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Current State of Thai Young Scientists The Expert Workshop on the Global State of Young Scientists (GloSYS) May 13 - 15, 2013 Castle Herrenhausen, Hannover, Germany

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THAILAND

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MINISTRY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

ORGANIZATION CHART

GOVERNMENT AGENCY

AUTONOMOUS AGENCY

• Office of the Minister • Office of the Permanet Secretary • Department of Science Service • Office of Atoms for Peace

• National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) • National Institute of Metrology • National Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Office (STI)

STATE ENTERPRISE • Thailand Institute of Scientific and Technological Research • National Science Museum

PUBLIC ORGANIZATION • Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency • Thailand Institute of Nuclear Technology • Hydro and Agro Informatics Institute • Synchroton Light Research institute • National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand • National Innovation Agency • Thailand Centre of Excellent for Life Sciences

Source: http://www.most.go.th

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THAILAND R&D EXPENDITURE

Average R&D expenditure is about 0.25% per year of GDP Source: http://www.sti.or.th

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THAILAND R&D PERSONNEL

Total R&D personnel/10,000 population is 11.66 Source: http://www.sti.or.th

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MINISTRY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

ORGANIZATION CHART

GOVERNMENT AGENCY

AUTONOMOUS AGENCY

• Office of the Minister • Office of the Permanet Secretary • Department of Science Service • Office of Atoms for Peace

• National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) • National Institute of Metrology • National Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Office (STI)

STATE ENTERPRISE • Thailand Institute of Scientific and Technological Research • National Science Museum

PUBLIC ORGANIZATION • Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency • Thailand Institute of Nuclear Technology • Hydro and Agro Informatics Institute • Synchroton Light Research institute • National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand • National Innovation Agency • Thailand Centre of Excellent for Life Sciences

Source: http://www.most.go.th

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NSTDA SCHOLARSHIPS

Total number of scholarships: 4,688 Source: http://stscholar.nstda.or.th

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GRANTED NSTDA SCHOLARSHIPS

Total number of granted scholarships: 3,765 Source: http://stscholar.nstda.or.th

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GRADUATED NSTDA SCHOLARS

Total number of graduated NSTDA scholars: 2,193 Source: http://stscholar.nstda.or.th

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IMPACT OF GRADUATED NSTDA SCHOLARS

PROJECTS • Agriculture • Industry • Healthcare • Energy • National Security • Traffic • Natural Disaster • Education • Research Networking • Prosperity Distribution

DOMESTIC AWARDS • Young Researcher Awards • Excellent Technologist Awards • Young Technologist Awards • UNESCO-L’Oreal Awards • Inventor Awards • PhD Thesis Awards

INTERNATIONAL AWARDS • International Exhibition of Inventors of Geneva • The Ross Coffin Purdy Award • Brussels Eureka World Exhibition

Source: http://stscholar.nstda.or.th

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TYPICAL PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED BY NSTDA SCHOLARS Research Topics

Proposal Writing

Funding Sources

ROOT CAUSES

Networking

• Database • Coordinators • Skills

Facilities

Mentors

Source: http://stscholar.nstda.or.th

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THAI YOUNG SCIENTISTS ACADEMY (TYSA)

NETWORK

SUPPORT

ACTIVITIES Source: http://stscholar.nstda.or.th

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CONTACT

Dr. Numpon Mahayotsanun Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Khon Kaen University Khon Kaen, 40002 Thailand Email: numpon@kku.ac.th

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Current State of Thai Young Scientists