Welcome from the Director

Rossarin GrayWelcome to the Institute for Population and Social Research (IPSR), Mahidol University. For almost 45 years since we were established from the Center of Population and Social Research under the Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University, Phayatai Campus.  Our status has been changed to be “Institute for Population and Social Research” which was equivalent to a Faculty of Mahidol University since 14 November 1971.   In 1983 our office building has been moved to relocated at the building of Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Mahidol University, Salaya Campus and in 2011 we are very proud of our first own building which H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn has graciously granted the name as “Prachasangkom Udompathana Building” means “The building with prosperity for Population and Society” and presided over the Building Opening Ceremony on 1 September 2011

To date, we have been adhering to our aim to lead Institute with Quality and Morality, we remain the ambitious of our goal to foster our Institute to be a prominent and renowned research Institute. The achievement of the outstanding of research qualities, teaching, training and the expertise of our staff in the fields of Population and Social Sciences have been recognized at National and International levels, this allowing us to become one of the leading research Institutes in Asia.  Our work is adherent to the common interest of the people as a whole and continuingly fond engaging with IPSR symbolic beloved cultures.

In addition, our Institute is currently available for the public and private sectors to utilize the standardized meeting room services and facilities for conducting variety of trainings, workshops, meetings, conferences, effectively in both National and International level. For instance: during the year 2015, it was more than 200 times the meeting room have been utilized by the public and private sectors with the attendance of over 10,000 participants.

On behalf of Institute members and staff, I sincerely welcome you to visit this website. Please enjoy learning our webpage and obtaining expected information. If you would like to have more information, please do not hesitate to contact us or come for a visit. Our Institute is always welcome you all.

Associate Professor Rossarin Gray, Ph.D.
Director of Institute for Population and Social Research,
Mahidol University
February 2016