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International Expertise in Radio Astronomy is synchronized for Thai VLBI Network

Ao Nang, Krabi, Thailand

7 September 2016

Thai Very Long Baseline Interferometer Network Collaborative Workshop – TVN 2016 assembles 55 experts specialized in Radio Astronomy across the globe in Krabi, Thailand during 5 -9 September this year to galvanize advised information in Radio Astronomical research and technology, aiming to establish a National Network for Radio Astronomy and Geodesy (NNRAG), and ultimately through “Thai VLBI Network” or TVN, with the first station located in Northern Thailand.

 

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NARIT and VNSC Strive for Astronomical Knowledge Mobility in Vietnam

August 25th 2016

Hanoi, Socialist Republic of Vietnam

Moving towards the second day of TEAM NARIT’s visit to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, the integrated public lectures on Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology were given at A1 Meeting Hall, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology by NARIT and VNSC colleagues. Despite certain limitations of astronomy development in Southeast Asia, researchers joined hands in enhancing infrastructures and human resources through education and research experience cooperation across the region.

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Bounty of ASEAN sky brings in much-anticipated MoU between NARIT and VNSC

August 24, 2016

Vietnam National Satellite Centre

Hanoi, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

Prof. Boonrucksar Soonthornthum, Executive Director of the National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (NARIT) brings on his expertise and experience of his long-devoted career in astronomy to synergise the dynamic ASEAN with a bilateral MoU between the institute and the Vietnamese National Satellite Centre (VNSC). The MoU approach is perceived as one of the mechanisms deployed to empower the regional astronomy, following the previous successful MoU signed with the Philippines, Lao PDR, and Myanmar, just to name a few. 

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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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