Newton Fund Institutional Links
Thursday 31 August 2017
True Coffee, Siam Square Soi 2 (BTS Siam)

Cafe Scientifique: Success stories of research under Newton Fund


The British Council and the Office of Higher Education Commission (OHEC) are hosting a Cafe Scientifique to share the stories of research under Newton Fund Institutional Links programme. The session is open to public and will cover the following topics:

** For more information on each research, please click on the topics below!

This session will be an opportunity for you to get to know science in simple language and a relaxed environment. Join us for an hour-packed of Science!


Time Details
13.30 - 14.00 Registration
14.00 - 14.05 Opening remarks
14.05 - 14.20 1 - Immunological treatment of cancer by Dr Pa-thai Yenchitsomanus (Mahidol University)
14.20 - 14.35 2 - Biodiesel production from vegetable oil sources by Dr Malee Santikunaporn (Thammasat University)
14.35 - 14.50 3 - Bile duct cancer in rural communities in Thailand by Dr Banchob Sripa (Khon Kaen University)
14.50 - 15.05 4 - Rare genetic diseases in children by Dr Vorasuk Shotelersuk (Chulalongkorn University)
15.05 - 15.20 5 - Prevention of meliodosis and tuberculosis by Dr Ganjana Lertmemongkolchai (Khon Kaen University)
15.20 - 15.35 6 - Adding value to the Thai rice industry by Dr Parichat Hongprabhas (Kasetsart University)
15.35 - 15.40 Announcement of Newton Fund - OHEC Institutional Links 2017/18 call