The Road to Studying in the UK Mini-Series EP.5
Date
Tuesday 21 July 2020 -
18:00 to 19:30
Location
Online seminar

PREPARING WITH CONFIDENCE TO STUDY FOR A PHD IN THE UK

This is the fifth episode of the Road to Studying in the UK Mini-Series, the special online seminar from the British Council, helping you to prepare for your study abroad planning with confidence. 

Receive advice from UK alumni on preparing for PhD study and writing a research proposal. Get top tips from the British Council IELTS team and join an interactive activity with IELTS Coach to help boost your IELTS writing score!  

Speakers

Dr Uracha Ruktanonchai

Dr Uracha Ruktanonchai

Deputy Executive Director, Nanotec, NSTDA

Dr Uracha Ruktanonchai graduated with a PhD degree in Pharmacy from the University of Nottingham. She is currently the Deputy Executive Director of NANOTEC overseeing R&D. This position allows her to interact with young researchers and help them to continue their research career and promote science and technology capability for the benefit of the country. Currently, she uses science and technology as a linkage for collaborating at international level.

Dr Weerapong Prasongchean

Dr Weerapong Prasongchean

Lecturer, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chulalongkorn University

Dr Weerapong Prasongchean holds a Doctoral Degree in Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology from University College London. He is a lecturer at the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chulalongkorn University. His work was instrumental in developing cross-curricular learning experiences for diverse groups of educators and learners from various backgrounds, encouraging them to engage with local wisdom and global health, in areas such as aging, brain science, and stem cell and regenerative pharmacy.

Dr Ake Pattaratanakun

Dr Ake Pattaratanakun

Lecturer, Chulalongkorn Business School

Dr Ake Pattaratanakun holds a PhD in Marketing and a master’s degree in Innovation Strategy and Organisation from the University of Cambridge. He is one of the most reputable experts on sustainable branding. His consulting experience includes the Ministry of Finance, Tourism Authority of Thailand, and leading companies in Thailand. His studies at Cambridge University led him to conclude that social sustainability, not just business success, is central to brands.