Regional Summit: Social Science Funding and Collaboration in the Indo-Pacific
09 May 2024
The Regional Summit for Social Science Funding and Collaboration in the Indo-Pacific Regional Summit is being held in Bangkok, Thailand from May 9-10, 2024,
Pineapple and leaves
07 Jun 2023
Scientists from Thailand, France and Singapore have conducted groundbreaking research using both tiny cellulose nanofibers (CNF) and long pineapple leaf fibers (PALF) to create stronger materials. They added varying amounts of CNF to epoxy and found that 1% CNF greatly increased impact strength. PALF-epoxy composites showed significant flexibility and strength improvements. Combining CNF and PALF resulted in a remarkable increase in impact strength. The findings could revolutionize stronger material development.
Chula Parkinson's gloves to reduce tremors
10 Apr 2023
Doctors at King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital have developed lightweight and easy-to-use Parkinson's gloves that can automatically reduce tremors, allowing patients to enjoy social life and reducing side effects from medication and risk from brain surgery.
24 Nov 2022
Four years of online training, fellowships and support for research on digital rights gets underway as the second phase of the Knowledge for Democracy Myanmar (K4DM) initiative launches in Bangkok on November 25, 2022.
25 Aug 2022
Giants in History: The first Thai woman to receive a degree in medicine, Margaret Lin Xavier (29 May 1898 – 6 December 1932), is best remembered for her compassion towards her less privileged patients.
24 Aug 2022
A group of researchers in Thailand has replicated "Hydroxy-xanthones", the vital extracts rich in antioxidants found in mangosteen peels that kill germs and halt infections in the intestinal mucosa. It hopes to expand to include health products for humans and animals in the future.
DeepGI – A Thai Innovation for the Precision in Colorectal Polyp Detection
28 Jun 2022
Chula Engineering and Chula Medicine co-invent an innovative device for a rapid and accurate gastrointestinal cancer detection hoping to foster preventive medicine and reduce the number of cancer patients.
12 May 2022
Giants in History: Thai physician and conservationist Boonsong Lekagul (15 December 1907 – 9 February 1992) made major contributions to the preservation of his country’s wildlife by founding organizations including the Association for the Conservation of Wildlife (ACW), writing about Thailand’s natural heritage, and supporting conservation initiatives.
03 Feb 2022
Giants in History: Rapee Sagarik (4 December 1922 – 17 February 2018) was Thailand’s renowned expert on orchids. Sagarik dedicated his career to the research of native orchids in Thailand.
07 Sep 2021
Hundreds of educators, policymakers & technology leaders assemble to discuss the future of education in Thailand
04 Sep 2019
15% off prevailing conference rates when you register with Asia Research News promo code!
19 Jun 2019
The APAC edition will take place as part of the HIMSS AsiaPac19 Conference and Exhibition, on 7-10 October in Bangkok, Thailand.
Image Name
07 Apr 2017
Fast, cost-effective electrochemical platforms show promise for highly-sensitive detection of different strains of influenza and diarrhoea-causing pathogens.
Presenting Results
16 Feb 2017
Life cycle analysis provides an objective, scientific basis for answering sustainability questions according to Professor Dr. Shabbir Gheewala, Joint Graduate School of Energy and Environment at King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand.
Image 1
16 Feb 2017
Blue light emitting diodes sparked a revolution in lighting technology and “now everything is LEDs” according to Assistant Professor Dr. Chanyaporn Chuntamara, School of Architecture and Design at King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand.
06 Feb 2015
Over 150 farmers and supporters from Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries gathered to exchange ideas and learned about regional innovations and knowledge during the Smart Farmer Regional Carnival in Chiangmai, Thailand on 20-23 January 2015.
Microsoft Youth Spark Thailand
09 Jul 2014
Within the framework of Microsoft Thailand’s global programme “Microsoft Youth Spark”, thousands of young entrepreneurs in Viet Nam, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines have been empowered with the necessary ICT skills that will enable them to successfully run small medium enterprises (SMEs).
07 Jul 2014
The Google Basics Telecentre Challenge will run in Thailand from July 1 to August 31, 2014. Learn about Google Chrome, Google Apps, Google Search, Google Plus Social Networks, and Internet Safety.
Elderly People and ICT Skills
18 Jun 2014
Population aging, as well as fast technological developments pose new challenges on individuals, communities and nations; these include a stronger digital divide with the growing gap between younger and older generations, ICT illiteracy, elderly people’s exclusion from using ICTs in their daily lives and lack of access to information.
Pattaya School for the Blind
07 Jun 2014
Web accessibility, the ability for an individual to access information and content online, becomes an important issue when it comes to the visually impaired.
Learning how to make a media presentation
05 Jun 2014
76 deaf students in Thailand have been trained in Graphic Design skills and have been empowered to extend their knowledge and use of language without being bounded to the spoken word.
Visually impaired trainees
03 Jun 2014
In recognizing the major challenges and barriers to promoting disability-inclusive economic and social development, CCDKM organized and delivered a series of trainings on ICT for Business and Knowledge Management for disabled people in six provinces in Thailand.
e-Women Award winner in Thailand
21 May 2014
This month, the Telecentre Women: Digital Literacy Campaign – launched by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and the Foundation – reached its goal by training a total of 1,014,096 disadvantaged women in basic digital literacy skills.
ASEAN learning network meeting
02 Mar 2012
PSU had the honor to host the 9th ASEAN Learning Network Council (ALNC) on February 16, 2012. The meeting was chaired by Prof. Surna Tjahja Djajadiningrat, from the Institute of Technology Bundung, Indonesia, and Prof. Chong Li Choy, Director of Asia Research Center at St. Gallen University, Switzerland.
02 Mar 2012
Sansanee Baroness von Enzberg, Coordinator for PSU collaboration with German universities, and Prof. Dr. Reinhold Jahn, Professor at Martin Luther University, Halle, Germany, recently visited PSU and met with representatives from Kasetsart University, Chiang Mai University, and Prince of Songkla University (PSU) at PSU Hat Yai campus.
K songkhlaensis
29 Nov 2011
Prof. Dr. Saowapa Angsupanich and a research team from the Department of Aquatic Science, Faculty of Natural Resources, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand, have discovered 2 new species of shrimp in Songkhla Lake soil sediment.
15 Nov 2011
The Faculty of Science at Prince of Songkla University in Thailand has expanded its collaboration with the University of Novi Sad in the Republic of Serbia.
09 Jun 2011
CMU researchers invented an analyzer capable of measuring the quantity and size of pollutants and aerosols in smoke emissions, providing an equally accurate, lower-priced, local Thai substitute for pollution monitoring equipment imported from abroad.
03 Jun 2011
The 2011 rankings are now in, and Chiang Mai University occupies slot no. 67 of the universities in Asia.
06 May 2011
The Faculty of Dentistry at CMU has Developed an Orthodontic Tool to Help Patients with Cleft Lip and Palate, Winning a TRF Research Award, 2010.


15 Aug 2024
SustainAsia Week 2024 unites key components—SETA 2024, Sustainable Mobility Asia 2024, Solar+Storage Asia 2024, and FTI Energy Expo.
01 Dec 2023
The Knowledge for Democracy Myanmar (K4DM) initiative of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) in partnership with Global Affairs Canada (GAC), is pleased to invite you to the KNOWLEDGE MARKETPLACE – Chiang Mai 2023: Exchanging Ideas for a Democratic Myanmar, which will be held on Friday, December 1st – Sunday, December 3rd, 2023, at Ang Kaew Villa & SPP, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai. Satellite events will be held in Bangkok on 29th November & 1st December and Vancouver on 22nd November.
04 Oct 2023
Innovators and government officials will gather together to share insights on improving learning outcomes across the region alongside an expo showcasing some of the world’s best EdTech solutions.
14 Sep 2022
EDUtech Thailand returns for its 2nd edition on 14-15 September to bring together the education community across Thailand.
28 Dec 2021
The book “Belittled Citizens: The Cultural Politics of Childhood on Bangkok’s Margins” will be launched on 28 December at 5:00 pm. The author Giuseppe Bolotta will present his book exploring the intersection between Thai politics, urban poverty, religion, and global humanitarianism from the perspective of “slum children” in Bangkok. The writer Pim Wangtechawat will also join the discussion to comment on this book, based on a book review she wrote for Mekong Review. At the launch, there will be limited copies of the book available for sale and Giuseppe will be glad to sign them if desired.
10 Dec 2021
To commemorate the International Human Rights Day on 10 December 2021 at 5pm, SEA Junction will hold the screening of Padauk: Myanmar Spring, a documentary that takes the viewer on to the streets of Myanmar during the heady days following the February 2021 military coup.
23 Nov 2021
The photo exhibition, organized by SEA Junction in collaboration with the Women’s League of Burma, the Myanmar Project and Asia Justice and Rights, documents women’s actions out on the streets of Burma since the coup d’état.
23 Oct 2021
To launch the research study, “From the Rice Paddy to the Industrial Park: Working Conditions and Forced Labour in Myanmar’s Rapidly Shifting Labour Market,” SEA-Junction and Rapid Asia will organize a panel discussion on 23 October 2021 at 5.00-6.30 pm.
13 Sep 2021
The Regional Resource Center for Asia and the Pacific, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT RRC.AP), along with its partners, is organizing the “Capacity Development Program on Air Quality Management and Emission Reduction of PM 2.5 for Asian Countries” from 13-17 September 2021 in an online platform.
14 Sep 2021
Over two days, we’ll be broadcasting over 60 presentations and live panel debates from leading educators and edtech innovators from across Thailand. Join in from wherever you are online either live or watch the sessions on-demand.
03 Apr 2021
To better understand the details of Thailand's draft acts and reflect on what is needed to create an enabling rather than a restrictive, environment for civil society, a panel discussion will be held on 3 April 2021 at 5PM.
25 Mar 2021
The Irrawaddy and SEA Junction have joined together to provide bi-weekly updates on the latest developments in Myanmar.
16 Mar 2021
In times that the Mekong has just dropped to worrying levels, we hope that the issue is brought into wider attention through this 2-week long exhibition.
15 Dec 2020
The exhibition provides a platform to showcase the images and stories of migrant workers taken on the field. Opening of photo exhibition is on 15th December 5.30pm - 6.30pm at Bangkok Art and Culture Centre.
3rd International Conference on Burma / Myanmar Studies Logo
05 Mar 2021
It aims to be a platform for regional/international scholars and practitioners interested in Burma/Myanmar society as it undergoes economic, political and social transformation.
18 Jun 2020
Flattening the Curve with Digital Health: Episode 6 - Thailand
10 Oct 2019
The promotion period has been extended to 30 August 2019.
07 Oct 2019
Tracks include: Sustainability & Growth; Patient Experience; Unlocking the Value of AI; Value-based Care.
17 Oct 2011
Faculty of Science, Prince of Songkla University is delighted to invite executive personnel, scientists, researchers, and students to attend the 8th International Conference on Ants in the theme “12 year anniversary of ANeT” on 17-21 October 2011 at Faculty of Science, Prince of Songkla University, Songkhla province, Thailand.
02 Nov 2011
Chiang Mai University announces its Annual 11th SEAAIR (South East Asian Association for Institutional Research) Conference, to be held on 2-4 November 2011.
21 Nov 2010
Prince of Songkla University is delighted to invite executive personnel, scientists, researchers, and students to attend the World Seagrass Conference on November 21-25, 2010, Phuket, Thailand and the 9th International Seagrass Biology Workshop on (ISBW-9): November 27-30, 2010, Trang, Thailand.
07 Oct 2010
BioScience for the Future 2010 is the first time conference that merges the two significant conferences hosted by Prince of Songkla University, Thailand. Those two conferences are the 7th IMT-GT UNINET and the 3rd Joint International PSU-UNS Conferences. The conference is at Prince of Songkla University, Thailand on 7-8 October 2010.
09 Dec 2009
Mekong Media Forum, organised by Inter Press Service Asia-Pacific and Probe Media Foundation Inc, will be held on Dec. 9-12, 2009, in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
09 Dec 2009
The Mekong Media Forum will gather media professionals from the six countries in the region to discuss the state of media and creative space, learn new skills, and exchange experiences and ideas around media as an actor for social change in their societies.
06 Aug 2008
AIT, Thailand - ESCC 2008 is envisioned to continue, support, and encourage the world’s attention to the very pressing global issues of energy security and climate change.
02 Sep 2008
AIT, Thailand - This course covers various aspects of designing telecommunication towers.
05 Aug 2008
AIT, Thailand - With recent fatal earthquakes throughout the world, this workshop is indeed timely as it covers various aspects of how buildings withstand the disaster.


Mahidol University
Taweechai Amornsakchai is an Associate Professor at Mahidol University. With a Ph.D. in Polymer Physics, his research focuses on reinforcing plastics with pineapple leaf fiber and exploring pineapple stem starch for biodegradable packaging.
Biology of Spiders is my interest for research. Thai spiders are my focus group.
Southeast Asia Media Studies Association
University professor with 20 years of experience in Thailand's secondary and higher education sectors.
Southeast Asia Media Studies Association
Erwin James A. dela Cruz (he/they) or Alonzo, is a graduate student and researcher in Philippine Studies with a sub-specialization in Development Studies at the University of the Philippines Diliman and also serves as the Secretary General of the Southeast Asian Media Studies Association (SEAMSA). Their research interests are political economy of media, media industry studies, Boys’ Love studies, and development studies. They intend to engage with Asian media industries and their production of LGBTQ+ media.
The Asian Institute of Technology
Dr. Dong currently works at the Asian Institute of Technology. He does research in Aquaculture, Pathology, Infectious Diseases, and Aquatic Bioscience.
The Asian Institute of Technology
My research is on women migrant factory workers as well as women in fisheries in the Mekong region, Thailand, where I have been studying for the last decade through various research projects. These group of women workers are the most dynamic as well as vulnerable in the region.
Puvadol Doydee is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Natural Resources and Agro-Industry at Kasetsart University Chalermphrakiat Sakon Nakhon Province Campus, Sakon Nakhon Province, Thailand.

Giants in history

The first Thai woman to receive a degree in medicine, Margaret Lin Xavier (29 May 1898 – 6 December 1932), is best remembered for her compassion towards her less privileged patients.
Thai physician and conservationist Boonsong Lekagul (1907 – 1992) made major contributions to the preservation of his country’s wildlife.
Rapee Sagarik (4 December 1922 – 17 February 2018) was Thailand’s renowned expert on orchids.
Rampa Rattanarithikul is a Thai entomologist who is a leading expert on mosquitoes. Rattanarithikul began her scientific career as a technician collecting mosquito specimens for the United States Operations Mission (USOM) malaria control program. Throughout her career, she discovered 23 species and officially described 13 others.