On December 17, the Institute of Nature and Environmental Technology hosted an international joint symposium with Prince of Songkla University (PSU), our university-level partner in Thailand, under the theme of “Recent Advances in Marine Science, Aquaculture and Food Technology.” From PSU, Prof. Soottawat Benjakul, Assoc. Prof. Chutima Tantikitti, and Assoc. Prof. Thumronk Amornsakun presented their researches.
Also, on the 17, the delegates paid a courtesy visit to President Koetsu Yamazaki, and a lively discussion took place about the three new KU liaison offices which opened in 3 PSU campuses this November and further upcoming exchanges by double degree programs. And on the 18, they observed the KU marine facilities in Noto. In marine facility, we discussed further collaboration between KU and PSU.