JSPS Alumni Association of the Philippines (JAAP) held the 3rd lecture of WEBINER SERIES 2021 “LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL AND BEYOND”

On 27 March 2021, the 3rd lecture of WEBINER SERIES 2021 “LIVING IN THE NEW NORMAL AND BEYOND” was held by JSPS Alumni Association of the Philippines (JAAP) in cooperation with the University of Santo Tomas.

The lecture was opened by a welcome remarks by Dr. Danilda Hufana-Duran, President of JAAP.

After the welcome remarks by Dr. Danilda, Prof. Maribel G. Nonato, Vice-Rector, Office for Research and Innovation, University of Santo Tomas delivered a opening remarks followed by short messages by Dr. Leah J. Buendia, Assistant Secretary, Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and Dr. Yoshio Otani, Director of JSPS Bangkok Office.

Then two researchers gave lectures. Their lecture titles were as follows.

First presentation;
(Title)
Pathways Towards a Stronger Academe-Industry Partnership in Philippine Higher Education: Results from CHED World Cafe
(Lecturer)
Dr. Custer C. Deocaris
JSPS Postdoctoral and BRIDGE Fellow, Press Relations Officer, JAAP
Senior Science Research Specialist, PNRI
Former Research Chief, CHED

Dr. Custer C. Deocaris
JSPS Postdoctoral and BRIDGE Fellow
Press Relations Officer, JAAP
Senior Science Research Specialist, PNRI
Former Research Chief, CHED

Second presentation;
(Title)
Engineering Education at UST in Nurturing Learners Amidst New Normal Due to COVID-19
(Lecturer)
Dr. Maria Natalia R. Dimaano
JSPS RONPAKU Program Fellow, Ex Officio, JAAP
Professor, University of Sto. Tomas

Dr. Maria Natalia R. Dimaano
JSPS RONPAKU Program Fellow
Ex Officio, JAAP
Professor, University of Sto. Tomas

After their presentations, many questions were raised and they answered each question politely.

Finally, Dr. Rowena Eguia, Vice President of JAAP delivered closing remarks, thanking everyone involved in this seminar.

The lecture ended successfully with about 70 participants.