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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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NARIT Is Driven to Prosper in Big Data Management with the Help of ICRAR.

Shangri-La Chiang Mai Hotel

Chiang Mai

April 21, 2016

 

Today, Prof. Boonrucksar Soonthornthum, Executive Director of the National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (NARIT) and Prof. Peter Quinn, Executive of International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) inked an MoU, which is expected to be a supportive force and an in-demand mechanism behind the upcoming projects between the two institutes in the near future.

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Mekong Binds Ties in Astronomy between Laos and Thailand

April 4-5, 2016

National University of Laos 

Phonsavanh School

Vientiane, Lao PDR

The National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (NARIT) extends its expertise to its neighbouring country – Lao PDR by organizing a workshop that reflects the most sought-after cooperative tool in engaging people to enhance public awareness in science, technology and innovation.  The workshop- “Southeast Asia Astronomy Workshop”, targeting at young university physics students and high school students from Lao PDR has been held as a pioneering project under the Southeast Asia Regional Office for Astronomy Development (SEA-ROAD) and the International Training Centre in Astronomy under the Auspices of UNESCO (ITCA) development programme.  

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