Category: In Focus

Featured BKR stories

Family Planning: Dangers without contraceptives

After a decade of campaigning by global health scientists and civic organisations, the survival of mothers, newborns, and children had finally been embraced as an emergency that demands unprecedented action by all governments. That...

Coming Home for Good: for Real?

By now it is likely that most PhDs outside the country must be aware of the UP Balik PhD Recruitment Program launched last February. In case you have somehow missed it, here is the...

Learning from Success Stories

by Prof. Raul Suarez Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology University of California, Santa Barbara When we examine success stories in Philippine science, we see common features.  For example, at the University of...

ISI-journal myths and phobias

by Raul Suarez Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology University of California, Santa Barbara Some recent messages may appear to sanctify ISI-indexed journals as well as to demonize local journals and everything published...