The UP NOAH Center

The UP NOAH Center is a core component of the UP Resilience Institute. It was formally adopted by the University of the Philippines during the Board of Regents 1325th meeting on February 23, 2017 as a research center for climate actions and disaster risk reduction and management. An Executive Order signed by UP President Danilo L. Concepcion, (EO PLDC 17-03), established the NOAH Center as a research institute in the UP System.

The core of UP NOAH’s work is producing freely accessible, accurate, reliable, and relevant scientific disaster data. It also highlights a multidisciplinary approach in assessing risk and using the lens of different scientific areas. This ensures that Filipinos are provided an integrative appraisal of the natural hazards that put them in danger.

College of Science

The College of Science (CS) is the country’s premier generator of new scientific knowledge and its leading producer of PhD and MS graduates in the basic and applied sciences and mathematics. The College operates the National Science Complex that was established by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in her issuance of Executive Order No. 583 on 8 December 2006.

The mission of CS is to generate new scientific knowledge that improves the accuracy of our understanding of how Nature works (scientific research), and to guide and supervise the next generations of scientists and researchers of the country (mentoring).

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