Centres and Institutes under the Auspices of UNESCO Are Stampeding towards Sustainable Development Goals 2030
- Last Updated on Monday, 23 May 2016 15:27
UNESCO Science Centres Coordination Meeting
Beijing Convention Centre
May 15-18, 2016
UNESCO embarks a new journey as the first UNESCO Science Centres Coordination Meeting has been held in the Chinese Capital of Beijing where centres and institutes under its auspices meet for the first time. 44 out of 65 science-related category II centres and insitutes gather to brainstorm over the recently introduced UN agenda - Sustainable Development Goals 2030 or SDGs 2030 of how the centres and institutes contribute to the agenda more effectively.
- Last Updated on Friday, 29 April 2016 18:49
Shangri-La Chiang Mai Hotel
April 21, 2016
Today, Prof. Boonrucksar Soonthornthum, Executive Director of the National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (NARIT) and Prof. Peter Quinn, Executive of International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) inked an MoU, which is expected to be a supportive force and an in-demand mechanism behind the upcoming projects between the two institutes in the near future.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 April 2016 15:58
April 4-5, 2016
National University of Laos
Vientiane, Lao PDR
The National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (NARIT) extends its expertise to its neighbouring country – Lao PDR by organizing a workshop that reflects the most sought-after cooperative tool in engaging people to enhance public awareness in science, technology and innovation. The workshop- “Southeast Asia Astronomy Workshop”, targeting at young university physics students and high school students from Lao PDR has been held as a pioneering project under the Southeast Asia Regional Office for Astronomy Development (SEA-ROAD) and the International Training Centre in Astronomy under the Auspices of UNESCO (ITCA) development programme.
- Last Updated on Friday, 25 March 2016 15:35
Lotte Hotel, Seoul,
March 24, 2016
Team Thailand led by Deputy Prime Minister, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Somkid Jatusripitak continued to cement its plans to attract investments from Korean investors during their expedition to the Republic of Korea after the successful economic team itinerary to Oman, Iran, Russian and Belarus respectively earlier this year. This trade mission was to attract the influx of Korean investments on technology in particular back to Thailand after the withdrawal of Korean mega electronic and electric companies to neighbouring countries.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 March 2016 16:31
March 22, 2016
Prof. Boonrucksar Soonthornthum, Executive Director of NARIT was granted a courtesy call to visit the Australian Ambassador, H.E. Mr. Paul Robilliard today to discuss future collaborations on the upcoming projects initiated by both countries.
- Young Researchers from Thailand, Japan and South Korea galvanized in the hope to strengthen regional collaborations in Radio Astronomy during The 10th NARIT-KaVA Joint Science WG Meeting.
- Radio Astronomy marveled in the spotlight of 30 post-graduates and senior undergraduates in NARIT-UST-GUAS Radio Astronomy Winter School 2016.
- Spellbinding skies of Cape Town charm the participants of ROADs as the 3rd Face-to-Face Meeting of ROADs kicks off.
- Newton Fund finds its way towards Astronomy in Thailand