Thammasat Case Studies on SDG 11

Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

This page presents what Thammasat University has done in order to tackle sustainability challenges in SDG 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable through the university’s functions, namely, education, research, outreach, policy and operation.

THAMMASAT UNIVERSITY MOVE TOWARDS TO SMART UNIVERSITY

Thammasat University is moving closer to its goals set in the 12th Thammasat University Strategic Plan (2017-2021), focusing on the development of education that ‘responds to’ the future and pursuing ‘the best sustainable and smart university’ strategy. Consequently, the university has prioritized its new role to create and promote ‘participation in the holistic environmental conservation’,Continue reading “THAMMASAT UNIVERSITY MOVE TOWARDS TO SMART UNIVERSITY”

Thammasat Pattaya’s EECmd Project – Smart Campus and Medical Hub

According to Assoc.Prof.Gasinee Witoonchart, Rector of Thammasat University, and Assoc.Prof.Md.Kammal Kummar Pawa, Vice Rector for Special Affairs, the future goal of Thammasat University, Pattaya campus is to become a Medical Hub, have Digital Hospital driven by AI, and to become a Smart Campus.

Thammasat Investing in Electric Vehicles for In-Campus Public Transportation

This year, 2020, Thammasat has signed contract with private sector to build 10 electric buses for service in 10 routes every working days since mid-year 2021. This year also, it will have another contract with another private sector to build 20 electric shuttle buses for routine service in Rangsit Campus everyday from 0630 am to 2000 pm. This service will operate in mid-year 2021.

APTU and IIED research collaboration on Urban Resilience (2017-2018)

In 2017-2018, Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning, Thammasat University and International Institute for Environmental Development, UK, collaborated in a research project “Planning For Eco-Cities And Climate-Resilient Environments: Building Capacity For Inclusive Planning In The Bangkok Metropolitan Region (PEACE-BMR)”, funded by Newton Fund Institutional Link (British Council and Thailand Research Fund). According to the projectContinue reading “APTU and IIED research collaboration on Urban Resilience (2017-2018)”

Urban Futures & Policy Lab joined UKNA in the SEANNET program

From 2017-2020, Urban Futures and Policy Lab, Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Thammasat University participated in the four-year initiative of Urban Knowledge Network Asia (UKNA) on research, teaching, and dissemination of knowledge on Asia through the prism of the city and urban communities in the program called the Southeast Asia Neighbourhoods Network (SEANNET), funded by the Henry Luce Foundation (New York, USA).

SDG Move at Regional Workshop on Urban Nexus

SDG Move (SDG Research and Support Programme) joined a panel in the Ninth Regional Workshop on Integrated Research Management in Asian Cities: The Urban Nexus: Safeguarding finite water-energy-land resources for future generations, on 22 to 23 May 2019. This workshop is organizsed by GIZ in cooperation with UNESCAP and Local Government for Sustainability (ICLEI).

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