The Leave a Nest Group is happy to announce that we have selected five awardees for this year’s Leave a Nest Grant Global Challenge Award in the Philippines. These five awardees are dedicated to solving deep global issues with the use of local resources and knowledge.
The five awardees are as follows:
|Julienne Stephanie Fabie-Agapin||Western Mindanao State University||Paper-based materials from Cacao (Theobroma cacao) pods and Dried Banana (Musa acuminata) leaves|
|Mary Sharolen Jean B. Leyson||University of the Philippines – Visayas||Turmeric: its Properties and Possible Application in Hatchery Production|
|Edgar Clyde R. Lopez||Adamson University||Optimized Removal of Metal Ions in Water using Nanostructured Electrodes|
|Novelyn S. Malaluan||Department of Health / University of the Philippines Open University||Factors influencing Health Care Workers in Reporting of Notifiable Diseases|
|Paul K. Yu||De La Salle University Manila||Systems biology approach of understanding azole resistance mechanisms in Candida albicans|
For this award, we received a diverse set of 16 applications from different fields, regions, and institutions in the Philippines. Screening of the applicants was done through evaluation of documents and interviews.
Supporting researchers to pursue their passion and curiosity, through the Leave a Nest Grant Global Challenge Award is in line with our core competence of Science Bridge Communication. Through this program we will be able to connect more S&T sectors in the Philippines working together to solve deep issues. Leave a Nest Philippines will continue this program and we would like to collaborate with more universities and government institutions.
To know more about Leave a Nest Grant Global Challenge Award, please visit the following link.
Congratulations to the awardees and we are looking forward to seeing you change the world!