Student Assistantship – NVivo Data Analysis (Period July-September 2020)

We are looking for an AIT student who wants to be a part (as a student assistant) of an international project “Understanding Barriers and Working Pathways Towards Women Political Participation in Myanmar”.

The project aims to understand the barriers and working pathways towards women’s political participation by using qualitative data analysis. Your work consists in assisting the co-investigators with qualitative data analysis by using the NVivo software.

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Student Assistant (SA) Opportunity for AIT students

1. Background

1.1. Funder: UKRI (The United Kingdom Research and Innovation)
1.2. Scheme: GCRF (Global Challenges Research Fund)
1.3. Project: Trade Hub (Trade, Development, and the Environment Hub)
1.4. Lead: UNEP-WCMC (The UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre)
1.5. Objective: To achieve sustainable trade of agricultural and wildlife products
1.6. Target countries: Indonesia, China, Brazil, Tanzania, R Congo, DR Congo, Cameroon, Gabon.
1.7. Role of AIT: MEL (Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning)

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Learning “participatory rural development planning” with community

Fieldtrips, within the course of Regional and Rural Development Planning (RRDP) workshops instructed by Dr Thi Phuoc Lai Nguyen, are designed to provide RRDP Master students opportunities to interact and work with local communities on local development planning. It encourages students to be curious, inquiring, to apply theoretical knowledge into practices, and to enjoy learning. This activity is to promote the connection between our research and teaching with community.

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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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NRM Students Win 2019 International Day of Forests Debate

A team of three students from the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has won the 2019 International Day of Forests (2019 IDF) organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations on 21 March 2019.

The AIT team of Sarathanjali Manoharan, Pimolporn Jintarith, and Megha Bajaj, who debated on the topic “Providing the youth with an equal opportunities to study forestry will help reduce inequality issues in the world,” emerged as winners at the event, which was co-organized by the FAO, the Center for People and Forests (RECOFTC), and United Nations Environment.

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PhD Colloquium for March 2019

Topic: International Contract Labour Migration: The Experience of Vietnamese Migrants Returned from Taiwan Presenter: Ms. Nguyen Quynh Phuong, RRDPModerator:  : Ms. Alita Chaladdee, UEM Date: Wednesday, 27 March 2019Time: 11:00 – 12:00 hrsVenue: S201, SERD Building, AIT

Department in the NEWS: The GAF Website

Prof.Kyoko Kusakabe, Head of Department of Development and Sustainability

Prof. Kyoko Kusakabe, Head, Department of Development and Sustainability was quoted in the “Empowering, counting and hearing women: GAF7 showcases gender equality progress and challenges” published by Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries (GAF) website.

The article also mentions GAF7 Volunteers from AIT, who helped all the events flow smoothly.

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PhD Colloquium on 26 Sept 2018

Topic: Factors affecting waterbirds’ abundance, diversity and richness in Bung Boraphet Marsh, Central Thailand

Presenter: Mr. Rehan Ul Haq (NRM)
Moderator: Ms. Fatemeh Safaripaskiaby (GDS)

Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Time: 15:00-16:00 hrs.
Venue: S201 (NRM Workshop Room)

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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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PhD Colloquium (7-Aug-2017)

PhD Colloquium Topic: Can Economic Upgrading leads to Women Workers Welfare Improvement & Gender Equality at The Workplace: The Case Study of Thai Manufacturing Firms Presenter: Mr. Rapipong Promnart   Preamble The Department of Development and Sustainability has started a PhD colloquium for PhD students in 7th of August 2017. Read more…