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A Symposium by Prince Mahidol Award Laureates 2010

On Monday 24th, January, 2011 (10.00 am.), at Maegraith Conference Room, 8th Floor, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Clin. Prof. Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn, President of Mahidol University welcomed the Prince Mahidol Award Laureates 2010 on the occasion of special lectures “Research Experience on the Treatment of Malaria” by Prof. Nicholas J White and “Malaria in Africa” by Prof. Kevin Marsh. Read more….

Post Date : January 25, 2011

 

 

National Research Council Announced National Outstanding Researchers

On December 29, 2010, at Field Marshal Sarit Thanarat Room on 2nd Floor of National Research Council Building, National Research Council of Thailand, Professor Soottiporn Jitmittraphap, M.D., Secretary-general of National Research Council of Thailand, announced National Research Council Awards 2010 in National Outstanding Researchers, Researches, and Theses (doctor’s degree), in order to promote and support research development and honor Thai researchers who work in scientific and social science fields. In 2010, 64 awards (12 National Outstanding Researcher Awards, 19 Research Awards, and 33 Thesis Awards) were granted. Read more….

Post Date : December 29, 2010

 

 

“Sang Ngern” (Silver Conch) Awards for Excellent Public Relations Performers

On September 20, 2010, The Public Relations Society of Thailand held “Sang Ngern” (silver conch) award ceremony for excellent public relations performers for 2009-2010. This year, Asst. Dr. Jirapon Sinthunawa from Mahidol University received the award as he is an outstanding public relations officer of Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies. The award ceremony was chaired by Ong-art Klampaiboon, Prime Minister's Office Minister, at Santi Maitree Building, Government House. Read more….

Post Date : October 14, 2010

 

 

 

2010 TWAS Prize for Young Scientists in Thailand

Dr. Visith Thongboonkerd, Head of Medical Proteomics Department, Office for Research and Development, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, received 2010 TWAS Prize Young Scientists in biology category. The prize ceremony was held by Office of National Research Council of Thailand and the Third World Academy of Sciences on August 26, 2010, at Bangkok Convention Center, Central World. Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva was a chairman of Thailand Research Expo 2010 which was held by Office of National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT).

This year, Dr. Visith had studied type, quantity, and function of various types of proteins systematically at the same time, and applied proteomics technique with the study, in order to study diseases in human in the future. There are 3 types of project: proteomics technique development, proteomics of kidney disease, and proteomics of other diseases. Moreover, 90 pieces of Dr. Visith’s works have been published in leading international academic journals, and he has also been invited to be a lecturer of a conference in abroad. As a result of Dr. Visith’s project, expenses and national budget for treating patients have been decreased. It would be a direct and indirect benefit for patients and Thai citizen in the future.

Post Date : October 14, 2010

 

 

 

Amino Rice Milk Received Second Best Award of the National Innovation Awards 2010 in Outstanding Innovation in Society Category

The National Innovation Agency (Public Organization) or NIA, Ministry of Science and Technology, had published news and granted prizes in “the National Innovation Awards 2010”, in order to honor and encourage innovators, and make benefits for economy and society of Thailand. Also, it would make Thai entrepreneurs be aware of importance of creating innovation continuously.

On October 5, 2010, Mr. Piyabut Chonwijarn, the chairman of board of trustees of the National Innovation Awards, had announced the best national innovation awards. The innovation, amino rice milk for babies who are allergic to every kinds of milk, which is created by Professor Doctor Phiphop Jiraphinyo, Babies Who are Allergic to Cow’s Milk Protein Treatment Center, Nutrition Department, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, received the second best award.

Background: The innovation is amino milk product that uses rice glucose polymers that can eliminate most protein in milk, by generating chemical reaction in rice glucose, and then disintegrate by amylase in appropriate state. These rice milk polymers are used as ingredient of amino rice milk for babies who are allergic to cow’s milk protein and any other kinds of milk.

 

 


Social benefits: Amino rice milk for babies who are allergic to every kinds of milk can be used for solving problem that some babies are allergic to cow’s milk and any other kinds of milk, and also helping parents who have to pay more than 100 thousands baht for amino milk from foreign countries which is 8 times more expensive than normal powdered milk, until the babies are cured from this symptom. According to statistic in each year, there are about 1,000 babies who have to drink amino milk. As a result, the country has to pay over 200 millions baht to foreign countries. Therefore, this awarded amino rice milk would help decreasing number of import amino milk. Moreover, it can be produced in industrial production, and export to other countries, in order to get a great deal of income to the country.

Winner in each category would receive a model of King Bhumibol, “Father of Thai Innovation”, and 200,000 baht prize. This year, there are 8 winners who received the National Innovation Awards 2010 from 311 contestants. The innovation of Professor Doctor Phiphop Jiraphinyo received 100,000 baht prize in cash. For more information, please visit www.mahidol.ac.th

Post Date : October 14, 2010

 

 

Two Mahidol Scientists Received Outstanding Scientist Award 2010 from the Foundation for the Promotion of Science and Technology under the Patronage of H.M. the King

On June 28thh, 2010, Clin. Prof. Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn, M.D., President of Mahidol University, chaired a press conference, announcing recipients of Mahidol University Awards 2009. The Mahidol University Awards was awarded annually since 1975 to recognize outstanding individuals who contributed to their disciplines as well as to the public. The recipients will receive the awards in Mahidol University’s commencement ceremony. This press conference was held at the Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, and attended by the award recipients.

Prof. Auewarakul received this award from his work in the study of antiviral immune responses in human lung. Prof. Thongboonkerd received this award for applying renal and urinary proteome analysis to study disease pathogenesis, which have novel application for biomarker discovery. On this occasion, Mahidol University would like congratulate our two outstanding scientists.

Post Date : August 9, 2010

 

 

   
 

Mahidol University Announced Mahidol University Awards 2009

On June 28th, 2010, Clin. Prof. Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn, M.D., President of Mahidol University, chaired a press conference, announcing recipients of Mahidol University Awards 2009. The Mahidol University Awards was awarded annually since 1975 to recognize outstanding individuals who contributed to their disciplines as well as to the public. The recipients will receive the awards in Mahidol University’s commencement ceremony. This press conference was held at the Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, and attended by the award recipients.

  1. In the field of Excellence in Teaching:
    - Prof.Clinic.Jiraporn Chaiwat, Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Mahidol University
    - Assist.Prof.Rungnirand Praditsuwan, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University

  2. In the field of Innovation:
    - Assoc.Prof.Cholavech Chavasiri, Military Status “Rank-Flight Lieutenant”, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University

  3. In the field of Textbook Composition:
    - Assoc.Prof. Dr.Supachai Tangwongsan, Senior Consultant, Faculty of Information and Communication Technology, Mahidol University
    (Assoc. Prof. Jarernsri Mitrpanont, Acting Dean, Faculty of Information and Communication Technology, Mahidol University was a representative)

  4. In the field of Service:
    - Miss Sa-ard Pimpatima, Nursing Department, Siriraj Hospital

This year, Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn will preside over Mahidol University’s commencement ceremony on July 5th, 2010 at the Royal Thai Navy Grand Hall. For this occasion, Mahidol University wishes to congratulate all the recipients.

Post Date : June 28, 2010

 

 

   
 

Congratulations to Prof. Nicholas White from Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, for receiving the 2010 Canada Gairdner Global Health Award

Congratulations to Prof. Nicholas White, Chairman of Welcome Trust South-East Asian Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, for receiving the 2010 Canada Gairdner Global Health Award, for his definitive clinical studies on "the effectiveness of artemesinins in the treatment of malaria and elucidating the basis for the use of ACT to prevent resistance", as announced on 6th April 2010.

For more information about Prof. Nicholas White, click here

Post Date : June 17, 2010

 

 

   
 

Congratulations to The Lecturers of Mahidol University on receiving The Outstanding women in Buddhism awards 2010


Mahidol University would like to congratulate to Dr.Varaporn Chamsanit, Acting Director of the Office of Human Rights Studies and Social Development, and Assistant  Prof. Nartrudee Dendaung, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities on receiving “The Outstanding Women in Buddhism Awards 2010” which held at Association for the Promotion of the Status of Women, on Friday 5th March, 2010.

For further information, see
www.owbaw.org/2010.asp

Post Date : March 22, 2010

 

   
 

The National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) presented the awards to Mahidol University researcher.


The National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) organized the annual "Inventor Day" 2010 and presented the awards from the NRC: Outstanding Researcher Awards, Research Awards, and Thesis Awards for the year 2009 and the Invention Award of 2010 at Hall 9, Impact Muang Thong Thani Exhibition Center and Convention Hall, Nonthaburi Province, on 2 February 2010. Read more….


Post Date : February 16, 2010

   
 

Congratulations to (Prof. Dr. Wanpen Chaicumpa) on Receiving Distinguished research professor grant 2010 from the Thailand Research Fund


Mahidol University would like to congratulate Prof. Dr. Wanpen Chaicumpa Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital on receiving Distinguished Research Professor Grant 2010. This research grant will fund the research projects, “Production of therapeutic antibodies for Hepatitis C virus and construction of a minibody/Nano-Body phage display library”. Furthermore, the University will also support additional research fund for 3 years with grant of no less than one million Baht per year, a total of three million Baht per research project. This great achievement truly earns recognition.
Congratulations to Prof. Dr. Wanpen Chaicumpa


Post Date : February 8, 2010

 

Luncheon in honor of the Prince Mahidol Award 2009 Awardees


On Friday, 29th January, 2010, Clin. Prof. Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn, President of Mahidol University presided over at a luncheon in honor of the Prince Mahidol Award 2009 Awardees at Royal Princess Hotel, Bangkok. Read more….


Post Date : Janaury 29, 2010

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Scientific Gold Medal


Congratulations to Dr. Pongrama Ramasoota, Deputy Dean for Research & Innovation, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University in receiving IFIA Scientific Gold Medal from International Federation of Inventor Association (IFIA) at the Soul International Invention Fair for the invention of "Rapid detection of aerosol MDR-TB and legionella using modified impinger and polymerase chain reaction (PCR)"

Post Date : January 15, 2009

   
   
 

The One and Only in Southeast Asia Researcher at Mahidol University Received Research Grant from Gates Foundation: A Seek for Cure to Combat Dengue Fever from Wolbachia Bacteria


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pattamaporn Kittayapong, Head of the Excellence Center for Vector and Vector-borne Disease (CVVD), Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, and the principle investigator of A Seek for Cure to Combat Dengue Fever from Wolbachia Bacteria, was selected to receive research grant by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation under the Grand Challenges Explorations Project. The research project is an innovation that explores into prevention and treatment of dengue fever without using synthetic compound. It is the only project in Southeast Asia, and one of 104 projects out of a total of 4,000 projects submitted. The research project led by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pattamaporn Kittayapong received funding of 3.3 millions Baht (100,000 US$) for a one-year research duration. Read more….

Post Date : January 8, 2009

   

Awards and Recognition 2010-2011 : Graduate Students

 

“Junk Master : Journey to Junk Lord” Game. The First Runner-up Award from Microsoft Imagine Cup 2011, USA.

On August 10, 2011, at Office of the President in the Dean’s Meeting, The “Jub Jub” team from Faculty of Information and Communication Technology(ICT) presented the “Junk Master : Journey to Junk Lord” game that had received the first runner-up award under the “Game Design: Windows/XNA” category from the final global round of the Microsoft Imagine Cup 2011 in New York City, United State of America.

>>more information

Post date : August 10, 2011

 

   
 

BART LAB Rescue won the first prize at RoboCup Japan Open 2010.

On May 1-4, 2010 at Osaka, Japan: BART LAB Rescue team from Faculty of Engineering, Mahidol University, attended the Rescue League at RoboCup Japan Open 2010. There were 11 teams from Japan, [including, “CIT Pelican,” former World Champion ’01 - ’05, “Shinobi,” Japan Champion ’09, and “Nexis-R,” A.K.A. NU-Tech R, Japan Champion ’07-’08], a young team from Iran and BART LAB Rescue, Thailand Champion ’09.

>>more information

Post date : June 29, 2010

 

   
 

Congratulations on receiving a 2010 Endeavour Awards.

Congratulations to Miss Farsai Chanjaruporn, PH.D. Student from Department of Philosophy Programme in Pharmacy Administration, Faculty of Pharmacy, for receiving a 2010 Endeavour Awards, scholarship for supporting her studies and future endeavour, from Australian Government since 21st January, 2010

>>more information

Post date : April 28, 2010

 

   

Awards and Recognition 2010 : Undergraduate Students and Others

 

3 Composition Students Received Young Thai Artist Award 2010

On December 14, 2010, at National Art Gallery, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sugree Charoensook, Dean of College of Music, Mahidol University honorably gave an award to the first winner (The Grand Prize) of Music Composition field in 2010 Young Thai Artist Award that was organized by SCG Foundation in cooperation with Thailand’s leading educational institutions. The judges were Dr. James Ogburn, Dr. Jiradej Setabundhu, Dr. Anothai Nitibhon, Dr. Chaipruck Mekara, and Mr. Surat Kemaleelakul.

 

Post Date : December 17, 2010

 

 

MUIC students won the Thailand speaking competition 2010

Mr. Tawin Kim, a second-year Environment major at Mahidol University International College, won the “Thailand Public Speaking Competition 2010” on the university level with the topic “Speculation on our Future.”

The Ministry of Education, in collaboration with The English-Speaking Union Association (Thailand) arranged the competition  on March 26, 2010, at The Imperial Queens Park Hotel, Bangkok. The competitors represented more than 50 educational institutions around Thailand on both the high school and university levels.  The winners in each category received a certificate and an award from the Honorary Councilor of the English-Speaking Union Association (ESU), His Excellency M.R. Thepkamol  Teavakul, Privy Councilor.

Moreover, Mr. Thawin Kim will represent Thailand at the ESU International Public Speaking Competition in London, England, on May 17 -21, 2010.

Post date : April 23, 2010

 

 

Congratulations to Mr.Ekachai Jearakul, College of Music’s student, for receiving 1st prize from the 3rd Culiacan International Guitar Competition, Mexico

Congratulations to Mr.Ekachai Jearakul, a 4th year student of the College of Music, Mahidol University, who won the first prize in the 3rd Culiacan International Guitar Competition, one of the most prestigious guitar competition held in Culiacan, Mexico from 1-3 March 2010.

The competitors were 35 semi-finalists and 8 finalists. The top three results were finally as follows:
1st prize Ekachai Jearakul (Thailand)
2nd prize Daniel Olmos (Mexico)
3rd prize Alejandro Garcia (Mexico)

Mr.Ekachai will have an opportunity to record in Mexico with Mexican Classical Music Label, and also be invited to perform a guitar concerto with the Orchestra in the next year festival 2011.

 

Post date : April 23, 2010

 

   

Mahidol University receives the “Prime Minister's Export Award 2006”

 

On 25 August 2006, Mahidol University received the “Prime Minister's Export Award 2006” in the category of Outstanding Business with Most Recognized Service for its efforts in International Education Services. Mahidol University was given this award for its excellent academic services and environment for international students, taking into account not only its educational quality, but also its efforts to bring students from all over the world to study in Thailand. Winners of the Prime Minister's Export Award are well known for their quality assurance, which significantly enhances their ability to compete in the world market with pride and confidence.

For further information, see
http://www.depthai.go.th/users/1/files//awpmsupplement.pdf

Post date : January 28, 2008

 

 

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