Hosted by EIC Mikael Angelo Francisco, Ask Theory shines the spotlight on Pinoy scientific brilliance, in a fun and entertaining “kwentuhan” format. Each episode of Ask Theory features a Pinoy scientist from one of the various scientific disciplines. In a very casual conversation, guests explain what they do in simple terms, as well as share their fascinating stories: how they got into science, the challenges they face, what motivates them to pursue their fields, what future scientists from the Philippines can look forward to, and so much more.
Episode 124: Ano Ang Magagawa Ng Kabataan Para Sa Kalikasan?
Deign Frolley Soriano is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Biology, University of the Philippines Baguio. He has been part of several research projects including biodiversity assessments in urban forests, island ecosystems, and aquatic ecosystems across Northern Luzon and the Cordillera Administrative Region. He actively engages with various environmental NGOs and socio-civic organizations that focus on environmental protection and conservation and the role of young people in these causes.
We talked about nurturing the love for science at a young age, the road to becoming a scientist, the struggles of studying science abroad, the youth’s role in saving the environment, collaborative efforts with NGOs and socio-civic organizations, and more.
How to contact Deign:
- Facebook: fb.com/deignfrolley
- Twitter: @deignfsoriano
- Instagram: @deignfsoriano
Listen to Ask Theory Episode 124 here:
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