Ph.D.Colloquium for November 2019

Assessing Public Health Emergency Management Capacity in the Context of Disease Outbreaks: Case Study of 2017 AWD in White Nile State, Sudan

Presenter:        Mr. Muhammad Ibrahim, PhD student/DPMM
Moderator:      Ms. Veena N., PhD student/GDS
Date:               Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Venue:            E-220
Time:              15:00 – 16:00 hrs

The Department of Development and Sustainability organized a PhD colloquium for PhD students on 27 November 2019 as a monthly regular event of the Department. The objectives of the PhD Colloquium are to share the learning experiences of their research and study outcome on live discussion forum.

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Interdisciplinary Approach for Disaster Resilience and Sustainability

AIT’s Dr. Indrajit Pal and Dr. Sangam Shrestha has co-edited a book titled Interdisciplinary Approach for Disaster Resilience and Sustainability”. The 28-chapter book (535 pages), published by Springer served as a reference book for researchers, academia, students, disaster managers, and policy makers from natural science, social science, engineering, and multidisciplinary backgrounds.

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PhD Colloquium for August 2019

Topic: Coastal Tourism Governance And Impact On Local Community: The Case Of Cha Am, Gulf Of Thailand

Presenter:        Ms. Sussaangana Unhasuta (Ph.D. candidate, UEM)
Moderator:      Mr. Mazhar Ali (Ph.D. candidate, DPMM)
Date:               Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Venue:            E-220
Time:              15:00 – 16:00 hrs

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DPMM/DDS Students Participated in the International Summer School

5 AIT students attend the International Summer School on “Geo-informatics Serves the Belt and Road” between August 18 – 24, 2019.

Five AIT students participated in Summer school on “Geo-informatics Serves the Belt and Road” organized by the School of Geoscience and Info-Physics of the Central South University of China. Participating students were Nattapon Trumikaborworn (DPMM/DDS), Ranadheer Mandadi, Hasan Reaz Kallol (DPMM/DDS), Afsana Shahid, and Gautam Dadhich.

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Dr.Indrajit Pal (DPMM) quoted in The Times of India on flood resilience

Children across the world have realised it’s now or never.

As youth worldwide skip schools today in protest to demand action on climate change, a group of girls in the flood-prone Indian state of Assam has approached politicians to include concerns such as flood-resilient infrastructure in election manifestos for the 2019 general elections.

Over 500 children of the age group 14 to 19 years were consulted to work out a‘Children’s Agenda’ focusing on health, nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene and education and protection of children.

Schoolchildren In Assam Produce Their Agenda For The National Elections
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DDS Faculties in two UKRI-funded Global Research Hubs

News source: https://www.ait.ac.th/2019/01/ait-partners-two-uk-research-innovation-global-research-hubs/ The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) is partnering in two global research hubs funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). These interdisciplinary hubs will work across 85 countries together with governments, international agencies, the private sector, and NGOs with the aim of developing creative and sustainable solutions Read more…