“Gracilariopsis Heteroclada protein concentrate as soybean meal replacement in the diet of black tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon) post larvae” was cited as the Best Research Presentation Award in the Student Oral Presentation (graduate level) category during the gathering of aquaculture and fisheries experts held in Iloilo City.
Fish feeds the world. But according to fisheries scientists fish, captured from the sea and oceans peaked in 2016 and has since became static. Meanwhile, aquaculture production steadily increased through the years. Aquaculture answered the need to provide a steady supply of fish as food. But it is not without issues. Climate change, environmental degradation, steady supply of stock, bringing down production costs, and diseases are among the challenges it faces.
Seaweed development and oceanography is the focus of a new partnership that UPV has signed with the Institute of Oceanology of the Chinese Academy of Science (IOCAS).
The Graduate Program Office, in partnership with Psychological Association of the Philippines, conducted a Workshop on Qualitative Researching on March 2, 2019 at Diversion 21 Hotel, Iloilo City. This was attended by at least 30 graduate faculty, students, and alumni of the University of the Philippines Visayas College of Arts and Sciences, College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, and College of Management.
The UPV Research Colloquium Committee, headed by Dr. Marshaley J. Baquiano, conducted a Research Colloquium on Wednesday, 13 February 2019 at the OCEP Training Rooms, UPV, Iloilo City. This was part of the celebration of the 72nd Anniversary of the UP Presence in Iloilo.
Dr. Gerard Dumancas, UPV-DOST Balik Scientist and UP Visiting Professor, bagged the 2019 Huie Dellmon Trust Endowed Professorship in Science at Louisiana State University - Alexandria (LSUA), USA.