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Newton Fund finds its way towards Astronomy in Thailand

Thai National Observatory 

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Feb 5, 2016

Today, Dr. Saran Poshyachinda, Deputy Director of the National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand or NARIT welcomes Dr. Victoria Wright, Head of Research Department from Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), the UK as talks on future collaborations in astronomy and related sciences have also been discussed.

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Astronomy Diplomacy rules as British Ambassador embraces ISAC team

British Embassy

Bangkok, Thailand

Jan 29, 2016

HE. Mr. Mark Kent, British Ambassador welcomed the ISAC (International Scientific Advisory Committee) members to the reception dinner at his residence located adjacent to the British Embassy in the occasion of the visit of the International Scientific Advisory Committee of NARIT. The dinner was part of the ISAC's mission to examine NARIT's progress over the past year and to facilitate the making of its future roadmap. 

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ISAC sees core values and renders unfathomable contributions for NARIT

Regional Observatory for the Public Nakhon Ratchasima

Nakhon Ratchasima

Thailand

28 Jan, 2016

Today NARIT's International Scientific Advisory Committee or ISAC visits Synchrotron Light Research Institute (SLRI) in Nakhon Ratchasima as part of their trip to Thailand to study NARIT's past year performance and facilitate new NARIT's roadmap in the making.

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Young & Vibrant Participants cherished the freezing fun as ASEAN Astronomy Camp returned.

Jan 28, 2016

ASEAN Astronomy Camp 2016 wrapped up impressively at Doi Inthanon summit! The 3-day forum took in 35 high-school participants and 8 advisors from all over ASEAN countries to participate in fruitful astronomical activities such as The Making of Star Map, Fundamental Stargazing, Solar Observation and Telescope usage.

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NAOJ and NARIT take Radio Astronomy to a whole new level

Jan 27, 2016

A Memorandum of Understanding between The National Astronomical Observatory of Japan - (NAOJ), and The National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (Public Organization) – NARIT, has been officially inked on January 13th, 2016 at Shangri-La hotel Chiang Mai. As a vigorous milestone of the new era, this MoU is expected to be enforced for at least the next 6 years via encouraging academic cooperation in astronomical research and education – radio astronomy in particular, promoting postgraduate study at NAOJ, exchanging academic and administrative staff amongst the 2 institutes, as well as fostering channels of communications through conferences, seminars, symposiums and workshops alike. In the hope that it will bring about effective outcomes in the field that would replicate astronomical enthusiasts and prosper essential knowledge across Continental Asia.

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