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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.