Observance recognizing science’s role in development celebrated today

Posted by watchmen
November 10, 2018

Every November 10, the United Nations observes World Science Day for Peace and Development, which recognizes the role of science in everyday life by informing the public of various developments and how they are making the world more sustainable.

According to the UN, “The day offers the opportunity to mobilize all actors around the topic of science for peace and development; from government officials to the media to school pupils.”

This year’s theme is “Science, a Human Right,” which promotes the idea that all people have a right to participate in and benefit from science,

Recently, Negros Occidental Scholarship Program recipients enrolled in the University of St. La Salle food technology program presented their scientific research to Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon, Jr. at the Provincial Capitol.

Among the subjects tackled include tadpole development, fish food for tilapia, alternative chicken feeds, egg production innovations, e.coli at Bacolod City markets, among others./WDJ


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