Chulalongkorn University Welcomes David Cameron, UK Foreign Secretary and Former Prime Minister, to Faculty of Science Research and Innovation Exhibition

Lord David Cameron, Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs and former Prime Minister of Great Britain, paid a visit to the Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University and was welcomed by Ms. Supamas Isarabhakdi, Minister of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation, and Prof. Dr. Bundhit Eua-arporn, President of Chulalongkorn University.

Chula Ranks No.1 in Thailand for 32 Subjects in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024

The latest results of the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024 have been announced on April 10, 2024. Chulalongkorn University is ranked No. 1 in Thailand for 32 subjects and Top 200 in the world with 30 outstanding subjects.

“Buddhist Studies” at Chula In-depth studies, activities, and research

Chulalongkorn University isn’t a Buddhist university but it does serve as a resource center for Buddhist Studies research and education. There are now various programs that offer courses in Buddhist Studies, as well as the Center for Buddhist Studies of the Institute of Thai Studies and its worldwide network of academics who are active in the exchange and collaboration in research, along with the International Tipitaka Hall and the CU Dhamma Center which serves as a venue for study and research along with organizing activities related to Buddhism.

Chulalongkorn Scholar Invites Young Designers to Ride on “Elephant Pants” Wave, Promoting Cultural Identity as a Form of Thai Soft Power

Chula scholar recommended that the Thai government recognize the Elephant Pants as a Soft Power by featuring them in cultural activities, supporting local craftsmen, promoting the product in international fashion events, and sharing the origin and sustainability of the Elephant Pants on digital platforms. This will improve Thailand’s image and support the local economy.

“Thailand Halal Assembly 2023” — Digitalizing Halal Initiatives, Boosting Thai Halal in Global Market

“Thailand Halal Assembly 2023,” hosted by Chulalongkorn University’s Halal Science Center at Nouvo City Hotel, was a grand halal event with the goal to modernize traditional halal ways and promote Thai halal in the global market. The event was organized under the theme “Digitalizing Halal Initiatives for Fostering Halal Trust.”

“I am able.” Asian Congress for People with Special Needs Conference Organized by Chula Faculty of Education and People Go Network Forum

The Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University, in collaboration with People Go Network Forum, organized the “I am able” Asian Congress for People with Special Needs Conference from February 22 to 25, 2024, at Umpai Sucharitkul meeting room, Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University.

Calling All Entrepreneurs: SCG Bangkok Business Challenge 2024 at Sasin Chula – Unleash Your Startup Potential!

The Sasin School of Management at Chulalongkorn University, in collaboration with SCG Chemicals Public Company Limited, is inviting undergraduate and graduate students from all disciplines worldwide to participate in the “22nd Bangkok Business Challenge 2024”, Global Student Startup Competition, themed “Growing Impactful Ventures”

GoodWalk Thailand: Designing “Walkable City” Revitalizing the Economy, Enhancing Quality of Life for City Dwellers

Chula joins hands with the Thai Health Promotion Foundation (ThaiHealth) to design “Walkable City” using the GoodWalk Score as the criteria for selecting the pilot area to be developed as Walkable City in Bangkok as well as many cities around the country. The plan is to help reduce pollution, revitalize tourism, and the local economy while enhancing the quality of life and health for city dwellers.

“Anti-Choke Mug” – Chula Innovation for Neuro Patients to Drink Water Confidently

Chula Medicine has designed an anti-choke mug with calculated angle, amount, and time of water flow from the mug to the patient’s lips hoping to reduce choking that may lead to lung infection, bring peace of mind to caregivers, and make it safer for patients who will have a better quality of life.

“Organic Fertilizer from Cassava Waste” An Innovation from Chula to Replace Chemical Fertilizers and Increase the Value of Agricultural Waste

A Chula researcher has been successful in adding value to agricultural waste generated by industrial factories by transforming cassava waste and sewage sludge into organic fertilizer to replace the use of chemical fertilizers. He has also come up with a special formula of microbial inoculum that increases nutrients needed by plants.

Study Abroad at Chulalongkorn University: A Gateway to World-Class Education in Asia

Poised to become one of Asia’s educational hubs, Chulalongkorn University is admitting Thai and international students to more than 100 international programs in all disciplines to create learning experiences without borders and prepare graduates for world citizenship.

Chulalongkorn Lecturers, Researchers, and Students Awarded in Thailand Inventors’ Day 2024

Chulalongkorn University’s faculty members, researchers, and students were awarded in 4 categories: 4 National Outstanding Researcher Awards, 9 Research Awards, 1 Thesis Award, and 9 Invention Awards at the “Thailand Inventors’ Day 2024”.

Chulalongkorn Business School Takes Student Development to a New Level, Launching the HIT PROGRAM, in Partnership with Hakuhodo Thailand

Chulalongkorn Business School (CBS), in collaboration with Hakuhodo International (Thailand) Co., Ltd., has developed the “HIT PROGRAM” as a course for CBS 4th-year students in the academic year 2023 to equip them with professional skills, encourage self-discovery, and inspire them to work in the fields that are suitable for them.

Chulalongkorn Awards 14th ASEAN and Thailand’s Top Corporate Brands to Companies with Highest Brand Value in 2023

Prof. Emeritus Dr. Guntalee Ruenrom and Asst. Prof. Dr. Ake Pattaratanakun, representing the Master in Branding and Marketing Program, Department of Marketing, Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy, Chulalongkorn University, joined forces with The Stock Exchange of Thailand and Manager Group of Media in organizing “ASEAN and Thailand’s Top Corporate Brands 2023,” an event to award organizations with the highest brand value in Thailand and ASEAN of the year 2023, which marked the 14th year of propagation of corporate brand valuation research.

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.

Chulalongkorn University’s Education Professor Wins Best Woman Inventor Awards in iCAN 2023

Chulalongkorn University congratulates Assoc. Prof. Dr. Racchaneekorn Hongphanut, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University, on winning the Best Woman Inventor Awards in iCAN 2023 for the project titled “Metaverse Historicovator for History Learning Media to Promote Self-Directed Learning in The Bani Era” at the 8th International Invention Innovation Competition in Canada, iCAN 2023.

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.

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.

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.