A discussion with the Dean of Humanities and Social Science at Prince Songkla University, Pattani on 20th November 2009

A photo session with President of Thaksin University at songkla on 19th November 2009









 Dr. Sirima Na Songkla, Dr Hisyam Rasidi and Dr Ismail Said visited three campuses in Southern Thailand on 19th and 20th November 2009. The purpose of the visit was to promote UTM postgraduate studies. On the 19th, they discussed with President of Thaksin University in Songkla and informed him that UTM is interested to sponsor a Thai Muslim lecturer to pursue his/her PhD at UTM. Then, on 20th, the team had a discussion the Dean of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Prince Songkla University at Pattani. They managed to get a lady Malay lecturer to pursue PhD. She teaches geography and active doing research landscape resource assessment for regional planning at Pattani Province. The team then visited main campus of Prince Songkla University (PSU) at Hat Yai and met Deputy President of International Affairs and Dean of Faculty of Environmental Management. The outcomes of the discussion include:

  • PSU will Inform their staff to pursue PhD at UTM in several disciplines particularly engineering and built environment.
  • Collaborate to write joint paper and to conduct research in architecture and GIS and Science City development.
  • Join colloquium of Research Southeast Asia Landscape at FAB in February 2010.