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    Christmas Party 2020: Christmas-kerade!

    The laboratory celebrated the holidays by having an online gathering last December 19, 2020. Face masks were decorated following a paleontological theme and were shown off by members during the […]

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    Microfossils and Its Applications with Dr. Ric Jordan

    Dr. Richard William Jordan from Yamagata University visited the University of the Philippines Diliman from March 7-14, 2020. The purpose of his stay was to teach a graduate course (Geology […]

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    2nd Alternative Learning Sessions on Geology at the NIGS Museum

    From February 19 to 26, 2020, a week-long Alternative Learning Session in Geology was held for its second year at the UP NIGS-UPGAA Geology Museum. A total of 139 participants, […]

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    Philippine Museums at Plotting Points 2019

    The UP NIGS – UPGAA Geology Museum joined Plotting Points 2019, a Philippine Museums Summit held on October 7-9, 2019 at the Yuchengco Museum, Makati. This year, the theme of the […]

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    1st Alternative Learning Sessions on Geology at the NIGS Museum

    On July 9 to 12, 100 visitors consisting of homeschool students and their parents went to the National Institute of Geological Sciences (NIGS) Geology Museum as part of their Alternative […]

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    Nannoworks Lab goes to Jeju Island!

    Last June 11-14, 2019, members of the Nannoworks Laboratory went to Jeju, South Korea for a lab outing. The trip aims to create precious memories while appreciating the volcanic landscapes […]

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    UP NIGS-UPGAA Museum Call for Volunteer Museum Guides

    As you may have noticed, there has been an increase in the frequency of visits to the NIGS Museum. As the demand for visits increases, the NIGS-UPGAA Geology Museum is […]

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    Geology 120 Fieldwork 2019

    Faculty members from the National Institute of Geological Sciences (mostly from the Nannoworks Laboratory) conduct an annual 4-day fieldwork in the Ilocos Region covering the provinces of Pangasinan, La Union, […]

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    Geology 130 Fieldwork 2019

    In this three-day fieldwork, third year geology students are exposed to modern carbonate environments in Bolinao, Pangasinan. Reef settings are common in the Philippines and it is important for the […]