Academics >

Karlene Cabaraban Bags UPPI Academic Excellence Award

Co-authors Ms. Joy Cruz & Dr. Emmanuel DavidKarlene Cabaraban receives her certificate of award from (left) Dr. Grace T. Cruz, Academic Program Coordinator, and (right) Dr. Maria Midea M. Kabamalan, Director

Master of Arts in Demography (MADEM) student Maria Karlene Shaw I. Cabaraban topped the general weighted average (GWA) rankings at the UP Population Institute (UPPI) for the first semester of academic year 2018-2019 making her the UPPI Academic Excellence Awardee for the said period.

Dr. Kabamalan, Two UPPI Students Visit Namur for Erasmus+ Collaboration

Posted on: 28 January 2019

Students Catalan & Marin and Dr. Kabamalan in Bruges, Belgium

The second part of the ongoing academic collaboration between the UP Population Institute (UPPI) and the Department of Geography, University of Namur (UNamur) under the European Union Erasmus+ programme is in full swing.



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.

Research >

Cruz, Cruz, & Salas Publish Chapter on Fertility in International Monograph

Posted on: 21 January 2019

UP Population Institute University Researcher Ms. Christian Joy P. Cruz and Professor Dr. Grace T. Cruz, and John Hopkins University Scientist Dr. Ian Salas have recently published a chapter on Philippine fertility in an international monograph entitled “Family and Demography in Asia”.

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.


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.

News and Activities >

Dr. Ogena Attends National Festival of Talents

  • Posted on: 22 March 2019
Dr. Nimfa B. Ogena (left) as Pop Quiz judge
Dr. Nimfa B. Ogena (left) as Pop Quiz judge

Dr. Nimfa B. Ogena recently attended the Department of Education's (DepEd) 2019 National Festival of Talents (NFOT) in Dagupan City, Pangasinan on January 29-30 as test formulator for the Population Quiz (Pop Quiz) and judge for the On-the-Spot Skills Exhibition on Population and Development (PopDev).

Dr. Kabamalan Attends International Seminar on “New & Emerging Family Forms” in Spain

Posted on: 12 February 2019

Dr. Midea M. Kabamalan

UP Population Institute Director Dr. Maria Midea M. Kabamalan attended the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population's (IUSP) “International | Seminar on New and Emerging Family Forms Around the Globe” held in Barcelona, Spain on March 21-23, 2018 as presenter and steering committee member.

UPPI Brings PSA Serbilis to KAPP Anew

Posted on: 14 November 2018

Early applicants came from within UP Diliman

The recent CSSP Week celebrations (Linggo ng KAPP) saw the UP Population Institute (UPPI) partnering anew with the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) for civil registration document applications in the latter’s Serbilis program.