President Nishio visits Osaka University ASEAN Campus in Thailand
On Friday, July 12, 11 faculty members from Osaka University, including President NISHIO Shojiro and Executive Vice President of Global Engagement KAWAHARA Genta, visited Mahidol University. The faculty members from Osaka University met with Vice President Nopraenue Sajjarax Dhirathiti, Department of Tropical Hygiene Director Pratap Singhasivanon, and Faculty of Science Dean Sittiwat Lertsiri on Mahidol University’s Phaya Thai Campus, exchanging opinions on plans for the future, such as the promotion of researcher exchange and the creation of a mechanism to continue exchange between the universities. The two universities agreed to make use of Mahidol University’s overseas office that was established at Osaka University in March 2019 and actively carry out collaboration in the field of data science and student exchange in the form of double degree programs.
In addition, the group from Osaka University inspected the Osaka University ASEAN Campuses established in the Faculty of Tropical Medicine and Faculty of Science, confirming that their laboratories will be used to educate students based on strong collaboration between the two universities.