Assoc. Prof. Rossarin Gray, Ph.D.
On behalf of the Institute for Population and Social Research (IPSR), Mahidol University, I have a great pleasure to welcome you all to “The 8th International Graduate Students Conference on Population and Public Health Sciences”.
This International Conference has been conducted annually upon the continued collaboration among three WHO CC Institutes which are the College of Public Health Sciences (CPHS), Chulalongkorn University, the ASEAN Institute for Health Development (AIHD), Mahidol University and the Institute for Population and Social Research (IPSR), Mahidol University.
This conference aims to achieve our goal to promote cooperative academic activities among different Institutes & Universities. It’s an advantage and good opportunity for the graduate students and researchers to have a platform to bring their research to the public, to disseminate research results and their research work quality to strengthen the public health issues to benefit the public in both national and international levels.
IPSR is one of the prominent population studies research and training institutes in Asia, actively focusing on six research clusters include: Society and Population and Family Changes; Population Ageing; Sexuality, Gender Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS; Population, Environment and Health; Migration Urbanization and Labor and Research Methodology. Also, IPSR is conducting the postgraduate trainings, national and international programs include a Master’s Degree Program in Population and Social Research (Thai program), and three International programs which are Master’s Degree Program in Population and Reproductive Health Research, Master of Population and Social Gerontology and a Doctor of Philosophy Degree program in Demography.
The Institute conducts postgraduate training through both national and international programs. IPSR offers a Master of Arts in Population and Social Research in Thai, along with three international degree programs. These are a Master of Arts in Population and Reproductive Health Research, a Master of Population and Social Gerontology offered jointly with Miami University of Ohio, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree program in Demography.
On this occasion, I would like to express my sincere thanks to the organizer, the College of Public Health Sciences (CPHS), Chulalongkorn University for the genuine concern and mainly support that made this conference possible.
Finally, I wish you find this conference a very fruitful and enjoyable, again, I warmly welcome all of you, thank you.
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