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Light Pollution seminar at NARIT

Light Pollution seminar at NARIT

On Jun 19, 2019, Dr. Jason Chung Shing Pun from The University of Hong Kong gave a seminar at NARIT titled “Too bright to observe? Measuring and Combating Light Pollution to Preserve Dark Skies”, through the NARIT stop-over astronomer program. This is the first of the series of light pollution events NARIT planned to organize. The slides of the talk are available for download here.

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NARIT meets UNESCO

NARIT meets UNESCO

Paris, France

29 May 2019

The Ambassador of Thailand to France – as the Permanent Delegate of Thailand to UNESCO – leads Team Thailand including the Deputy Permanent Delegate of Thailand to UNESCO, NARIT Executive Director and NARIT Foreign Affairs Team to pay the courtesy call to UNESCO Deputy Director-General and UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Natural Sciences to discuss and strengthen the ongoing collaborations of the International Training Centre in Astronomy under the auspices of UNESCO, a UNESCO Category II Centre in which NARIT is hosting.

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NARIT Wins ‘Outstanding Organization in Science and Technology Award’.

The National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (Public Organization) – NARIT, Ministry of Science and Technology wins an ‘Outstanding Organization in Science and Technology Award’ from Thailand Toray Science Foundation at its 25th Presentation Ceremony of the year 2018 in the ‘Organization’ category. Given NARIT’s outstanding research and development in Thailand’s astronomy, which reflect our commitment to further develop research works, high-technology astronomy, educational transfer, public outreach and ultimately to create the awareness of astronomical enthusiasm in Thai society – using astronomy as a challenge for human capacity and technology development in the long run.

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The SKA Era has officially begun, with Asian countries stepping up to the forefront.

Chiang Mai, Thailand

26 – 30 January 2019

It’s the beginning of 2019 and welcome to the SKA Era! This ‘Square Kilometer Array’ aka SKA draws a lot of attention not just in the Radio Astronomy world but rather in the extensive ranges of scientific and engineering fields across the universe. The National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (Public Organization) has thus taken a leaping step as Southeast Asia’s leader in astronomy to organize the Second Asia SKA Initiative On Neutron Stars (ASIONS) Meeting in Chiang Mai during 29 – 30 January 2019.

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NARIT-RUPP Human Capacity Training in Astronomy for Development 2018

Royal University of Phnom Penh

Royal Thai Embassy, Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia

6 – 7 December 2018

Having signed the Memorandum of Understanding with Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP) on March 29th, 2017, the National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (Public Organization) returned to Cambodia to conduct “NARIT-RUPP Human Capacity Training in Astronomy for Development 2018” during 6 – 7 December 2018.

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