Experts Stress the Importance of mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction in Education

Experts Stress the Importance of mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction in Education

Disasters, risk and resilience need to be brought into curriculum at various levels of education, and different disciplines should integrated them within the education system. This was the dominant theme of the two-day conference on “Mainstreaming Resilience and Disaster Risk Reduction in Education” organized at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) on 1-2 December 2017.

Delivering the opening remark, Mr. Bernard Philip, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Australia to Thailand spoke about the importance of concerted global action by the civil society, academia and the private sector in tackling emerging challenges.

New Book by AIT Authors Explores the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

New Book by AIT Authors Explores the Water-Energy-Food Nexus

A new book by AIT authors explores the Water-Energy-Food nexus in the global perspective, and explores futuristic perspectives in this paradigm. Focusing on contributions to the global debate on water-energy-food nexus, it quotes examples of the nexus approach in practice from different regions of the world and provides new perspectives on the future of the nexus agenda.

AIT to co-host Women’s International Cricket Matches

AIT to co-host Women’s International Cricket Matches

The cricket grounds of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) will host seven women’s international cricket matches beginning 20 November 2017. Along with the Terdthai Cricket Ground in Bangkok, these two grounds will be the joint hosts in Thailand as six Asian teams clash for a place  in the ICC Women’s World T20 Qualifier to be held in Netherlands in June 2018 .

China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Nepal, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are competing in the round-robin league in Thailand, and the top two teams from this tournament will play in The Netherlands.

31 companies participate in the AIT Career Fair

Thirty-one companies, including 11 new participants joined the bi-annual AIT Career Fair held on 1 November 2017. Three companies held campus interviews for job placements as they interacted with the international students’ body that is a unique characteristic of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT).

Welcoming them was Prof.