15 August 2018

Dr. Kristian Saguin featured in PGS Article

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Photo grabbed from Philippine Geographical Society


Dr. Kristian Saguin, Assistant Professor of Geography, was featured in an online article of the Philippine Geographical Society (PGS). The column, published August 3, 2018, detailed an interview about his prize-winning paper "Producing an Urban Hazardscape beyond the City," for which he was conferred the Virgilio A. Miralao Excellence in Research Award for 2018 by the Philippine Social Science Council (PSSC).

The Award is given by the PSSC to the best single-authored, refereed publication based on a nomination process.

Dr. Saguin is also a recipient of one of the 2018 Urban Studies Foundation International Fellowship Awards, among the most prestigious awards in urban studies.

The Philippine Geographical Society is a professional organization of geographers and geography enthusiasts.

Read the full article on the website of the PGS through this link.

01 January 2018

UPD Geography Receives 2017 Gawad Pangulo for Excellence in Public Services


The Department of Geography received the 2017 Gawad Pangulo Award for  Excellence in Public Services. The Award seeks to recognize outstanding public service initiatives of various units of the UP System that exhibit compassion (malasakit) to different publics.

The Department continually undertakes extension activities, especially as part of its Midyear Term course Geography 192: Field Methods in Geography. For more information on past projects, click here.