Private Sector joins KKU in assisting the people, by donating face masks to be used in patient caring at the KKU Field Hospital

Private Sector joins KKU in assisting the people, by donating face masks to be used in patient caring at the KKU Field Hospital

April 19, 2021 at Sirikunakorn Building, Office of the President – Assoc. Prof. Charnchai Panthongviriyakul, M.D., President of Khon Kaen University; with Prof. Dr. Monchai Duangchinda, Vice President for Research and Graduate Study; Asst. Prof. Arwut Yimtae, Vice President for Infrastructure and Environment; Ajarn Natsamol Tankulrungsarit, Assistant to the President for Special Affairs; joined in receiving 20,000 pieces of Miss Lily disposable face masks from Miss Lily MD Supplies, Co. Ltd., by the Founder & CEO of the Company, Khun Rewat Jindaphon. The masks are to be used in the Field Hospital of Khon Kaen University for patients caring. ...

KKU holds a forum on “Dreaming together for Thai hemp development”

KKU holds a forum on “Dreaming together for Thai hemp development”

Saturday April 3, 2021 at 8:30 a.m., – Cannabis Research Institute of Khon Kaen University with the Research and Graduate Study and Research Administration Division organized an academic forum on, “Dreaming together for Thai hemp development”. Assoc. Prof. Charnchai Panthongviriyakul, M.D., President of Khon Kaen University presided over the opening ceremony and Prof. Dr. Monchai Duangchinda, Vice President for Research and Graduate Study made a reporting speech. Over 60 people attended including KKU administrators, interested individuals from many organizations and institutes, and enterprise groups. The opening ceremony took place at the hemp plantation, Vegetable Unit, Faculty of Agriculture. The forum itself was held at Sirikunakorn 3, Sirikunakorn Building, Office of the President, Khon Kaen University, with 10 exhibition booths presenting hemp products.

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KKU and MHESI sign an MOU to drive the project “Change retirement into power”

KKU and MHESI sign an MOU to drive the project “Change retirement into power”

The Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation (MHESI) by the National Research Agency (NRCT) announced the policy driving guidelines for the Quick Wins strategy, the “Change Retirement to Power” project, and signed a cooperation of 9 agencies to demonstrate Intention to drive the project ...

KKU steps forward with U2T Project, responding to the Government’s policy to upgrade Isan people’s quality of life

KKU steps forward with U2T Project, responding to the Government’s policy to upgrade Isan people’s quality of life

March 8, 2021 at 13:30 p.m. – Khon Kaen University held an opening ceremony of the Integrated Socio-economic Upgrading of Sub-districts Project (U2T) and a learning and sharing meeting on socio-economic upgrading at the sub-district level. Assoc. Prof. Charnchai Panthongviriyakul, M.D., President of Khon Kaen University conveyed an opening address, while Prof. Dr. Thidarat Boonmars, Vice President for Innovation and Enterprise made a reporting speech. The ceremony was honored by Dr. Somsak Jungtrakoon, Khon Kaen Governor, who made a speech to support the project. Among those attending included members of KKU University Council, vice presidents, deans, lecturers and project officers, totaling over 100 people. The opening ceremony took place at Sirikunakorn Room 3, 2nd Floor, Sirikunakorn Building, Khon Kaen University. ...

Cholangiocarcinoma Research Institution is seeking approaches for the Nongkungsri Model with an aim to solve the liver fluke and cholangiocarcinoma problems

Cholangiocarcinoma Research Institution is seeking approaches for the Nongkungsri Model with an aim to solve the liver fluke and cholangiocarcinoma problems

March 4, 2021, at the Conference Room of Nongkungsri District Public Health Office – the Cholangiocarcinoma Research Institute, Khon Kaen University, led by Prof. Dr. Narong Khanteekaew, M.D., Director of the Institute and his team joined the meeting to determine the approaches for eradicating liver fluke and cholangiocarcinoma at Nongkungsri District, Kalasin. Mr. Somdee Khottasaeng, Public Health Officer of Nongkungsri District presided over the meeting.
The meeting agendum included the finding of approaches for participatory and integrated implementation to solve the problems of liver fluke disease and cholangiocarcinoma in Nongkungsri District. This Nongkungsri Model is a collaboration between KKU and the Quality of Life Development Committee of the District. Over 20 people attended the meeting. The common goals were to reduce the number of patients with liver fluke disease and screen the patients with the diseases so that they receive treatment as soon as possible. The project will be in operation in the area for 3 years. ...

Faculty of Economics stepping ahead with the U2T Project, from University to Sub-district, with an aim to strengthen the country’s taproots

Faculty of Economics stepping ahead with the U2T Project, from University to Sub-district, with an aim to strengthen the country’s taproots

The spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has brought problems to the country’s economy, with many people including newly graduates being unemployed. A lot of university students have been affected. Many unemployed people have to move back to their hometown. These, in turn, cause social problems. The national socio-economic restoring policy is thus emphasizing economic revival at the community level, through job building and occupational development so that the people can rely on themselves according to the sufficiency economy philosophy. The government is therefore seeking support from the over 80 public universities in all regions to act as the System Integrator that integrates socio-economic revival process systematically (Area Based System Integrator) at the sub-district level. This is carried out through utilization of existing bodies of knowledge, technologies and innovations and through coordination and cooperation with the provinces, local administrative organizations and other relevant organizations so that the integration of work will upgrade the sub-district socio-economic conditions, leading to clarified goal of poverty mitigation. ...

KKU joins NSTDA in responding to BCG policy that aims at solving foundation problems and upgrading Thai people’s quality of life

KKU joins NSTDA in responding to BCG policy that aims at solving foundation problems and upgrading Thai people’s quality of life

In the industrial circles of agriculture, medicine, tourism and the economic system, the term “BCG Economy” needs to be more recognized, since the Thai government is applying this model to develop the root economy and to promote its growth. A target is set for Thailand’s GDP to increase to 4.3 billion baht within 5 years. The important thing is that the environment must be flawless and that the sustainable development goals (SDG) of the United Nation must be attained in our country. BCG Economy has thus been raised as a model that will solve the root economy through the continuity of the former model the Government has been attempting to expedite. However, this must correlate to the sufficiency economy philosophy. ...

Opened KKU Marguerite field, the KKU Smart Flower Farm Project is a beautiful flower bouquet, waiting for you to check in!

Opened KKU Marguerite field, the KKU Smart Flower Farm Project is a beautiful flower bouquet, waiting for you to check in!

Friday, December 19, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. at the Margaret flower plot South of the Agricultural Technology Park Khon Kaen University Assoc. Prof. Chanchai Panthongwiriyakul President of Khon Kaen University, Presided over the opening ceremony of the margaret flower plot, together with Dr. Ae Jit Phanthongwiriyakul, his wife, by Prof. Dr. Monchai Duangchinda, Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies. Is a welcome speaker and Mr. Narawit Square, 2nd year student in the field of Innovative Agriculture Faculty of Agriculture Along with the administrators of Khon Kaen University, staff, students and interested people visiting the Margaret flower field at the southern area of ​​the Agricultural Technology Park. Khon Kaen University heavily ...

KKU Council and the Administrative Committee emphasize the social role of the institution during the COVID-19 crisis

KKU Council and the Administrative Committee emphasize the social role of the institution during the COVID-19 crisis

The KKU Council Chairman emphasizes Health Tech in analysis and research that creates projects to assist people, private and government sectors. The health of the people must come first. At the same time, KKU President emphasizes Telehealth or the use of information technology in medicine to be carried out through the telecommunication system in order to follow-up and carry out health care and treatment from home. An honorary KKU Council member emphasizes the creation of the country’s root from the One Tambon One University Project or From University to Sub-districts. The Vice Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation reveals the employment possibilities for 20 new graduates and local people in each of the over 3,000 sub-districts all over the country. The main aim is the reduce poverty. All are confident to pass this crisis together.

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Bureau of Academic Service, KKU discusses collaboration under the ‘One Tambon One University’ Project with Kud Khao Sub-district, Manja Khiri District

Bureau of Academic Service, KKU discusses collaboration under the ‘One Tambon One University’ Project with Kud Khao Sub-district, Manja Khiri District

January 29, 2021 – Assoc. Prof. Dr. Maitree Inprasitha, KKU Vice President for Education and Academic Service and Asst. Prof. Natthaphat Ananteerakul, Assistant to the President for Education and Academic Service led staff members from the Bureau of Academic Service, who were responsible for the area to discuss the implementation approaches and analyze needs of the ‘One Tambon One University’ Project with the administrators of Kud Khao Sub-district Administrative Organization, Manja Khiri District, Khon Kaen ...

KKU Smart City Operation Center is adopting the 3-dimension high-resolution Digital Twin map, one of the smart administrative systems in assisting the police when facing a bad incident

KKU Smart City Operation Center is adopting the 3-dimension high-resolution Digital Twin map, one of the smart administrative systems in assisting the police when facing a bad incident

During the recent years, the tendency to face threatening and complex incidents in Thailand has increased. This involves problems of cross-national crimes, marine security, newly-emerging diseases, etc. The organization dealing with security as the main institution responsible for solving security related problems must revise and update the plans to respond to the Government’s economic policy or Thailand 4.0. In Khon Kaen, there is the Smart City Project approved in 2016, which is aimed at developing Khon Kaen into a smart city based on the international standard in 2 aspects: Smart Mobility, Smart People, Smart Economy, Smart Environment, Smart Governance, and Smart Living. ...

Success of KKU Science Park from its work, “Maker Greenovation Platform”, winning one out of the ten best works of the world at the IASP

Success of KKU Science Park from its work, “Maker Greenovation Platform”, winning one out of the ten best works of the world at the IASP

It is a great pride of Khon Kaen University and Thai people that the work from KKU Science Park, “the Maker Greenovation Platform”, is enlisted among the best ten works out of over 200 works all over the world. The Inspiring Solutions Programme was held at the 37th Virtual IASP World Conference 2020 in Spain, hosted by the International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation (IASP) on December 1-3, 2020. There were over 350 participating organization members from 76 countries.

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KKU grows “Hemp” for research, evaluation, and development of cultivars for medicine and industrial purposes

KKU grows “Hemp” for research, evaluation, and development of cultivars for medicine and industrial purposes

January 12, 2021 at 16:00 p.m., – Assoc. Prof. Charnchai Panthongviriyakul, M.D., President of Khon Kaen University presided over the “planting hemps” ceremony at the Vegetation Unit, Horticulture Department, Faculty of Agriculture, Khon Kaen University. The ceremony was organized by the Cannabis Research Institute, with Prof. Dr. Monchai Duangchinda, Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies giving a report of the background. Prof. Dr. Phewphan Maleewong, Assistant to the President for Research and Graduate Studies; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Darunee Chotisayangkoon, Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture; Asst. Prof. Dr. Chanon Lapjit, Head of the Cannabis Research Project for Medicine and Industry of the Cannabis Resaerch Institute welcomed the group of KKU administrators, deans, the 4th Regional Director of the Narcotics Prevention and Suppression Office ; Khon Kaen Public Health Chief Officer; researchers, staff, the press, and a lot of guests joined the ceremony.

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Faculty of Agriculture, KKU, creates a new learning space of flowers and tourism, meeting the “Great Place to Live” policy with an aim to have flowers for visitors to see all year round

Faculty of Agriculture, KKU, creates a new learning space of flowers and tourism, meeting the “Great Place to Live” policy with an aim to have flowers for visitors to see all year round

Faculty of Agriculture, Khon Kaen University has developed an area on campus at the Agricultural Technology Park to grow flowers such as cutters and margarets. The project creates a learning space, a practicum venue, and a real practicing place for the students. Moreover, the area is another tourism alternative. The students can expand their knowledge from experimenting and researching towards the community so that they can create another occupation and raise income during the time when social changes can take place. The project also answers the strategies and policies of Khon Kaen University in the aspects of People, Ecological and Spiritual and leads the university to be a Great Place to Live. Another objective is to creates a flora garden with flowers blooming all year round. ...

KKU gives bullet-proof plates made from cocoon to police for real use – users are confident of the efficiency and appreciate KKU’s research for the social

KKU gives bullet-proof plates made from cocoon to police for real use – users are confident of the efficiency and appreciate KKU’s research for the social

January 8, 2021 at 13:15 p.m. at the President Meeting Room, Sirikunakorn Building, Khon Kaen University – Assoc. Prof. Charnchai Panthongviriyakul, M.D., President of Khon Kaen University represents KKU to transfer 10 “Bullet-proof plates made from cocoon” to Pol. Lt. Col. Suthat Paiboon, Deputy Inspector of Ban Pet Provincial Police Station and the police officers. Among those attending the event were Prof. Dr. Thidarat Boonmars, Vice President for Innovation and Enterprise; Asst. Prof. Panomkorn Khwakhong from Department of Chemistry Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Khon Kaen University, the developer of the bullet proof plates and Khun Jiraporn Luangpairin, Director of the Office of Intellectual Property. ...

KKU President sets instruction and student activity policy under COVID-19 situation

KKU President sets instruction and student activity policy under COVID-19 situation

Assoc. Prof. Charnchai Panthingviriyakul, M.D., President of Khon Kaen University sets policy and guidelines related to instruction and student activities to student representatives under COVID-19 ...

KKU administrators discuss collaboration with Mitsubishi Company (Thailand) Ltd. to develop technological and innovative collaboration

KKU administrators discuss collaboration with Mitsubishi Company (Thailand) Ltd. to develop technological and innovative collaboration

The continuing collaboration between Mitsubishi Company (Thailand) Ltd. and Khon Kaen University has been discussed. The CSR collaborations started in 2018 with Faculty of Agriculture under the projects of Rice and Native chicken in the NE. This year the renewal energy and solar applications with Faculty of Engineering. ...

Thailand A.I. University Consortium is expediting AI technologies for the country growth

Thailand A.I. University Consortium is expediting AI technologies for the country growth

An MOU signing ceremony was held by Thailand A.I. University Consortium comprising the 5 Thailand AI universities, namely, Khon Kaen University, Chulalongkorn University, Mahidol University, Prince of Songkhla University, and King Monkut University of Technology Lad Krabung, with CMKL Thailand. The universities are joining force to develop artificial intelligence technologies, which are now becoming more and more important to our daily lives. The collaboration will be in terms of joint research and development of Deep-Tech innovations with the use of artificial intelligence. The Consortium has also entered as a network member of NVIDIA A.I. Technology Centre, where many world leading universities already join. NVIDIA is the producer of GPU machine, a key mechanism of high-speed processing unit for artificial intelligence of the world. ...

KKU promotes clean energy from alga mass or “hythane”, a new environmental friendly energy source

KKU promotes clean energy from alga mass or “hythane”, a new environmental friendly energy source

Khon Kaen University discloses the research work on production of a new and clean biofuel, “hythane” from algae, which offers high combustion efficiency and is also environmental friendly. Khon Kaen University met the press to release news on the research result, “Producing hythane gas from macro algae”. Assoc. Prof. Charnchai Panthongviriyakul, M.D., President of Khon Kaen University welcomed the news reporters. Also joined in the press release were KKU researchers led by Prof. Dr. Alisara Ruangsaeng, a national outstanding researcher in agriculture and biology, a TRF Senior Research Scholar, and a Sarasin Honorary Researcher from Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Technology. The event took place at Sirikunakorn Room 4, 2nd Floor, Sirikunakorn Building, Office of the President, Khon Kaen University. ...

KKU discusses with Khon Kaen Province on the plan to strengthen cricket farmers and help them build sustainable incomes

KKU discusses with Khon Kaen Province on the plan to strengthen cricket farmers and help them build sustainable incomes

The discussion for the approaches for promoting and developing livestock occupation (crickets) in Khon Kaen Province is under the project to promote and develop livestock occupation in Khon Kaen. The objectives were to find the ways to strengthen cricket farmers and increase their skill and knowledge in farming commercial quality crickets as well as to upgrade the cricket farming as a principle and sustainable occupation for the farmers. ...

KKU holds an AI for Healthcare Workshop in the Post COVID-19 era, Phase 2, to strengthen medical works by means of artificial intelligence and to step forwards towards medical excellence

KKU holds an AI for Healthcare Workshop in the Post COVID-19 era, Phase 2, to strengthen medical works by means of artificial intelligence and to step forwards towards medical excellence

A workshop was held on AI for Healthcare in the Post COVID-19 era, Phase 2. The opening session began with Asst. Prof. Dr. Acharawan Topark-Ngarm, Assistant to the President for International Affairs giving a reporting speech and Assoc. Prof. Nawarat Wara-Aswapati Charoen, Ph.D., Vice President for International Affairs made an opening address. Over 40 people attended including the guest speakers, University administrators and staff, and over 60 KKU students in medical science fields from hospitals and medical faculties in different universities in Thailand. Over 500 interested people also joined online on Zoom Webinar. ...

KKU takes steps in continuously organizing education quality improvement activities for sustainable development under SDGs mission

KKU takes steps in continuously organizing education quality improvement activities for sustainable development under SDGs mission

The Institute for Research and Development in Teaching Profession for ASEAN organized a workshop for teachers and educators, Groups 1 and 2 under the Teacher and School Development Project for continuously upgrading education quality. The workshop received monetary support from the Education Equity Fund.

On Tuesday 24, 2020 at 9:00 a.m., the opening ceremony was scheduled with Assoc. Prof. Maitree Inprasitha, Ph.D., Vice President for Education and Academic Service presiding over the event and welcomed the participants while Assoc. Prof. Jumpon Rachawijit, the Institute’s Advisor for Training and Academic Service gave a report speech on the past implementation of research and innovation development. ...

QSHC – Getting prepared for Covid-19

QSHC – Getting prepared for Covid-19

a preparation program for Covid-19 was carried out to train doctors, nurses and relevant officers. The event featured simulation of Covid-19 situation, with patient refer to ER where officers contact the doctor and related professional team before the patient is sent to AIIR. After this, there will be coordination with the Lab for sending specimen and for informing the patient’s result before moving the patient through the Negative Chamber system. All steps have been smoothly rehearsed. ...

Thai Association of Dental Implantology joins KKU Dentistry to hold a conference that will promote Thailand as an Asian Implant Center

Thai Association of Dental Implantology joins KKU Dentistry to hold a conference that will promote Thailand as an Asian Implant Center

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November 23, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. at Pulman Raja Orchid Hotel, Khon Kaen – Faculty of Dentistry of Khon Kaen University and the Thai Association of Dental Implantology host a 2020 conference on “Upskill for Implant Success”. Assoc. Prof. Somchai Setsirisombat, D.D.S., President of the Thai Association of Dental Implantology gave a reporting speech, while Asst. Prof. Teekayu Palangkoon Jorns, D.D.S., Associate Dean for Research, Graduate Study and Foreign Relation of Faculty of Dentistry, Khon Kaen University, presided over the opening ceremony. Over 360 dentists all over Thailand joined.

The conference, “Upskill for Implant Success” was aimed at developing and promoting dental implant knowledge among the association members and dentists as well as to respond to the country’s policy for Thailand to be the center for dental implant in ASEAN.

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KKU joins the Canada-Thailand Economic Cooperation Foundation and Brain Cloud Company to develop a program that responds to the present-day need and incorporates necessary future skills

KKU joins the Canada-Thailand Economic Cooperation Foundation and Brain Cloud Company to develop a program that responds to the present-day need and incorporates necessary future skills

Monday November 9, 2020 at the house of the Canadian Ambassador to Thailand in Bangkok – An MOU signing ceremony was held for academic collaboration for developing English language competency for students and educators between Khon Kaen University, the Canada-Thailand … Continued ...

KKU and a Japanese Industrial Company holds a seminar to share their successful experience in environmental problem solution

KKU and a Japanese Industrial Company holds a seminar to share their successful experience in environmental problem solution

The “University-Industry Collaboration Seminar; KKU and CRME, Thailand with TOYO System and MCIJ, Japan” was aimed at raising awareness among student participants in the environmental problems in Thailand and public benefits, enabling participants to develop innovation, inspiring them in educational participation, and corporate social responsibility, by listening to the operations of the world-class industrial company. ...

KKU signs MOU with UOB to develop an efficient disbursement system for research work, ready to step forward for KKU Research Transformation

KKU signs MOU with UOB to develop an efficient disbursement system for research work, ready to step forward for KKU Research Transformation

November 11, 2020, Sarasin Room, Sirikunakorn Building, Khon Kaen University – Khon Kaen University held a signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding with UOB Bank (Public Company) for academic collaboration on the Financial Management of Research and Academic Service, which is under the KKU Research Transformation policy. Assoc. Prof. Charnchai Panthongviriyakul, M.D., President of Khon Kaen University presided over the ceremony and signed for KKU. Mr. Andy, Chia Chu Kim, Vice Executive Manager of the Country Head of Wholesale Banking and Mrs. Kanyalika Busapawanit, Assistant Executive Manager of Commercial Banking represented UOB Bank. Prof. Dr. Monchai Duangchinda, Vice President for Research and Graduate Study; Asst. Prof. Tala Thammaroj, M.D., Vice President for Administration; Prof. Phewpan Maleewong, M.D., Assistant to the President for Research and Graduate Study; Ajarn Siraprapa Bamrungkit, Assistant to the President for Asset Management; administrators and personnel from Khon Kaen University and UOB attended the ceremony as witnesses. ...

The first blooming of cannabis at KKU cut for research on its use as present-day medicine

November 4, 2020, at 15:00 p.m. at the Vegetable Unit of Horticulture Department of Faculty of Agriculture – The Cannabis Research Institute of Khon Kaen University held the first blooming cutting event with Dr. Narongchai Akrasanee, University Council Chairman presiding over the ceremony. Prof. Dr. Monchai Duangchinda, Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies gave a report speech on the background of cannabis cultivation. Khun Worathat Thuleechan, Vice Governor of Khon Kaen; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Darunee Chotithayangkoon, Dean of Faculty of Agriculture; Asst. Prof. Dr. Chanon Lapjit, Head of the Cannabis Research project for benefits in medicine and related industries under the Cannabis Research Institute of Khon Kaen University; Director of Drug Prevention and Suppression Office, Area 4, Permanent Secretary of Khon Kaen Province, Khon Kaen Public Health Officer; KKU administrators, researchers, staff, and the press attended ...

KKU Setting Up Disability Support Service Center for Students

KKU Setting Up Disability Support Service Center for Students

KKU concern the inequality of students in several dimension. Therefore, benefit and supports are released. Parents, Organization, and Students who need assistance or want to know the details can talk to disability service center at Student Union. ...

KKU joins village sages to train the youths in radio drama production to raise incomes and open a digital drama listening audience

KKU joins village sages to train the youths in radio drama production to raise incomes and open a digital drama listening audience

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Niyom Wongpongkham, Vice President for Art, Culture and Creative Economy said that Khon Kaen University is prepared to support the roots of all kinds of Isan arts and cultures such as can be seen in khaen dancing contest, Mo Din Daeng Folk music, stage drama, single khaen contest, short-film contest in the Khaen Movies Festival, Thai music contest, Mo Lam Klon club, Isan Heritage Award. “Create Work, Create Job, Create Incomes from Voice Drama” is the new one among those, which answer the mission of KKU: creative economy. The workshop will help support Isan culture that appears in voice drama until it can be produced to raise incomes and remains sustainably into the future. ...

Faculty of Dentistry follows the Late Royal Grandmother’s intention through a community dental care service by a team of professors, staff and students on the occasion of the Royal Grandmother’s birth date

Faculty of Dentistry follows the Late Royal Grandmother’s intention through a community dental care service by a team of professors, staff and students on the occasion of the Royal Grandmother’s birth date

October 21, 2020, 10:00 a.m. at Dental Hospital, Faculty of Dentistry, Khon Kaen University – An opening ceremony was held for the community dental care service and exhibition of the Royal Grandmother and dental care and dental innovation on the occasion of the National Dental Health Day. Assoc. Prof. Waranuch Pitipat, D.D.S., Dean of Faculty of Dentistry of Khon Kaen University presided over the ceremony, while Assoc. Prof. Anoma Ratanajaroentham, D.D.S., Associate Dean for Administration gave a reporting speech. The Faculty’s administrators, dentists, students and staff members joined. ...

KKU folks join in KKU Kathin Merit Making of 2020

KKU folks join in KKU Kathin Merit Making of 2020

Assoc. Prof. Charnchai Panthongviriyakul, M.D., President of Khon Kaen University related about the art and culture policy of Khon Kaen University. “Khon Kaen University is a principle university of the Northeast. The art and cultural mission is from the policy we have always had. The Vice President Art, Culture, and Creative Economy is in charge of this. The mission includes all activities related to art, culture, traditions, religions. For example, Loi Krathing, Songkran, etc., are held every year and lately have been the regional festivals. This year, because of Covid, the activities can not be held as usual. When the pandemic becomes contained, KKU will continue to organize the traditional events and plans to do this at an international level.”

Kathin Merit Making is held once a year. It is done within one month after the Buddhist Lent ends, or from the 1st waning moon of the eleventh month to the 15th waxing moon of the 12th month. Kathin is a tradition merit making that Khon Kaen University people all join for good deeds and virtue for the future and to succeed the religion and tradition. ...

Institute for Research and Development in Teaching Profession for ASEAN organizes workshop for teachers to reduce gaps and promote equality in Thai education

Institute for Research and Development in Teaching Profession for ASEAN organizes workshop for teachers to reduce gaps and promote equality in Thai education

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Maitree Inprasitha, Vice President for Education and Academic Service of Khon Kaen University said that in April this year, Khon Kaen University was ranked the first in Thailand, making two consecutive years in the top rank, as the university with the greatest impact on humanities according to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals. KKU scored highest in promotion of quality, equality and life-long education as well as in promotion of good health among all ages of citizens, reduction of income gaps both in the outside the country, and integration of work with all sectors in the world for sustainable development.

“Therefore, this workshop aims at continuously upgrading education quality and at giving importance to promotion of quality education and promoting integration of work with all sectors in the world for sustainable development according to SDGs. In addition, the activities in the workshop will enable all participants to acquire basic knowledge in the Lesson Study and Open Approach, which are the key innovations of the institute. The participants will be able to observe the classroom where these innovations are being applied, see how the classroom builds the 21st Century skills for the students, and see what school principals and teachers should do to have such classroom, what plans and implementation should be taken,” the Vice President for Education and Academic Service said. ...

Khon Kaen is launching Ban Saen Tor, the first GAP cricket village in Thailand and is ready to proceed with work in developing Khon Kaen as a city of crickets, our future food.

Khon Kaen is launching Ban Saen Tor, the first GAP cricket village in Thailand and is ready to proceed with work in developing Khon Kaen as a city of crickets, our future food.

Mr. Sattha Kochapalayuk, Khon Kaen Vice Governor explained that crickets are one out of the 6 cash animals promoted by Khon Kaen Province. Ban Saen Tor has been selected as the cricket farming model for study visits. Budget will be sought for developing Ban Saen Tor as a cricket product outlet of the province. The village is now one of the targeted villages under the Northeast Cricket Farmers Project that aims at progressing toward safe and standard manufacturing. The project is headed by Assoc. Prof. Rangsan Niamsanit and is under Khon Kaen University’s Strategic Research and Coordination Institute for Northeast Development. The project is granted supporting budget by the Agricultural Section of the Office of Science, Research and Innovation Promotion and the National Research Council to enhance cricket farmers’ capabilities in producing safe and standard crickets. There are also clusters of entrepreneurs who will receive more incomes from cricket farming. ...

Cholangiocarcinoma Research Institute runs a workshop for the leading volunteers, Mr. & Mrs. OV-CCA – Kosumpisai Model

Cholangiocarcinoma Research Institute runs a workshop for the leading volunteers, Mr. & Mrs. OV-CCA – Kosumpisai Model

August 28, 2020 at Khampa Room, Kosumpisai Hospital, Maha Sarakham – Cholangiocarcinoma Research Institute, Khon Kaen University led by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Wacharin Loilom, a committee member and secretary of the institute and the working team ran a workshop on “Workshop for the leading volunteers, Mr. & Mrs. OV-CCA under the Prototype District to Solve Problems in Liver Fluke Disease and Cholangiocarcinoma – Kosumpisai Model”. The chairperson of the Kosumpisai District Quality of Life Development Committee presided over the opening ceremony. 89 participants joined, who are from women groups in Phaeng Sub-district, village volunteers of Hua Khwang, Kaengkae, and Nonglek Sub-districts and hospitals in Kosumpisai Districts.

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