DOST-PNRI sets up state-of-the-art facility to monitor radiation exposures in human body
To help ensure the safety of nuclear workers and improve the quality of life of thousands of radiotherapy patients, the DOST - Philippine Nuclear Research Institute established a state-of-the-art facility to monitor radiation exposures in the human body.
DOST Secretary Fortunato “Boy” T. de la Peña said the establishment of the facility, which was part of the PNRI’s international commitment, was funded by the DOST-Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD).
Read more in this article by the Manila Bulletin.
ORAS PINAS! 2022 National Time Consciousness Week
DID YOU KNOW? Atomic cesium clocks are the most accurate clocks in the world today, telling time by measuring oscillation of energized atoms in an electromagnetic field.
Three such clocks are installed at the DOST-PAGASA, serving as the basis for the Philippine Standard Time (PhST).
Join us as the Department of Science and Technology leads in the observance of 2022 National Time Consciousness Week from January 1 to 7, 2022 with the slogan, “Bangon Pinas para sa bagong bukas: Sundin ang tamang oras”.
The event aims to advocate the observance of the Philippine Standard Time to help in nation building and to support efforts to achieve sustainable development and inclusive growth.
Head over to the DOST-PAGASA website (http://bagong.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/) and sync your watch to the Philippine Standard Time. DOST-PAGASA is the official timekeeper in the country.
PNRI gets highest number of int'l publications at 2021 DOST IPA Awards
DOST-PNRI is once again recognized by the National Academy of Science and Technology as the DOST Agency with the highest number of international publications.
PNRI’s 48 research publications this year makes up 44% of the publications produced by the whole DOST System in 2021. PNRI Director Dr. Carlo A. Arcilla acknowledged the award during the 2021 DOST Intellectual Property Awards (IPA) held on December 6, 2021.
PNRI's invitation to the Virtual Education Exhibition on Nuclear S&T
Everyone is invited to attend the Virtual Education Exhibition on Nuclear Science and Technology which runs from November 19-25, 2021. Register and vote for the video entries of Filipino participants. Vote, interact, and contribute! See you there!
You may visit the site here: https://ras0079-virtual-nsteduexhibition.com/login