The British Council Thailand and the Office of Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation are working on the Thai-UK World-class University Consortium to form partnership and knowledge sharing platform between universities in Thailand and the UK. The Consortium aims to support the advancement of quality teaching, learning, and research, with the goal of improving the university system through human capacity development and knowledge exchange with the UK.

We are pleased to announce the 15 collaborations from Thai-UK World-class University Consortium members below: 

Subject area Thai University Lead UK University Lead and Associate Partner 
Agriculture and Forestry

Dr Kobsak Wanthongchai

Faculty of Forestry, Kasetsart University

Lead 

  • Dr Iona-Yuelu Huang - Food, Land and Agribusiness Management, Harper Adams University
Architecture / Built Environment

Dr Withit Pansuk

Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University

Lead

  • Dr Sakdirat Kaewunruen - Faculty of Engineering, University of Birmingham

Associate Partner

  • Dr Narakorn Srinil - Engineering / Marine, Offshore & Subsea Technology, Newcastle University
  • Dr Chinnapat Panwisawas - Department of Engineering, University of Leicester
  • Dr Ben Parslew - School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, University of Manchester
Architecture / Built Environment

Dr Witiya Pittungnapoo

Faculty of Architecture, Art and Design, Naresuan University

Lead

  • Dr Amira Elnokaly - School of Architecture and the Built Environment, University of Lincoln

Associate Partner

  • Prof Mark G. Macklin - The Lincoln Centre for Water and Planetary Health, University of Lincoln
Chemical Engineering

Dr Anongnat Somwangthanaroj

Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University

Lead 

  • Dr Anh Phan - School of Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Newcastle University

Associate Partner

  • Dr Michael Short - Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Surrey
  • Dr Stephen Robert Euston - School of Engineering & Physical Sciences, Heriot-Watt University
  • Dr Tuck Seng Wong - Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, The University of Sheffield
Development Studies

Dr Bhanubhatra Jittiang

Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University

Lead

  • Dr Mandy Sadan - School for Cross-faculty Studies, University of Warwick
Development Studies

Dr Nitinant Wisaweisuan

Puey Ungphakorn School of Development Studies, Thammasat University

Lead

  • Dr Rulin Zhu - Management School, Lancaster University
Development Studies

Dr Patreeya Kitcharoen

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Mahidol University

Lead

  • Dr Sarah Cardey - School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, University of Reading
Geography

Dr Pannee Cheewinsiriwat

Department of Geography, Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University

Lead

  • Dr John Barlow - School of Global Studies, Department of Geography, University of Sussex

Associate Partner

  • Prof Hyun Bang Shin - Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Prof Jonathan Rigg - School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol
Life Sciences

Dr Lalintip Hocharoen

Bioprocess Research and Innovation Centre, National Biopharmaceutical Facility, King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi

Lead

  • Prof Daniel Bracewell - Department of Biochemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Science, University College London

Associate Partner

  • Prof Colin Robinson - School of Biosciences, University of Kent
  • Prof Anne Dell - Faculty of Natural Sciences, Imperial College London
  • Prof Alan Dickson - Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Manchester
Life Sciences

Dr Narisara Chantratita

Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University

Lead

  • Prof Jeremy Tavaré - Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Bristol

Associate Partner

  • Prof Susanna Dunachie - Department of Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford
  • Assoc Prof Alexander Edwards - Reading School of Pharmacy, University of Reading
  • Dr Trevor Lawley - Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Life Sciences

Dr Supachitra Chadchawan

Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University

Lead

  • Prof Steven Edwards - Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Institute of Infection, Veterinary and Ecological Sciences, University of Liverpool
Medicine

Dr Chaisiri Angkuawaranon

Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University

Lead

  • Dr Dorothea Nitsch - Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Associate Partner

  • Prof Rose McGready - Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford
  • Prof Mary Fewtrell - Population, Policy & Practice Research and Teaching Department, University College London
Medicine

Dr Nattawan Utoomprurkporn

Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University

Lead

  • Prof Doris Bamiou - Brain Science, University College London

Associate Partner

  • Prof Matthew Walters - College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow
  • Prof Joy Adamson - Department of Health Sciences, University of York / Prof Richard Friend - Department of Environment and Geography, University of York 
  • Prof Jason Warren - Dementia Research Centre, University College London
Medicine

Dr Prapat Wanitpongpan

Faculty of Medicine, Mahidol University

Lead

  • Prof Carol Brayne - Cambridge Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge
Medicine

Dr Viroj Boonyaratanakornkit

Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University

Lead

  • Prof Maria A. O'Connell - Faculty of Science, University of East Anglia

Edited: 25 May 2022