Internationalization of Research Engagement

Internationalization of Research Engagement
March 13, 2024The University received seven visitors from Tottori University, Japan on March 12, 2024. Commencing the engagement, a courtesy call was made to President Felipe Salaing Comila. Accompanying the delegation were Sakura Science Grantees Rashid Lokines and Matyline Camfili-Talastas, along with IRO Director Rex John Bawang and REPO Director Cheryll Launio. Following the meeting, the group proceeded to the College of Agriculture for a presentation by Daichi Umekawa. He shared his research findings titled, “Situation of Carrot Production and Determinants of Productivity in Benguet Province, Philippines,” conducted during his student exchange program with BSU from January to May 2023, spending a semester immersed in the university. A campus and community excursion was conducted led by Sakura Science Exchange Program Grantees Kacy Labon and Mary An Altaki. The delegation visited the Benguet Agri-Pinoy Trading Center (BAPTC) and the La Trinidad Vegetable Trading Post (LTVTP). The day concluded with a cultural welcome featuring the KONTAD Cultural Dance Troupe, where the Japanese visitors were taught cultural dances in the region, enriching their cultural exchange experience during their visit. […]
February 18, 2024Professor Venecio Ultra Jr. From Bostwana International University of Science and Technology has become the third Balik Scientist at BSU. During a Courtesy call with President Felipe Salaing Comila, Dr. Ultra disussed his interests and outlined his schedule of activities with BSU Research and Extension. His expertise in mining studies and agricultural soils will be shared with the university. […]
January 30, 2023饾悎饾悕饾悡饾悇饾悜饾悕饾悁饾悡饾悎饾悗饾悕饾悁饾悑 饾悤饾悎饾悞饾悎饾悡饾悗饾悜饾悞| Sustainability Scientists from Japan Visit Benguet State University Yuki Yoshida and Giles Sioen, researchers from Japan’s National Institute of Environmental Studies (NIES), visit BSU to observe potential future research collaborations on January 27, 2023. An exploratory meeting was conducted with the VPRE Johnny S. Dati, and the directors of concerned research centers. Among the presenters were Climate Smart Agriculture Center (CSAC) Director Genevieve R. Tabon, CorCAARD Director Janet P. Pablo, Center for Geoinformatics (GIS) Director Roscinto Ian C. Lumbres, and Representative for the Communication and Climate Change Project Jennyline Tabangcura. After the meeting, they were then able to visit a research site in Talingguroy. Prior to their visit to the University, the guests conducted interviews with farmers in Atok, Benguet to gather information about local community culture and climate change perspectives. With the support of the IRO focal person, Leila Pulinney-Buloguey, they were also able to visit the BSU Buguias Campus. Ms. Doreen I. Allasiw, an instructor from the Department of Development Communication and a colleague of the scientists, accompanied them during their visit in the province. This engagement was initiated by the College of Information Sciences. […]