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NARIT va français avec “NARIT – Institut d’Optique Graduate School Optical Design Summer School 2016.”

August 3rd, 2016

As August kicks in with the pouring rain in Chiang Mai, though it doesn’t relinquish young researchers, Master and PhD Students, and NARIT’s very own Public Outreach team in the total of 26 to embrace themselves joining this one-of-a-kind workshop. The main objectives revolve around an initiation of the optical design methods relating to imaging instruments as participants were introduced intimately to the exclusive ZEMAX software usage.

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New Era Beckons New Collaborations Ahead between NARIT and University of Mandalay

June 16, 2016

University of Mandalay

Republic of the Union of Myanmar

Today, Prof. Boonrucksar Soonthornthum, Executive Director of the National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (NARIT) together with Dr. Saran Poshyachinda, Deputy Director and NARIT team continued its Burmese rendezvous by giving lectures to the audience, most of them were students from Department of Physics, University of Mandalay. 

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Mountainous barricades put in less significance as Thailand and Myanmar consolidate.

6/15/2016

University of Mandalay

Mandalay, Republic of the Union of Myanmar

Professor Boonrucksar Soonthornthum – NARIT Executive Director, together with Dr. Saran Poshyachinda – NARIT Deputy Director led the team – for the very first time – to the cross-cultural and diverse city of the Golden Land. Aimed for the Memorandum of Understanding between NARIT and University of Mandalay to be signed as a threshold for the greater good amidst the Greater Mekong Sub-region.

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9 Decades of Stellar Queen

June 13, 2016

Grand Hyatt Erawan,

Bangkok

Prof. Boonrucksar Soonthornthum, Executive Director of the National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (NARIT) paid homage to one of the most beloved monarchs in the world - Queen Elizabeth II today as he attended the evening celebration banquet commemorating the span of 9 decades of her glorious lifetime, held by the UK Embassy at Grand Hyatt Erawan in Bangkok.

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Centres and Institutes under the Auspices of UNESCO Are Stampeding towards Sustainable Development Goals 2030

UNESCO Science Centres Coordination Meeting 

Beijing Convention Centre

May 15-18, 2016

Beijing, China

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.

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