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DOST’s Project ROGER keeps contact lines going during disaster PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 31 July 2015 02:46

Communications often are down during natural disasters, but the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has developed a solution for this situation.

This solution is called Project ROGER or Robust and Rapidly Deployable GSM Base Station and Backhaul for Emergency Response network, a deployable GSM voice and SMS emergency network service that function when regular communications are unavailable after a natural disaster.

DOST spearheads science journalism writeshop for students PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 31 July 2015 02:42

As part of this year’s celebration of National Science and Technology Week (NSTW), the Department of Science and Technology’s Science and Technology Information Institute (DOST-STII) conducted a writeshop for campus science journalists and mass communications students to mold a new breed of science communicators in the Philippines.

“The Art in Science Journalism Writeshop,” held last July 25, 2015 at SMX Convention Center in Pasay City, gathered communications students, campus paper journalists, and professors from different educational institutions, mostly in Luzon.

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