Location: Southeast Asia News

Filters close
Newswise: Chula’s Faculty of Engineering Pioneers the Use of Gamma Rays to Inspect Large Trees
Released: 20-Jun-2022 8:55 AM EDT
Chula’s Faculty of Engineering Pioneers the Use of Gamma Rays to Inspect Large Trees
Chulalongkorn University

Lecturers of the Faculty of Nuclear Technology at the Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University have developed a special device for scanning trees to determine trunk density and hollowness to prevent accidents from fallen trees and also as a way to conserve large trees in urban areas.

Newswise: Chula Ranked No.1 University in Thailand for the 14th Consecutive Year by the QS World University Rankings 2023
Released: 16-Jun-2022 8:55 PM EDT
Chula Ranked No.1 University in Thailand for the 14th Consecutive Year by the QS World University Rankings 2023
Chulalongkorn University

The latest results of QS World University Rankings 2023 have been announced on June 9, 2022. For the 14th consecutive year, Chulalongkorn University is ranked the first in Thailand according to the QS World University Rankings 2023 (since 2009) and is placed 224th in the world.

Newswise: Chula’s Innovations for the Aging Society
Released: 15-Jun-2022 8:55 AM EDT
Chula’s Innovations for the Aging Society
Chulalongkorn University

As one of the countries with a rapidly increasing aging population, especially this 2022, Thailand is now becoming an ‘aging’ society and will likely become a ‘super-aging society’ by 2031. To better meet the needs and provide services to the nation’s aging society, experts from various fields at Chulalongkorn University have conducted research to produce and develop innovations for the elderly.

Newswise: Genetic intermixing in Indonesia contributed to cultural “explosion” across the Pacific
Released: 9-Jun-2022 2:40 PM EDT
Genetic intermixing in Indonesia contributed to cultural “explosion” across the Pacific
Australian National University

DNA analysis of ancient human remains has shed new light on an "explosion" of intermixing cultures and genetics in an island region north of Australia known as Wallacea - an imprint that is still detectable in East Indonesians today.

Newswise: Multi-Decade Research Links Fathers’ Testosterone Production to Their Adolescent Experiences with Their Own Fathers
Released: 31-May-2022 3:05 PM EDT
Multi-Decade Research Links Fathers’ Testosterone Production to Their Adolescent Experiences with Their Own Fathers
University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame's Lee Gettler and his collaborators have drawn on data collected over more than 30 years from almost 1,000 men in the Philippines to help shed light on the importance of adolescence and father-son experiences to sons’ adult testosterone patterns.

Newswise: Snake trade in Indonesia is not sustainable enough -- but it could be
Released: 20-May-2022 1:05 PM EDT
Snake trade in Indonesia is not sustainable enough -- but it could be
Pensoft Publishers

Wildlife trade is a multi-million dollar industry. While some animals are traded legally, in compliance with legislation that aims to protect populations, wildlife trafficking continues to thrive in many places, threatening precious species with extinction.

Newswise: Chula Ranks No. 1 in Thailand for the 3rd Consecutive Year and Top 16 in the World with the Highest Impact on Society
Released: 10-May-2022 8:55 AM EDT
Chula Ranks No. 1 in Thailand for the 3rd Consecutive Year and Top 16 in the World with the Highest Impact on Society
Chulalongkorn University

In the latest results of the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings released on April 27, 2022, Chulalongkorn University has made Thai universities proud by being ranked No. 1 in Thailand for the 3rd consecutive year and top 16 in the world (out of 1,524 institutions from 110 countries), which is the highest ranking ever given to a Thai university.

Newswise: Saving the Mekong delta from drowning
Released: 6-May-2022 4:40 PM EDT
Saving the Mekong delta from drowning
Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Southeast Asia’s most productive agricultural region and home to 17 million people could be mostly underwater within a lifetime.

Newswise: World’s New Stream Frog Found in Myanmar:  Chula Researcher Indicates Its Ecosystem Is Intact
Released: 21-Apr-2022 8:55 AM EDT
World’s New Stream Frog Found in Myanmar: Chula Researcher Indicates Its Ecosystem Is Intact
Chulalongkorn University

A biologist from the Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University working with researchers from Germany and Myanmar has discovered two of the world’s newest stream frogs in Myanmar highlighting the remaining diversity of ecosystems in Southeast Asia and cautions all those involved of the need to conserve our forests before our valuable wildlife become extinct.

Newswise: Chula Ranks 1st in Thailand for 26 Subjects by QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022
Released: 11-Apr-2022 8:55 AM EDT
Chula Ranks 1st in Thailand for 26 Subjects by QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022
Chulalongkorn University

The latest results of the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022 have been announced on April 6, 2022. Chulalongkorn University is ranked the first in Thailand for 26 subjects in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject 2022.

Newswise: Discovery Provides Insight Into Neglected Tropical Disease
Released: 5-Apr-2022 1:15 PM EDT
Discovery Provides Insight Into Neglected Tropical Disease
UT Southwestern Medical Center

UTSW scientists identify key molecule produced by male parasitic worms that affects sexual maturity in females and leads to schistosomiasis

Newswise: Call for Scholarship Applications from International Students 2022
Released: 29-Mar-2022 8:55 AM EDT
Call for Scholarship Applications from International Students 2022
Chulalongkorn University

Chulalongkorn School of Integrated Innovation (ScII) is inviting applications from exceptionally talented international students to apply for its four-year Bachelor in Arts and Science in Integrated Innovation (BAScii).

Newswise: Chula Urges Researchers to Launch Deep Tech
Released: 14-Mar-2022 8:55 AM EDT
Chula Urges Researchers to Launch Deep Tech
Chulalongkorn University

Chulalongkorn University Technology Center (UTC) urges Deep Tech researchers to push forth deep innovations onto the market, promote business ventures, and be the driving force in the Thai economy.

Newswise: Study Confirms SARS-CoV-2 Related Coronaviruses in Trade-Confiscated Pangolins in Viet Nam
8-Mar-2022 12:45 PM EST
Study Confirms SARS-CoV-2 Related Coronaviruses in Trade-Confiscated Pangolins in Viet Nam
Wildlife Conservation Society

A new study in the journal Frontiers in Public Health led by scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) confirms that pangolins confiscated from the illegal wildlife trade in Viet Nam host SARS-CoV-2 related coronaviruses.

Newswise: Applications Open for Graduate Admission in Master’s Degree & Ph.D. for the First Semester of Academic Year 2022
Released: 28-Feb-2022 8:55 AM EST
Applications Open for Graduate Admission in Master’s Degree & Ph.D. for the First Semester of Academic Year 2022
Chulalongkorn University

The Graduate School at Chulalongkorn University is now accepting applications for the first semester of Academic Year 2022.

Newswise: iHub Chula’s New Breed of Startups to Internationalize the Thai Economy
Released: 25-Feb-2022 8:55 AM EST
iHub Chula’s New Breed of Startups to Internationalize the Thai Economy
Chulalongkorn University

Chula’s strategy to push CU iHub to produce quality graduates and a new breed of startups to drive Thailand 4.0 through innovation now pays off with a 16-billion-baht valuation of innovative products.

Newswise: Anaerobic processes fuel carbon dioxide production in Tonle Sap Lake
Released: 15-Feb-2022 1:20 PM EST
Anaerobic processes fuel carbon dioxide production in Tonle Sap Lake
University of Washington

A new study led by the University of Washington found that anaerobic processes occurring on floodplains of the Tonle Sap, the largest lake in Southeast Asia, are important contributors of the carbon dioxide that is dissolved in surface waters. The findings were published Feb. 14 in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Newswise: Chula Economics Lecturer Receives International Anti-Corruption Award 2021
Released: 21-Jan-2022 8:55 PM EST
Chula Economics Lecturer Receives International Anti-Corruption Award 2021
Chulalongkorn University

Congratulations to Asst. Prof. Dr. Torplus Yomnak on becoming one of the 12 anti-corruption activists from around the world to receive the U.S. State Department’s International Anti-Corruption Champion Award 2021 on International Anti-corruption Day. Asst. Prof. Dr. Torplus, the Director of the Political Economics Studies Center, Faculty of Economics, Chulalongkorn University, was chosen as the academic award recipient from Southeast Asia.

Newswise: Two Chula Students Win First Prize in Asian British Parliament Debating Championship 2021
Released: 14-Jan-2022 8:55 AM EST
Two Chula Students Win First Prize in Asian British Parliament Debating Championship 2021
Chulalongkorn University

Congratulations to Chanakan Wittayasakpan and Chayaton Subchavaroj, 4th year students from the Faculty of Arts and the Chulalongkorn Business School, for winning the English debating competition during the Asian British Parliament Debating Championship 2021, on 22-31 October 2021.

Newswise: $10M project aims for more pest-resilient food options in Asia
Released: 13-Jan-2022 5:05 PM EST
$10M project aims for more pest-resilient food options in Asia
Cornell University

A new Cornell University-led project will accelerate the application of a proven biotechnology to enhance food and nutritional security in Bangladesh and the Philippines while protecting the health of farmers and the environment.

Newswise: First tarantula to live in bamboo stalks found in Thailand
Released: 12-Jan-2022 11:15 AM EST
First tarantula to live in bamboo stalks found in Thailand
Pensoft Publishers

Inside a bamboo culm in Thailand, researchers discovered the first case of a genus of tarantula that lives exclusively in bamboo stalks.

Newswise: Chula’s newest school becomes Thailand’s first educational institute to achieve ISO 56002 certification
Released: 29-Dec-2021 8:55 AM EST
Chula’s newest school becomes Thailand’s first educational institute to achieve ISO 56002 certification
Chulalongkorn University

One of Chulalongkorn University’s latest schools, the Chulalongkorn School of Integrated Innovation (ScII), has recently received the prestigious ISO 56002:2019 Certification, a first for a higher educational institution in Thailand and possibly one of the first in Asia.

Newswise: Sasin Online Information Session 2022
Released: 13-Dec-2021 8:55 AM EST
Sasin Online Information Session 2022
Chulalongkorn University

Join us online to hear from our Director, Deputy Director, and our Admissions team. Learn how Sasin programs can prepare you and your business for these disruptive times.

Newswise: Chula Expects the “ChulaCov19” mRNA vaccine and “Chula-Baiya” Protein Subunit Vaccine to Be Ready in 2022
Released: 3-Dec-2021 8:55 AM EST
Chula Expects the “ChulaCov19” mRNA vaccine and “Chula-Baiya” Protein Subunit Vaccine to Be Ready in 2022
Chulalongkorn University

November 18, 2021 – Chulalongkorn University held Chula The Impact 5 Seminar on “The Progress on ChulaCov19 — an mRNA vaccine by Thais — the World’s Hope“. Also discussed was the progress of Chula-Baiya, Thailand’s first protein subunit vaccine from tobacco leaves by Baiya Phytofarm Co., Ltd., and Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chulalongkorn University.

Newswise: INU-CU Online Visual Arts Exhibition 2021
Released: 25-Nov-2021 8:55 AM EST
INU-CU Online Visual Arts Exhibition 2021
Chulalongkorn University

The Office of Art and Culture, Chulalongkorn University, and Incheon National University proudly present the ‘INU-CU online Visual Arts Exhibition 2021’.

Newswise: Personal Data Protection for COVID-19 Patients in Sri Lanka and Thailand
Released: 23-Nov-2021 8:55 AM EST
Personal Data Protection for COVID-19 Patients in Sri Lanka and Thailand
Chulalongkorn University

Chula researchers have revealed the impacts of the coronavirus outbreaks on personal data protection and confidence in the government, which resulted in the concealment of information by infected people, that hindered the mitigation of the pandemic. The governments must educate the public and create awareness of people’s legal rights.

Newswise: Decoding the Genes – Chula Applies Genomic Medicine to Diagnosing Rare Genetic Diseases in Thailand
Released: 28-Oct-2021 8:55 AM EDT
Decoding the Genes – Chula Applies Genomic Medicine to Diagnosing Rare Genetic Diseases in Thailand
Chulalongkorn University

Chula Genomics Research Team successfully cracked the genetics codes of Thai people so that rare, chronic, and emerging infectious diseases can be accurately diagnosed, and effectively targeted while reducing public healthcare costs. Most recently, the team found the genetic factors in Thai people that contribute to the severity of COVID-19, as well many other genetic disorders.

Newswise: Make the Olympics Dreams Come True – The Chula Sports Development for the Nation Project Supports Thai Youths to Compete in the World Arena
Released: 16-Sep-2021 8:55 AM EDT
Make the Olympics Dreams Come True – The Chula Sports Development for the Nation Project Supports Thai Youths to Compete in the World Arena
Chulalongkorn University

The alumni of the Chula Sports Development for the Nation Project have made Thailand proud at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, and at many other competitions over the past three decades – proof of Chula’s commitment to promoting sports excellence and academic mastery among youth. The project is open yearly to young adults with athletic skills in more than 30 sports.

Released: 15-Sep-2021 8:55 AM EDT
Study: Filipino, Vietnamese and Thai students are ‘invisible’ victims of inequality in STEM fields
University at Buffalo

The findings of the University at Buffalo study highlight the need for higher education leaders to understand the specific needs of underrepresented Asian American ethnic subgroups and develop sustainable reform policies.

Newswise: Japanese far-right hate group helped popularize anti-Korean sentiment
Released: 25-Aug-2021 1:45 PM EDT
Japanese far-right hate group helped popularize anti-Korean sentiment
University of Notre Dame

A University of Notre Dame researcher conducted two years of ethnographic fieldwork in a historic Korean ghetto in Osaka, Japan, to shed light on the legacy of discrimination that third- and fourth-generation Korean minorities have faced.

Newswise: UA Little Rock Joins DOD-Funded International Research Project to Investigate Covert Online Influence
Released: 16-Aug-2021 1:25 PM EDT
UA Little Rock Joins DOD-Funded International Research Project to Investigate Covert Online Influence
University of Arkansas at Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is part of an international research cohort that has received about $2.35 million in funding from the Department of Defense to investigate the use of social cyber forensics to understand covert online influence. UA Little Rock will receive $691,339 for its part of the project, which began in February and will conclude in 2025.

Released: 6-Aug-2021 5:05 PM EDT
Employment and Wellbeing Often Don’t Correlate in India, Ethiopia, Vietnam and Peru
University of East Anglia

Not all jobs are ‘good jobs’, and new research from the Universities of East Anglia (UEA) and Birmingham finds such work can have a negative impact on wellbeing.

Released: 26-Jul-2021 12:00 PM EDT
Golden Rice Approved for Commercial Propagation in the Philippines
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

Filipino rice consumers are close to benefiting from a provitamin A-infused rice with the approval of its commercial propagation permit.

Newswise: 271005_web.jpg
Released: 20-Jul-2021 5:20 PM EDT
Rapidly Diversifying Birds in Southeast Asia Offer New Insights Into Evolution
Trinity College Dublin

New findings from zoologists working with birds in Southeast Asia are shining fresh light on the connections between animal behaviour, geology, and evolution - underlining that species can diversify surprisingly quickly under certain conditions.

Newswise: From Satellite to Smartphone, App Warns Public of Unsafe Water
Released: 8-Jul-2021 3:00 PM EDT
From Satellite to Smartphone, App Warns Public of Unsafe Water
University of Rhode Island

University of Rhode Island College of Engineering Professor Ali Shafqat Akanda and a team of researchers have developed an application for smartphones called CholeraMap to serve as an early warning device for cholera.

Newswise: Chula Opens Gender Health Clinic to Serve the Transgender Community
Released: 29-Jun-2021 8:55 AM EDT
Chula Opens Gender Health Clinic to Serve the Transgender Community
Chulalongkorn University

The King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital of the Thai Red Cross Society, together with the Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University now features a Gender Health Clinic, a safe space for transgender to get advice about their health problems while cautioning that abuse of hormone therapy can be life-threatening.

Newswise: “ChulaCov19” Thailand’s First COVID-19 Vaccine Has Been Tested on Humans
Released: 17-Jun-2021 8:55 AM EDT
“ChulaCov19” Thailand’s First COVID-19 Vaccine Has Been Tested on Humans
Chulalongkorn University

On June 14, 2021 at Bhumisirimangalanusorn Building, Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, the Thai Red Cross Society, the Faculty of Medicine and the Chula Vaccine Research Center (CVRC), Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University conducted its first phase of clinical trial on volunteers who have passed the screening process and deemed to be in good health. The process is continuing on to phase 2 to monitor immunity reactions to the ChulaCov19 vaccine under the supervision of medical experts, doctors, nurses and the research team.

Newswise: What Factors Put Philippine Birds at Risk of Extinction?
Released: 16-Jun-2021 12:05 PM EDT
What Factors Put Philippine Birds at Risk of Extinction?
University of Utah

A new study from University of Utah researchers suggests that, due to deforestation and habitat degradation, more bird species may be endangered that previously thought – including species that may not have been discovered yet.

Newswise: ENG_Decoding-Chulas-Rise-to-World-Class.jpg
Released: 11-Jun-2021 8:55 AM EDT
Decoding Chula’s Rise to World-Class Caliber Being Crowned Asia’s Top University in Sustainability
Chulalongkorn University

Chula’s President reveals four important factors leading Chula to be named Asia’s No.1 (No. 23 in the world) university for sustainability by THE (Times Higher Education) Impact Rankings 2021 while stressing the local and global impacts of research and innovation by faculty members and students.

Newswise: 2021_-Chula-Top-100-for-2nd-consecutive-year-768x402.jpg
Released: 10-Jun-2021 8:55 AM EDT
Chula Celebrates Its 2nd Inclusion in World’s Top 100 for Academic Reputation by QS World University Rankings 2022
Chulalongkorn University

The results for this year’s QS World University Rankings 2022 have Chulalongkorn University holding the prestigious ranking as one of the one hundred best universities in the world in terms of Academic Reputation. This is the second straight year that Chula has occupied number 96 and once again it is placed as the best university in Thailand.

Newswise: 264466_web.jpg
Released: 10-May-2021 2:50 PM EDT
Conservationists concerned about illegal hunting and exploitation of porcupines in Indonesia
Pensoft Publishers

Porcupines are frequently traded across Asia, and Indonesia, home to five species, is no exception.

Newswise: meet-the-freaky-fanged-1.jpg
Released: 5-May-2021 12:50 PM EDT
Meet the freaky fanged frog from the Philippines
University of Kansas

Researchers at the University of Kansas have described a new species of fanged frog discovered in the Philippines that's nearly indistinguishable from a species on a neighboring island except for its unique mating call and key differences in its genome.

Released: 23-Apr-2021 8:55 AM EDT
Chula Proudly Represents Thailand as a University for Sustainability No.1 in ASIA, No. 23rd in the World
Chulalongkorn University

Chula’s body of work on “Social Innovation” has solidified its claim to fame as “No.1 in Asia and No.23rd in the World” (the highest-ranking that any Thai university has ever received) by the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Ranking 2021. THE is an impactful world-class ranking of 1,115 universities worldwide, and THE Impact Rankings are the only global performance tables that assess universities against the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Released: 30-Mar-2021 12:40 PM EDT
Researchers Announce "Resurrection" Of Skink Species
Carnegie Museum of Natural History

An international team of researchers announces the "resurrection" of the Philippine skink species Brachymeles burksi.

Released: 12-Mar-2021 11:50 AM EST
Research discovers malaria devastating humans far earlier than expected
University of Otago

New bioarchaeological research shows malaria has threatened human communities for more than 7000 years, earlier than when the onset of farming was thought to have sparked its devastating arrival.

Released: 12-Mar-2021 8:55 AM EST
Say Goodbye to Back Pain with “DynaSeat” – an Office Syndrome Behavior Adjustment Seat
Chulalongkorn University

A team of Chula doctoral students has created a smart “DynaSeat” to adjust sitting behavior to prevent neck pain and promote fast recovery after office syndrome.

Released: 11-Mar-2021 8:55 PM EST
“Sensor for All” Air Quality Monitoring Innovation from Chula Engineering Paves the Way towards Sustainable Solutions to Dust Problem
Chulalongkorn University

Thailand’s PM2.5 dust particles level ranks as one of the highest in the world and poses health risks to the urban population. Having a reliable tool developed by Thais themselves to warn the public of PM2.5 dust conditions is crucial, and the “Sensor for All” project by Chula Engineering is an answer to this problem. During the past three years, a team of multidisciplinary experts of Chula Engineering has been working on installing sensor nodes, starting on the Chula campus, and expanding to cover the whole country.


Showing results

150 of 212

close
0.62252