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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Congratulations to Mr.Rajan Parajuli for receiving the Elsevier Atlas Award for December 2017

Elsevier Atlas Award for December 2017

An article written by Rajan Parajuli, a GDS PhD student with his advisor, Dr. Philippe Doneys, as co-author, was awarded the Elsevier Atlas Award for December 2017

Rajan 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 article was coauthored by Rajan with his advisor Dr. Philippe Doneys, who serves as an Associate Professor at AIT.

Atlas was launched by Elsevier in January 2015 to showcase research that is of significant impact to people’s lives around the world. Every month, a single Atlas article is selected from published research from across over 3,800 journals on Science Direct by an external advisory board made up of individuals from NGOs. The panelists review the contribution to science and society, and analyze the societal impact of the article.

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PhD Colloquium at 29 Aug 2018

Topic: An empirical analysis of behavioral factors of coal mine workers associated with injuries: The case of Pakistan

Presenter: Mr. Mazhar Ali (DPMM)

Moderator: Mr. Muhammad Yousuf Lasi (RRDP)

Date: 29th August 2018

Time: 15:00 – 16:00 hrs.

Venue: S201(NRM Workshop Room)

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Internship Experience from DPMM Student with RIMES from June – July 2018

Internship Topic: Development of Flood Forecast using SMART system: 

A case study of Lomaiviti Province

The internship with RIMES from June – July has given experiences and deepen my understanding of their roles within the Asian Region. The Hands-on experience specifically in the collection of data and development of Early warning through SMART system has given me work experience especially in the field of disaster management in the country. Our country has limited human resources personnel to develop such system and this collaboration has assisted in the completion of 2 piloted provinces.

 

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Internship Experience from UEM Student, May 2018 – July 2018

I am Luong Thi Thuy, a Vietnamese student, currently pursuing my Master’s degree in Urban Environmental Management (UEM) at the Asian Institute of Technology.

 

I joined the Waste Management Cluster at RRC.AP as an intern for 2.5 months from May 2018 to July 2018. During that time, I supported the cluster with desk research on decentralized sanitation system and solid waste management, in particular, Johkasou technology in Philippines and, plastic waste to marine in Vietnam.

 

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‘Team AIT’ – Champs at FAO ‘International Day of Forests’ Debate Competition

Marking “International Day of Forests” on 21 March 2014 at the FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, the competition was held under the theme “Forestry in a Changing World.”

AIT’s international graduate students won top honors against the team from King Mongkut’s University of Technology by debating the proposition: “The best way to conserve forests is to keep people out of the forests.”

The team included Cambodian doctoral student Sam Chanthy, fellow doctoral student Rehan Ul Haq of Pakistan, and master’s student Aung Kyaw Naing from Myanmar. All three are students in the Natural Resources Management field of study at the AIT School of Environment, Resources and Development. Sam Chanthy was also awarded “Best Speaker” at the debate.

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