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
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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.
07 Apr 2017
Fast, cost-effective electrochemical platforms show promise for highly-sensitive detection of different strains of influenza and diarrhoea-causing pathogens.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
21 May 2014
This month, the Telecentre Women: Digital Literacy Campaign – launched by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and the telecentre.org Foundation – reached its goal by training a total of 1,014,096 disadvantaged women in basic digital literacy skills.
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.
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.
20 Apr 2011
A research team from Chiang Mai University (CMU) have developed a simpler, less-expensive Detection Kit for monitoring Hyaluronan using purified protein from the waste cartilage of a variety of species from the meat processing industry. The research won the team the National Research Council Invention Award, 2011.
12 Apr 2011
The president of Chiang Mai University (CMU) signs a joint memorandum promoting research in higher education and the development of 9 National Research Universities in Thailand.
12 Apr 2011
Faculty of Science, Chiang Mai University: Gamma ray radiation measurement system installed as one of eight in Thailand by the Office of Atoms for Peace to monitor radiation levels in the air.
05 Apr 2011
Land once used for shrimp farming in Thailand has been rehabilitated by the planting of Nipa Palm trees. The project, initiated by a researcher at Prince of Songkla University, has shown that the trees can give high yields of sugar which can be converted into alcohol and used as an alternative energy source.
25 Mar 2011
Chiang Mai University invites the submission of papers in response to its Annual 11th SEAAIR (South East Asian Association for Institutional Research) conference. Submissions may be on any topic related to university social responsibility. The abstract submission deadline is July 15th, 2011.
11 Oct 2010
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Boonsom Siribumrungsukha , PSU president, revealed that at present the three southern border provinces are facing a serious lack of professional legal authorities with expertise in Islamic law.
21 Sep 2010
Songklanagarind Hospital has won one gold and two silver medals in Kaizen Suggestion System Category, Thailand Kaizen Award 2010.
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.
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.
01 Dec 2008
AIT, Thailand - The symposium will focus on the use of geoinformatics for natural disaster preparedness such as earthquake, flood, typhoon, landslide and tsunami etc.
28 Oct 2008
Chiang Mai, Thailand - The event will provide a dynamic platform for experts, policymakers, non-government and community organizations to exchange ideas and find solutions to the growing number of problems brought by the rapid and often haphazard expansion of urban areas.
11 Aug 2008
AIT, Thailand - APNG and its camp activities empower the Next Generation who has the power of developmental assets and an innovative and fresh point of view on Internet Technology. It also bonds and strengthens relationship among senior leaders and the youth.
06 Aug 2008
AIT, Bangkok, 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.
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.