New publication

RPS-cover-front Reforming Philippine Science, 95 pages, is an edited compilation of articles, previously posted in websites or published as newspaper articles, by Raul Suarez and Flor Lacanilao. Suarez is a professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, USA. Lacanilao is a retired Professor of Zoology at the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman, former Chancellor of UP Visayas, and former Chief of SEAFDEC/AQD. The authors argue for the importance of science as the foundation of technological development and economic progress. They draw on various sources to argue that scientific literacy is essential to the health of democracy and of society. The book is published by AQD with funding from the US National Science Foundation.

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