Chula Student Teams Win First and Second Runner-up Prizes in TSX Youth Award Program 2022

Congratulations to Chula student teams from the Student in Free Enterprise (SIFE) Club, Chula Business School and the Faculty of Science for winning first and second runner-up places in TSX Youth Award Program 2022. The competition was a part of the events at the Thailand Sustainability Expo 2022 at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center on September 30, 2022.

Experts on sustainability, environmental management, land use policy and climate change at Indiana University are available to comment on the 2022 U.N. Climate Summit, COP27.

BLOOMINGTON and INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The United Nations’ annual climate summit, the 27th Conference of the Parties, or COP27, has convened in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt through Nov. 18 to discuss the global response to climate change. Major topics under discussion…

Chula Launches a Bioproduct “Microbes to Clean Up Oil Spill in the Ocean”

Chula Faculty of Science has developed bioproducts to clean up oil spills in the ocean from their research on oil-eating microbes while getting ready to expand to industrial-scale production for ecological sustainability.

Mayo Clinic facilities recognized for environmental sustainability

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic locations in Arizona, Florida and Rochester, and Mayo Clinic Health System locations in Eau Claire and La Crosse, Wisconsin, have been recognized for their sustainability initiatives by Practice Greenhealth. This national organization recognizes health care organizations committed to continuous improvement in sustainability practices and programs.

Press registration opens for the hybrid ACS Fall 2022 meeting

The American Chemical Society’s ACS Fall 2022 will be held virtually and in Chicago Aug. 21–25 with the theme “Sustainability in a Changing World.” ACS considers requests for press credentials and complimentary meeting registration from reporters and public information officers at selected institutions.

CU Social Innovation Hub – Driving Social Science Research towards Social Innovation, Raising the Community’s Quality of Life, Meeting Social Needs

Chula reveals the success of CU SiHub as an incubator for faculty members, researchers, and students to drive research in the social sciences, arts and humanities to create social innovation businesses and social enterprises toward a sustainable society.

Policy, farm management help China mitigate climate change

Production of animal protein in China has increased by 800% over the past 40 years, driven by population growth, urbanization and higher worker wages. However, the amount of climate-warming nitrous oxide released from animal farming in the country has not risen as quickly, thanks to science-led policy and farm management interventions in the way animals are fed and their manure recycled.

Applications Open for I-SMaT: the International Collaborative Program in Sustainable and Materials and Technology for Industries

ISMaT, or the “International Collaborative Program in Sustainable and Materials and Technology for Industries”, is a brand-new international Ph.D. program co-established in 2022 by the Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, and Nagoya University, Japan.

Cycloalkanes a strong candidate for reducing aviation emissions

Scientists at Sandia National Laboratories have released data that could play an important role in the future development of cleaner and more sustainable aviation fuel. The team explored the physical properties of cycloalkanes, which, when used in jet fuel may reduce condensation trail formation and soot emissions as compared to current fuels.