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You Are Galileo! & SEAAN Introduction to Astronomy Workshop synchronized in Myanmar

1 – 2 Dec 2017

University of Mandalay

Mandalay, Myanmar

The 9th Southeast Asia Astronomy Network Meeting (SEAAN 2017) turned out to be a great success by all means of the international standards with overwhelming enthusiasm from amateur astronomers, lecturers and students alike. To keep the positive vibes going, the Local Organizing Committee, consisting of University of Mandalay, National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (Public Organization) – NARIT, International Astronomical Union Office for Astronomy Outreach (IAU OAO) and National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) teamed up with anticipation to organize the parallel workshops “You are Galileo!” and “Introduction to Astronomy” held on the ground of Convocation Hall, University of Mandalay for 2 consecutive days to welcome the festive December.

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SEAAN 2017 Commemorates Myanmar’s Vivid Astronomy Education.

29 – 30 Nov 2017

University of Mandalay

Mandalay, Myanmar

Much of the public interests were drawn to the field of astronomy while the 9th Southeast Asia Astronomy Network Meeting – SEAAN 2017 was commencing in the heart of the second-most largest and historic urban of Mandalay in the morning of November 29th 2017 with over 200 undergraduates, faculties, and the public attended the event. Co-hosted by the University of Mandalay (its Department of Physics) and the Thai counterpart, National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (Public Organization) under the bilateral signed MoU in 2016, SEAAN 2017 resumes for the 9th time since its very first 10 years ago in 2007.

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Thai-JUNO-IHEP underpins multi-lateral research collaboration in Neutrino and Astroparticle Physics

2 – 7 November 2017

Chiang Mai, Thailand

National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (Public Organization) unfolds its prime winter school this season with multi-lateral mega-project “Thai-JUNO-IHEP Neutrino Physics and Astroparticle School” during 2 – 7 November 2017 in Chiang Mai, implemented by the International Training Centre in Astronomy under the auspices of UNESCO (ITCA).

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NARIT next step into Space Technology

27 September 2017,

South Australia Parliament House, Adelaide, Australia.

Dr. Saran Poshyachinda NARIT Executive Director together with delegates from National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (NARIT) and Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA) had a great opportunity to meet with The Honourable  Martin Hamilton-Smith MP, Minister for Defence and Space Industries during the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) 2017.

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NARIT Research Colloquium 2017

21-22 September 2017,

Doi Suthep room, Kantary hills hotel, Chiangmai.

Professor Dr. Sukit Limpijumnong, NARIT Executive Board and Professor Boonrucksar Soonthornthum, Research Adviser sit as evaluators for an annual NARIT Research Colloquium.

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