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Scientific research in Philippines and abroad: A comparison
 

Scientific research in Philippines and abroad: A comparison

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The main problem why scientific research in the Philippines is not making as much progress in spite brilliant scientists is because basic research is hardly given any attention. The preference is for studies on technologies that can be commercialised.
 
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8 Sep 2016 - General
 
Added to these many limitations, I would also like to add that another factor that limits research in the Philippines is that, many of the brilliant minds who have been given the opportunity to study abroad have difficulty applying their knowledge and skills here due to the lack of equipment and funding. Though these scholars have the know-how and the skills, they are severely crippled by the lack of support from the government and universities, thus, research does not flourish. Many of these sc...
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I couldn't agree more with what the article says. I think there are two pressing issues why scientific research in the country never flourished despite the brilliance of our fellow Filipinos. First, students see research as a requirement. Theres something wrong with how our educators teach about research techniques. Students lack interest and it seems so technical. When I was in highschool I remember despising our subject in research because it seems that we concentrated on formal formats of...
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