Scientist I awardees from MSI: Dr. Marie Antonette J. Meñez; Dr. Maria Lourdes SD. McGlone; Dr. Laura T. David; Dr. Fernando P. Siringan and Dr. Ronald D. Villanueva (not in photo). (photo by UPDIO)
Being part of THE MARINE SCIENCE INSTITUTE…
If you are reading this, chances are you have some connection with The Marine Science Institute, as a student, staff, faculty, or other. If you have seen the signage at the top of the entrance facade of the MSI building, have you ever wondered why the name is “The Marine Science Institute” and not simply “Marine Science Institute”? Do you know difference? If you do not, here is an example of the distinction. —>continue reading here
UP Marine Science Institute: A lustrous pearl of RP science
When Jose Rizal referred to the Philippines as Perla del Mar del Oriente (in his Mi Ultimo Adios), he was giving recognition to the beauty and preciousness of our country, and to its strategic location in the sea. Our national hero may not have known it at the time, but our country lies in an area of great marine biodiversity — a fact that is now being thoroughly studied and exploited by our scientists and which will result in material benefits to our country’s health and economy. –>continue reading here.