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The Newton Fund Grant Awardees Meet with MSU Senior Management

The Newton Fund Grant Awardees Meet with MSU Senior Management

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The Newton Fund Grant Awardees Meet with MSU Senior Management
 
On August 15, 2017, researchers from Newcastle University, United Kingdom, Kasetsart University, Thailand, and King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand visited Mahasarakham University to establish new links with Mahasarakham University. The delegates met with MSU senior management from Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Mahasarakham Business School, Faculty of Public Health, Faculty of Nursing, Center of Excellence for Silk Innovation, and Office of International Affairs, led by Asst. Prof. Dr. Chonlatee Photong, Assistant to the President for Public Relations and International Affairs of Mahasarakham University.
 
The delegation comprised of a team of four researchers from Newcastle University, Kasetsart University, and King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok:
1. Prof. Steve Walsh, Professor of Applied Linguistics, School of Education, Communication, and Language Sciences, New Castle University
2. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tony Young, Senior Lecturer in Language & Communication, School of Education, Communication, and Language Sciences, New Castle University
3. Asst. Prof. Dr. Nawaporn S. Snodin, Lecturer, Faculty of Humanities, Kasetsard University
4. Dr. Andrew Snodin, Lecturer in Department of Materials and Production Technology Engineering, King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok
 
The purposes of their visit to MSU were to jointly conduct an ongoing research project entitled “Enhancing the Quality of International Student and Staff Mobility Experience: Narratives from International Students and Academics cross Different Regions in Thailand” with Dr. Anyarat Nattheeraphong, a lecturer in Department of the Western Languages and Linguistics, Mahasarakham University; and to learn about the University's progress towards internationalization. This research project is as a part of a 2-year-collaborative research project under the Newton Advanced Fellowship scheme, funded by The British Academy and the Thai Research Fund (TRF). 
 
The Newton Fund is an initiative by the British Government to strengthen research and innovation partnerships between the UK and emerging economies such as Thailand.
 
Internship programs, staff exchange programs, and students exchange programs in various fields were also fruitfully discussed in details during the meeting. 
 
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