AIT News

Syndicate content
Updated: 2 hours 48 min ago

System of Rice Intensification (SRI) findings shared at Hanoi Workshop

Tue, 2017-05-16 08:12
Farmers from 11 provinces of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam have reported near doubling of profit for paddy grown with the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) management practices. This was a result of higher yield coupled with reduced cost of seed, seedlings, and pesticides; along with better quality of food-grains, thereby commanding a higher market price.

Family dedicates AIT annual scholarship and prize in memory of former President Banks

Mon, 2017-05-15 08:57
The family of late Prof. Robert B. Banks has announced the creation of a new annual Master's scholarship and a prize in memory of the late AIT President. Prof. Robert B. Banks was AIT’s third President, having served from 1977 to 1983.

AIT announces HM King's, HM Queen's and GMS scholarship recipients

Fri, 2017-05-05 11:36
Thirty-four applicants from nine countries have been selected for the award of HM King's, HM Queen's, and GMS Scholarships at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in the August 2017 session. This includes students from Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Nepal, Myanmar, Pakistan, The Philippines, Sri Lanka and Vietnam. The list of successful applicants from Thailand will be announced by the end of May.

AIT among founding members of Eastern Economic Corridor of Innovation (EECi)

Mon, 2017-04-24 15:12
The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) is among the founding signatories of the Eastern Economic Corridor of Innovation (EECi), a project initiated under the Eastern Economic Development Plan that focuses on creating a science hub in the ASEAN region. Fifty organizations from academia, national and international research organizations, governmental bodies and the private sector are signatories to the EECi.

Giant Prawn returns to Thailand, courtesy AIT

Fri, 2017-04-21 10:12
Nearly four decades after the inaugural Giant Prawn Conference was first organized in Bangkok in 1980, the event returned to Thailand at the lush green campus of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT).

AIT inks partnership with two Cambodian Universities

Wed, 2017-04-05 09:14
The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) has signed a partnership with two Cambodian Universities — the Phnom Penh International University (PPIU) and the Asia Euro University. The MoU was signed by the AIT President Prof. Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai with Mrs. Tep Kolap, Rector of PPIU, and Dr. Chea Sopheap, Rector, Asia Euro University, respectively.