by highlighting the demographic and social groups that are more likely to move and what the findings imply for policymaking and/or crafting programs for equitable urban and rural growth.

Download this release here.

“Balik Probinsya” in time of COVID-19

  • Posted on: 19 May 2020

In this research and policy brief, we looked at results of the 2018 National Migration Survey (PSA & UPPI, 2019) to highlight migration patterns of Filipinos and how a program on regional development such as the “Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa” fits in this narrative.

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Reliable data needed to address COVID-19

  • Posted on: 8 May 2020

The University of the Philippines Population Institute (UPPI) and the Demographic Research and Development Foundation (DRDF), intending to contribute to the understanding of the on-going COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippine context, are compiling information coming from the Department of Health (DOH).

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Promoting hand washing in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Posted on: 4 April 2020

Hand washing is important for the prevention of many infectious diseases.

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COVID-19 and the Economic Vulnerability of Older Filipinos

  • Posted on: 31 March 2020

In this analysis, we move beyond health and mortality and assess older people’s economic vulnerability as a way of drawing attention to the conditions and needs of older Filipinos at this time.

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C. Joy Cruz Co-Authors Article on Hong Kong COVID-19 Study

  • Posted on: 30 June 2020

What is the mystery behind Hong Kong’s low COVID-19 confirmed cases and low fatality rate? This is the key question which drew the interest of researchers at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), among them Christian Joy P. Cruz, University Researcher at the UP Population Institute. Ms. Cruz is doing her PhD in Public Policy at the HKUST.

Webinar: Asian Families Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • Posted on: 23 June 2020

The Asian Population Association and NUS Centre for Family and Population Research are co-sponsoring a series of webinars entitled “Asian Families Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic”. Scheduled on July 9 and 23, at 4-5:30 p.m., the webinars feature population and family experts across Asia. One of the three speakers for the July 9 talk is Dr. Grace T. Cruz, Director of the UP Population Institute.

Statement of the College of Social Sciences and Philosophy Against the Anti-Terrorism Bill

  • Posted on: 7 June 2020

The College of Social Sciences and Philosophy has released an official statement against the Anti-Terrorism Bill.

Guidelines on Academic Activities and Student-Related Administrative Concerns during Enhanced Community Quarantine

  • Posted on: 21 March 2020

The College of Social Sciences and Philosophy Executive Board, on 19 March 2020, issued the following guidelines on "Academic Activities and Student-Related Administrative Concerns during the period of Enhanced Community Quarantine" for everyone's guidance. The same may be downloaded here.

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