DOST-PNRI scientists bag awards on NCRP scientific conference

QUEZON CITY, August 16 (PIA) — The Department of Science and Technology- Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (DOST-PNRI) scientists and researchers received several awards at the Annual Scientific Conference and 87th General Membership Assembly of the National Research Council of the Philippines (DOST-NRCP) held virtual last June 30.

Awardees were recognized for their significant contributions to their respective fields and research advancements that benefited the different sectors of the economy.

Dr. Lucille Abad (left) and Dr. Custer Deocaris (right) from DOST-PNRI were among the 10 awardees for Outstanding Filipino Researchers under the DOST-NRCP Achievement Awards.

 

Dr. Lucille Abad and Dr. Custer Deocaris of DOST-PNRI Atomic Research Division were among the awardees for Outstanding Filipino Researchers under the DOST-NRCP Achievement Awards.

Dr. Abad was awarded for her major research and development projects which are the Carrageenan Plant Growth Promoter that increases the yield of rice and other crops and the Hydrogel Wound Dressing for burns, wounds, and bedsores. On the other hand, Dr. Deocaris is a multi-awarded science and technology broadcast journalist and also a DOST Balik Scientist with a wide range of postdoctoral work in neuroscience, sports science, and embryology.

DOST-NRCP is a collegial body of scientists and researchers that provides policy recommendations and invaluable support for the country’s ever-growing R&D efforts which contribute to national development. (JLB/PIA-IDPD)

 

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