The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) – IX is pleased to announce that the application for the 5th Asian Heads of Research Councils (ASIAHORCs) Joint Symposium organized by the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) is now open. The ASIAHORCs Joint Symposium will be held on the 26-28 November 2013 in Bali, Indonesia with the theme: “Food Sciences.”
DOST has allocated two (2) slots for young researches to participate in the said symposium whose field of research is on bio-engineering and food, functional food, bio-processing technology for food, food science policy. The international symposium aims to foster linkage among young researchers in the advance science and technology within the region and will work to strengthen the network among Asian countries through presentations and discussion of issues on the aforementioned fields of research.
To participate in the said symposium, the young researcher applicants should be under 35 years of age as of 28 November 2013; be able to provide a high quality poster presentation and oral presentation; and preferably graduate students, PhD degree holders, or post doctoral fellows. DOST will then select from among the applicants/nominees from different universities and research institutions the two (2) young researches who will be finally endorsed to LIPI as the country’s representatives to the 5th ASIAHORCS Joint Symposium.