Working in Thailand Series: How to be a Scientist in Thailand

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The following post is a chapter from our book, Working in Thailand: How to Ditch the Desk, Board the Flight, and Land the Job, written by Patrick Taylor and Karsten Aichholz.

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The Scientists

Unless otherwise noted, all quotes by Benno von Bormann and Reshmie Ramautarsing, scientists.

Few but the most optimistic government planners would think of Thailand as a hub for scientific research.

Science education is lamentably weak—despite plowing a huge 20% of the national budget into education, scores in standardized science tests remain woefully low.

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