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ITCA nurtures STEM Education

7 August, 2017

Bangkok, Thailand

Today, Dr. Saran Poshyachinda, NARIT Executive Director declared open ITCA Colloquium – Astronomy for STEM Education at Pullman Bangkok Hotel G in Bangkok, Thailand. ITCA or International Training Centre in Astronomy under the auspices of UNESCO is the newly established centre hosted by National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand as the first ever Category 2 centre under the auspices of UNESCO in the field of Astronomy. Other guests of honour included H.E. Satu Sukkari Kleven, Finnish Ambassador to Thailand and Mr. Permsuk Sutchaphiwat, Assistant Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology of Thailand.

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The Return of NARIT – Institut d’Optique Graduate School “Optical Design Summer School 2017.”

31 July – 5 August 2017

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Optical Design Summer School 2017 aka “ODSS 2017” returns to Chiang Mai for the second time. This is due to the collaboration between NARIT and Institut d’Optique – stressing close bilateral ties in the aspects of optical astronomy and astrophysics between France and Thailand.

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Ethnoastronomy Awakened in Mae Taeng District – Stampeding at Global Arena.

15 – 19 May 2017

Mae Taeng, Chiang Mai, Thailand

“An Introduction to Field Techniques in Ethnoastronomy” Workshop 2017 was held throughout a week between 15 – 19 June 2017 by the National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (Public Organization) with the enthusiasm and interest towards this particular field of astronomy from the world-renowned research astronomers.

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Memoranda of Understanding with Chinese Counterparts Inked in the Presence of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn During Her China Visit.

5 – 7 April 2017

FAST, Guiyang, Guizhou

IHEP, Beijing

People’s Republic of China

Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s 41st visit to the People’s Republic of China has contributed greatly to the citizens of the two nations, particularly in the fields of science and technology.

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Jupiter Opposition encounters Science Workshop in Lao PDR.

Phonesavanh School

Ministry of Science and Technology

Vientiane, Lao PDR

6-7 April 2017

The National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (Public Organization), together with the National Science Museum Thailand, under the Ministry of Science and Technology of Thailand co-hosted the “Scientific and Astronomical Training Workshop” for 50 school teachers from 25 different schools across Lao’s capital city and the surrounding areas.

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