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More outstanding young scientists


The 12 new Outstanding Young Scientists were honored last week by the National Academy of Science and Technology.

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Meet the new Outstanding Young Scientists

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Twelve scientists, ages 40 and under, will be conferred the honor of being Outstanding Young Scientists on July 10 at the Philippine International Convention Center.

Posted: July 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Hooked on math: Remembering ‘Doc Mara’

“DOC MARA” was an Outstanding Young Scientist and was listed in the World
Directory of Mathematicians.

In the early 1980s, when I was in fourth year high school, our team won the silver medal in a mathematics competition. A gentleman smiled gently as we shook his hand onstage. I did not know his name then, but I never forgot his shy smile.

Posted: April 29th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Neophytes shine in 2014 Metrobank Math Challenge

National winners of the 2014 Metrobank-MTAP-DepEd Math Challenge are shown with (fourth-eighth from left, standing) First Metro Investment Corp.  senior vice president and group head of investment banking Justino Juan Ocampo, Metrobank Foundation executive vice president Elvira Ong-Chan, Science Undersecretary for Scientific and Technological Services Fortunato de la Peña, who  awarded the prizes, Metrobank Foundation president Aniceto Sobrepeña  and MTAP vice president Dr. Joel Torrecampo.

“This, therefore, is mathematics: She reminds you of the invisible forms of the soul; she gives life to her own discoveries; she awakens the mind and purifies the intellect; she brings to light our intrinsic ideas; she abolishes oblivion and ignorance, which are ours by birth.”

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Beware of digital addiction among kids


Students should learn to use digital technology wisely. They should be the master of technology and not let it control them.

Posted: January 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »