2018

ISSP [2018] : Collecting Supportive Research Material for the Duang Prateep Foundation to Negotiate the Relocation of the Khlong Toei Slum

The relocation of Khlong Toei slum is imminent due to increasing urban development in Bangkok. The goal of this project was to compile data to support the negotiation of suitable relocation strategies and housing options for the Khlong Toei slum community. These ideas were developed through archival research, interviews of slum residents, and applied thematic …

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ISSP [2018] : Developing a Web Application to support farmers in Thailand

There are 100 million runaway youths worldwide. These youth face an increased risk of physical and emotional harm. Our team worked with the Sati Foundation, a non-profit organization in Bangkok, Thailand, to develop a mobile application to reduce risks for runaway youth. We designed our project using the Software Development Life Cycle methodology. To learn …

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ISSP [2018] : Reducing Single-Use Plastic in a Thai School Community A Sociocultural Investigation in Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok residents consume over 600,000 plastic items a day resulting in consequences affecting Thailand’s economy, human health, and environment. Partnered with the St. Joseph’s Alumnae Association (SJAA), our project sought to gain an understanding of plastic use and develop methods to reduce plastic consumption in the St. Joseph Convent School (SJC) and its community. We …

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ISSP [2018] : Developing a Mobile Application to Reduce Risks for Runaway Youth in Bangkok, Thailand

There are 100 million runaway youths worldwide. These youth face an increased risk of physical and emotional harm. Our team worked with the Sati Foundation, a non-profit organization in Bangkok, Thailand, to develop a mobile application to reduce risks for runaway youth. We designed our project using the Software Development Life Cycle methodology. To learn …

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ISSP [2018] : Eco-innovation from Reishi Mushroom Residue at the First Royal Factory, Fang, Chiang Mai

Due to the unavoidable by-product of manufacturing process of producing concentrated reishi mushroom juice at Doi Kham Food Products Co., Ltd., the expensive mushroom cannot be fully utilized, and the residues are without any value. The goal of our project is to develop the most suitable plan for turning the reishi mushroom residue into a …

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ISSP [2018] : Empowering the economic capacity of a historic community in Ayutthaya: a drinking water business

This report recounts the building of groundwork, which could lead to an increase in the economic capacity through the sales of bottled drinking water in Khlong Takien Subdistrict, in 2018. The project was developed to analyze, address problems and come up with possible solutions to increase the sales of bottled drinking water in the community. …

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ISSP [2018] : Empowering Thai Farmers by Promoting Coconut Cider Vinegar

Poverty is affecting coconut farmers who are abandoning their farms and traditional practices to move to the cities for lucrative jobs. The Chaipattana Foundation addresses this issue to improve farmers’ livelihoods by preserving and promoting coconut cider vinegar and other traditional products. Through research, interviews, surveys, and observations our team discovered that the more effective …

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ISSP [2018] : Designing a Sustainable Classroom Building in Chiang Rai, Thailand

The rural Wawee community in Chiang Rai does not receive enough financial support from the government to provide quality classrooms for its students. This negatively impacts students as poor physical infrastructure has been shown to influence student academic performance (Young et al., 2003). The Sati Foundation wants to address this by providing the community with …

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