Congratulations to Ms.Veena N. for receiving the best paper award at GAF7

A presentation by Ms.Veena N., a PhD GDS student with her advisor, Dr. Kyoko Kusakabe, as co-author, was awarded the Best Paper Award at GAF7 (the 7th Gender in Aquaculture & Fisheries: Expanding the Horizons).

Veena is a doctoral student of Gender and Development Studies in the Department of Development and Sustainability in AIT’s School of Environment, Resources and Development.

The title of this article was “Migrant Women’s Strategies to Cope with Exploitative Employment Practices in Thai Seafood Sector: A Case Study from Rayong and Trat”

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AIT CAREER FAIR & S.U. RESEARCH EXHIBITION, 2018

Twenty-four (24) organizations have confirmed to join the AIT Career Fair scheduled on 31 October 2018 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. at the AIT Conference Center. Opening Program is at 9:30 a.m. at the Robert B. Banks Auditorium, AITCC. 

You are cordially invited to explore and uncover opportunities offered by the companies that are joining the event.

A brief profile of the companies that are attending our Fair are given below, with 9 first timers and 15 continuing Career Fair partners, as follows :

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Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development: Integrating Higher Education Institutions achieving SFDRR and SDG

The International Symposium Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development Integrating Higher Education Institutions achieving SFDRR and SDG Thematic Areas: – Disaster Risk, Education and Communication – Sustainable Development and Resilience – Disaster Risk Science and Engineering – Trending Technologies in Natural Disaster Risk Reduction – Disaster Data Science and Management   Read more…

Myanmar Forestry University and WCS visiting AIT

Special Lecture for Visiting Students and Faculty from Myanmar Forestry University, and WCS staffs

“REDD+ Rules, Drivers and REDD+ Activities”

presented by Dr.Nophea Sasaki, NRM Faculty

On 17 October 2018, Dr.Nophea Sasaki NRM faculty was teaching REDD+ to a group of students from Myanmar’s Forestry University and Staff of WCS who visiting at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT).

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GAF7 Gender in Aquaculture & Fisheries: Expanding the Horizons

The 7th Global Conference on “Gender in Aquaculture & Fisheries”

Expanding the Horizons
18 – 21 October 2018, at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)
Prof.Kyoko Kusakabe, Head of Department of Development and SustainabilityProf. Kyoko Kusakabe, the Head of Department of Development and Sustainability and GDS faculty is the Co-Chair, Overall Organising Committee on the 7th GAF conference.
The photos available at department’s facebook: @ddsserd
Download the time table contents: GAF7-Program

 

 

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AIT Seminar: THE FUTURE OF TOURISM EDUCATION

AIT Seminar

THE FUTURE OF TOURISM EDUCATION

Dr. Thitikan Satchabut

Date: Monday 22 October, 2018
Time: 10:00– 11:30
Venue: S-101 (SERD Dean Office meeting room)

Abstract

Expansion of tourism industry has brought benefits to the country’s economics both locally and nationally. Furthermore, tourism growth influences the development of more tourism degree programs worldwide. In tourism-dependent country like Thailand, higher education institutions are competing in promoting their tourism-related programs in the education market. Indeed, many tourism programs are being offered popularly in public and private institutions. The marketing campaign to attract new students become intense. While the competition is high, the challenge becomes worse with the news predicting education disruption in Thai society. Various scholars and education-based organizations are alerting educators for changes. This special talk will address some of these issues with its center on tourism education. It will also offer some ideas that tourism programs and other fields can adapt to possibly survive before becoming endangered.

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