Activities

September 17, 2017
Mahasawat Subdistrict Health Fair
IPSR organized the exhibition of the elderly at the Mahasawat Subdistrict Health Fair. The event was held at Mahasawat Health Center.

view more

September 15, 2017
Big Cleaning Day 2017
IPSR organized “Big Cleaning Day 2017”. The event was held at IPSR.

view more

September 8, 2017
Congratulations to New Graduates 2016
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray, faculty members and graduate program staffs congratulated new graduates of 2016 Academic Year from M.A. Program in Population and Reproductive Health Research (International Program), M.A. Program in Population and Social Gerontology (International Program), M.A. Program in Population and Social Research (Thai Program) and Ph.D. Program in Demography (International Program). The event was held at room 109, IPSR.

view more

September 6, 2017
Preparing the report on the situation of the elderly in Thailand 2016
Emeritus Professor Pramote Prasartkul and team welcomed the working group on the occasion of preparing the report on the situation of the elderly in Thailand 2016. The event was held at room 109, IPSR.

view more

September 5, 2017
Welcomed Mr.Yanhong Zhang, Chief, Population & Social Statistics Section and team from United Nations
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray and Administrative Board welcomed Mr.Yanhong Zhang, Chief, Population & Social Statistics Section and team from United Nations in Thailand in the occasion of future research collaboration. The event was held at room 109, IPSR.

view more

September 5, 2017
Migration situation and Knowledge on Migration: Management, Migrants’ Rights, Protection and Economic Impact
Associate Professor Sureeporn Punpuing, Assistant Professor Charamporn Holumyong and team sponsored by The Thailand Research Fund organized the workshop on “Migration situation and Knowledge on Migration: Management, Migrants’ Rights, Protection and Economic Impact”. The event was held at Siam meeting room, Mercure Bangkok Siam.

view more

September 1, 2017
The Annual Training on Fire Prevention
IPSR organized the annual training on fire prevention and practicing the use of fire extinguishers. The event was held at room 101.

view more

August 24, 2017
Research Ethics for Social Research
IPSR-Institutional Review Board hosted training on “Research Ethics for Social Research”. The event was held at Srabua Room (109).

view more

August 23-25, 2017
South East Asia Region (SEAR) Expert Consultation on Global Action Plan on Physical Activity (GAPPA)
Lect. Piyawat Katewongsa, IPSR faculty member as one of the representatives of Thailand's Physical Activity Working Group, attended the "South East Asia Region (SEAR) Expert Consultation on Global Action Plan on Physical Activity (GAPPA)" organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) and Thai Health Promotion Foundation. The event was held at AETAS Lumpini, Bangkok.

view more

August 22-25, 2017
Fired Coal Plant
Assistant Professor Thirapong Santiphop attended Empirical Observation and Meeting on Coal Fired Power Plant in Taiwan.

view more

August 18, 2017
2017 Academic Year Orientation
Associate Professor Varaporn Akkarapatumwong, Deputy Dean for Academic of Faculty of Graduate Studies, Assoc.Prof. Rossarin Gray, IPSR Director, and IPSR administrative board and program committee held 2017 Academic Year Orientation of its graduate programs. The event was held at Srabua room, IPSR.

view more

August 16, 2017
Happiness Roaming
Deputy Director for Administration and Environment, Assistant Professor Umaporn Pattaravanich and IPSR staffs attended the workshop "Happiness Roaming". Talk was given by Assoc. Prof. Chatchawan Silpakit, Director of Contemplative Education Center, Mahidol University. The event was held at room 109, IPSR

view more

August 15, 2017
Investing in Healthy and Active Aging for Sustainable Growth Conference
Assistant Professor Malee Sunpuwan attended the forum "Investing in Healthy and Active Aging for Sustainable Growth : A Regional Approach to Promoting Innovative Long-Term Care". The event was held in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam.

view more

August 11-20, 2017
European Association for South East Asian Studies (EuroSEAS) Conference
Assistant Professor Manasigan Kanchanachitra and Lecturer Dusita Phuengsamran attended European Association for South East Asian Studies (EuroSEAS) Conference, 2017. Assistant Professor Manasigan gave oral presentation on the topic "Integration of Marriage Migrants in Thailand and Europe". The event was held in Oxford, UK.

view more

August 4, 2017
Research Collaboration
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray and IPSR faculty members welcomed Dr. Joanna Morrison from Institute for Global Health, University College London and Dr. Petra Gronholm and Dr. Georgia Lockwood Estrin from Kings University, United Kingdom for research collaboration. The event was held at room 403, IPSR.

view more

August 2, 2017
2017 Mahidol-Mother’s Day
On the occasion of 2017 Mahidol-Mother’s Day held at Mahidol University’s Office of the President Building at Salaya, Assistant Professor Umaporn Pattaravanich IPSR Deputy Director for Administration and Environment invited Mrs. Chutharat Supyodkeaw, IPSR supporting staff on being awarded the “Outstanding Mother-Staff Award” which granted by Her Royal Highness Princess Soamsawali. In the same event, Ms. Kamolchanok Khamsuwan did poster presentation titled “ Mother of Wisdom: New Meaning and Attitude towards the Elderly”.

view more

August 1, 2017
100-Year-Old Mothers press conference
On the occasion of 2017 Mahidol-Mother’s Day held at Mahidol University’s Office of the President Building at Salaya, IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray, Chair of the 100-Year-Old Mothers held the press conference. The event was held at room 101, IPSR.

view more

July 31, 2017
Welcomed IPAHR, China
Welcomed Institute of Public Administration and Human Resource (IPAHR) of Development Research Center of the State Council (DRC) Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rossarin Gray, IPSR Director and administrative board welcomed staffs from Institute of Public Administration and Human Resource (IPAHR) of Development Research Center of the State Council (DRC) , People's Republic of China. The event was held at room 109, IPSR.

view more

July 31 - August 4, 2017
Short-term Training “Qualitative Data Analysis by Computer Program”
Short Course Training IPSR led by Assistant Professor Pimonpan Isarabhakdi and Suporn Jaratsit, IPSR researcher and team organized short-term training “Qualitative Data Analysis by computer program”. The event was held at room 326, IPSR.

view more

๋July 27, 2017
Chanting and Alms-giving Ceremony on Occasion of His Majesty King Rama X’s Birthday Anniversary
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray and staffs attended chanting and alms-giving ceremony on occasion of His Majesty King Rama X’s birthday anniversary on July 28. The event was held at Office of President, Mahidol University.

view more

July 27, 2017
Congratulated Prof. Banchong Mahaisavariya
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray and Administrative Board congratulated Prof. Banchong Mahaisavariya on the occasion of being selected as the president of Mahidol University.

view more

July 26, 2017
Donated old computers to Nakhon Pathom Military Recruiting Office
IPSR by Emeritus Professor Pramote Prasartkul, Ploychompoo Sukustit, Executive Secretary and staffs donated old computers to Nakhon Pathom Military Recruiting Office. The event was held at first floor, Prachasangkom Udompathana Building, IPSR.

view more

July 25, 2017
Muslim Migration and the Unrest in the Three Southernmost Provinces of Thailand
Associate Professor Aree Jampaklay , Kathleen Ford and Emeritus Professor Aphichat Chamratrithirong organized a seminar to present the preliminary results of “Muslim Migration and the Unrest in the Three Southernmost Provinces of Thailand”. The event was held at room 109, IPSR.

view more

July 25, 2017
The 8th International Graduate Students Conference on Population and Public Health Sciences (IGSCPP)
The College of Public Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, in collaboration with the Institute for Population and Social Research (IPSR) and ASEAN Institute for Health Development (AIHD), Mahidol University organized “The 8th International Graduate Students Conference on Population and Public Health Sciences (IGSCPP)” on Tuesday 25, July 2017 at Meeting Room 220, Institute Building 2, Chulalongkorn University.

view more

July 24, 2017
IPSR donated old computers to Thai Disabled Development Foundation
IPSR by Assistant Professor Umaporn Pattaravanich, Deputy Director for Administration and Environment, Ploychompoo Sukustit, Executive Secretary and staffs donated old computers for the purpose of education and career development to Thai Disabled Development Foundation. The event was held at first floor, Prachasangkom Udompathana Building, IPSR.

view more

July 23-27, 2017
The 21st IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG 2017)
Associate Professor Sureeporn Punpuing and Assistant Professor Kanchana Tangchonlatip attended "The 21st IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics" (IAGG 2017) and gave oral presentation on the topic "Intergenerational Living Arrangements of Older Thai Adults and Their Psychological Well-Being". The event was held at San Francisco, USA

view more

July 15-18, 2017
13th International Conference on Thai Studies
Emeritus Professor Pramote Prasartkul, Assistant Professor Suchada Thaweesit, Assistant Professor Bhubate Samutachak, Assistant Professor Chalermpol Chamchan and Assistant Professor Sutthida Chuanwan attended 13th International Conference on Thai Studies and presented academic paper on "The Landscape of Thai Demographic Change and its Probable Repercussions”. The conference hosted by Chiang Mai University at Chiang Mai International Exhibition and Convention Center.

view more

July 12, 2017
The 11th Anniversary of The Contemplative Education Center at Mahidol University Establishment
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray and Administrative Board congratulated Director, Assoc. Prof. Chatchawan Silpakit on the occasion of the 11th Anniversary of The Contemplative Education Center at Mahidol University Establishment.

view more

June 30, 2017
IPSR Annual Conference XIII
IPSR Annual Conference XIII IPSR organized The 13th IPSR Annual Conference 2017 “Sexual and Reproductive Autonomy and Justice: The Unfinished Challenges”. Opening remarks was given by Clinical Professor Udom Kachintorn, Mahidol University President. The event was held at Royal River Hotel, Bangkok.

view more

June 19-23, 2017
Short training “Operational Research” and "Participatory Action Research"
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rossarin Gray opened the short training “ Operational Research” and "Participatory Action Research" organized by Assoc. Prof. Chanhathai Ard-am. 14 participants attended the training. The event was held at room 109, IPSR.

view more

June 19 - July 14, 2017
Human Rights Training
Lecturer Dusita Phuengsamran attended the training Human Rights at International Summer School, University of Sussex. UK.

view more

June 18-24, 2017
Proposal developing on left-behind children in Thailand and Myanmar
Professor Patama Vapattanawong and Associate Professor Aree Jampaklay attended the meeting "Proposal developing on left-behind children in Thailand and Myanmar" in USA.

view more

June 15-16, 2017
27th Seminar on Research and Graduate Program Management
สถาบันฯ จัดสัมมนาพัฒนาการจัดการงานวิจัยและการเรียนการสอนหลักสูตรบัณฑิตศึกษา ครั้งที่ 27 โดยมีคณะผู้บริหาร คณาจารย์ และนักวิจัย เข้าร่วมสัมมนาทั้งสิ้น จำนวน 41 ท่าน ณ กนกรัตน์รีสอร์ท จังหวัดสมุทรสงคราม

view more

June 14, 2017
The 10th/2017 meeting of the Human Resource Management Committee and Mahidol University Administrative Committee
IPSR hosted the 10th/2017 meeting of the Human Resource Management Committee and Mahidol University Administrative Committee at Chantana Niwarangkul Room 204, Faculty of Nursing Mahidol University Salaya Campus.

view more

June 8, 2017
IPSR Director and Ms. Chandavin Pauv traveled to the Dusidalai Building of Chitlada Palace
Her Highness Princess Sirindhorn traveled to the Dusidalai Building of Chitlada Palace to meet with the committee of the royal projects to help the people in Cambodia in the area of education and public health. IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray and Ms. Chandavin Pauv, student from Cambodia who is the current student of M.A. Program in Population and Reproductive Health Research (International Program) and received the grant for the year 2016 from the royal projects have attended the event.

view more

May 29-June 9, 2017
Burden of Disease and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Training
IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray welcomed 5 visitors from Health Information Division, Department of Public Health, Ministry of Health and Sports, the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. The training on the topic of “Burden of Disease and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis” by Deputy Director for Academic Affairs, Assistant Professor Pojjana Hunchangsith sponsored by World Health Organization (WHO). The event was held in IPSR.

view more

May 9-27, 2017
Prince Mahidol Award Conference Committee Meeting 2018
Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra attended Prince Mahidol Award Conference committee meeting 2018 during 9th-20th May 2017 and attended Seventy World Health Assembly during 21st-27th May 2017 in Switzerland.

view more

May 16, 2017
Welcomed Visitors from Indonesia
IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray and Assistant Professor Pimonpan Isarabhakdi welcomed 35 visitors from Indonesian Society of Obstetrics & Gynecology (HOGSI) in Malang, East Java and National Family Planning Coordinating Board of Indonesia (BKKBN), Indonesia. Associate Professor Amara Soonthorndhada also gave special talk on Adolescent Reproductive Health Research. The event was held at room 109, IPSR.

view more

May 7-12, 2017
Academic Collaboration in Beijing, China
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rossarin Gray, IPSR Director and administrative board visiting Institutes in Beijing, P.R. China for research and academic collaboration including: China Population and Development Research Center (CPDRC), Department of Social Medicine and Health Education, School of Public Health, Nursing School, Peking University, Save the Children in China, Center for Population and Development Studies, Renmin University of China, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) and Institute of Social Development.

view more

May 2-4, 2017
ABACUS Qualitative Analysis Workshop
Associate Professor Sureeporn Punpuing and Assistant Professor Malee Sunpuwan attended ABACUS Qualitative Analysis Workshop in the Republic of South Africa.

view more

April 27, 2017
Happy Workers, Progressive Organization
Associate Professor Sirinan Kittisuksathit, Director of Thailand Happiness Centre, IPSR, Mahidol University and team organized Seminar on Happy Society on the theme "Happy Workers, Progressive organization". IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray also gave opening remark. The event was held at The Sukosol Hotel Bangkok.

view more

April 27, 2017
Safety Day
Asistant Professor Umaporn Pattaravanich, Deputy Director for Administration and Environment and IPSR staffs joined the "Safety Day" project launch. The event was Prince Mahidol Hall, Mahidol University, Salaya Campus.

view more

April 24, 2017
Smoking Cessation Promotion Program in the Workplace Project
IPSR by Associate Professor Aree Jampaklay in collaboration with University of California, Berkeley and Faculty of Medicine Srinakharinwirot University organized the meeting to present preliminary result from Smoking Cessation Promotion Program in the Workplace Project (QUIT CHAMPS / SMILE). The event was held at Tawana Bangkok Hotel.

view more

April 24, 2017
"Active School" press release
IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray, Lecturer Dr. Piyawat Katewongsa, IPSR Deputy Director and Asst. Prof. Yodchanan Wongsawat, Vice Dean for Research & International Relations Faculty of Engineering, Mahidol University collaborated with Office of The Basic Education Commission, Thai Health Promotion Foundation and 12 pilot schools held the press release for "Active School" project. The event was held at Aetas Lumpini Hotel, Bangkok.

view more

April 24-28, 2017
Short-course Training "Qualitative Data Analysis using computer program"
Asst. Prof. Pimonpan Isarabhakdi and the training unit organized the short-course training “Qualitative Data Analysis using computer program” at IPSR. 12 trainees from both public and private sectors participated in the training. The event was held at room 109

view more

April 19, 2017
Welcomed Lecturer Chayan from Center for Ethnic Studies and Development, Chiang Mai University
IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray, Assistant Professor Bhubate Samutachak , Deputy Director for Research welcomed Lecturer Chayan Wattanaputi, Center for Ethnic Studies and Development, Chiang Mai University to discuss about Changing population structure in Thailand for 13th International Conference on Thai Studies under theme Globalized Thailand? Connectivity, Conflict, and Conundrums of Thai Studies. The event was held at room 403, IPSR.

view more

April 12, 2017
Welcomed Reproductive Health Association of Thailand and National Population & Family Department Board (NPFDB), Malaysia
IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray and Associate Professor Amara Soonthorndhada welcomed Emeritus Professor Suporn Kerdsawang from Reproductive Health Association of Thailand and medical doctors from National Population & Family Department Board (NPFDB), Malaysia. The event was held at room 109, IPSR.

view more

April 10-14, 2017
IUSSP Council
Associate Professor Sureeporn Punpuing participated in IUSSP Council meeting in France.

view more

April 10, 2017
Songkran Festival 2017
IPSR executives, faculties, staff and students celebrated Songkran Day 2017 and congratulated IPSR athletes. The event was held at Srabua Room, IPSR.

view more

April 4, 2017
National Family Assembly
IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray, Assistant Professor Bhubate Samutachak , Deputy Director for Research and International Relations and IPSR staffs attended and present academic research on the topic “Family comes first” in National Family Assembly and the 2017 Family Day event organized by Department of Women's Affairs and Family Development, Ministry of Social Development and Human Security. The event was held at Impact Arena.

view more

April 3-7, 2017
Commission on Population and Development
Commission on Population and Development fiftieth session Associate Professor Aree Jampaklay was the representatives and gave the speech in Commission on Population and Development fiftieth session under the theme “Changing population age structures and sustainable development”. The event was held at United Nations, New York.

view more

March 27-31, 2017
Qualitative Research
Assistant Professor Pimonpan Isarabhakdi organized Short Course Training on “Qualitative Research”. The event was held at room 109, IPSR.

view more

March 20-24, 2017
Short Course Training on Qualitative Research
Assistant Professor Pimonpan Isarabhakdi and Assistant Professor Kanchana Tangchonlatip organized Short Course Training on “Qualitative Research”. The event was held at room 109, IPSR.

view more

March 20-24, 2017
A World to Win Conference
IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray and Deputy Director for Administration and Environment, Assistant Professor Umaporn Pattaravanich attended A World to Win Conference and gave oral presentation on the topic "Happiness in Their Own Context: Workers in the Formal and Informal Sectors” in Netherlands.

view more

March 18, 2017
The 2016 Outstanding Alumni Award
IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray and Deputy Director for Academic Affairs, Pojjana Hunchangsith and staffs gave flowers to congratulate to Dr. Ko Ko Naing. He is an alumnus of M.A. Program in Population and Reproductive Health Research (International Program) for being awarded the 2016 Outstanding Alumni, under Administrative category, Graduate Studies of Mahidol University Alumni Association. The event was held at Royal River Hotel Bangkok.

view more

March 15, 2017
Thailand Centre for Happy Worker Studies: TCHS
Associate Professor Sirinan Kittisuksathit, Director of Thailand Happiness Centre, IPSR, Mahidol University and team welcomed experts from public and private sectors on the occasion of opening Thailand Centre for Happy Worker Studies: TCHS. The event was held at room 109, IPSR.

view more

March 13-14, 2017
ASEAN-Korea Migration Network Project
Lecturer Sakkarin Niyomsilpa attended the 2nd International Experts Meeting , ASEAN-Korea Migration Network Project in Indonesia

view more

March 13-16, 2017
International Workshop on Identifying Priority Areas for Population and Health Research in the South-East Asia Region
IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray gave a lecture in the "International Workshop on Identifying Priority Areas for Population and Health Research in the South-East Asia Region" in Indonesia.

view more

March 13, 2017
Collaboration about the International Training Program
IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray and Faculty Members welcomed Dr.Saseendran Pallikadavath from University of Portsmouth, UK and Dr. Siwalee Rattanapunya from Chiang Mai Rajabhat University. The meeting was about the International Training Program on “Identifying Priority Areas for Research in South East Asia region”. The event was held at room 403, IPSR.

view more

March 7-9, 2017
15th National Seminar on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Lecturer Dusita Phuengsamran attended and presented academic paper in 15th National Seminar on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases. The event was held at Centra Centra by Centara Government Complex Hotel & Convention Centre Chaeng Watthana, Bangkok.

view more

March 2, 2017
48th Anniversary of Mahidol University
IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray, Administrative Board and Faculty Members worshiped to the statue of HRH Prince Mahidol of Songkla at the Office of President, Mahidol University on the 48th anniversary of Mahidol University named day and the 129th year of University Establishment. The event was held at Office of President, Mahidol Univerisy, Salaya Campus.

view more

March 2, 2017
Kanpai Mahidol Flower
IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray and Faculty Members plant Kanpai Mahidol flower (the symbolic plant of Mahidol University) in front of Prachasangkom Udompattana building, IPSR.

view more

March 2, 2017
Mahidol Games 2017
IPSR administrative board and Faculty Members attended “Mahidol Game 2017” and joined the parade.

view more

February 23, 2017
ICASH 2017
Institute for Population and Social Research (IPSR), Mahidol University in collaboration with Diponegoro University and University of Aisyiyah Yogyakarta, Indonesia organized the International Conference on Applied Science and Health (ICASH) "Improving health and well-being for better society". It was the honored that Mr. Dodo Sudradjat, Advisor to the Minister for Social and Cultural Affairs of Indonesia gave the opening remarks. Keynote Address by Associate Professor Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra on the topic “Global Health Diplomacy for Health and Well-being”. There were 240 participants. The event was held at IPSR, Mahidol University, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand.

view more

February 20-26, 2017
Japan-Asia Youth Exchange Program in Science
Assistant Professor Chalermpol Chamchan attended and gave lecture at Japan-Asia Youth Exchange Program in Science : SAKURA Exchange Program in Science, Collaborative Research and Education on Global Health in Japan

view more

February 19, 2017
The Fourth Conference of APA in 2018
IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray, Associate Professor Sureeporn Punpuing, Saowapak Suksinchai and Sarayut Sakultantimetha attended The Fourth Conference of APA in 2018 in People's Republic of China.

view more

February 19-25, 2017
GEMNet-Health
Lecturer Pojjana Hunchangsith and Lecturer Dusita Phuengsamran attend 2017 Planning meeting for the Global Evaluation and Monitoring Network for Health (GEMNet-Health) Conference and Workshop on Qualitative evaluation training of trainers in United Mexican States.

view more

February 17, 2017
Visiting and Exchanging Knowledge
Assistant Professor Umaporn Pattaravanich, Deputy Director for Administration and Environment and Ploychompoo Sukustit, Executive Secretary welcomed staffs from Behavioral Science Research Institute, Srinakharinwirot University for visiting and exchanging knowledge with IPSR. The event was held at room 109.

view more

December 18, 2017
MOU with 34 Universities Network
IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray ,Associate Professor Sirinan Kittisuksathit, Director of Thailand Happiness Centre signed MOU with 34 universities network to promote happy university. The event was held at University of Phayao.

view more

February 15-16, 2017
Empowerment and Security in Economic Projects for Low-income Women in Four Mekong Countries
Lecturer Marc Voelker attended Consultative Workshop on “Empowerment and Security in Economic Projects for Low-income Women in Four Mekong Countries (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam)” in Lao People's Democratic Republic.

view more

February 13, 2017
The Health Rights of the Older People in ASEAN
IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray attended Second Workshop on the Health Rights of the Older People in ASEAN in Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

view more

February 9, 2017
Population, Environment and Health Seminar
Lecturer Thirapong Santiphop, Lecturer Theerathorn Yoongthong and Ms. Kamonchanok Khamsuwan organized Population, Environment and Health Seminar on the topic Can communities surrounding the power plant live happily together?. The event was held at room 109, IPSR.

view more

February 6, 2017
Signed MOU between IPSR and MOPH
IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray ,Associate Professor Sirinan Kittisuksathit, Director of Thailand Happiness Centre, Mr. Pongsathorn Pokpermdee, Director of Bureau of Policy and Strategy, Ministry of Public Health and Dr. Charnwit Wasantanarat, Director of Thai Health Promotion Foundation signed MOU between IPSR and Bureau of Policy and Strategy, Ministry of Public Health to develop ONLINE HAPPINOMETER. The event was held at meeting room, Bureau of Policy and Strategy, Ministry of Public Health.

view more

February 1, 2017
Prince Mahidol Award Conference 2017
H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn presided over an opening ceremony of the Prince Mahidol Award Conference 2017 under the theme “Addressing the Health of Vulnerable Populations for an Inclusive Society”. The award was established in 1992 to honor the 100th birthday anniversary of Prince Mahidol of Songkla, whom Thais revere as the country’s “Father of Modern Medicine and Public Health.” He was also the father of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The event was held at Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld.

view more

February 1-3, 2017
Poster Presentation
IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray, Administrative Board and Faculty Members attended Prince Mahidol Award Conference 2017. Emeritus Professor Aphichat Chamratrithirong also presented academic poster on “A Multi-level Analysis of the Failure of Social Integration on Mental Health Status of Migrant Workers in Thailand”. The event was held at Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld.

view more

January 30, 2017
The Workshop to Develop Strategic in Developing Research
IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray, Assistant Professor Bhubate Samutachak, Deputy Director for Research and International Relations, Associate Professor Aree Jampaklay and Lecturer Sakkarin Niyomsilpa attended the workshop to develop strategic in developing research in Social Sciences and Humanities organized by Research Administration Division, Mahidol University and Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities. The event was held at room 101, IPSR.

view more

January 29, 2017
World Art Contest 2017
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra. Chief Secretariat, International Organizing Committee, Prince Mahidol Award Conference gave the award to the winners of paintings, drawings and photos for PMAC 2017 World Art Contest under the theme “EVERYONE MATTERS”. The event was held at Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld.

view more

January 25, 2017
AUN-QA Quality Assurance
IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray, Administrative Board and Faculty Members welcomed Associate Professor Sompop Prathanturarug and AUN-QA Quality Assurance team , Mahidol University. The event was held at room 109, IPSR.

view more

January 23-31, 2017
Research Collaboration
Associate Professor Sureeporn Punpuing attended the research meeting “The Japan-ASEAN Collaborative Research Program on Innovative Humanosphere in Southeast Asia: In Search of Wisdom toward Compatibility Growth and Community in the World” (BRAIN-ASEAN) in Japan.

view more

January 19, 2017
Happy New Year 2017
IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray, Administrative Board and Faculty Members gave flower basket on the New Year occasion to Prof. Pornchai Matangkasombut, Management Advisor, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University.

view more

January 19-23, 2017
International Conference
Associate Professor Sureeporn Punpuing and Assistant Professor Malee Sunpuwan attended conference “Multicultural Society: International Migration and Diversified Communities” in Japan.

view more

January 18, 2017
AUN-QA Quality Assurance
IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray, Administrative Board and Faculty Members welcomed AUN-QA Quality Assurance team, Mahidol University. The event was held at room 109, IPSR.

view more

January 17, 2017
Happy New Year 2017
IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray, Administrative Board and Faculty Members gave flower basket on the New Year occasion to Prof Rajata Rajatanavin, Management Advisor, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University.

view more

January 13, 2017
Happy New Year 2017
IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray, Administrative Board and Faculty Members gave flower basket on the New Year occasion to Prof. Vicharn Panich, President of Thai National Health Foundation, Sodsri – Saritwong Foundation and Knowledge Management Institution. The event was held at Foundation of Thai Gerontology Research and Development institute (TGRI).

view more

January 11, 2017
Special In-house Seminar
IPSR Administrative board, faculty members and students attened IPSR Wednesday seminar on the topic “Wellbeing and Mental Health: Intercultural Perspectives” presented by Prof. Charles Watters, Sussex Centre for Migration Research, University of Sussex, UK. The event was held at room 109.

view more

January 10, 2017
Workshop on Undocumented cross-border migrants from Cambodia to Thailand
Mahidol Migration Center (MMC) partnership with Migrating out of Poverty Research Consortium (Global Studies), University of Sussex, UK organized “Undocumented cross-border migrants from Cambodia to Thailand” workshop. The event was held at room 109, IPSR.

view more

January 10, 2017
ประชุมระดมสมองโครงการวิจัย
Lecturer Jongjit Rittirong, project leader of “The investigation of problems and risks to have rights violated among older persons to assess and provide guardianship” organized the meeting to propose a list of contributors to the project as a case study. The event was held at room 326.

view more

January 6, 2017
EURA-NET Conference
Associate Professor Sureeporn Punpuing, Emeritus Professor Aphichat Chamratrithirong, Assistant Professor Manasigan Kanchanachitra and Lecturer Sakkarin Niyomsilpa organized the meeting on Challenging and policy on migration between Thailand and Europe. The event was held at The Sukosol Hotel Bangkok.

view more

January 5, 2017
The New Year Occasion 2017
IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray and faculty members gave flower basket to Clinical Professor Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn, Minister of Public Health on the New Year occasion. The event was held at Ministry of Public Health.

view more

December 20-21, 2016
Field Data Collection at Cambodia
Assistant Professor Bhubate Samutachak, Deputy Director for Research and International Relations went to Cambodia for field data collection for project "Connecting the Mekong Through Education and Training" (COMET).

view more

December 26, 2016
Happy New Year 2017
IPSR organized New Year party and gave awards to outstanding staffs. The event was held at room 101, IPSR.

view more

December 20, 2016
Training on “ The mechanism that make good quality social science research”
IPSR-Institutional Review Board (IPSR-IRB) organized the training on “ The mechanism that make good quality social science research”. The number of participants was 53. The event was held at room 109, IPSR.

view more

December 19, 2016
Welcomed Assoc. Prof. Dr.Rosemarie Hunter, Dr.Marybeth Vogel-Ferguson and Ms.Naima Mohammed from College of Social Work, University of Utah
Assoc. Prof. Aree Jampaklay welcomed Assoc. Prof. Dr.Rosemarie Hunter, Dr.Marybeth Vogel-Ferguson and Ms.Naima Mohammed from College of Social Work, University of Utah. And also had the meeting with IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray, Associate Professor Sureeporn Punpuing, and Assistant Professor Bhubate Samutachak for academic collaboration on Migration. The event was held at room 403, IPSR.

view more

December 17-18, 2016
PHESD 2016
Associate Professor Yothin Sawangdee attended International Conference on “Population, Health, Environment and Sustainable Development (PHESD2016)” and gave oral presentation on "International Passive Migrants: Unemployment Poverty and Accessibility to Health Care in Developing Countries" in Bangladesh.

view more

December 14-17, 2016
MDRG Workshop
Associate Professor Aree Jampaklay, Assistant Professor Kanokwan Tharawan and Lecturer Piyawat Katewongsa attended “Conducting and Communicating Research with Public Policy Influence the Mekong Development Research Group (MDRG) Workshop” in Myanmar.

view more

December 13-17, 2016
Crossroads in Cultural Studies Conference in 2016
Lect. Wakako Takeda participated a workshop, Soft drink Consumption Culture in Asia-Pacific on 13 December, and a conference, the Crossroads in Cultural Studies Conference in 2016 between 14-17 December at the University of Sydney, Australia and gave oral presentations on the topic "Drinking together: Socio-cultural determinants of consumption among urban Australian and Japanese".

view more

December 12-20, 2016
BRAIN-ASEAN Conference
Associate Professor Sureeporn Punpuing and Assistant Professor Chalermpol Chamchan attended the meeting “The Japan-ASEAN Collaborative Research Program on Innovative Humanosphere in Southeast Asia : In search of Wisdom toward Compatibility Growth and Community in the World” (BRAIN-ASEAN) in Japan.

view more

December 7-9, 2016
Are Centenarians the Realisation of Successful Ageing : Insights from a Global Study
Assistant Professor Sutthida Chuanwan made the presentation "Verification of Reported Age and Estimating Number of Centenarians in Thailand " in the Are Centenarians the Realisation of Successful Ageing : Insights from a Global Study Conference in Singapore.

view more

December 6-7, 2016
Technical consultation on the development and communication of a technical package to strengthen country health data systems
Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra attended Technical consultation on the development and communication of a technical package to strengthen country health data systems in Switzerland.

view more

December 5, 2016
Future Research Collaboration
IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray attended the meeting for future research collaboration with GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies in Germany.

view more

December 2-3, 2016
Agenda 2030 : Improving Data on International Migration
IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray and Emeritus Professor Aphichat Chamratrithirong attended the meeting Agenda 2030 : Improving Data on International Migration in Germany.

view more

December 2-3, 2016
EURA-NET Conference
Associate Professor Sureeporn Punpuing and Lecturer Sakkarin Niyomsilpa attended Final Conference of the temporary migration between Asia and Europe research project (EURA-NET) and present academic research on “Temporary Migration in Thailand” in Belgium.

view more

December 1, 2016
Special talks on Research Data
Assistant Professor Bhubate Samutachak, Deputy Director for Research and International Relations and IPSR staffs give special talks on Research Data from IPSR projects to IPSR students for their thesis and research idea. The event was held at room 403, IPSR.

view more

November 30 - December 10, 2016
The 4th Annual Conference: ‘Migration and Changing Societies: Research Agendas
Lecturer Dusita Phuengsamran and Niphon Darawuttimaprakorn, IPSR researcher joined Research Visit to the Sussex Centre for Migration Research (SCMR), Global Studies, University of Sussex and attended The 4th Annual Conference: ‘Migration and Changing Societies: Research Agendas in UK.

view more

November 23, 2016
Population Plan During The Eleven National Economic and Social Development Plan (2017-2021)
IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray and Assistant Professor Bhubate Samutachak, Deputy Director for Research and International Relations attended the meeting on "Population Plan During The Eleven National Economic and Social Development Plan (2017-2021)"organized by UNFPA. The event was held at The Sukosol Hotel, Bangkok.

view more

November 22, 2016
Pay respect to King Rama 9
IPSR Administrative Board and Faculty members gathered together to pay respect to King Rama 9 on the occasion of King Rama 9's birthday. The event was held at Office of President, Mahidol university.

view more

November 22, 2016
Welcomed Director of Institute for Technology and Innovation Management
IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray welcomed Dr. Tanit Changthavorn , Director of Institute for Technology and Innovation Management in the occasion of future collaboration. The event was held at room 403, IPSR.

view more

November 18, 2016
The 2016 National Conference on Population Studies
Thai Population Association, Institute for Population and Social Research , Mahidol University in collaboration with networks organized "The 2016 National Conference on Population Studies". The event was held at Kasat Suek room, 4th floor, The Twin Towers Hotel, Bangkok.

view more

November 16-20, 2016
The Gerontological Society of America’s 69th Annual Scientific Meeting
Assistant Professor Kanchana Tangchonlatip, IPSR Lecturere presented her paper on the topic "Relationships between Grandparents and Grandchildren in Skipped Generation Families in Thailand" in "The Gerontological Society of America’s 69th Annual Scientific Meeting" in USA.

view more

November 16-19, 2016
The International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health 2016
Ms. Chutima Yousomboon and Ms. Kornkanok Phongpradith, Project-based Researcher attended The International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health 2016 and presented Report Card. The event was held at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center.

view more

November 16-19, 2016
The International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health 2016
Mr. Chatinai Wanancha and Mr. Panya Choolert, Project-based Researcher attended The International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health 2016 and presented poster on “We Active: An Innovation in Process of the Sedentary Behavior Reduction in School Children”. The event was held at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center.

view more

November 16-19, 2016
The International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health 2016
Lecturer Piyawat Katewongsa, Deputy Director for Organization Development and Informatics attended The International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health 2016 and gave oral presentation on “Do Age and Sex matter in MVPA pattern among Thai Population?”. The event was held at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center.

view more

November 16, 2016
The International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health 2016
Lecturer Piyawat Katewongsa, Deputy Director for Organization Development and Informatics and Mr. Panya Choolert, Project-based Researcher presented Thailand Physical Activity report to Admiral Narong Pipatanasai, Deputy Prime Minister in “The International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health 2016” (ISPAH2016).

view more

November 14, 2016
IPSR’s 45th Anniversary
Merit-Making Ceremony in Dedication to H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej on IP IPSR Staffs and students attended Merit-Making Ceremony which dedicated to H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej on IPSR’s 45th Anniversary.SR’s 45th Anniversary

view more

November 10-11, 2016
Study Visit about Entrepreneurship and Innovation Ecosystems
Mahidol University Administrative Board, Faculties Administrative Board including IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray attended Study Tour on “Entrepreneurship and Innovation Ecosystems” in Singapore.

view more

November 10-11, 2016
2016 Joint Research on International Marriage and Labor Migrations in the Asia-Pacific Region
Assistant Professor Malee Sunpuwan gave a review on the topic "Occupational stratification among immigrants in Thailand" in the 2016 Joint Research on International Marriage and Labor Migrations in the Asia-Pacific Region conference in Republic of Korea.

view more

November 7-11, 2016
The Regional Workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation of PHN
Associate Professor Amara Soonthorndhada and team organized training on the topic “Monitoring and Evaluation of Population, Health and Nutrition Programs” for 7 participants. The training was on 7-11 November 2016. The Event held at IPSR.

view more

November 3, 2016
Welcomed Staffs from German Institute of Global and Area Studies
Emeritus Professor Aphichat Chamratrithirong, Associate Professor Sureeporn Punpuing and IPSR staffs welcomed Dr.Luicy Pedroza and team from German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Federal Republic of Germany. The event was held at VIP room, IPSR.

view more

November 3-4, 2016
Migration Bridges in EURASIA
Assistant Professor Bhubate Samutachak, Deputy Director for Research and International Relations and Assistant Professor Chalermpol Chamchan attended International Conference “Migration Bridges in EURASIA”. Assistant Professor Chalermpol Chamchan gave Oral Presentation on the topic of Migrant Children and Education for All in Thailand. The event was held in Hanoi, Vietnam.

view more

November 3-4, 2016
United Nations Expert Group Meeting
Associate Professor Patama Vapattanawong attended “United Nations Expert Group Meeting on the Methodology and Lessons Learned to Evaluate the Completeness and Quality of Vital Statistics from Civil Registration” and gave presentation on Experience with dual-registration validation studies in Thailand” in USA.

view more

October 31, 2016
Data collection training for COMET
IPSR organized training on Data Collection for Connecting the Mekhong Through Education and Training (COMET). Participants were from Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos PDR, and Vietnam. The event was held at room 109, IPSR.

view more

October 26-28, 2016
The 1st Family Policy Experts Meeting in the Asia-Pacific Region Conference
Associate Professor Sureeporn Punpuing, IPSR Lecturer attended The 1st Family Policy Experts Meeting in the Asia-Pacific Region and gave oral presentation on the topic “Family Database in Thailand” in South Korea.

view more

October 25-31, 2016
The International Scientific-Practical Conference
IPSR Director, Associate Professor Rossarin Gray attended "The International Scientific-Practical Conference of the Project MIGRATION BRIDGES IN EURASIA" and was invited to give the lecture on “Research Methods” to Ph.D. students at MGIMO University, Russia.

view more

October 25-31, 2016
The International Scientific-Practical Conference
Lecturer Dr. Sakkarin Niyomsilpa attended The International Scientific-Practical Conference of the Project “MIGRATION BRIDGES IN EURASIA” and gave Oral presentation on the topic “Migration Trends and Policies in Southeast Asia” in Russia.

view more

October 22-23, 2016
Research on the Public Policies on Migration, Multiculturalization and Welfare for the Regeneration of Communities in European, Asian and Japanese Societies
Associate Professor Sureeporn Punpuing and Assistant Professor Chalermpol Chamchan attended the conference “Research on the Public Policies on Migration, Multiculturalization and Welfare for the Regeneration of Communities in European, Asian and Japanese Societies”. Associate Professor Sureeporn Punpuing also gave oral presentation on the topic “Cross-marriage Migration: A Case Study of Thai Women and European Men”. Later, joined the Study Tour with IPSR postgraduate students in Center for South East Asia Studies, Kyoto University, Japan.

view more

October 17, 2016
Mourning over the passing of the late His Majesty the King Bhumibol Adulyadej
IPSR’s executives, faculty members, staffs, and students gathered to express its mourning over the passing of the late His Majesty the King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The event was held at IPSR, Mahidol University.

view more

October 15, 2016
Set up the Location
IPSR’s executives, faculty members, staffs, and students gathered to set up the location at IPSR to express its mourning over the passing of the late His Majesty the King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

view more

October 15-19, 2016
International Conference on Public Health for Tropical Coastal Development 2016
Associate Professor Yothin Sawangdee was invited to attend International Con­ference on Public Hea­lth for Tropical Coas­tal Development 2016 during 15-19 October 2016 in Semarang, Indonesia. He also presented "Effec­t of Climate Change a­nd Migration on Healt­h Problems in Tropica­l and Coastal Regions­" from Migration­ Follow Up and Longit­udinal Study of Migra­nt from Nang Rong Project.

view more

October 13-14, 2016
Working Group Meeting for The Prince Mahidol Award Conference 2018
Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra, Director of Mahidol University Global Health attended Working Group Meeting for The Prince Mahidol Award Conference (PMAC) 2018 in USA.

view more

October 13-14, 2016
The 18th Annual Supporting Staff Seminar
IPSR had the 18th Annual Supporting Staff Seminar under theme “Think Green Live Green” at Bandara On Sea, Rayong.

view more

October 14, 2016
Mourning over the passing of the late His Majesty the King Bhumibol Adulyadej
IPSR’s executives, faculty members, staffs, and students gathered to express its mourning over the passing of the late His Majesty the King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The event was held at Office of The President. Mahidol University.

view more

October 10, 2016
Welcome Staffs from Diponegoro University, Indonesia
Asst. Prof. Bhubate Samutachak, Deputy Director for Research and International Relations and Assoc. Prof.Sureeporn Punpuing welcomed study visit from Diponegoro University, Indonesia. This meeting highlights the expansion of the existing cooperation to greater prospective collaboration. The event was held at room 326, IPSR, Mahidol University.

view more

October 7-12, 2016
Asian Population Association (APA)
Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray, IPSR Director attended Asian Population Association (APA) conference betweend October 7-8, 2016 and The Population Forum on “Future Directions in Asian Population Research” between October 10-12, 2016 in China.

view more

October 7-8, 2016
2016 Freshmen Welcome Days
IPSR organized Alumni and Freshmen Welcome Activity 2016 at Wat Bangnamwon school, Samutsakorn province and Chamchan Resort, Phetburi.

view more

October 5, 2016
Next station: IPSR Happiness Station
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray and IPSR staffs attended the workshop "Next station: IPSR Happiness Station". Talk was given by Assoc. Prof. Chatchawan Silpakit, Director of Contemplative Education Center, Mahidol University. The event was held at room 109, IPSR

view more

September 30, 2016
Merit Making
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray attended merit making organized by College of Religious Studies, Mahidol University. The event was held at Mahidol Learning Center.

view more

September 30, 2016
Congratulations
IPSR organized the event to congratulate to doctorate graduates in Demography (International program) and master degree graduates in Population and Reproductive Health Research (International Program). The event was held at room 109, IPSR.

view more

September 28-30, 2016
Coordination Meeting in Republic of Korea
Assistant Professor Bhubate Samutachak attended Coordination Meeting (Research on Case Studies of Diversity Management and Human Capital Strategy) in Republic of Korea.

view more

September 26, 2016
The Foundation Day-Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies
Lecturer Teeranong Sakulsri, Ploychompoo Sukustit, Executive Secretary and IPSR staffs offered the flower basket to Associate Professor Dr. Kampanad Bhaktikul, Dead of Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies, Mahidol University on the occasion of The Foundation Day-Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies, Mahidol University. The Event was held at Environment and Resource Studies, Mahidol University.

view more

September 24, 2016
Mahidol Day 2016
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray and IPSR staffs joined the ceremony to pay respect to HRH Prince Mahidol of Songkhla on “Mahidol Day”. The event was held at Mahidol University, Salaya campus.

view more

September 22, 2016
Wai Khru Ceremony
IPSR students attended Wai Khru Ceremony. Wai Khru Ceremony is a Thai ritual in which students pay respects to their teachers in order to express their gratitude and formalize the student–teacher relationship. The event was held at room 109, IPSR.

view more

September 22, 2016
Retirement Ceremony
IPSR organized Retirement Ceremony and Farewell for Associate Professor Amara Soonthorndhada, Assistant Professor Yupin Vorasiriamorn, Lecturer Kerry Richter, Lecturer Lylla Winzer and Somying Suwanwatana. The event was held at room 109, IPSR.

view more

September 21, 2016
The Foundation Day - 22nd Anniversary of College of Music
IPSR Deputy Director, Assistant Professor Umaporn Pattaravanich and Ploychompoo Sukustit, Executive Secretary and staffs offered the flower basket to Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sugree Charoensook, Dean of College of Music on the occasion of The Foundation Day - 22nd Anniversary of College of Music, Mahidol University.

view more

September 21-23, 2016
Clean Coal Technology Power Plant
Lecturer Thirapong Santiphop attended the meeting on “Clean Coal Technology Power Plant” in Malaysia.

view more

September 20-21, 2016
Training on ThaiJo
Training on Thai Journals Online IPSR and JPSS Committees organised Training on Thai Journals Online (ThaiJo). Trainer came from TCI: Thai-Journal Citation Index Centre. The event was held at room 322, IPSR.

view more

September 10, 2016
G7 Kobe Health Ministers’ Meeting
Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra, Director of Mahidol University Global Health (MUGH) attended G7 Kobe Health Ministers’ Meeting Official Side Event UHC, Innovation and Ageing : Research on innovations for achieving sustainable universal health coverage for ageing population. She also gave oral presentation on “Solutions for long term care in Asia” in Japan.

view more

September 7, 2016
The Annual Training on Fire Prevention
IPSR organized the annual training on fire prevention and practicing the use of fire extinguishers. The event will be held at room 101.

view more

September 7, 2016
Welcome Staffs from Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray and team welcomed Prof. Zhang Yi, Dr. Ma Chunhua, Dr. Shi Yuntong from Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, China and Ms. Kwansiri Wanwiwake, Ms. Priyapatra Supanattanarom from National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) from EXCHANGE OF SCHOLARS Under NRCT-CASS Cooperation year 2016. The event was held at 403, IPSR.

view more

August 30, 2016
Special Seminar
Emeritus Professor Aphichat Chamratrithirong, IPSR lecturers and students attended special talk on “Exploring evergreening: estimating the cost of low patent standards” given by Hazel V. J. Moir, Adjunct Associate Professor, Centre for European Studies, Australian National University (ANU), Canberra, ACT, Australia. The event was held at Rajavadee room, IPSR.

view more

August 31-September 3, 2016
European Population Conference 2016
Associate Professor Aree Jampaklay attended EPC (European Population Conference) 2016 and gave Oral Presentation on the topic “The Impact of Parental Absence on Early Childhood Development” in Germany.

view more

August 31, 2016
Graduates of 2015 Academic Year
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray, IPSR Lecturers, Graduate staffs and students attended the Congratulations Ceremony for doctoral degree and master degree graduated for 2015 academic year. The event was held at Srabua room (109), IPSR

view more

August 31, 2016
Welcomed Professors and Students from Nagoya University
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray, Assistant Professor Bhubate Samutachak, Deputy Director for Research and International Relations and students welcomed professors and students from Nagoya University, Graduate School of Medicine/ School of Health Science in order to exchange knowledge on academic and research between universities. Assistant Professor Chalermpol Chamchan also gave special lecture on “Ageing Society and Health Issues in Thailand”. The event was held at Rajavadee room (326), IPSR.

view more

August 29, 2016
Anniversary 26th Year "Engineering Foundation Day"
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray and Administrative Board congratulated Asst. Prof. Jackrit Suthakorn, Dean of Engineering on the event of engineering foundation day. The Event was held at Engineering faculty, Mahidol University.

view more

August 29 - September 2, 2016
Workshop on "Applied Regression Modelling for Panel Data Analysis"
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rossarin Gray opened the short training on “Applied Regression Modelling for Panel Data Analysis” organized by Lect. Dr. Theerathorn Yoongthong.9 participants attended the training. The event was held at room 316, IPSR.

view more

August 25, 2016
Welcomed Knowledge Network Institute Of Thailand
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray and the administrative team welcomed Knowledge Network Institute Of Thailand along with executives from 9 universities under "Faculty Governance Program". They observed management, teaching, training and research and also visited IPSR library. The event was held at IPSR.

view more

August 25-27, 2016
2016 ISQOLS Annual Conference
Associate Professor Sirinan Kittisuksathit, Assistant Professor Chalermpol Chamchan and Suporn Jaratsit, IPSR Reseacher attended 2016 ISQOLS Annual Conference and gave Oral Presentation.

view more

August 24-28, 2016
EURA-NET Project
Associate Professor Surname: Punpuing and Lect. Dr. Sakkarin Niyomsilpa attended the meeting on EURA-NET Project in People's Republic of China.

view more

August 22-26, 2016
Policy Communication Workshop
Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra, IPSR Lecturer, Director of Mahidol University Global Health, Director of Thai Health Report collaborated with Thai Health Promotion Foundation and International Health Policy Program organized the “Policy Communication workshop”. The workshop provided theoretical presentations on policy concepts, policy communication skills, effective writing and stakeholder analysis. There were 14 individuals participating in the workshop. The event was held at Sampran Riverside hotel.

view more

August 21, 2016
Thailand Research EXPO 2016
Assistant Professor Pimonpan Isarabhakdi was invited to give the lecture on “How to write qualitative report” in Thailand Research EXPO 2016. The event was organized by National Reseach Coucil of Thailand. The event was held at Bangkok Convention Centre, Central World, Bangkok.

view more

August 18, 2016
Demographic Changes in Older People and Health Situation of Older Old and Centenarian
IPSR led by Emeritus Professor Pramote Prasartkul, project leader of Thai centenarian organized press conference on “Demographic changes in older people and health situation of older old and centenarian”. The project was sponsored by The Thailand Research Fund (TRF). The event was held at Sukosol Hotel.

view more

August 17, 2016
Big Cleaning Day 2016
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray opened “Big Cleaning Day 2016”. The event was held at IPSR.

view more

August 15-24, 2016
Surveillance data analysis and Planning response interventions based on research findings
Assoc.Prof.Dr. Yothin Sawangdee gave a lecture in the training workshop on “Surveillance data analysis and Planning response interventions based on research findings” taken place in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia and organized by the National Center for Maternal and Child Health with support from UNFPA Country Office between 15-24 August 2016.

view more

August 8, 2016
The 2016 Academic Year Orientation
Prof.Patcharee Lertrit, Dean of Faculty of Graduate Studies, Assoc.Prof.Rossarin Gray, IPSR Director, and IPSR administrative board and program committee held 2016 Academic Year Orientation of its four graduate programs, namely MA Program in Population and Social Research, MA Program in Population and Reproductive Health Research, MA Program in Population and Social Gerontology and Ph.D. Program in Demography. The event was held at Srabua room, IPSR.

view more

August 2, 2016
Nonthaphum Home
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray and staff visited Nonthaphum Home in Nonthaburi Province to host lunch for children with disabilities and give them donations.

view more

August 1, 2016
2016 Mahidol-Mother’s Day
On the occasion of 2016 Mahidol-Mother’s Day held at Mahidol University’s Office of the President Building at Salaya, IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray, Chair of the 100-Year-Old Mothers of Four Regions, invited one awardee and two representatives (out of five awadees) to be granted the certificates by Her Royal Highness Princess Soamsawali.

view more

August 1, 2016
Short Course Training
IPSR led by Assistant Professor Pimonpan Isarabhakdi and Suporn Jaratsit, IPSR researcher and team organized short-term training “Qualitative Data Analysis by computer program”. The event was held at IPSR.

view more

July 27, 2016
IPSR on Brexit episode I: Economic and Political Divorce with Geographical Union
IPSR staffs and students attended In House Seminar “IPSR on Brexit episode I: Economic and Political Divorce with Geographical Union” presented by Dr. Bhubate Samutachak and Dr. Sakkarin Niyomsilpa. The event was held at room 109, IPSR.

view more

July 27-28, 2016
Data management and logistic regression and the theory and practice on multilevel method
Associate Professor Yothin Sawangdee had been invited as a special lecturer in the workshop on "Data management and logistic regression and the theory and practice on multilevel method” in Indonesia between 27-28 July 2016.

view more

July 26-27, 2016
International Summer School Program
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rossarin Gray gave the opening speech on International Summer school Program "Does Climate Change Move You: Understanding the linkages of migration and climate change and the concepts, methods, and policies behind them". The International Summer school Program was organized by Dr. Teeranong Sakulsri (PISR, Mahidol University) and Mr. Harald Sterly (Bonn University). The event was held at room Srabua, IPSR.

view more

July 25, 2016
Special Talk “Poverty dynamics and sustainable development: A long term panel project in Thailand and Vietnam (2007 - 2024)”
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rossarin Gray, IPSR lecturers, IPSR staffs and students attended Special Talk on the topic “Poverty dynamics and sustainable development: A long term panel project in Thailand and Vietnam (2007 - 2024)” by Prof. Hermann Waibel (University of Hannover, Germany) at Srabua Room (109), IPSR.

view more

July 15, 2016
The Buddhist Rains Retreat
Assistant Professor Dr. Umaporn Pattaravanich, Deputy Director for Administration and Environment and IPSR staffs consecrated lenten candle and rains-cloth to mark the start of the Buddhist Rains Retreat at Wat Phutthatham Rangsi, Nakhon Chai Si, Nakhon Pathom.

view more

July 14, 2016
The Issue of Social Research Ethics
IPSR Institutional Review Board organized the seminar on "The issue of social research ethics No. 2 (1/2016)”. IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rossarin Gray gave an opening speech. The event was held at Srabua room, IPSR.

view more

July 7-8, 2016
ICHD 2016: 18th International Conference on Happiness and Development
Associate Professor Sirinan Kittisuksathit attended ICHD 2016: 18th International Conference on Happiness and Development and gave oral presentation on “Marital Status and Happiness among Employed People in Thailand” in Czech Republic.

view more

July 7-8, 2016
Made the Presentation
Associate Professor Sirinan Kittisuksathit attended ICHD 2016: 18th International Conference on Happiness and Development and gave oral presentation on the topic “Marital Status and Happiness among Employed People in Thailand” in Czech Republic.

view more

July 4, 2016
Welcome Staffs from the University of Sussex
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rossarin Gray and team welcomed Prof. Cherith Moses, University Director for International Recruitment and Development and Mr. Chris Wellings, Head of Academic Development and Quality Enhancement Office from The University of Sussex, United Kingdom. The meeting was discuss about building a network of cooperation in the development of international programs in the future. The event was held at room 403, IPSR.

view more

July 4-13, 2016
Short training “New Way of Social Science Research”
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rossarin Gray opened the short training “New Way of Social Science Research” organized by Assoc. Prof. Chanhathai Ard-am. 17 participants attended the training. The event was held at room 107, IPSR.

view more

July 1, 2016
2016 IPSR Annual Conference XII
IPSR organized The 12th IPSR Annual Conference 2016 “Thailand in the Era of Transnational Migration”. Opening remarks was given by Clin. Prof. Choakchai Metheetrairut, Mahidol Vice President for Administration. The event was held at Room 101 Prachasangkom Udompathana, Institute For Population and Social Research, Mahidol Salaya.

view more

June 30, 2016
Welcome Staffs from Institute of Sociology (IOS), Vietnam
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray, Emeritus Professor Pramote Prasartkul and IPSR lecturers welcomed Prof. Dang Nguyen Anh, Director of Institute of Sociology (IOS) and the team from Vietnam. The meeting was held to discuss about exchange of research learning to prepare for an aging society in Vietnam. The event was held at room 403, IPSR.

view more

June 29, 2016
Online Learning: SPOC and MOOC
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray attended the signing ceremony of supporting the development of online learning: SPOC and MOOC under Mux and Thai MOOC. Dr. Marc Voelker, IPSR lecturer signed the agreement because PRPR101 has been selected as one of 13 subjects that received funding. The event was held at room 322, Mahidol Learning Center, Salaya.

view more

June 28-30, 2016
Mahidol Migration Conference 4th
Mahidol Migration Center (MMC), Institute for Population and Social Research (IPSR) in collaboration with the Asian Institute of Technology, the Sussex‐Mahidol Migration Partnership, the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Asian Population Association and the Toyota Foundation organized the 4th MMC Regional Conference "In the Era of Transnational Migration". The event was held at IPSR, Mahidol University, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand

view more

June 27- July 2, 2016
Governing Multi Sectoral Collaborations for Health in Low and Middle Income Countries
Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra, Director of Mahidol University Global Health attended the meeting “Governing Multi-Sectoral Collaborations for Health in Low and Middle income countries” in Italy.

view more

June 27, 2016
Visit to World Vision Foundation of Thailand
Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing, IPSR staff and Ph.D. students invited lecturers from 1) Kobe University, Japan 2) Hanyang University, South Korea and 3) Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand to visit World Vision Foundation of Thailand.

view more

June 24, 2016
Established Academic Service Network
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray and the administrative team welcomed Dr. Ruchareka Wittayawuttikul, Mahidol University Library and Knowledge Center Director. They also visited IPSR library and established academic service network between 2 organizations. The event was held at room 406.

view more

June 23-24, 2016
EdPEx
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray, administrative team, staffs, and researchers welcomed evaluation committees for Education Criteria for Performance Excellence (EdPEx). The event was held at Room 101, IPSR.

view more

June 21, 2016
The Meeting and Networking for Future International Conference Collaboration
Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra, Director of Mahidol University Global Health (MUGH) and Chief Secretariat of Prince Mahidol Award Conference and staffs welcomed Dr.Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director, World Health Organization South-East Asia Region - WHO SEARO and Clin. Prof. Udom Kachintorn, President of Mahidol University to the meeting and networking for future international conference collaboration. The event was held in VIP room, IPSR.

view more

June 21-23, 2016
Reaching Every Adolescent: Regional Workshop on Strengthening Gender, Equity, Rights and Social Determinants of Health
Assistant Professor Pojjana Hunchangsith, Deputy Director for Academic Affairs attended operational meeting "Reaching Every Adolescent: Regional Workshop on Strengthening Gender, Equity, Rights and Social Determinants of Health" in Kathmandu, Nepal. The meeting was organized by WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. The participants were from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Indonesia, Maldives , Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand , Timor - Leste and Thailand.

view more

June 17, 2016
The Seminar on Exchanging Knowledge
Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra, Director of Mahidol University Global Health and staffs welcomed Clin. Prof. Udom Kachintorn, President of Mahidol University and Mahidol Administration board to the seminar on exchanging knowledge between National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Thai researchers. The event was held at Prachasangkom Udompathana 101, IPSR.

view more

June 20-24, 2016
The Short Training “Operational Research: Science and Art for the Benefit of Mankind”
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rossarin Gray opened the short training “Operational research: science and art for the benefit of mankind” organized by Assoc. Prof. Chanhathai Ard-am. 9 participants attended the training. The event was held at room 323, IPSR.

view more

June 16-18, 2016
The 26th Seminar "Towards IPSR Vision 2020"
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rossarin Gray, IPSR lecturers, IPSR researchers and IPSR staffs attended the 26th seminar "Towards IPSR Vision 2020" at Fisherman's Resort, Haad Chao Samran, Phetchaburi.

view more

June 13-14, 2016
Study Visit at Kobe Active Aging Research Hub (KAARb) Project
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rossarin Gray and Ms. Kamolchanok Kamsuwan, Ms. Wannee Hutapat, IPSR Researcher visited “Kobe Active Aging Research Hub (KAARb) at Graduate School of Human Development and Environment, Kobe University. In addition, they visited Kobe Senior Citizen College on 14th June 2016 in Japan.

view more

June 13, 2016
Salaya Talk "Happy Denmark: How Danish People Obtained Good Quality of Life"
Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra, Director of Mahidol University Global Health and staffs welcomed H.E. MiKael Hemniti Winther, Denmark's Ambassador to Thailand, Myanmar and Cambodia. H.E. MiKael Hemniti Winther gave the lecture on "Happy Denmark: How Danish People Obtained Good Quality of Life". The event was held at Prachasangkom Udompathana 101, IPSR.

view more

June 11-12, 2016
Youth Camp
Lecturer Dr. Piyawat Katewongsa, Deputy Director and Project leader and IPSR researchers in the project “Dek Thai Mai Chuay: We active” organized “Teen knows, Teen Active camp” with 3 pilot schools.

view more

June 10, 2016
The 7th International Graduate Students Conference on Population and Public Health Sciences (IGSCPP)
Assistant Professor Dr. Pojjana Hunchangsith, Deputy Director for Academic Affairs, IPSR lecturers and students attended The 7th International Graduate Students Conference on Population and Public Health Sciences (IGSCPP) which organized by IPSR Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University, ASEAN Institute for Health Development, Mahidol University and College of Public HealthScience, Chulalongkorn University.

view more

June 9, 2016
Green Office
Assistant Professor Dr. Umaporn Pattaravanich, Deputy Director for Administration and Environment and IPSR staffs welcomed Green Office committees from Department of Environmental Quality Promotion and Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies, Mahidol University. The event was held at Srabua room, IPSR.

view more

๋June 9-10, 2016
Children on the Move : Migrant Children and Youth in Asia
Assistant Professor Dr. Chalermpol Chamchan attended the conference “Children on the Move : Migrant Children and Youth in Asia”. He also presented the paper “Access to Education of Migrant Children in Thailand : Policy and Practice” - part of “Role of Local Government’s Policies in Creating Multiculturalism Society : Thailand and Japan” project in Japan.

view more

9-12 June 2016
The Asian Conference on Aging & Gerontology
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rossarin Gray and Ms. Kamolchanok Kamsuwan, Ms. Wannee Hutapat, IPSR Researcher attended “The Asian Conference on Aging & Gerontology” (AGen2016) between 9-12 June 2016 in Japan.

view more

June 7-8, 2016
Attended Network Meeting of WHOCC in India
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rossarin Gray and Asst.Prof.Dr. Bhubate Samutachak, Deputy Director for Research and International Relations attended “Network meeting of WHO Collaborating Centers (CC’s) in Reproductive, Maternal and Newborn Health” in India.

view more

June 2-7, 2016
Attended the Conference in UK
Kulapa Vajanasara, IPSR Researcher attended the conference “Abortion and Reproductive Justice” at Ulster University and presented the paper : Abortion Stigma and its Associated Sin in Thailand" in UK.

view more

June 2-5, 2016
Attended the Meeting in Myanmar
Associate Professor Dr. Aree Jampaklay attended the meeting “The Gender Roles in Remittances-Sending Behavior and Utilization : A Qualitative Study Among Migrant Workers from Cambodia, Lao PDR and Myanmar Living in Thailand, and Among Remittances Receivers in The Migrants’ Country of Origin” in Myanmar.

view more

May 30-31, 2016
Size and Special Characteristics of Study Population with Programmatic Mapping
IPSR collaborated with National Aids Management Center (NAMs) to organize a meeting on “Size and Special Characteristics of Study Population with Programmatic Mapping”. This project is for the HIVs related implementation in Bangkok and 12 other provinces in Thailand. Dr. Dusita Phuengsamran, Dr. Teeranong Sakulsri, Niphon Darawuttimaprakorn and IPSR staff were involved in this project. The event was held at Tawana Hotel Bangkok.

view more

May 28-29, 2016
15th Graduated Student Network on Sociology and Anthropology Conference
Assistant Professor Kanchana Tangchonlatip and Assistant Professor Pimonpan Isarabhakdi, IPSR Faculty Member and M.A. Program in Population and Social Research students attended and presented academic paper at Graduated Student Network on Sociology and Anthropology Conference. The event was held at BP Samila Beach Hotel & Resort, Songkhla.

view more

May 25, 2016
Donated Old Computers
IPSR by Mr.Somchai Supyodkeaw, Head of Organization Communication Section and staffs donated old computers to Phutthamonthon Independent Living Center for the purpose of education to disability people. The event was held at first floor, Prachasangkom Udompathana Building, IPSR

view more

ABACUS Qualitative Training
Associate Professor Dr. Sureeporn Punpuing and Assistant Professor Dr. Malee Sunpuwan attended the workshop ABACUS Qualitative training in Ghana.

view more

May 23, 2016
Thai Family Well-Being
Asst.Prof.Dr. Bhubate Samutachak, Deputy Director for Research and International Relations and project leader “Thai Family Well-Being” project and the team organized the meeting to present the research result. The project is sponsored by The Thailand Research Fund. IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray also gave the welcoming speech. The event was held at Kamolthip Ballroom, The Sukosol Bangkok.

view more

May 23, 2016
NSO 53rd Years Anniversary
Assistant Professor Chalermpol Chamchan, IPSR representative attended NSO 53rd Years and donated money to Ramathibodi Foundation, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University. The event was held at National Statistical Office, The Government Complex, Bangkok

view more

May 17, 2016
Donated Old Computers
IPSR by Ploychompoo Sukustit, Executive Secretary and staffs donated old computers for the purpose of education to teachers and students, Wat Ngiwrai school. The event was held at first floor, Prachasangkom Udompathana Building, IPSR

view more

May 17-20, 2016
PMAC 2017 Committee Meeting
Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra, Director of Mahidol University Global Health and staffs attended Prince Mahidol Award Conference committee meeting 2017 in Switzerland.

view more

May 16, 2016
Happy Universities Collaboration
Assoc. Prof. Sirinan Kittisuksathit , Chairman of Happiness Management, Mahidol University and the team welcomed Clin. Prof. Choakchai Metheetrairut, Vice President for Administration and Assoc.Prof.Thanya Subhadrabandhu, Acting Vice President for Human Resources to participate in the meeting to brainstorm "Happy Universities Collaboration" with Happy Universities Network. The event was held at Srabua Room, IPSR.

view more

May 14-20, 2016
Attend the Meeting in Japan
Lecturer Dr. Thirapong Santiphop attended the meeting “Empirical Observation on Coal Fire Power Plant in Japan”

view more

May 12, 2016
The 4th Academic Society International Conference (AASIC) 2016
IPSR co-organized "The 4th Academic Society International Conference (AASIC) 2016". Ms.Dyah Anantalia Widyastari, IPSR Ph.D. student was the conference chair. The event was held at 3rd floor, Mahidol Learning Center.

view more

May 6-11, 2016
Global Health Diplomacy workshop
Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra, Director of Mahidol University Global Health attended and gave a speech at Global Health Diplomacy workshop in Japan.

view more

May 4-11, 2016
Presented the Paper in Austria
Lecturer Dr. Alexander Trupp visited Department of Geography and Regional Research, University of Vienna and presented the paper “Thai Outbound Tourism to Europe” in Austria

view more

May 3, 2016
The Training “Dek Thai Mai Chuay: We active”
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray and Lecturer Piyawat Katewongsa, Deputy Director and Project leader opened the training “Dek Thai Mai Chuay: We active”. The training is on 3-5 May 2016. IPSR signed MOU with Thai Health Promotion Foundation and 12 pilot schools. The event was held at Room 101 Prachasangkom Udompathana, Institute For Population and Social Research

view more

May 2, 2016
SPOC and MOOC Online Learning Workshop
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray and IPSR staffs attended "SPOC and MOOC Online Learning". The project is under MUx and Thai MOOC. The event was held at Mahidol Learning Center. (MOOC: Massive Open Online Course, SPOC: Small Private Online Course)

view more

April 29, 2016
IPSR Strategy 2016-2020
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray, administrative team and IPSR staffs attended “IPSR Strategy 2016-2020” meeting. The event was held at Srabua Room, IPSR.

view more

April 25, 2016
MICIC Migrants in Countries in Crisis-Thailand Case Study.
Alexander Trupp (Project leader), Teeranong Sakulsri and researchers organized “MICIC Methodology Workshop”. In addition to the In-House Seminar on the topic “ICMPD (International Centre for Migration Policy Development) and the MICIC (Migrants in Countries in Crisis) project, presented by Alessandra Bravi (ICMPD) and Katharina Schaur (ICMPD) at room 326 (Rajawadee), IPSR

view more

April 19, 2016
Welcome Director of ​Institute of Social-Politic Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray and the administrative team welcomed and held the meeting with Prof. Sergei V. Ryazantsev, Director of Institute of Social-Politic Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia. This meeting at IPSR was aimed to build future collaborations on graduate programs, training and research.

view more

April 18-20, 2016
Global Innov8 Training and Orientation
Lecturer Dr. Pojjana Hunchangsith attended Global Innov8 Training and Orientation : An approach to reviewing national health programmes to better address equity, gender, human rights and social determinants of health in Philippines.

view more

April 12-15, 2016
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group Spring Meetings
Lecturer Dr. Dusita Phuengsamran attended International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group Spring Meetings in USA.

view more

April 12, 2016
Mahidol Songkran Day
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray and IPSR staffs attended Mahidol Songkran Day. There were many booths selling their products. IPSR also had Thai dessert booth. The event was held on 1st floor, Learning Center, Mahidol University, Salaya.

view more

April 11, 2016
Happy Songkran Day
IPSR executives, faculties, staff and students celebrated Songkran Day 2016 and congratulated IPSR athletes. The event was held at Srabua Room, IPSR.

view more

April 7, 2016
Brainstorm “Vision for the Future”
IPSR held the meeting for supporting staffs to brainstorm “Vision for the future”. The event was held at room 326 (Rajavadee).

view more

April 4, 2016
Green Office
IPSR executives, faculties, staff and students attended the lecture on "Green Office" by Associate Professor Sayam Aroonsrimorakot, Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies to build the knowledge, understanding and environmental awareness in the building. The event was held at Srabua Room, IPSR.

view more

April 4-6, 2016
Scientific Committee PMAC
Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra, Director of Mahidol University Global Health and Ms. Kanyapat Suttikasem attended Scientific Committee PMAC meeting in Japan.

view more

March 31 – April 2, 2016
Study Visit
Study visit on migration in Rayong and Chantaburi Province.

view more

March 28 - 30, 2016
Programmatic Mapping
Lect. Teeranong Sakulsri, Mr. Niphon Darawutthimaprakorn attended the meeting on the Monitoring and Evaluation for the National Strategic on HIV/AIDs and Programmatic Mapping in Health Region 6. The meeting was held at Pattaya Park Beach Resort, Chonburi Province.

view more

March 30 - April 5, 2016
2016 Annual Meeting, Population Association of America
Ms. Kulapa Vajanasara made a poster presentation “In Silence: Abortion Stigma and its Associated Sin in Thailand” at the 2016 PAA Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., USA.

view more

March 28 - April 1, 2016
Short-course Training “Qualitative Data Analysis”
Asst. Prof. Pimonpan Isarabhakdi and the training unit organized the short-course training “Qualitative Data Analysis” at IPSR. 23 trainees from both public and private sectors participated in the training to learn about theories and analysis techniques.

view more

March 24, 2016
Welcomed Staffs from University of Vienna, Austria and Bonn University, Germany
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray held the meeting with Prof. Dr. Patrick Sakdapolrak from University of Vienna, Austria, and Mr. Harald Sterly from Bonn University’s Department of Geography, Germany. This meeting at IPSR was aimed to build future collaborations on graduate programs, training and research.

view more

March 23, 2016
Guests from Institute of Nutrition
Guests from the Institute of Nutrition Mahidol University received a pleasant welcome from Asst. Prof. Umaporn Pattaravanich for their study visit to IPSR on the E-absence System.

view more

March 21-25, 2016
Short-course Training “Qualitative Research Methodology”
Asst. Prof. Pimonpan Isarabhakdi and the training unit organized the short-course training at IPSR. This “Qualitative Research Methodology” training was held for 22 participants, from both public and private sectors, to be able to make application of knowledge from the training.

view more

March 19, 2016
Outstanding Alumni Award of 2015
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray and Deputy Director Lect. Pojjana Hunchangsith presented bouquets to two alumni on their achievements that rewarded them with the Outstanding Alumni Award of 2015. Hon. Dr. Nguyen Van Tien received the Outstanding Alumni Award under administrative category and Asst. Prof. Suvinee Wiwatwanich received the Award under general category. The Award Ceremony was held at the Royal River Hotel, Bangkok.

view more

March 18, 2016
Welcomed Executives from the Afghanistan Central Statistics Organization
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray and the administrative team welcomed executives from the Afghanistan Central Statistics Organization and the Thai National Statistical Office on their visit to IPSR to learn about statistical training and future collaboration.

view more

March 18-20, 2016
Transnational Migration in Transition : Transformative Characteristics of Temporary Mobility of People
Asst. Prof. Manasigan Kanchanachitra attended the conference Transnational Migration in Transition : Transformative Characteristics of Temporary Mobility of People (EURA-NET) in Philippines.

view more

March 16, 2016
SCMR-JEMS Conference in University of Sussex, UK
Sureeporn Punpuing, Dusita Phuengsamran, Aree Prohmmo and Pattraporn Chuenglertsiri participated in SCMR-JEMS 3rd Annual Conference under "Migration and Diversity: A Dialogue across Disciplines" in University of Sussex, UK

view more

March 16, 2016
In-house Seminar Reservation System
Ms. Porta Boonyateerana introduced the In-house Seminar Reservation System to IPSR members in the Wednesday in-house seminar.

view more

March 14-15, 2016
Workshop "1st Capacity Building for Senior Citizen Club"
Ms. Kamolchanok Kamsuwan presented as a resource person in the Workshop “1st Capacity Building for Senior Citizen Club” hosted by Division of Capacity Building for Older Persons, Department of Older Persons, Ministry of Social Development and Human Security, at Prince Palace Hotel, Bangkok.

view more

March 9, 2016
Speical In-house Seminar "Klai Klue Kin Dang"
Administrative team, faculty members, staff and student attended the speical in-house seminar "Klai Klue Kin Dang" talked by Assoc. Varachai Thongthai.

view more

March 2, 2016
The 47th Anniversary of Royal Bestowal of the Name of Mahidol University
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray and staff attended the Wreath Laying Ceremony at Office of the President Building at Salaya Campus for the 47th Anniversary of Royal Bestowal of the Name of Mahidol University and 128th Anniversary of Mahidol University Establishment.

view more

March 2, 2016
Ideal University in the 21st Century
Asst. Prof. Bhubate Samutachak and staff had an attendance at the 9th Honoring Speech for Prof. Dr. Chatchawan Osathanon “Ideal University in the 21st Century” delivered by Dr. Supachai Panitchpakdi at Office of the President Building at Salaya Campus.

view more

March 2, 2016
Direction …toward Population and Social Research
IPSR executives, faculties, staff and students congratulated Prof. Emeritus Aphichat Chamratrithirong on being appointed as Chairman (Sociology), the National Research Council of Thailand Executive Board for the second term. As part of the congratulation event, Prof. Chamratrithirong delivered the special speech “Direction …toward Population and Social Research”.

view more

March 2, 2016
Writing Club
Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra, Director of Mahidol University Global Health (MUGH), facilitated the Writing Club in order to enhance participants’ capacity in writing articles for publication in journals.

view more

March 2, 2016
MU Sport 2016
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray and staff joined the parade in the opening of 2016 Mahidol University Game.

view more

March 2, 2016
MU Blue Night 2016
Staff and students enjoyed the 4th MU Blue Night at Prince Mahidol Hall, Salaya Campus.

view more

March 1, 2016
Phor Khun Thung Spirit House
IPSR Director, deputy directors and staff made ritual offering at Phor Khun Thung Spirit House for blessing for the new administrative team.

view more

February 24 - March 3, 2016
Japan-ASEAN Collaborative Research Program on Innovative Humanosphere in Southeast Asia
Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing and Asst. Prof. Chalermpol Chamchan visited Japan in order to discuss about research collaboration between IPSR and Kyoto University under the project called “Japan-ASEAN Collaborative Research Program on Innovative Humanosphere in Southeast Asia: In search of Wisdom toward Compatibility Growth and Community in the World Department of Public Health”.

view more

February 21, 2016
IPSR Director
Congratulations to Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray on being appointed as Director of Institute for Population and Social Research starting from February 21, 2016, for a four-year term.

view more

February 17, 2016
Welcomed Staffs from University of Bonn
Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray and faculty members welcomed Prof.Dr.Mariele Evers and Dr. Linda Taft from University of Bonn, Germany, on their visit to IPSR to discuss academic collaborations under the Erasmus Programme.

view more

February 12-13, 2016
IPSR Going Green
IPSR staff had the 36th Annual Seminar "IPSR Going Green" in Petchaburi Province, visiting the royal project called "Chang Hua Man" and having fun in the party at night.

view more

January 29, 2016
Prince Mahidol Award Conference 2016
Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra (Director of MUGH and Secretary of the Prince Mahidol Award Conference Organizing Committee) together with IPSR staff prepared for and participated in the Prince Mahidol Award Conference 2016 “Priority Setting for Universal Health Coverage” held at the Centara Grand and Bangkok Convention Centre at Central World, Bangkok. The conference was chaired by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn and co-organized by the Prince Mahidol Award Foundation under the Royal Patronage and international health organizations.

view more

January 28, 2016
World Art Contest 2016
Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra (Director of MUGH and Secretary of the Prince Mahidol Award Conference Organizing Committee) presented in the Award Ceremony for the PMAC 2016 World Art Contest “How to Choose for Better Health” that offered scholarships, all valued up to 500,000 baht. The Ceremony was held at the Centara Grand and Bangkok Convention Centre at Central World, Bangkok.

view more

January 23-24, 2016
Integration of Migrants and Social Policy Issues
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing attended the conference “Integration of Migrants and Social Policy Issues: Reflections from Japan, Korea and Thailand towards Creation of Inclusive Society” in Japan.

view more

January 20, 2016
New Year gift for Mahidol University Council’s President
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing and staff presented the New Year gift to Prof. Vicharn Panich, President of Mahidol University Council.

view more

January 18-19, 2016
APA Council Committee Members Meeting
Meeting of APA Council Committee Members IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing represented IPSR in hosting the APA Council Committee Members Meeting (No.1/2016-2018).

view more

January 15, 2016
Mahidol University’s Faculty of Graduate Studies
Mahidol University’s Faculty of Graduate Studies made the visit to IPSR in order to strengthen the relationship between the Faculty and other Mahidol University’s faculties and institutes.

view more

January 14, 2016
Interview to the Thai Health Promotion Foundation
Lect. Piyawat Katewongsa and Ms. Chutima Yousomboon gave an interview to the Thai Health Promotion Foundation on the implementation of the project called “Thailand Physical Activity Surveillance System” and its research methods.

view more

January 12, 2016
Sussex-Mahidol Migration Partnership
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureporn Punpuing and Prof. Emeritus Aphichat Chamratrithirong led IPSR staff in the kick-off of the Sussex-Mahidol Migration Partnership for academic collaboration on migration issue.

view more

January 12, 2016
Migration in Asia: Reflections on Empirical and Conceptual Foundations
IPSR had the special seminar “Migration in Asia: Reflections on Empirical and Conceptual Foundations” talked by Prof. Ronald Skeldon, Emeritus Professor from University of Sussex with participation from IPSR members.

view more

January 6, 2016
2016 Miami University Workshop on Aging in Thailand
Deputy Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray, Prof. Pramote Prasartkul and students joined the dinner at Salaya Pavillion Hotel hosted by Mahidol University for American students and lecturers from Miami University on their visit to Thailand for the “2016 Miami University Workshop on Aging in Thailand”.

view more

January 5, 2016
Brainstorming Meeting
IPSR staff presented the New Year’s bouquet to Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing in the staff meeting to brainstorm for the selection of IPSR’s new director.

view more

December 25, 2015
2016 New Year Party
IPSR held the 2016 New Year Party under the theme “IPSR goes together”. This enjoyable event gathered staff to listen to the Dhamma preach by Phra Maha Thongsawan Woramethee from Wat Salawan in Putthamonthon District, do the Buddhist ritual and be entertained by presentations of awards and gifts, and piano performance.

view more

December 24, 2015
New Year’s gift to Public Health Minister
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing and staff presented the New Year’s gift to Public Health Minister Dr. Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn at Office of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Public Health.

view more

December 23, 2015
New Year’s gifts to Mahidol University’s president
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing and staff presented 2016 New Year’s gifts to Mahidol University’s president and vice presidents.

view more

December 19-21, 2015
Recruit and Interview Cambodian Applicants
Assoc. Prof. Sirinan Kittisuksathit and Lect. Dr. Pojjana Hunchangsith visited Cambodia for the trip to recruit and interview Cambodian applicants applying for M.A. Program in Population and Reproductive Health Research.

view more

December 16, 2015
Funeral of the late Supreme Patriarch Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing and staff attended the funeral of the late Supreme Patriarch Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara at Puranawat Temple, Bangkok.

view more

December 14-16, 2015
Training "Effectiveness Based Health Project" for high level advisors
IPSR in collaboration with the Policy Research and Development Institute Foundation (PRI) organized the training “Effectiveness Based Health Project” for high level advisors. The training, moderated by Asst. Prof. Kanokwan Tharawan and supported by the Principal Recipient Administrative Office, invited Prof. Aphichat Chamratrithirong and Assoc. Prof. Krittaya Archavanitkul to be major resource persons.

view more

December 14-18, 2015
Training “Research Development and Grant Writing for Mekong Region Social Science Research”
IPSR and the Asia Center, University of Utah, jointly hosted the Training on “Research Development and Grant Writing for Mekong Region Social Science Research” at IPSR with participation from 36 international trainees. The training received support from the Henry Luce Foundation and had Assoc. Prof. Aree Jampaklay as the coordinator.

view more

December 13-17, 2015
Universal health coverage in the new development Era
Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra participated in the international conference on Universal Health Coverage in the New Development Era: Toward Building Resilient and Sustainable Health Systems, and the roundtable discussion of the Global Health Working Group for the 2016 G7 (GHWG) in Japan.

view more

December 9-13, 2015
Japan-Asia Youth Exchange Program in Science: SAKURA Exchange Program in Science
Asst. Prof. Chalermpol Chamchan gave a lecture in the workshop under the “Japan-Asia Youth Exchange Program in Science: SAKURA Exchange Program in Science” in Japan.

view more

December 9, 2015
PMAC 2016: World Art Contest
Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra and art experts judged paintings, drawings, photos and cartoons under the theme “How to Choose for Better Health” as part of the PMAC 2016 World Art Contest. These arts were from countries around the world for scholarships and prizes of worth more than 500,000 baht.

view more

December 9, 2015
Piano Performance “The Musical Compositions of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej”
IPSR held the piano performance “The Musical Compositions of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej” with honor of Mr. Kittisak Srichawana, the pianist performing beautiful playing of Yam Yen, Klai Rung, Lom Nhow and such. Conducted and sung by Prof. Aphichat Chamratrithirong, the performance was filled with joy and relaxation.

view more

December 7-25, 2015
Sakura Exchange Program in Science
Ms. Suporn Jaratsit, Ms.Suchita Manajit and Mr.Natchaphon Auampradit attended the workshop under the program “Japan-Asia Youth Exchange Program in Science: SAKURA Exchange Program in Science” in Japan.

view more

December 5, 2015
To Celebrate on the Occasion of His Majesty’s 88th Birthday
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing led staff and students in the ceremony as a tribute to His Majesty the King on his 88th birthday at Mahidol Hall, Salaya Campus.

view more

December 3, 2015
To give an oath of allegiance to be good government officials
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing led IPSR staff in the oath taking ceremony to uphold decency and be the power of the nation on the occasion of H.M. the King’s Birthday Anniversary.

view more

December 3, 2015
Joint International Tropical Medicine Meeting 2015 (JITMM 2015)
Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing attended the Joint International Tropical Medicine Meeting 2015 (JITMM 2015), "Tropical Diseases Post 2015: New Threats or towards Sustainable Success", held at Amari Watergate Bangkok Hotel and made the presentation “Approach towards Healthy Elderly Life Post 2015".

view more

November 27, 2015
Save Energy Campaign
IPSR’s campaign “Kick Off” was launched in the Monthly Administrative Board Meeting. The campaign, created by Communication Section, Public Relations Section and Building and Service Section, is aimed to save energy and for IPSR to be a green office.

view more

November 26, 2015
Visitors from ASEAN Institute for Health Development
13 visitors from ASEAN Institute for Health Development made the visit to IPSR to learn about administration systems such as documentation, meeting room service and staff database.

view more

November 26-27, 2015
International Marriage and Labor Migration in Asia and the Pacific Region
Lect. Malee Sunpuwan made the presentation “International Labor and Marriage Migration: A Case of Thailand” in the Seminar on International Marriage and Labor Migration in Asia and the Pacific Region held in Korea.

view more

November 25, 2015
Thai Junior Encyclopedia Project: Older adult issues
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rossarin Gray participated in the meeting among the committee and authors on older adult issue for the Thai Junior Encyclopedia Project by Royal Command of H. M. the King at Chulalongkorn University.

view more

November 22, 2015
Walk/Run to Stop Violence Against Women
IPSR members joined the Walk/Run to Stop Violence against Women for short races of four and eight kilometers in the area of Ministry of Public Health. Besides campaigning against violence to women, the event was for health promotion as promoted by the Thai Health Promotion Foundation that financially supported this event.

view more

November 21, 2015
2015 Freshmen Welcome Days
IPSR had the New Student Welcome Event of 2015 Academic Year . This year’s theme “Cooperate Social Responsibility and Getting to Know Alumni and Current Students” brought students and faculties out to Klong Khone Mangrove Forest Conservation Center in Samut Songkhram Province for reforestation activities. The event was ended with the Thai Blessing Ceremony, students’ performance and closing remark by IPSR’s Director.

view more

November 20, 2015
2015 Annual Population Conference
The Thai Population Association and partner organizations organized the 2015 International Conference on Population Studies at the Twin Tower Hotel Bangkok. The conference attracted many audiences and was honored to welcome Assoc. Prof. Jermsak Pinthong for his speech “Reform for Aging Society”. Other resource persons also shared their knowledge in the talk on “Migration and Urbanization”.

view more

November 12-13, 2015
Global Health Policy Think Tanks and Academic Institutions Meeting
Assoc.Prof.Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra attended the Global Health Policy Think Tanks and Academic Institutions in Switzerland.

view more

November 11-13, 2015
13th INDEPTH Scientific Meeting
Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing and Assoc. Prof. Aree Jampaklay participated in the 13th INDEPTH Scientific Meeting in Ethiopia.

view more

November 10-12, 2015
Migration Processes in the Asia-Pacific Region Conference
Manasigan Kanchanachitra participated in the Migration processes in the Asia-Pacific region Conference in Russia.

view more

November 9-14, 2015
Study Visit from Representatives of Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing and faculty members gave a warm welcome to 10 representatives from Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka.

view more

November 6, 2015
IRB Workshop
IPSR’s Institutional Review Board in collaboration with Mahidol University’s Center of Ethical Reinforcement for Human Research organized the workshop “Ethic in Research for Social Science Research” for 60 staff and for IPSR’s performance enhancement.

view more

November 6, 2015
IPSR 44th Anniversary of establishment
IPSR had the ceremony on its 44th Anniversary of establishment. The event brought together all staff, students and other guests to attend the Buddhist ritual and enjoy the presentation of scholarships and awards.

view more

November 2-3, 2015
143rd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition Conference
Assoc.Prof.Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra made the presentation "Barriers to Health In All Policies : Policy-implementation gaps on a total ban on chrysotile asbestos in Thailand" in the international conference on 143rd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition in Chicago, IL

view more

November 2, 2015
Performance Agreement 2016
IPSR gave a warm welcome to Mahidol University President Clin. Prof. Udom Kachintorn and university’s executives on their visit to IPSR to introduce the Performance Agreement (PA) for 2016 Fiscal Year.

view more

November 2, 2015
Short Course Training: Vital Statistics
Assoc. Prof. Patama Vapattanawong led the short-course training “Vital Statistics” for four international trainees from Ministry of Public Health, Afghanistan.

view more

October 29, 2015
The 2nd Family Policy Seminar in Asia and the Pacific
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing presented the research paper “Sole Parent Family and Its Adjustment in the Changing World” in the 2nd Family Policy Seminar in Asia and the Pacific conference held in Korea.

view more

October 22, 2015
Joint Research Network Forum on Ageing and Health in Asia
Mahidol University Global Health (MUGH) held the Joint Research Network Forum on Ageing and Health in Asia for the Asia Alliance on Global Health (AAGH) to present research proposals on elderly in ASEAN. All presenters received comments from experts for further revisions for publication.

view more

October 21, 2015
The Health Care System for Ageing Society in 21st Century
Mahidol University Global Health (MUGH) organized the special seminar “The Health Care System for Ageing Society in 21st Century”. The seminar invited both Thai and international resource persons , namely Assoc. Prof. Dr.Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra and Dr. Thongtana Permbotasi from Thailand, Dr. Shinjiro Nozaki and Dr. Kenji Shibuya from Japan, Dr. Phua Kai Hong from Singapore and Dr. Mofijul Islam Bulbul from Bangkladesh, that shared their work experience with 80 participants on elderly issues in Japan, Singapore, Bangladesh and Thailand.

view more

October 20, 2015
How to Get Published
Mahidol University Global Health (MUGH) organized the seminar “How to Get Published” that had international resource persons, namely Dr.Bill Summerskill and Dr.Kenji Shibuya from the Lancet and Dr. Sripen Tantivess from Health Intervention and Technology Assessment Program (HITAP), giving knowledge to 130 participants about technique for writing articles for international publication.

view more

October 16-17, 2015
EURA-NET Project Meeting
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing and Ms. Pattraporn Chuenglertsiri vitsited Hungary for the 4th EURA-NET Project Meeting.

view more

October 7-9, 2015
Second WHO Forum on Innovation for Aging Populations
Lect. Dr. Jongjit Rittirong participated in the Second WHO Forum on Innovation for Aging Populations held in Japan.

view more

October 5, 2015
The Training on Fire Escape Plan
IPSR members had the training on fire escape plan and practice trained by resource persons from Pin Thong Group Management and Consultant Co., Ltd.

view more

October 2, 2015
Welcomed Representatives from National University of Laos
IPSR welcomed six representatives from National University of Laos (NUoL) on their visit to IPSR for collaborations in research, graduate program development and training.

view more

October 2, 2015
Study Visit at NSO
IPSR’s students made the study visit to Thailand’s National Statistical Office to learn about census and national surveys.

view more

September 25, 2015
Retirement Ceremony of 2015
Assoc. Prof. Chanhatai Ard-am, Asst. Prof. Panee Vong-ek and Mr. Prasong Thammabutr received warm farewells from staff in the Retirement Ceremony of 2015 Fiscal Year.

view more

September 24, 2015
Mahidol Day 2015
IPSR members presented in the Wreath Laying Ceremony on Mahidol Day in remembrance of Prince of Songkhla.

view more

September 24-25, 2015
Rabies Exhibition
IPSR joined the Rabies Day event and presented the number of human deaths from rabies from 2003 until present. IPSR also jointly campaigned for rabies-free society, with souvenirs given to booth visitors.

view more

September 22, 2015
Academic Collaboration
IPSR’s executives gave a warm welcome to six guests from Myanmar’s University of Public Health on their visit to IPSR for research and academic collaboration.

view more

September 22-23, 2015
International Experience Sharing Conference
Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra participated in the International Experience Sharing, Discussion on the Roadmap for HTA in Indonesia.

view more

September 17-18, 2015
17th IPSR Supporting Staff Annual Retreat
IPSR organized the 17th Annual Retreat at the Imperial Phukaew Hill Resort in Phetchabun. This year’s theme “Harmony, Responsibility, Service-mind and Friendship” brought staff together to share care and happiness with older persons at the Lopburi Elderly Home before reaching the destination in Phetchabun.

view more

September 15-17, 2015
Study visits
Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray and Lect. Piyawat Katewongsa participated in the study visit in Japan under the Project “Feasibility Survey with the Private Sector for Utilizing Japanese Technologies in ODA Projects for Extending Healthy Life Expectancy of Elderly by Applying Japan’s Preventive Care System”.

view more

September 9, 2015
The 7/2015 Mahidol University Committee Meeting
IPSR hosted the 7/2015 Mahidol University Committee Meeting with warm welcome and gifts for Mahidol University executives, deans and representatives from faculties and institutes.

view more

September 3, 2015
Congratulations
IPSR held the congratulation event for new graduates on their graduation for 2014 Academic Year.

view more

August 31, 2015
Faculty of Engineering’s 25th Year Anniversary
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing visited Faculty of Engineering on the occasion of Faculty’s 25th Year Anniversary and presented a gift to Asst. Prof. Jackrit Suthakorn, Dean, Faculty of Engineering.

view more

August 27, 2015
From IPSR to Myanmar
IPSR Deputy Director Assoc. Prof. Sirinan Kittisuksathit presented the donation to representatives of Myanmar student network to help flood victims in Myanmar.

view more

The 2015 Annual Teacher Appreciation Ceremony
IPSR students expressed their appreciation and respect to faculty members in the 2015 Annual Teacher Appreciation Ceremony.

view more

August 26, 2015
Research Collaboration on the Elderly with JICA and Representatives from the Japanese Embassy
PSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing and faculty members gave a warm welcome to volunteers from JICA and representatives from the Japanese Embassy on their visit and meeting with IPSR on research collaboration on the elderly.

view more

August 17, 2015
The 2015 Academic Year Orientation
IPSR had the 2015 Academic Year Orientation of its four graduate programs, namely MA Program in Population and Social Research, MA Program in Population and Reproductive Health Research, MA Program in Population and Social Gerontology and Ph.D. Program in Demography.

view more

August 14, 2015
Host Lunch for Children with Disabilities
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing and staff visited Nonthaphum Home in Nonthaburi Province to host lunch for children with disabilities and give them donations.

view more

August 10 - September 18, 2015
The training on “Thai workers in Korea”
Ms. Reena Tadee, researcher, has been participating in the training on “Thai workers in Korea” held in Korea.

view more

August 7, 2015
2015 Mahidol-Mother’s Day
On the occasion of 2015 Mahidol-Mother’s Day held at Mahidol University’s Office of the President Building at Salaya, IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing, Chair of the 100-Year-Old Mothers of Four Regions, invited one awardee and two representatives (out of five awadees) to be granted the certificates by Her Royal Highness Princess Soamsawali. In the same event, Ms. Kamolchanok Khamsuwan did poster presentation titled “Mother….who may not be prepared but be the greatest person for her child”.

view more

August 6, 2015
100-Year-Old Mother Award
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing chaired the Award Committee for 100-Year-Old Mothers of Four Regions and presented in the press release on the announcement of “100-Year-Old Mother Award” and other relating awards, namely Award for Mothers with Environment Conservation and Award for Mothers with Best Mental Health. The press release, held at IPSR, was chaired by Clin. Prof. Pornchai Mulpruek, M.D., Mahidol University’s Vice President for Administration.

view more

August 5-7, 2015
The Singapore Economic Review 2015
Asst. Prof. Charamporn Holumyong participated in the Singapore Economic Review Conference 2015 in Singapore and made a presentation “The Cost of Being a Black Sheep: The Employment Discrimination of GMS Migrant Workers in Thailand”.

view more

August 3-7, 2015
Qualitative Data Analysis Using Computer Software
Asst. Prof. Pimonpan Isarabhakdi led the short-course training “Qualitative Data Analysis Using Computer Software”. The training, organized at IPSR, gathered 16 participants from various organizations .

view more

July 27-30, 2015
The 3rd Asian Population Association Conference
Director team, faculties, staff and students attended the 3rd Asian Population Association Conference (APA) in Malaysia.

view more

July 23, 2015
The Signing Ceremony
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing attended the signing ceremony, held at College of Public Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, for the Memorandum of Understanding for Academic and Research Collaboration between three organizations, namely IPSR and ASEAN Institute for Health Development of Mahidol University and College of Public Health Sciences of Chulalongkorn University.

view more

July 20-29, 2015
New Social Sciences Research Methodology
Assoc. Prof. Chanhathai Ard-am led the short-course training “New Social Sciences Research Methodology” for 12 university lecturers at IPSR.

view more

July 20-25, 2015
Monitoring and Evaluation of HIV/AIDS Programs
Assoc. Prof. Amara Soonthorndhada and faculty members organized the international short-course training on “Monitoring and Evaluation of HIV/AIDS Programs” for four international participants at IPSR.

view more

July 15-16, 2015
Seminar on Research and Graduate Program Management.
IPSR organized its annual 25th Seminar on Research and Graduate Program Management.

view more

July 15-18, 2015
The 24th International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE) Annual Conference
Asst Prof. Malee Sunpuwan attended the 24th International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE) Annual Conference held in Germany to present the research paper “Gender Equality in Public Sphere: Work and Wives in Contemporary Thailand.

view more

July 14, 2015
EdPEx 2015
IPSR members welcomed Mahidol University’s EdPex assessors for their visit to IPSR for the 2015 quality assessment.

view more

July 13, 2015
The Meeting on Research Collaboration on the Elderly
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing and faculty members welcomed representatives from Shizuoka University, JICA and the Embassy of Japan for their visit to IPSR for the meeting on research collaboration on the elderly.

view more

July 8, 2015
Academic promotion: It’s better to have good preparation
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing, faculty members and staff attended the special seminar “Academic promotion: It’s better to have good preparation” presented by Prof. Emeritus Pramote Prasartkul and Assoc. Prof. Patama Vapattanawong. This seminar was aimed to create understanding among IPSR members about academic promotion.

view more

July 7, 2015
โครงการศึกษาวิเคราะห์เพื่อจัดทำร่างต้นแบบการจัดการฐานข้อมูลด้านการคุ้มครองเด็กของประเทศไทย
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing gave an opening remark in the workshop under the Project “Database Management Model for Thailand’s Child Protection” and witnessed the Project’s press release at the Royal River Hotel, Bangkok, with participation from concerned parties, namely Assoc. Prof. Kusol Soonthorndhada (Project’s Advisor and Director), Mr. Sappasit Kumpapan (Chair of Sub-committee on Child Protection), Mr. Chinthorn Chantaraprapap (Director of Strategy and Plan Division, Department of Children and Youth), Mr. Kitti Wongsuthipakorn (Project’s researcher).

view more

July 6-17, 2015
Short Course Training in Research Methodology for Population and Development Studies
IPSR warmly welcomed faculty members from Sherubtse College, the Royal University of Bhutan, for their participation in the Short Course Training in Research Methodology for Population and Development Studies held at IPSR with Assoc. Prof. Amara Soonthorndhada and Asst. Prof. Chalermpol Chamchan as major resource persons.

view more

July 1, 2015
2015 IPSR Annual Conference XI "Population and Social Diversity in Thailand 2015"
IPSR organized the 11th IPSR Annual Conference “Population and Social Diversity in Thailand 2015” at the Asia Hotel Ratchathewi, Bangkok.

view more

June 30, 2015
Fact about Teen Sex
Acting Sub Lt. Niphon Darawuthimaprakorn led the seminar, held at IPSR, for the project “Fact about Teen Sex” , a project under the research program “Teenage Pregnancy at Sub-district Level” funded by the Thai Health Promotion Foundation. The seminar was the floor for data users to guide towards the project’s data analysis.

view more

June 30-July 3, 2015
International Conference on Population Geographies Conference
Lect. Jongjit Rittirong visited Australia to participate in the International Conference on Population Geographies and make the presentation on “Restructuring Schools in Thailand: The Consequence of Low Fertility and Spatial Determinants”.

view more

June 29, 2015
The Australian National University
รศ.ดร.สุรีย์พร พันพึ่ง ผู้อำนวยการสถาบันฯ (ศิษย์เก่าของมหาวิทยาลัยแห่งชาติออสเตรเลีย) พร้อมคณะ ต้อนรับนักศึกษาชาวต่างชาติจำนวน 16 คน พร้อมด้วยเจ้าหน้าที่จากสถาบันศึกษาและวิจัยทางด้านวัฒนธรรม ประวัติศาสตร์ และภาษา มหาวิทยาลัยแห่งชาติออสเตรเลีย (School of Culture, History and Language, The Australian National University) พร้อมได้รับเกียรติเป็นผู้บรรยายพิเศษในหัวข้อ "การย้ายถิ่นของแรงงานอาเซียน: สาเหตุ ผลกระทบ และแนวทางแก้ไข" ณ ห้องสระบัว (109) ชั้น 1 อาคารประชาสังคมอุดมพัฒน์ สถาบันฯ

view more

June 22, 2015
MU Visit
IPSR welcomed Mahidol University Present, Clin. Prof. Udom Kachintorn and Vice Presidents on their MU-Visit in order to discuss with IPSR about policies and problems.

view more

๋June 17-20, 2015
The X IASSCS Conference
Assoc. Prof. Kritaya Archavanitkul, Asst Prof. Suchada Thaweesit and Ms. Kulapa Vajanasara participated in the X IASSCS Conference: Literacies and Sexualities in Cultural, Fictional, Real, and Virtual Worlds: Past, Present Future Perfect? (WCTOH) held in Ireland. Their research finding presentation was also made, "Sexuality Transition in Thailand" by Prof. Archanavanitkul, “Emotions, Sexual Transgressions and Identity: Politics in the Early 21st Century Thailand” by Prof. Thaweesit and "Abortion Stigma and its Associated Sin: Barriers to Accessing Safe Abortion Services in Thailand" by Ms. Vajanasara.

view more

June 12, 2015
World Day Against Child Labour
IPSR’s exhibition of child labour and the worst forms of child labour was presented on the World Day Against Child Labour, the event organized by Department of Labour Protection and Welfare, Ministry of Labour, on June 12, 2015, at Hua Lumphong Railway Station. With the same theme as of the International Labour Organization, “No to child labour…Yes to quality education”, this event was to raise awareness among concerned parties to solve child labour problems and join hands for solutions to problems of the worst forms of child labour as well as for an eradication of child labour in Thailand.

view more

June 8-11, 2015
The WOCAT Symposium and the 17th WOCAT Network Meeting
Lect. Thirapong Santiphop presented his research paper “Land Use and Land Cover Changes Affecting Agricultural Household Survivals in Kanchanaburi, Thiland” in the WOCAT Symposium and the 17th WOCAT Network Meeting in Germany.

view more

June 6-7, 2015
Mahidol-Norway Capacity Building Initiative for ASEAN
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing and two graduate program directors visited Myanmar to conduct the interview with Myanmar applicants applied to IPSR’s M.A. and Ph.D. programs under the Norwegian scholarship program called “Mahidol-Norway Capacity Building Initiative for ASEAN”.

view more

June 5, 2015
Save Energy
As part of the World Environment Day, IPSR staff helped save the energy by switching off unnecessary electronic devices for one hour between 12.00 and 13.00 hrs.

view more

June 4-5, 2015
The 2nd Korea-ASEAN International Conference on Gender and Development
Assoc. Prof. Amara Soonthorndhada participated in the 2nd Korea-ASEAN International Conference on Gender and Development held in Korea.

view more

June 4-6, 2015
Commemorative Academic Conference of the 60th Anniversary of the Asian-African Conference
Assoc. Prof. Aree Jampaklay participated in the Commemorative Academic Conference of the 60th Anniversary of the Asian-African Conference held in Indonesia and presented the findings under the project “Muslim Women’s Migration and the Unrest in the Three Southernmost Provinces”.

view more

May 29 - June 1, 2015
The 22nd General Conference of the International Federation of Social Science Organizations (IFSSO)
Ms. Reena Tadee made the oral presentation on “Thai Migrant Workers in Taiwan and Republic of Korea” in the 22nd General Conference of the International Federation of Social Science Organizations (IFSSO) “Glocalization : A Social Scientific Approach towards Social Design for the Creation of Multicultural Society” in Japan.

view more

May 27-31, 2015
The fourth Mekong Region Development Research Group (MRDRG) Workshop
Assoc. Prof. Aree Jampaklay, Asst Prof. Charamporn Holumyong and Lect. Jongjit Rittirong participated in the Fourth Mekong Region Development Research Group (MRDRG) Workshop in Vietnam.

view more

May 27, 2015
How to increase communication efficiency using Group Mail
IPSR Wednesday’s Seminar had Ms. Porta Boonyateerana, IT staff, introducing the benefit of group mail under the topic “How to increase communication efficiency using Group Mail”.

view more

May 26-29, 2015
Scientific Committee Meeting and Joint Secretariat Meeting Prince Mahidol Award Conference 2016
Ms. Pattraporn Chuenglertsiri participated in the Scientific Committee Meeting and Joint Secretariat Meeting Prince Mahidol Award Conference 2016 in USA.

view more

May 21, 2015
HELP NEPAL
Administrative Board, faculty members and staff gathered for t-shirt “Help Nepal” fundraising for Napalese people after the earthquake hit the country last month.

view more

May 20, 2015
The Self-help Physical Strength Program (SPS Program) for older people
IPSR Wednesday’s Seminar had the presentation on “The Self-help Physical Strength Program (SPS Program) for older people” by Prof. Mieko NAKANO from Faculty of Education (Physical and Health Education), Shizuoka University, Japan, with program demonstration.

view more

May 20, 2015
ICT Faculty: The 6th Anniversary of Establishment
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing and faculty members visited Faculty of Information and Communication Technology to attend the events of 6th anniversary of establishment and the robe offering ceremony, and made donation for construction of a reclining Buddha image located at Tham Munee Nart in Kanchanaburi Province

view more

May 18-23, 2015
Sixty-eight World Health Assembly
Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra, Director of the Mahidol University Global Health (MUGH), attended the 68th World Health Assembly in Switzerland.

view more

May 12-13, 2015
2015 HTAsiaLink Annual Conference
Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra, Director of the Mahidol University Global Health (MUGH), attended the 2015 HTAsiaLink Annual Conference held in Taiwan.

view more

April 30 - May 2, 2015
Population Association of America 2015 Annual Meeting
Assoc. Prof. Aree Jampaklay participated in the “Population Association of America 2015 Annual Meeting” and made poster presentation on “Migration, the Unrest, and Gender in the Three Southernmost Provinces of Thailand” in USA.

view more

April 22, 2015
Wednesday Seminar
IPSR warmly welcomed Prof. Volker Winkler from the Institute of Public Health, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, on his visit to IPSR to start research collaboration and give a talk on migrant labors’ health in the Wednesday’s seminar.

view more

April 17, 2015
Memorandum of Understanding for Academic Collaboration
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing and administrative board members of ASEAN Institute for Health Development, Mahidol University, and College of Public Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, held the meeting on an extension of MOU for academic collaboration.

view more

April 13, 2015
How male and female elders prepare for their life in older years?
Assoc. Prof. Amara Soonthorndhada gave an interview on “How male and female elders prepare for their life in older years?” for FM 101’s People’s Forum Program.

view more

April 10, 2015
Songkran Day 2015
Faculty members and staff enjoyed the 2015 Songkran Day in the theme “Flowers and Flowers” with bathing the Buddha, blessing from the seniors and congratulation ceremony for athletes.

view more

April 2, 2015
The 60th birthday of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn
The Administrative Board represented by Ms. Saowapak Suksinchai and Ms. Supanee Pleumcharoen and staff joined the celebration at Mahidol University’s President Office Building to mark the occasion of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s 60th Birthday.

view more

March 31 - April 1, 2015
1st IOC Preparatory Meeting for 28th International Union for the Scientific Study of Population conference (IUSSP)
Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing participated in the 1st IOC Preparatory Meeting for 28th International Union for the Scientific Study of Population conference (IUSSP) held in South Africa.

view more

March 24, 2015
The First National Centenarian Conference
The Thai Centenarians Center, Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University in collaboration with the Thailand Research Fund and the National Research University Project organized the first “National Centenarian Conference” at Prachasangkom Udompathana Building in Mahidol University’s Salaya Campus. ....readmore

view more

March 24-30, 2015
The 6th Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) Conference
Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra, Director of the Mahidol University Global Health (MUGH), and Ms. Nucharapon Liangruenrom participated in the 6th Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) held in the US and made a study visit to Harvard University.

view more

March 21, 2015
Awarded the “For People’s Health” Medal
Deputy Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray and faculty members congratulated Emeritus Prof. Bencha Yoddamnern-Attig and Assoc. Prof. Chai Podhista on being awarded the “For People’s Health” Medal. The award, presented by Assoc. Prof. Pham Le Tuan, M.D., Vice Minister of Health, Vietnam, is given to people who have made significant contributions on public health.

view more

March 21, 2015
2014 Outstanding Alumni
Deputy Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray and faculty members presented at the Award Ceremony at the Royal River Hotel in Bangkok...

view more

March 13-18, 2015
Brian-ASEAN
Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing participated in the “Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Program for Advancing Strategic International Networks to Accelerate the Circulation of Talented Researchers, Japan-ASEAN Collaborative Research Program on Innovative Humanosphere in Southeast Asia: In Search of Wisdom toward Compatibility Growth and Community in the World (Brain-ASEAN)” held in Japan.

view more

March 12-15, 2015
Education and Research Development” in Taiwan
Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra, Director of the Mahidol University Global Health (MUGH) and project staff made a study tour “Education and Research Development” in Taiwan

view more

March 4-11, 2015
Welcome to Visitors from Hokkaido University
Deputy Director Asst. Prof. Chalermpol Chamchan and Assistant to Director Ms. Saowapak Suksinchai gave a warm welcome to visitors from Hokkaido University, Japan, led by Prof. Hiko Tamashiro from Department of Global Health Epidemiology, Graduate School of Medicine, on their visit to Thailand and IPSR under the “Mahidol-Hokkaido Short-term Special Program. This was a joint academic initiative between Mahidol University and Hokkaido University’s Division of International Academic Programs, Office of International Affairs, aimed for academic networking, and exchange and share of knowledge about population, public health, society and culture of Thailand.

view more

March 3, 2015
Welcomed Indonesian Guests
Administrative board members and faculty members welcomed Indonesian guests, led by Mr. Abdillah Ahsan M.S.E., Associate Director for Research and Training at Demographic Institute, Faculty of Economics, University of Indonesia, on their visit to IPSR for academic collaboration.

view more

March 2, 2015
46th Anniversary of the Royal Bestowal of Mahidol University’s Name
Administrative board members and staff laid flowers before H.R.H Prince Mahidol of Sonkla Statue on the occasion of 46th Anniversary of the Royal Bestowal of Mahidol University’s Name and 127th Anniversary of Mahidol University’s Establishment.

view more

March 2, 2015
Mahidol Games 2015
Deputy Director Assoc. Prof. Sirinan Kittisuksathit led faculty members and staff in the parade in the Opening of 2015 Fiscal Year’s Mahidol Games.

view more

March 1-6, 2015
Visited Universities in Vietnam
Administrative board members, faculty members and staff visited universities in Vietnam for academic collaboration and networking.

view more

February 26-27, 2015
The 35th Annual Staff Seminar
IPSR had the 35th Annual Staff Seminar at the I-Tara Resort and Spa, Petchaburi Province. This year’s theme “Rally with Fun and Robe Offering Ceremony” gathered staff on the first day to play games, visit a marine farm and enjoy the beach and night party. The second day was continued with the visit to historic sites and ended with the Robe Offering Ceremony at Wat Don Sai.

view more

February 25, 2015
Love U Club: "An Introduction to Sri Lankan Society: Migration Behavior"
This week’s Love U Club presented “An Introduction to Sri Lankan Society: Migration Behavior”, having Mrs Kanthi Manel Deerasinha Pathirana as a speaker. She is a Ph.D. student in demography from Sri Lanka’s University of Colombo and a Visiting Fellow doing research with IPSR between January and March 2015.

view more

February 20, 2015
The establishment of Mahidol University Faculty Senate at faculty/institute level
Assoc. Prof. Wanna Srirojanakul from Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, presented at IPSR as a resource person to share knowledge about “The establishment of Mahidol University Faculty Senate at faculty/institute level”.

view more

February 17-22, 2015
The 2nd Annual General Meeting of GEMNet- Health and Training of Trainers meeting in India
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing presented as a resource person in the Training of Trainers Meeting of GEMNet - Health in India. In the same meeting, held in New Delhi, Assoc. Prof. Amara Soonthorndhada, Lect. Piyawat Katewongsa and Lect. Manasigan Kanchanachitra attended as participants.

view more

February 11, 2015
LOVE U CLUB
IPSR organized the Love U Club, in which Mr. Min Ko Ko, a Ph.D. student, moderated the topic “Explore Myanmar: Tourist Attractions” with participation of students from other programs.

view more

February 9-12, 2015
Visited Indonesia and Timor-Leste
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing, Administrative Board, Program Chairs and faculty members visited Ministry of Health, Timor-Leste, for academic and research collaboration.

view more

February 6, 2015
TRF Seminar Series in Basic Research CIX
IPSR by the Ph.D. Program in Demography, with support from the Thailand Research Fund (TRF) and the Royal Golden Jubilee Ph.D. Program (RGJ), organized the TRF Seminar Series in Basic Research CIX: “Population and Development in Thailand and Southeast Asian Countries 2014”. The Seminar was a forum for RGJ students and lecturers with research grants from TRF to present their research progress, exchange knowledge and build up academic collaboration.

view more

February 6, 2015
Warm Welcome to Director of the Thailand Research Fund (TRF)
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing, Administrative Board, faculty members and researchers gave a warm welcome to Prof. Prof. Dr. Suthipun Jitpimolmard, MD, Director of the Thailand Research Fund (TRF) for the visit to IPSR to learn about IPSR’s research, projects and graduate programs.

view more

February 5-7, 2015
EURA-NET 3rd Project Meeting
IPSR organized the “EURA-NET 3rd Project Meeting” as part of the Project “Transnational Migration in Transition: Transformative Characteristics of Temporary Mobility of People (EURA-NET)” with participation of experts in migration from 11 countries, namely Finland, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, Hungary, Ukraine, Turkey, China, India, the Philippines and Thailand. The Meeting was organized for development of knowledge about temporary migration of population in Thailand and European countries and policy-related impacts.

view more

January 31, 2015
PMAC 2015 World Art Contest
Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra (Director of Mahidol University Global Health: MUGH and Secretary of the Prince Mahidol Award Conference Organizing Committee), together with Dr. Siriwat Tiptharadol (Advisor to Public Health Minister), Mr. Kiyoshi Kodera (Vice President of Japan International Cooperation Agency: JICA) and Prof. Dr. Jiraporn Laothammatat. (Deputy Dean of Corporate Communication, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University) presented in the Award Ceremony for the PMAC 2015 World Art Contest under the theme “Global Health” that offered scholarships, all valued up to 400,000 baht. The Ceremony was held at the Centara Grand and Bangkok Convention Centre at Centra l World, Bangkok.

view more

January 30, 2015
IN HOUSE SEMINAR (Special)
INHOUSE SEMINAR (Special) จัดกิจกรรมเสวนาวิชาการในหัวข้อ “The Russians abroad: “Russian Diaspora” or “Russian-speaking communities”? โดย Professor Sergey V. Ryazantsev (Head, Centre for Social Demography and Economic Sociology Institute of Social-Politic Research (ISPR) The Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) Moscow, Russia) เพื่อเรียนรู้และแลกเปลี่ยนประเด็นทางด้านประชากรและสังคมซึ่งกัน ณ ห้องสระบัว (109) ชั้น 1 อาคารประชาสังคมอุดมพัฒน์ สถาบันฯ

view more

January 29, 2015
Prince Mahidol Award Conference 2015
Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra (Director of Mahidol University Global Health: MUGH and Secretary of the Prince Mahidol Award Conference Organizing Committee), together with Dr. Siriwat Tiptharadol (Advisor to Public Health Minister), Mr. Kiyoshi Kodera (Vice President of Japan International Cooperation Agency: JICA) and Prof. Dr. Jiraporn Laothammatat. (Deputy Dean of Corporate Communication, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University) presented in the Award Ceremony for the PMAC 2015 World Art Contest under the theme “Global Health” that offered scholarships, all valued up to 400,000 baht. The Ceremony was held at the Centara Grand and Bangkok Convention Centre at Central World, Bangkok.

view more

January 28, 2015
Love U Club: "Share and Learn: Burmese"
IPSR had the Love U Club “Share and Learn Burmese” moderated by Dr. Aung Tin Kyaw, Ph.D. student in demography.

view more

January 26-30, 2015
Applying Statistics in Social Sciences Delegates from University of Public Health, Myanmar
Assoc. Prof. Aree Jampaklay and training team welcomed three delegates from University of Public Health, Myanmar, for the training “Applying Statistics in Social Sciences”.

view more

January 26 - February 4, 2015
Study Tour on Domestic Violence
Assoc. Prof. Kritaya Archavanitkul welcomed eleven participants for the Study Tour on Domestic Violence held at the Novotel Bangkok. The participants also visited IPSR on January 28, 2015, with warm welcome by IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing and Administrative Board and presentation by Asst. Prof. Suchada Thaweesit on laws relating to domestic violence.

view more

January 15-31, 2015
Quantitative and Qualitative Research Management and Data Analysis Workshop
IPSR warmly welcomed six trainees from the Commission of Women and Children, Bhutan, for the short-course training “Quantitative and Qualitative Research Management and Data Analysis” held at IPSR.

view more

January 14, 2015
Love U Club
Students jointly organized the Love U Club, “Share and Learn: An American in Thailand”, in which Ms. Laura Marie Hahn from MA Program in Population and Social Gerontology kindly spoke about her life experience in Thailand.

view more

January 13-14, 2015
Meeting on Academic Collaboration in Hokkaido, Japan
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing attended the meeting on academic collaboration in Hokkaido, Japan.

view more

January 8-9, 2015
Connecting the Mekong through Education and Training (COMET) In-country Data Coordinator Workshop
IPSR in collaboration with the Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC) organized the Baseline Data Collection Regional Training Workshop under the Connecting the Mekong through Education and Training (COMET) for researchers from countries (Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia) in the Mekong region to be trained on data collection, and for enhancement of capacity and skills of workers in the field of sciences, technology and tourism.

view more

January 6, 2015
President Clin. Prof. Udom Kachintorn
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing and Administrative Board members presented the 2015 New Year gift to Clin. Prof. Udom Kachintorn, M.D., Mahidol University President.

view more

December 25, 2014
New Year occasion
Director, Secretary and staff gave food offerings to monks at the Learning Center on the New Year occasion.

view more

December 25, 2014
New Year Party
IPSR members enjoyed the 2015 “Cosplay” themed New Year Party held at IPSR Building, with full of surprises, laughter and gifts.

view more

December 18-21, 2014
Migration Processes: Issues of Adjustment and Integration
Lect. Malee Sunpuwan and Ms. Saowapak Suksinchai were participants in the Conference on Migration Processes: Issues of Adjustment and Integration organized in Russia. A paper from IPSR titled “The Survey of Thai Public Opinions on Myanmar Refugees and Displaced Persons” was also presented.

view more

December 18, 2014
14th National Seminar on HIV/AIDS and 1st National Seminar on Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Assoc. Prof. Amara Soonthorndhada presented as a resource person in the “14th National Seminar on HIV/AIDS and 1st National Seminar on Sexually Transmitted Diseases” organized at the Impact Forum Meungthong Thani, Nonthaburi.

view more

December 14-16, 2014
R2R: Routine to Research Workshop
IPSR organized the workshop “R2R: Routine to Research” in Samut Songkhram with participation from the Director team, researchers and staff. Two deputy directors, Assoc. Prof. Sirinan Kittisuksathit and Asst. Prof. Chalermpol Chamchan, were resource persons giving knowledge about R2R, action plan and how to write a research proposal.

view more

December 12, 2014
Lifestyle, life plan and attitudes towards having a child of Generation Y
Asst. Prof. Bhubate Samutachak presented findings from the research on “Lifestyle, life plan and attitudes towards having a child of Generation Y” in the conference co-organized by Office of the National Economic and Social Development Board, UNFPA and Thailand Research Fund.

view more

December 8-9, 2014
1st Joint Secretariat Meeting for PMAC 2016
Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra visited UK to participate in the 1st Joint Secretariat Meeting for PMAC 2016.

view more

December 5, 2014
To Celebrate on the Occasion of His Majesty’s 87th Birthday
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing led deputy directors and staff in the ceremony held at the Siriruckhachati Park to celebrate on the occasion of His Majesty’s 87th Birthday.

view more

December 3, 2014
To give an oath of allegiance to be good government officials
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing, faculty members, staff and students joined the ceremony, held at the Mahidol University President Building’s Hall, to give an oath of allegiance to be good government officials.

view more

November 27, 2014
Return Inmates back to Community and Foreigners (Inmates) back to Hometown
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kritaya Archavanitkul (Chair of the Population and Social Research Association), Ministry of Justice’s Department of Correction and the National Health Commission Office of Thailand jointly organized the meeting on “Return Inmates back to Community and Foreigners (Inmates) back to Hometown”, supported by the Thai Health Promotion Foundation, at Sanjai Room, National Health Building, Ministry of Public Health.

view more

November 20-21, 2014
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra attended the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria conference in Switzerland.

view more

November 14, 2014
43-Year Anniversary
IPSR held the ceremony on its 43rd Anniversary, with rituals and scholarship presentation to students from seven schools in Puttamonthon District in the morning and then activities in the afternoon such as IPSR students’ performance, the Happy Green Day and Creative Recycling D.I.Y. See pictures

view more

November 12-15, 2014
61st Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International
Assoc. Prof. Amara Soonthorndhada made a presentation on “Situational Stressors: A Preliminary Analysis Predicting Elder Abuse or Neglect in Thailand” at the 61st Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International in USA.

view more

November 11-13, 2014
Joint Research Network Forum on Ageing and Health in Asia
Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra (Director of Mahidol University Global Health), Ms. Kanyapat Suttikasem, Ms. Nucharapon Liangruenrom, Ms Pattraporn Chuenglertsiri and Mr. Jitendra Khanna, and the Global Health Department, University of Tokyo, co-organized the Joint Research Network Forum on Ageing and Health in Asia in Japan. The forum had IPSR Director Dr. Sureeporn Punpuing presenting the paper “Demographic changes and social impact: Case studies in Thailand” in the Plenary Session 1: Impact of Ageing-Issues and Perspectives on Ageing in Asia.

view more

November 10, 2014
Connecting the Mekong through Education and Training (COMET)
Prof. Pramote Prasartkul and deputy directors gave a warm welcome to Professor Luther Luedtke, President and CEO of the Education Development Center, Inc (EDC) and team members on their visit to IPSR for the meeting of the Project “Connecting the Mekong through Education and Training (COMET)” and for other collaborations on research and education.

view more

November 6-7, 2014
Global Fund SEAR Constituency
Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra, Director of Mahidol University Global Health, participated in the “Global Fund SEAR Constituency: SEAR Constituency Members to discuss important Global Fund Policy” in Bangladesh

view more

November 5, 2014
KAFE 4 ART
คณาจารย์ และนักวิจัยของสถาบันฯ ให้การต้อนรับคุณกิตติ วงษ์ศุทธิภากร (M&E Specialist จากสำนักงานบริหารโครงการกองทุนโลก กรมควบคุมโรค) ในกิจกรรม KAFE 4 ART เพื่อร่วมพูดคุยหารือการทำงานร่วมกันในประเด็นวิจัยเรื่อง “ฐานข้อมูลเด็กของประเทศไทย” ณ ห้องทานตะวัน (403) ชั้น 4 อาคารประชาสังคมอุดมพัฒน์ สถาบันฯ

view more

November 4-5, 2014
Japan-ASEAN Collaborative Research Program on Innovative Humanosphere in Southeast Asia: In search of Wisdom toward Compatibility Growth and Community in the World
Asst. Prof. Chalermpol Chamchan, Deputy Director, participated in the Conference “Japan-ASEAN Collaborative Research Program on Innovative Humanosphere in Southeast Asia: In search of Wisdom toward Compatibility Growth and Community in the World” held in Japan.

view more

October 30, 2014
Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing and Lect. Jongjit Rittirong
Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing and Lect. Jongjit Rittirong participated in the 1st Asia and the Pacific Family Policy Seminar: Fertility Transition and Family Policies in 21 Century held in South Korea. Prof. Punpuing also presented the paper on ”Low Fertility and Policy Agenda in Thailand” in the seminar.

view more

October 28 - November 1, 2014
Lect. Pojjana Hunchangsith
Lect. Pojjana Hunchangsith presented research paper titled “Tuberculosis Burden among the Thai Elderly during 2003-2009" in the 45th Union World Conference on Lung Health in Spain.

view more

October 15-18, 2014
Assoc. Prof. Yothin Sawangdee
Assoc. Prof. Yothin Sawangdee made an oral presentation ”Consequences of Physical Activities Officers on Villagers’ Sport, Exercise, and Recreation Participation in Thailand” in the Be Active 2014 in Australia.

view more

October 13-18, 2014
The visit program on “Exposure to Public Health Care in Thailand”
IPSR, in collaboration with WHO, organized the visit program on “Exposure to Public Health Care in Thailand” for 17 officials from the Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka to observe and critically review the practices adopted at health settings in Thailand in order to improve family planning, maternal and child Health services including nutrition status in Sri Lanka. Participants had chances to extract the best practices which are applicable and can be replicated to the Sri Lanka settings.

view more

October 11-13, 2014
Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra
Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra attended the Global Fund Board Meeting “The Global Fund Board lmplementer Bloc” organized in Switzerland.

view more

October 9-10, 2014
Assoc. Prof. Patama Vapattanawong
Assoc. Prof. Patama Vapattanawong participated in the IUSSP Expert Meeting on Demography and the Post-2015 Data Revolution in France.

view more

October 9-10, 2014
16th IPSR Supporting Staff Annual Retreat
IPSR supporting staff happily made their annual retreat to Ananta River Hill Resort in Kanchanaburi. Under this year’s theme “IPSR for Education”, they visited Baan Tha Kradan School and had Ms. Saowapak Suksinchai, Assistant to Director, as IPSR’s representative to present scholarships, and sport equipments to the school’s Director.

view more

October 7, 2014
The Development of the Research Proposal
IPSR and Center for Health Policy Studies of Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities convened the development of the research proposal on the intervention to reduce risk behaviors in Thai youth to be submitted to Mahidol University as part of the university’s World Class University Plan.

view more

October 6, 2014
The Signing Ceremony of the International Dual Undergraduate Degree Program
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing, Deputy Director Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray and Senior Advisor Prof. Emeritus Dr. Aphichat Chamratrithirong were invited to the Signing Ceremony of the International Dual Undergraduate Degree Program in Biomedical Sciences between Mahidol University and University of Sussex, UK, at Office of the President, Mahidol University at Salaya Campus.

view more

October 3, 2014
Best Practice of Collective Wisdoms among Thai Older Persons
Ms. Kamolchanok Khamsuwan, Researcher and Advisor to the Project “Best Practice of Collective Wisdoms among Thai Older Persons”, led the critical meeting on “The Study on Methods to Move the Best Practice of Collective Wisdoms among Thai Older Persons”, with the opening and welcome by Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing for participants from Office of Promotion and Protection of Children, Youth, the Elderly and Vulnerable Groups, Ministry of Social Development and Human Security. The meeting, held at IPSR, was accompanied by the demonstration of products from wisdom of the elderly.

view more

October 1, 2014
People’s Forum
Assoc. Prof. Amara Soonthorndhada gave an interview to FM 101 PR One’s Program “People’s Forum” on the issue of how an aging society should be prepared for the situation where women live longer than men. The interview was broadcasted on October 1, 2014.

view more

September 30, 2014
HAPPINOMETER releases Thai workers’ happiness in 2012
Matichon Newspaper presented the happiness measurement by HAPPINOMETER in 2012 that Thai workers’ happiness between January and June stayed at 61.1% and between July and December stayed at 60.9%. The overall result was that relaxation, money and family were significant to workers for the better quality of life and happiness.

view more

September 29, 2014
The 2014 Retirement Farewell of International College
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing and Administrative Board members visited Mahidol University International College to present a bouquet to its Dean, Prof. Maleeya Kruatrachue, on her retirement.

view more

September 29, 2014
Happy Workplace: Happiness at MSDHS
Ministry of Social Development and Human Security (MSDHS) held the meeting on its 12th Anniversary of Establishment to select the companies with outstanding activities for social development. One of selection criteria was the Happy Workplace and IPSR’s HAPPINOMETER was introduced in the meeting.

view more

September 29, 2014
Number of Thai elderly on an increase
Prof. Pramote Prasartkul said in an interview that the elderly in Thailand was increasing in number by 14% or 25 million people or one third of the total population. It was because of low reproductive rate and longer life expectancy. And because of changing population structure, the government should lay down elderly-related policies such as on health and living. These older persons were still important to labor market and the society and this issue should also be addressed.

view more

September 26, 2014
The 2014 Retirement Farewell of Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies
IPSR Deputy Director Assoc. Prof. Sirinan Kittisuksathit and Mrs. Supanee Pleumcharoen presented gift to Assoc. Prof. Kampapad Bhaktikul, Dean of the Faculty of Environment and Resources Studies, on the occasion of Faculty’s establishment and 2014 Retirement Farewell.

view more

September 25, 2014
Happy Model: New Idea for the Society
Assoc. Prof. Sirinan Kittisuksathit applied the Happy Workplace approach for the new project “Happy Workplace Performance Index (HWPPI) to increase happiness in workers and executives.

view more

September 24, 2014
The 2014 Retirement Farewell
IPSR members gathered at Srabua Room for retirement farewell to Assoc. Prof. Kritaya Archavanitkul and Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra.

view more

September 23, 2014
The Regional Workshop “Creating a Multicultural Society: Review of Policy and Practice at Provincial Level in Thailand and Japan”
IPSR in collaboration with the Asian Institute of Technology organized the Regional Workshop “Creating a Multicultural Society: Review of Policy and Practice at Provincial Level in Thailand and Japan” with support from the Toyota Thailand Foundation. The event was held at Srabua Room, IPSR.

view more

September 22, 2014
The Tobacco Control Research and Knowledge Management Center urges tobacco companies to abide by law to enlarge tobacco warnings to 85%
Assoc. Prof. Buppha Sirirassamee, Head of the Project “International Tobacco Control Policy in Thailand” reported the result of the 2009-2011 survey on picture warnings on cigarette packets that the color pictures were proved to be better than black and white. The fonts of warning messages, enlarged from 50% to 55% covering the packet area, slightly gave the messages credibility, causing smokers to think of harm from smoking. All these resulted in law enactment by Ministry of Public Health to enlarge the warming messages to cover 85% of the packet area.

view more

September 22, 2014
Marriage
Asst. Prof. Bhubate Samutachak gave an interview to the Marketeer Magazine (August 2014) about marriage and Gen Y women’s idea of being single according to the findings from the study on “ Living Lifestyle and Gen Y’s Idea of Having Children” conducted in February 2014 in 1,320 people from 10 education institutions nationwide.

view more

September 22, 2014
Happy Workplace and Happy AEC
The 4th Happy Workplace Forum 2014: HAPPINOMETER: From Happy Workplace to Happy AEC released an important issue that, in order to keep our good and talented people, the organization must create a feeling of bonding among them, using “happiness”. The organization would then be ready for the AEC.

view more

September 22, 2014
Myth about beauty, sexy dress and rape
Assoc. Prof. Kritaya Archavanitkul gave an interview about dressing provocatively and rape as ‘myth’. To her, it was a huge misunderstanding since sexual harassment of women was “not related to dress” according to the statistics worldwide and in Thailand.

view more

September 20, 2014
Forum on surrogacy law asks MSDHS and NLA for the draft withdrawn
Assoc. Prof. Kritaya Archavanitkul and Asst. Prof. Suchada Thaweesit gave their viewpoints in the forum on “Surrogacy Law: Reproductive Health Technology and Gender Equity” on September 19, 2014, that the draft surrogacy law contained ambiguities and affected groups of people, for instance, Article 21-26. It also had moral-related issues and other issues not in discussion yet. Both professors proposed to withdraw the draft and invite concern parties to draft the new one.

view more

September 19, 2014
เอ็นจีโอจี้รัฐตั้ง ครม.สังคมขับเคลื่อนงาน ขยับนิยามผู้สูงอายุ 65 ปี ท้าปฏิรูปสลากฯ-ออกกฎหมายขจัดเลือกปฏิบัติ
ศ.ดร.ปราโมทย์ ประสาทกุล ที่ปรึกษาสถาบันวิจัยประชากรและสังคม เสนอว่า ควรกำหนดคำนิยามผู้สูงอายุ จาก 60 ปี เป็น 65 ปี ซึ่งจะเปลี่ยนให้คนกลุ่มอายุนี้เพิ่มพลังให้สังคมไทย ในที่ประชุมรับฟังความคิดเห็นแนวทางดำเนินงานพัฒนาสังคมและความมั่นคงของมนุษย์กับตัวแทนภาคประชาสังคม เอ็นจีโอ ณ กระทรวงการพัฒนาสังคมและความมั่นคงของมนุษย์ เมื่อวันที่ 18 กันยายน 2557 ที่ผ่านมา ข่าวในหนังสือพิมพ์ไทยรัฐ

view more

September 19-21, 2014
Academics worry the surrogacy law lagging behind technology, involving all parties in drafting
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), IPSR, the Healthy Sexuality Program, Sexuality Studies Association, the Women’s Health Advocacy Foundation and the Teeranat Foundation organized the forum on “Surrogacy Law: Reproductive Health Technology and Gender Equity“. Asst. Prof. Suchada Thaweesit, Chair of the Sexuality Studies Association, said in the forum that there should not be commercial surrogacy or denial of same-sex spouses, but appropriate screening measures of those eligible to be parents and adoption contract. The surrogate mothers should be entitled equal human rights. Assoc. Prof. Kritaya Archavanitkul also viewed that there should be a law that cover surrogacy and that women’s reproductive health should be addressed. Concerned organizations should not lag behind technologies in order to enact good law.

view more

September 18, 2014
Citizen’s Assembly to solve problems
Assoc. Prof. Orathai Ard-am proposed the idea of “Citizen’s Assembly” in the Working Group Meeting on Political Reform on September 17, 2014. The proposed assembly was to provide solutions to problems to the government as well as to connect collaborations among the legislation, the government and local administrative bodies. As proposed in the same meeting, people from grassroot level would be involved more.

view more

September 18, 2014
Happy Model: HAPPINOMETER
The HAPPINOMETER was a compass for guiding the measurement of individual’s and organization’s happiness, stated by Assoc. Prof. Sirinan Kittisuksathit, Head of the HAPPINOMETER Project, in the 4th Happy Workplace Forum 2014. Click to see the news

view more

September 17, 2014
Teacher Appreciation Ceremony of 2014 Academic Year
Students of all IPSR graduate programs showed their respect to professors in the annual Teacher Appreciation Ceremony of 2014 Academic Year.

view more

September 17,2014
Mahidol-ThaiHealth revealed Thai workers’ happiness, happy soul but low relaxation found
Assoc. Prof. Sirinan Kittisuksathit, Head of the HAPPINOMETER Project, presented the results of the Thailand HAPPINOMETER in 2012-2014 in the 4th Happy Workplace Forum 2014. The highest scores went to the happy soul every year, implying that most workers had the soul to work, in contrast to the happy relax that often came with the lowest scores. Building happiness was, therefore, an urgent issue and the Project’s next phase would be in preparation for the AEC by qualitatively focusing on multicultural workplaces.

view more

September 15, 2014
Birth and Security in Population and Society : Episode 4
Mahidol Channel released the fourth episode of the Birth and Security in Population and Society. This final episode presented the issue “Having children in view of the new generation” discussed by three invited guests: Mr. Aswin Techajareonvikul, President and Chief Executive Officer of Berli Jucker Public Co., Ltd; Mrs. Punyawee Sukkulworasate, Newscaster and Host of Jaew” Program and; Mr. Narongpol Sathorn, Vice President of Mahidol University’s Student Association and Former Chairman of the Thailand National Debate Council. Asst. Prof. Bhubate Samutachak moderated the session that revealed attitudes of young generations toward marriage, settling down and having children. New findings, issues and recommendations from discussion could be solutions to problems and benefit further studies.

view more

September 15, 2014
Special interview “Dr. Rajata: How health policy will be from one year now”
Public Health Minister Dr. Rajata Rajatanavin mentioned about the findings from IPSR’s research that teen parents who were not prepared to look after their children would hand over this responsibility to their old grandparents. These children had a risk of retard development, violence, drug abuse and sex-related problems.

view more

September 13-27, 2014
The 1st KOSTAT Summer Seminar on Population
Lect. Piyawat Katewongsa visited Korea to attend the 1st KOSTAT Summer Seminar on Population on Advanced Statistical Methods for Demographic Analysis.

view more

September 12, 2014
The 4th Happy Workplace Forum 2014 : HAPPINOMETER: From Happy Workplace to Happy AEC
The 4th Happy Workplace Forum 2014 : HAPPINOMETER: From Happy Workplace to Happy AEC IPSR Direct Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing opened the 4th Happy Workplace Forum 2014 co-organized by the Thai Health Promotion Foundation (ThaiHealth), IPSR and the National Electronic and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC). Read more >>

view more

September 12, 2014
HAPPYNOMETER, a tool to measure the worker’s happiness
Assoc. Prof. Sirinan Kittisuksathit presented results of the HAPPYNOMETER in 2014-2016 in the 4th Happy Workplace Forum 2014. This package program, developed by the Thai Health Promotion Foundation (ThaiHealth), IPSR and the National Electronic and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC), has calculation and collection system in real-time.

view more

September 8-10, 2014
The 1st National Conference on Healthy Sexuality: Teenage Pregnancy
Assoc. Prof. Kritaya Archavanitkul, Asst. Prof. Suchada Thaweewsit, Asst. Prof. Kanokwan Tharawan, Lect. Pojjana Hanchangsith and Ms. Kulapa Vajanasara presented research findings and moderate sessions in the 1st National Conference on Healthy Sexuality: Teenage Pregnancy at the Impact Forum Muang Thani, Nonthaburi. In the Conference, IPSR also set up exhibition booth for its publications and graduate programs.

view more

September 7, 2014
Birth and Security in Population and Society : Episode 3
Mahidol Channel presented the third episode of the Birth and Security in Population and Society. This episode covered Part 3 and 4. Part 3 concerned the families and pregnancy, including the topic “Risk factors influencing teenage pregnancy: A qualitative study” presented by Lect. Pojjana Hunchangsith and “Unintended pregnancy: Violence against pregnant women and its impact on child birth condition” presented by Ms. Pattraporn Chuenglertsiri. Part 4 talked about perspectives through the following topics: “Attitudes of young people about getting married and having children” by Asst. Prof. Pimonpan Isarabhakdi, “Lifestyle, life plans and the decision to have children among generation Y” by Asst. Prof. Bhubate Samutachak and “Sexual attitude among new generations” by Asst. Prof. Umaporn Pattaravanich.

view more

September 1-4, 2014
Older People in Ageing Societies: Burden or Resource
Associate Professor Dr. Rossarin Gray was a speaker on “'The ageing of the agricultural workforce in Thailand – a case study' at the international conference under the theme “Older People in Ageing Societies: Burden or Resource”. The conference was organized during 1-4 September 2014 in Chiang Mai, Thailand by HelpAge International with support from the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). It brought together over 200 participants representing civil society, government agencies, academia, international bodies, donors and business from 29 countries.

view more

September 2, 2014
Birth and Security in Population and Society : Episode 2
Mahidol Channel presented the second episode of the Birth and Security in Population and Society, which was policy. Four topics were presented in this episode: “Too few births? A review of policy responses” by Lect. Manasigan Kanchanachitra and Ms. Nucharaporn Liangruenrom, “Low fertility and policy responses in Thailand and Japan: Older persons and women in the workforce” by Ms. Suporn Jaratsit, “Do child care facilities allow people to have more children?” by Lect. Jongjit Rittirong and “Laws binding the Thai state and protecting human births as a factor for population and social security” by Assoc. Prof. Phunthip Kanchanachitra Saisoonthorn.

view more

September 1, 2014
Congratulations to Prof. Dr. Rajata Rajatanavin
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing and staff presented the bouquet to Mahidol University President Prof. Dr. Rajata Rajatanavin on being appointed as Minister of Public Health.

view more

September 1, 2014
Performance Agreement of 2015 Fiscal Year
IPSR Administrative Board and staff jointly welcomed Mahidol University’s executives on the Performance Agreement Visit of 2015 Fiscal Year at Room 101, IPSR.

view more

August 29, 2014
Public Hearing: Defining Older persons in Thailand
Professor Emeritus Dr. Pramote Prasartkul, Associate Professor Dr. Rossarin Gray and Assistant Professor Dr. Umaporn Pattaravanich are the speakers on “Public Hearing: Defining Older persons in Thailand” on August 28, 2014, organized by Bureau of Empowerment for Older Persons, Ministry of Social Development and Human Security at Eastin Hotel, Makkasan Bangkok. The purpose of this public hearing is about the definition of older persons stated in the Older Persons ACT B.E. 2546 whether it should be modified to be in line with current population ageing circumstances in Thailand. The findings will be submitted to the National Commission on Older Persons for policy formulation.

view more

August 29, 2014
IPSR Director and staffs present flowers to the duputy dean of faculty of engineeringAssociate Dean for Academic Technology and Corporate Relations Affairs, Faculty of Engineering, on its 24th Anniversary of the establishment
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing, Ms. Supanee Pluemcharoen and staff visited Mahidol University’s Faculty of Engineering to presented flowers to Lect. Songpol Ongwattanakul, Assoate Dean for Academic Technology and Corporate Relations Affairs, on the Faculty’s 24 Anniversary of Establishment.

view more

August 26, 2014
Birth and Security in Population and Society: Episode 1
It has been 10 years that IPSR has held the Annual Population Conference. This year’s Conference “Birth and Security in Population and Society” was scheduled on July 1, 2014 aimed to disseminate updates and findings on population-related policies and situation. Mahidol Channel presented parts of the Conference........

view more

August 26-31, 2014
PMAC 2015 Coordinators, Joint Secretariat and IOC Meeting
Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra participated in the preparation meeting in England for the 2015 Prince Mahidol Award Conference “Making Decisions toward Sustainable UHC: HITA Counts”.

view more

August 25, 2014
Congratulations to New Graduates 2014
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing, faculties and graduate program staff congratulated new graduates of 2014 Academic Year from M.A. Program in Population and Reproductive Health Research and M.A. Program in Population and Social Gerontology. These graduates received the certificate of course completion in this annual congratulation event that represented warm relationship between students and lecturers.

view more

August 24-September 6, 2014
The 1st KOSTAT Summer Seminar on Population
Lect. Jongjit Rittirong was in the 1st KOSTAT Summer Seminar on Population on Quantitative Methods in Demography organized in Korea.

view more

August 23-29, 2014
International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC 2014
Ms. Teeranong Sakulsri and Lect. Dr. Sutthida Chuanwan attended the International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC 2014 “Integrative Risk Management –The Role of Science, Technology and Practice” in Switzerland.

view more

August 22, 2014
TRF Master Research Grants in Humanities and Social Sciences of 2015 Fiscal Year
IPSR in collaboration with the TRF Master Research Grants organized the conference “TRF Master Research Grants in Humanities and Social Sciences of 2015 Fiscal Year” in order to introduce research funds to university lecturers and graduate students in the field of humanities and social sciences in Thailand. The conference also gave information regarding research topics and application.

view more

August 21, 2014
IPSR Director and staffs present food offering to 43 monks at Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies, Mahidol University
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing, Mrs. Supanee Pluemcharoen, staff and alumni present food offering to 43 monks at Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies, Mahidol University, on the occasion of Her Majesty Queen’s Birthday.

view more

August 21, 2014
Institute for Innovative Learning 12th Anniversary
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing, Mrs. Supanee Pluemcharoen and staff presented flowers to Assoc. Prof. Wannapong Triampo, Director of Institute for Innovative Learning, on its 12th Anniversary of the establishment.

view more

August 20-23, 2014
The 13th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine (13th ICBM)
Assoc. Prof. Buppha Sirirassamee, Director of the International Tobacco Control Policy (Thailand) Project , and project staff joined the 13th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine (13th ICBM) in Groningen, the Netherlands, between August 20-23, 2014.

view more

August 20-22, 2014
The 3rd phase workshop on ‘Analytical skills and metal health database development’
Assistant professor Bhubate Samutachak, Associate professor Rossarin Gray, and Assistant professor Umaporn Pattaravanich, conducted the 3rd phase workshop on ‘Analytical skills and metal health database development’ for the Administrative System Development Unit of the Ministry of Public Health, during August 20-22, 2014, at the Grand Tower Hotel, Bangkok. The workshop was the joint effort between the Mental Health Department of the Ministry of Public Health and the Population and Social Issues on Mental Health Project of the Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University. Empirical data related to mental health and happiness collected, using the framework developed in the first two phases, from the respective local units of the participants were used as the input for the analysis and report write-up.

view more

August 18-22, 2014
Policy Brief Workshop
Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra, IPSR’s Faculty and Director of the Thai Health Report Project and the Mahidol University Global Health, conducted the “Policy Brief Workshop” in collaboration with the Thai Health Promotion Foundation (ThaiHealth) and the International Health Policy Program (IHPP) at the Sampran Riverside Hotel, Nakhon Pathom. 19 Mahidol University’s personnel and those from other organizations attended the workshop aimed to enhance writing skills in policy brief and presentation.

view more

August 17, 2014
The Study Project on Housing Demand Forecast in Thailand for the Twelfth Economic and Social Development Plan
Emeritus Prof. Pramote Prasartkul, Head of the Project “Study Project on Housing Demand Forecast in Thailand for the Twelfth Economic and Social Development Plan (2017-2021)”, Lect. Jongjit Rittirong and project staff organized the workshop at IPSR on housing projection for five staff from the National Housing Authority.

view more

August 17-23, 2014
World Congress for Middle-eastern Studies (WOCMES)
Assoc. Prof. Aree Jampaklay presented the “Muslim Immigrants in Bangkok, Thailand: Faith and Religious Practices” in the World Congress for Middle-eastern Studies (WOCMES) organized in Turkey.

view more

August 15, 2014
The 3rd Thailand National Research Universities Summit, 2014: Prelude to World Class University
Emeritus Prof. Pramote Prasartkul and Post-doctoral Researcher Dr. Thanate Kitisriworaphan presented their research findings in the 3rd Thailand National Research Universities Summit, 2014: Prelude to World Class University, organized on July 31 to August 1, 2014 in Bangkok. Prof. Prasartkul gave a talk about his research “Will Thailand be an active aging society?” while Dr. Kitisriworaphan presented two posters about the Supra Cluster: Society.

view more

August 15, 2014
Orientation 2014
Program committees held the orientation for new students of all IPSR four graduate programs.

view more

August 10-22, 2014
The 1st KOSTAT Summer Seminar on Population
Lect. Dr. Sutthida Chuanwan presented in the 1st KOSTAT Summer Seminar on Population on Dynamic Population Modeling in Korea.

view more

August 10-14, 2014
The Global Health Diplomacy Workshop (GHD) Workshop
Assoc. Prof. Churnrurtai Kanchanachitra and Ms. Nucharaporn Liangruenrom organized the Global Health Diplomacy Workshop (GHD) at WHO Country Office in Maldives.

view more

August 7, 2014
Welcomed to guests from Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Phetchaburi Rajabhat University
IPSR, led by Asst. Prof. Pimonpan Isarabhakdi, Lect. Sutthida Chuanwan, researchers and PR staff, gave a warm welcome to guests from Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Phetchaburi Rajabhat University, on the visit on social science research, academic and exhibition of population and social issues.

view more

August 5-9, 2014
The Third Mekong Region Development Research Group (MRDRG) Workshop
Assoc. Prof. Aree Jampaklay and Lect. Charamporn Holumyong visited Cambodia for “The third Mekong Region Development Research Group (MRDRG) Workshop”

view more

August 4-6, 2014
The 3rd Mahidol Migration Center Regional Conference
The 3rd Mahidol Migration Center Regional Conference on “Transnational Migration and Border Studies: Assessing Threats and Opportunities” co-organized by Mahidol Migration Center (MMC), IPSR Mahidol University and the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and co-supported by Raks Thai Foundation and the USAID at Prachasangkom Udompathana (101) Room, IPSR Mahidol University.

view more

August 1, 2014
IPSR Sport Day and IPSR Star Talent
IPSR staff and students enjoyed the Sport Day created by IPSR Happy Workplace Team to promote “Selectable happiness for a balanced life”. As part of the Project “IPSR Happy Workplace”, Deputy Director Assoc. Prof. Sirinan Kittisuksathit opened the event. Sport activities in the morning and the “IPSR Star Talent” in the afternoon gathered IPSR members to share fun and laughter.

view more

July 29, 2014
Policy Forum Program on ‘The Excessive Number of Female Prisoners’
"IPSR urges better conditions for women behind bars" from Bangkok Post, 31 July 2014

view more

July 31- August 2, 2014
Working group on “A New Wave of Urbanisation: Challenges and Opportunities for Regional Collaboration”
Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing joined the meeting of the Working Group on “A New Wave of Urbanisation: Challenges and Opportunities for Regional Collaboration” in Singapore.

view more

July 29, 2014
33rd Anniversary of Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia's Establishment
Deputy Director Assoc. Prof. Sirinan Kittisuksathit, Assistant to Director Ms. Saowapak Suksinchai and Executive Secretary Ms. Supanee Pleumcharoen presented flowers to Assoc. Prof. Sophana Srijampa, Director of the Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia, on the 33rd Anniversary of the institute’s establishment.

view more

July 27, 2014
Teen Pregnancy Management at Sub-district Level
IPSR researchers led by Ms. Kamonchanok Khamsuwan, Mr. Burathep Chokthananukul and Ms. Reena Tadee organized the network meeting for research users of the Project “Teen Pregnancy Management at Sub-district Level”. The meeting, held at Petchkasem School, had the presentation of findings from two sub-projects in order to benefit the society.

view more

July 13-19, 2014
XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology Conference
Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray attended the XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology in Japan and presented the “Religiosity, spirituality and happiness in Buddhist Thailand” in the conference.

view more

July 13-19, 2014
Transnational Migration in Transition: Transformative Characteristics of Temporary Mobility of People (EURA-NET)
Lect. Sakkarin Niyomsilpa and Lect. Manasigan Kanchanachitra participated in the Conference “Transnational Migration in Transition: Transformative Characteristics of Temporary Mobility of People (EURA-NET)” in Greece.

view more

July 12-17, 2014
XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology Conference
Assoc. Prof. Yothin Sawangdee and Lect. Piyawat Katewongsa attend the XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology in Japan. In addition, Prof. Sawangdee did an oral presentation on “Family Structure, Socioeconomic Well-Being and Elderly Chronic Illness in Thailand”.

view more

July 8, 2014
Congratulated the New Graduates 2013
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing, faculties and students gathered to farewell M.A. and Ph.D. graduates of 2013 Academic Year.

view more

July 8, 2014
Orientation 2014
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Sureeporn Punpuing, faculties and students welcomed new students of Ph.D. Program in Demography and M.A. Program in Population and Social Research for the 2014 Academic Year.

view more

July 3, 2014
The State of the Tropics 2014 Report in Singapore
Dr. Sakkarin Niyomsilpa delivered a talk in the launch of the State of the Tropics 2014 Report in Singapore. The event was simultaneously organized in Myanmar and Australia on June 27, 2014.

view more

July 1, 2014
The 10th IPSR Annual Conference “Birth and Security in Population and Society”
IPSR held the 10thIPSR Annual Conference “Birth and Security in Population and Society” at the Asia Hotel, Bangkok.

view more

June 25, 2014
Workshop on Measuring Migration Costs for Low-Skilled Migrant Workers
Lect. Theerathorn Yoongthong and Dr. Thanate Kitisriworaphan attended the Workshop on Measuring Migration Costs for Low-Skilled Migrant Workers organized between March 28-29, 2014, by the International Labor Organization (ILO) and also gave a talk on “The measurement of cost-benefit of labor migration” at the Pullman Hotel Pataya.

view more

June 24, 2014
Visit to IPSR for research collaboration on migration and gender
Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray, Deputy Director, welcomed Assistant Director Paul Roberts from the Doctoral School, Research and Enterprise, University of Sussex, UK, during his visit to IPSR for research collaboration on migration and gender.

view more

June 23, 2014
Children Living apart from Parents due to Internal Migration
UNICEF Thailand and Assoc. Prof. Aree Jampaklay presented findings about problems of over three million Thai children not living with their parents. These findings were from the research “Children Living apart from Parents due to Internal Migration” or CLAIM 2.

view more

June 13, 2014
Phenomenon of aging society: A worry of Thai society
Assoc. Prof. Patama Vapattanawong gave an interview on “Phenomenon of aging society: A worry of Thai society” in the Radio Thailand’s program, FM 105 MHz, “Nab Rao Duay Khon” broadcasted on June 13, 2014

view more

June 5, 2014
The 2nd Workshop “How to Write an Article for Publication in Journal"
IPSR organized the 2nd Workshop “How to Write an Article for Publication in Journal”. The workshop, held at Srabua Room, allowed IPSR young researchers to present the progress of their works.

view more

June 2, 2014
Establishing a Multi-cultural Society at Provincial Level: Policy and Practice Review in Thailand and Japan
IPSR held the workshop “Establishing a Multi-cultural Society at Provincial Level: Policy and Practice Review in Thailand and Japan” with the participation from representatives from Thai government organizations dealing with migrant labor management. The workshop was organized at IPSR’s Srabua Room, where the participants exchanged knowledge and had a brainstorm about the review of national laws and regulations on migrant labor.

view more

May 29, 2014
Paid respect to the Buddha’s relics
IPSR’s Director Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sureeporn Punpuing, faculties and staff paid respect to the Buddha’s relics at the Faculty of Information and Communication Technology. The holy remains were moved from Muneenart Cave in Kanchanaburi to be temporarily relocated at the Faculty of Information and Communication Technology on the occasion of the 5th anniversary of the faculty’s establishment.

view more

May 29, 2014
Visiting IPSR’s Exhibition of Population and Social Issues
Emeritus Prof. Dr. Pramote Prasartkul and Ms. Nutchanundhporn Meesuwan welcomed 16 guests from the Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia, Mahidol University, visiting IPSR’s Exhibition of Population and Social Issues, in which “People Counting People” was also introduced.

view more

May 15, 2014
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sureeporn Punpuing, Deputy Director and lecturers welcomed delegates from the Institute of Sociology (IOS), Vietnam, led by Prof. Dr. Dang Nguyen Anh, Director, for the visit to IPSR for collaboration on research, graduate programs and training.

view more

April 17, 2014
IPSR Director Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sureeporn Punpuing, Director Team and student representatives attended the Opening Ceremony of the Prince Mahidol Hall presided by HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn.

view more

May 29, 2014
The Promotion of Safety Helmet Use
IPSR’s Director Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sureeporn Punpuing, deputy directors and staff welcomed Prof. Suwanna Ruangkanchanasetr, M.D., Vice President of Mahidol University, at IPSR in the event campaigning for “The Promotion of Safety Helmet Use” aimed to raise awareness among university staff about safety when riding motorcycle.

view more

April 22, 2014
IPSR organized the “IPSR Writeshop: Writing an Article for Publication in a Journal” for IPSR staff to enhance their skills in writing articles for recognized national and international journals. Lect. Dr. Charamporn Holumyong, joining hands with IPSR faculties and researchers, gave talks and shared experiences in article writing for 37 staffs.

view more