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Solicitation Letter for UPPI Fellowship Fund

19 July 2018

Dear Colleagues, Alumna/Alumnus and Friends,

Greetings! Four years ago in 2014, the UP Population Institute(UPPI) celebrated its 50th Foundation Anniversary with a year-long array of activities. These included research symposia, academic lectures, sponsorship of a PSA one-stop shop, and finale i November where alumni, faculty, and current and former employees gathered together for a fun-filled evening of speeches, games, songs, and dances.

Applications for Postgraduate Programs Open!

UPPI-Namur Erasmus+ Exchange II

  • Posted on: 22 January 2018
Elizabeth Henriet tests a game in Guiuan

The Erasmus+ agreement between the University of Namur Department of Geography and the University of the Philippines Population Institute (UPPI) which saw an exchange of faculty and students in both institutions in 2016 and 2017 reaches its second installment as another set of mobilities are in the offing.

Marin Bags Academic Excellence Award

  • Posted on: 19 January 2018
 Dr. Maria Midea Kabamalan, Mr. Alberto Marin and Prof. Maria Paz Marquez. Dr. Maria Midea Kabamalan, Mr. Alberto Marin and Prof. Maria Paz Marquez.

For the 1st semester of academic year (AY) 2017-2018, Mr. Alberto Marin, Master of Arts in Demography (MADEM) student won the UPPI Academic Excellence Award by garnering the highest GWA among his fellow postgraduate students.

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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. The fund-raising activity commenced with the start of the Institute’s 50th anniversary celebrations in November 2014.

Fat Bakla Pageants & the Deaf Queer- Ms. Christian Joy Cruz Co-authors Journal Articles on Filipino Queer Culture

Posted on: 13 July 2018

Co-authors Ms. Joy Cruz & Dr. Emmanuel DavidCo-authors Ms. Joy Cruz & Dr. Emmanuel David

Ms. Christian Joy P. Cruz, university researcher at the UP Population Institute, has co-authored two journal articles recently published this year which examine Filipino queer culture.

 

 


PSA TAPS UPPI FOR MAIDEN NATIONAL MIGRATION SURVEY (NMS)

Posted on: 30 April 2018

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) is collaborating with the University of the Philippines, particularly, with the Population Institute of the College of Social Sciences and Philosophy in the Diliman campus, to undertake the country’s first ever National Migration Survey (NMS).


UPPI paper on contraceptive use now in Studies in Family Planning

Posted on: 23 April 2018

(left to right) Elma P. Laguna, Maria Paz N. Marquez and Maria Midea M. Kabamalan of the UP Population Institute.

The working paper of UPPI faculty members and recipients of the 2017 Demographic Health Survey Fellowship is now published in the June 2018 issue of Studies in Family Planning.

Cracks on Traditional Union in the Philippines as Dissolution & Cohabitation Rise

  • Posted on: 27 November 2017
Mr. Jeofrey B. Abalos

Global trends show rising rates of divorce or dissolution of heterosexual marriage, increasing cohabitation, and delay of marital union. Recent research in the Philippines show an apparent tilt towards these patterns.

Continuing Exodus of Healthcare Providers Ails Local Healthcare

Posted on: 8 September 2017

Ma. Midea M. Kabamalan
Ma. Midea M. Kabamalan

In today’s globalized setting, the Philippines is at a disadvantage with professional health practitioners migrating for greater pay and incentives in the Global North leaving hospitals and healthcare facilities undermanned especially in the country’s rural areas.


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UPPI Researcher Attends Climate Change Course in Rotterdam

Posted on: 19 July 2018

With classmates, Mr. Camhol (back, 4th from left) poses after a lectureWith classmates, Mr. Camhol (back, 4th from left) poses after a lecture

From June 11-29, 2018, a university researcher at the UP Population Institute (UPPI) took up a short postgraduate course on climate change management at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands.


Lectures on Mapping & Post-Disaster Research Held at the UPPI

Posted on: 19 July 2018

Dr. Sabine Henry (third from left) poses with lecture participants on Day 2
Dr. Sabine Henry (third from left) poses with lecture participants on Day 2

On July 3, 4, and 6, 2018, from 1-4 p.m., a series of lectures on mapping, GIS, and research in post-disaster Giuian entitled “Locating People in Space” were held at the UP Population Institute.

The lecturers are from the University of Namur, in a city located 70 km southeast of Brussels, Belgium.


UPPI Hosts Lectures on “Locating People in Space”

Posted on: 14 June 2018


The University of the Philippines Population Institute (UPPI) is hosting a series of lectures on the use of mapping in demography and people’s views on the environment at the UPPI Seminar Room (PH 1314-1316), Palma Hall in July 2018.

Dr. Samir KC lectures at the UPPI: How do education and location impact on population heterogeneity?

Posted on: 2 April 2018

Dr. Samir KC
Dr. Samir KC

Outside age and gender, are there any other factors impacting on population heterogeneity in a country?

Basing from a series of publications and modeling studies conducted by Dr. Samir K.C. and colleagues at the Asian Demographic Research Institute (ADRI) in Shanghai University, the roles played by education and location have been found out as significant as well.