Chula Researcher’s Innovative Wireless Hepatitis B Test Kit for Complete Screening and Data Collection in One Step

Chula researchers have developed a remarkable wireless hepatitis B virus test kit to screen for infection and collect data for an online database that’s fast and complete in one step.

Prof. Dr. Chaiyan Chaiyaphorn Awarded National Outstanding Researcher Award 2024 in Political Science and Public Administration with Research Benefitting Society and Politics

Prof. Dr. Chaiyan Chaiyaphorn from the Department of Government, Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University, was recognized by the National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) with the National Outstanding Researcher Award 2024 in the field of Political Science and Public Administration.

“ViaBus,” an innovation by Chula engineering alumni, wins the DEmark Award 2023 in Thailand and the Good Design Award (G-Mark) in Japan

Congratulations to the ViaBus Application, developed by alumni of Chula Faculty of Engineering, for winning Thailand’s Design Excellence Award (DEmark) 2023 in the category of Systems, Services, Digital Platform, Online Interface Design, Apps for Smartphones and Tablets, Website.

The 3rd World Marketing Forum “The New Marketingverse: Meta Mitri Meetang.”

Marketing Association of Thailand, in partnership with Asia Marketing Federation, is delighted to present the prestigious “3rd World Marketing Forum.”

Chula Art Education Professor Wins Gold Medal at International Invention Contest in Singapore

Chulalongkorn University congratulates Assoc. Prof. Pornthep Lerttevasiri from the Division of Art Education, Faculty of Education, for receiving the Gold Medal in the Industrial Design category at the WorldInvent TM 22+23 Singapore International Invention Show (WoSG), held in Singapore from September 4 to 6, 2023.

Chula Professors and Students Shine at Indonesia Inventors Day 2023 with ‘Lantern Craft: Folk Art Innovation for Sustainable Decoration’

A big round of applause to Chula professors and students for their achievement at the Indonesia Inventors Day 2023 (IID 2023) held from September 16-19.

Chulalongkorn University’s Institute of Thai Studies Presented the Outstanding Thai Heritage Conservation Agency Award 2023

The Institute of Thai Studies, Chulalongkorn University, received the Outstanding Thai Heritage Conservation Agency Award for the year 2023 from the Thai Heritage Conservation Day Steering Committee, Fine Arts Department, on Thai Heritage Conservation Day, April 2, 2023, which is also the anniversary of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s birthday.

Chula’s Faculty of Allied Health Sciences Promotes “46 Recipes to Train Swallowing” in Elderly and Troubled Patients

A lecturer from the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University in collaboration with the Thai Dietetic Association, has developed 46 nutritious recipes for swallowing training in the elderly, and patients with difficulty swallowing based on recommendations of The International Dysphagia Diet Standardization (IDDSI).

Museum of Natural History Chulalongkorn University and Chulalongkorn University’s Natural History Museum of Nan Awarded Outstanding Glorified Thai Museum Award 2023

Museum of Natural History Chulalongkorn University and Chulalongkorn University’s Natural History Museum of Nan were awarded the Outstanding Glorified Thai Museum Award 2023 with the theme of Museum and Learning Center & SDGs17.

Thailand Hub of Talent for Cancer Immunotherapy International Conference

The Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, cordially invites all to attend the “Thailand Hub of Talent for Cancer Immunotherapy International Conference: Portal to Global Collaboration for Next Generation Cell and Gene Therapy Development” on November 16-17, 2023 at Bhumisiri Mangklanusorn Building, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Chula Emphasizes on the Effort to Drive the Thai Economy with Thai Soft Power Through Research and Innovation, Focusing on 2Ts for Cultural Empowerment

Chula Marketing professor draws attention to the strengths and weaknesses that Thai entrepreneurs and related sectors should immediately address so that the Thai economy can soar with soft power while revealing Chula’s readiness to drive research and social innovation to create the leaders of the future and drive Thai soft power to the global society.

The Smart Suit that Saves Forest Fires Firefighters’ Lives – An International Award-Winning Design by Chula’s Engineering Students

Students of the Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University have been awarded an MGA Award in recognition of their innovative design for their fire-resistant Smart Suit which uses IoT technology for connections and online activations to store data therefore reducing the risks and increasing the safety for firefighters at work in real time.

CU Sihub Drives Social Innovation Business Model Prototypes to Social Innovation-Led Enterprise

The Chulalongkorn University Social Innovation Hub (CU SiHub) supported project to encourage the development of social innovation business model prototypes was held on September 2, 2023 at the Visid Prachuabmoh Building to showcase the business design of innovations for social benefit and evaluate the viability of implementing the research group’s business plan.

Sasin Chula is the First in Thailand to Uphold IDEALS Policy that Promotes Diversity and Equity as well as Inclusion for Sustainable Organizations and Businesses

Sasin School of Management, Chulalongkorn University is set to become a focal point for DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion) efforts.

Enjoy Your Temple Tour, Learn More with the “Insight Wat Pho” Application, A Social Innovation from Chula Architecture

“Insight Wat Pho” an innovation for society by a Chula Architecture lecturer is a companion application that helps visitors plan and make the most out of their visit to Wat Pho. With helpful info on how to get there and points of interest, to fun features, such as AR (augmented reality) floor plan of Wat Pho and “Yak Wat Pho” hunt game to find the Wat Pho’s Giants, the app can help visitors have a trip that is more meaningful and enjoyable.

Sasin Researchers Run Research Workshop “Next Leap” to Push Technology Application

The rapid changes in technologies affect the lives of people all over the world in terms of work, daily life, medicine, education, business, etc., leading to a necessity for proper adaptation to such development. Realizing this need, the Research Unit in Finance and Sustainability in the Disruption Era of Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration, Chulalongkorn University, initiated the “Next Leap” research workshop to drive application of technology.

UNFPA and Chulalongkorn Hold a Special Talk on “World Population Day” and Launch “inCUsive” Platform for Sustainable Development

Together with Chulalongkorn University, the UNFPA celebrated World Population Day by holding a panel discussion titled “Bridging Integration Gaps and Promoting Gender Equality for Young People Towards Aged Society,” as well as launching the inCUsive platform to promote sustainable development.

Call for Papers and Participation: CULI International Conference 2023

Chulalongkorn University Language Institute (CULI) is delighted to invite all to join the international conference “ELT in the New Era: From Basic to Higher Education”, and log in for online post-conference workshops via Zoom from November 23-25, 2023, at Thailand’s time zone (GMT+7).

Chula College of Population Studies Co-hosts a Workshop on Strengthening Older Persons’ Labor Force Participation and Improving Thai Elderly Skills

The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific – ESCAP and the College of Population Studies, through the Collaborating Center for Labor Research at Chulalongkorn University, together with government agencies, civil society and the private sector co-organized a workshop on “Strengthening older persons’ labor force participation and benefitting from the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Asia and the Pacific” on 10 – 11 May 2023 at the Mandarin Conference Room C, Mandarin Hotel.

Chulalongkorn’s Communication Arts and Thai Media Fund Organize Creative Luk Thung: Thai Soft Power Going Global

Chulalongkorn University’s Faculty of Communication Arts, in collaboration with Thai Media Fund, is organizing the Creative Luk Thung: Thai Soft Power Going Global project to promote the arts of Thai Luk thung music or Folk Song on the occasion of the 84th anniversary of the emergence of luk thung music in Thailand.

CSII Students Set the Bar High with Stellar Performance in Startup Contests

Students of the Chulalongkorn School of Integrated Innovation (CSII) continue to dazzle global and regional startup communities with their talent and innovation prowess. Enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts and Science in Integrated Innovation (BAScii) program, these young minds have consistently achieved extraordinary success in myriad competitions.

Learning Thai: A Comprehensive Guide for Foreigners Interested in Studying Thai Language in Thailand

If you have foreign friends, how do you introduce them to Thailand? Thailand has a lot of charms to indulge in, but one of the appeals one cannot deny is the “Thai language” which, in any shape or form, is so melodious and pleasing to the ear.

Congratulations to Faculty Members and the Student from Chulalongkorn’s Faculty of Education for their International Recognition as Thai Inventors and Researchers

Chulalongkorn University congratulates the faculty members and a student of the Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University, for receiving certificates at the Internationally Outstanding Inventors Awards Ceremony organized by the National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) on Monday, June 26, 2023, at Makawan Rangsan Room, 3rd floor, Royal Thai Army Club Vibhavadi.

Call for Papers and Participants: The 16th Eurasia Conference on Chemical Science 2023 (EuAsC2S–16) – Frontiers in Chemical Sciences for Sustainability

The Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University, together with the Chemical Society of Thailand will co-organize “the 16th Eurasia Conference on Chemical Science 2023 (EuAsC2S–16)” under the theme “Frontiers in Chemical Sciences for Sustainability”, from December 13-15, 2023 at the Berkeley Hotel Pratunam, Bangkok.

When Blood Is a New Alternative Medicine for Pain Relief at Chula Pain Clinic

Chula Medicine researchers have successfully published an article on the injection of patient’s own platelets rich plasma into the shoulder ligaments resulting in pain reduction, heal torn ligaments and restore torn muscles as an alternative to surgery while reducing the side effects of prolonged use of pain medications.

Chula Faculty of Medicine Released Research Results that “Wang Nam Yen” Thai Herbal Tea Can Stimulate Lactation in Mothers after Childbirth Similar to Modern Medicine

Chula Faculty of Medicine, in collaboration with the Department of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine, has released the results of their research on “Wang Nam Yen” herbal tea formula to stimulate lactation in mothers after childbirth, especially those who have had a caesarean delivery, to solve their problem of scarce breast milk. The herbal tea yielded as good results as modern medicine.  The team aims at expanding to commercial production and export. 

Seeing “New India” with Indian Studies Center of Chulalongkorn University, an Expressway to Connect Thailand-India

Chulalongkorn University’s Indian Studies Center serves as a hub of connection and cooperation between Indians and Thais. It is also a storehouse of knowledge and information about India, including ancient India, contemporary India, and new India in different dimensions, which encourages Thai people to adjust their views of India, reduce prejudices, and focus on looking for clear opportunities to form collaboration with the “New India.”

“Dust Mites Repellent Herbal Spray” and “Pet Fragrance Spray from Mangosteen Peel Extract” – Two Nano Innovations from CUVET

Researchers of the Biochemistry Unit, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University (CUVET) have developed “Dust Mites Repellent Herbal Spray” and “Pet Fragrance Spray from Mangosteen Peel Extract” by applying nanotechnology to pet products to enhance their potency. Certifiably safe, both products are now available through a CUVET startup company.

Chula Researchers Find Chemicals in Sweat That Can Reveal “Extreme Stress and Depression” and Successfully Test Firefighters’ Mental Health for the First Time!

A team of researchers from the Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University, have found chemicals in sweat that indicate high stress and depression. The pilot study of firefighters in Bangkok yielded the results with 90% accuracy, so they are poised to conduct mental health screening in other high-stress, and high-risk groups of professions hoping to reduce mental health problems and violence in society.

Chula President Shared “Sustainovation”, the University’s Commitment to Sustainability, at APRU 27th Annual Presidents’ Meeting

Professor Dr. Bundhit Eua-arporn, President of Chulalongkorn University, attended The 27th Annual Presidents’ Meeting of the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) with the theme “From Invention to Implementation – Solutions for a Sustainable Future” in Hong Kong from June 25 to 27, 2023.

Chula School of Agricultural Resources Launches “Innovation Center for Research and Development of Sustainable Thai Cocoa: ISTC” to Add Value to Thai Cocoa in Nan

The School of Agricultural Resources, Chulalongkorn University, organized the opening ceremony of the “Innovation Center for Research and Development of Sustainable Thai Cocoa: ISTC” on Thursday, May 18, 2023, at Room 702, Chaloem Rajakumari 60th Anniversary Building (Chamchuri 10 Building), Chulalongkorn University. Prof. Dr. Chakkaphan Sutthirat, Vice President for Chula Research Affairs, presided over the event and delivered the opening speech. During the event, a speech titled “Passion & Vision in ISTC” was given, after which Asst. Prof. Dr. Tansiphorn Na Nan, Head of the “Innovation for Cocoa Value Chain Management in the Cocoa Business Ecosystem, Nan Province” project discussed the missions of ISTC.

Chula Makes World’s Top 50 Universities for Employment Outcomes and Ranks No.1 in Thailand for the 15th Consecutive Year by QS World University Rankings 2024

Chulalongkorn University has made the world’s top 50 university list for employment outcomes, which reflects both the high employment rate and work ability of Chula graduates. The university is also listed as the best in Thailand for the 15th Consecutive Year (since 2009), according to the newly released QS World University Rankings 2024, putting Chula at 221th in the world, up from 244 last year.

Chula’s Department of Nuclear Engineering Offers In-depth Radiation Measurement and Explains the Dangers Associated with Caesium-137

Lecturers of the Department of Nuclear Engineering, Chulalongkorn University have found no contamination or spreading of Caesium-137 to the environment in the area of Prachin Buri Province as reported in the news. The Department aims to provide academic services and radiation measurements by a team of experts with in-depth measurement equipment.

Chula’s Faculty of Dentistry Continues to Standout as the Only Thai Institution in the World’s TOP 70 and Second in ASEAN in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023

With its outstanding contribution to research, creative innovations, advancements and developments, the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023 has, for the first time, placed the Faculty of Dentistry, Chulalongkorn University in the world’s TOP 70 for Dentistry. The university is also ranked 2nd in ASEAN and the 1st in Thailand.

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FINAL CALL FOR APPLICATIONS! for International Master’s Degree Programs at Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts (Academic Year 2023)

Three International master’s degree programs at the Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts are now accepting applications for the Academic Year 2023.

Chula Research Team Ready to Present Their Inventions and Innovations at the 34th International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition (ITEX 2023)

Chula research team is ready to present their inventions and innovations at the 34th International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition (ITEX 2023), which will be held from May 11 to 13, 2023 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center Hall 1-4, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital Doctors Suggest Ways to Prevent Glaucoma through Early Detection

The Excellence Center for Glaucoma, Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, and Thai Glaucoma Society encourage all of us to realize the significance of glaucoma as it is the world’s number 1 cause of irreversible blindness. In Thailand, over 2 million people are affected by glaucoma.

Chula Researchers Develop a Rapid MTB Strip Test for Tuberculosis Hoping to Spread to Community Hospitals and Reduce the Number of Patients

Lecturers of the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University have developed MTB Strip Test Kit for Tuberculosis (TB) diagnosis that’s accurate and easy to use, guaranteed by the 2023 Invention Award from the National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) — Another hope to reduce the spread of tuberculosis in Thailand.

Chula Geologist and Team Discover New Evidence Pointing to Possible Existence of More Ancient Structures Hidden on Khao Phanom Rung

Chula geology professor and team of surveyors discovered foreign materials, suspected to be “terracotta”, in the center of Khao Phanom Rung (Phanom Rung Mountain) forest, Buriram Province. The discovery provides significant evidence indicating that Prasat Hin Phanom Rung is not the only ancient building hidden on Khao Phanom Rung.

Chula Launches “CUDSON” Web Application Helping Students Develop Their Competencies Based on Their Ability

Chula has launched the “CUDSON” web application to help students discover and develop life skills, select activities and subjects that are suitable for their needs, develop themselves properly, learn what they like, and prepare for a world of creative and happy work.

Chula Launches the Latest Parkinson’s Gloves to Reduce Tremors

Doctors at King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital have developed lightweight and easy-to-use Parkinson’s gloves that can automatically reduce tremors, allowing Parkinson’s Disease patients to enjoy social life and reducing side effects from medication and risk from brain surgery.

Chula Makes Progress in “CAR T-Cell Therapy” Innovation: New Hope for Thai Lymphoma Cancer Patients

Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, and Nagoya University, Japan, in their collaboration to develop an immunotherapy method for curing cancer, reported on the progress of CAR T-cell immunotherapy innovation for treating cancer in leukemia and B-cell lymphoma patients, which can increase survival rates and reduce cancer recurrence.

Chulalongkorn University Holds the “Chula Health Care Body & Mind” Fest

The Center for Safety, Health and Environment of Chulalongkorn University (SHECU), Chulalongkorn University Health Service Center, the Physical Resources Management, the Department of Physical Therapy at the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, the Department of Industrial Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering, the Center for Psychological Wellness at the Faculty of Psychology, and Chula Student Wellness have organized the “Chula Health Care Body & Mind” event under the CU Sustainable Well-Being project.

Chulalongkorn University and True Digital Academy Launch “Introduction to Digital Age” Course to Better Prepare Students for Real Life and Work

The General Education Center, Chulalongkorn University, and the True Digital Academy, True Digital Group, have joined hands to develop curriculum, courses and training programs that will enhance knowledge and expertise in Digital Technology for Chula students and the public.

Pesticide Contaminants in Water Test Kit, an Innovation from Chula for Safe and Sustainable Agriculture

Farmers in Thailand still largely use chemical herbicides, especially paraquat and atrazine, to control weeds on their farms. According to research by the Office of Agricultural Economics, in 2019, Thailand imported almost 10 million kilograms of paraquat and close to 3.5 million kilograms of atrazine. The residues of these herbicides cause harm to the environment, living creatures, and our health.