College of Science and Mathematics

CSM's John Dillon 2021 fellows

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UP Mindanao takes pride in having six personnel having been selected for the John Dillon Fellowship 2021. They are Roxanne T. Aguinaldo (School of Management), Vladimer B. Kobayashi (College of Science and Mathematics), Angelyn T. Lacap (CSM), Mitchiko A. Lopez (Office of Research), Leizel B. Secretaria (CSM), Vlademir A. Shuck (SOM). John Dillon Fellowship is one of the flagship fellowship programs of the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR). Selected fellows will undergo leadership and management training and will undergo an immersive workshop and study tour in Australia. This year's cohort of fellows will also have the opportunity to undertake 12-month-long collaborative projects with total funding of AUD 500,000.   

"Text Mining in Career Studies" lecture-training

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Lecture Series Pubmat2The Program on Data Science for Public Policy of UP CIDS invites the public to the first installment of our Program’s Capacity Building Series, entitled “Text Mining in Career Studies: Generating Insights from Unstructured Textual Data” Career Studies: Generating Insights from Unstructured Textual Data” happening on July 5, 2021, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM, via Zoom.  

The lecture-training explains the process of text mining as it may be applied to the study of careers, starting with text preprocessing and ending with the application of analytical techniques. Both conventional techniques and more novel text analytical techniques are discussed with the hope of inspiring career researchers to further embrace text analysis as a means to answer novel research questions. 

The resource person is Dr. Vladimer Kobayashi, DSPPP Fellow and Associate Professor of the Department of Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science, University of the Philippines, Mindanao. 

Please confirm participation by emailing .



UP Data Science for Public Policy Program
UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies (UP CIDS)
Bahay ng Alumni, UP Diliman Quezon City

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