In the past 13 years, Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia (PUC) has established many institutions to facilitate and enhance the learning of students in many aspects of education.
One particular institute, the Paññāsāstra Institute of Academic Research and Development (PIARD), was established in July of 2012 to help realize the PUC Mission of “Becoming a leading Institution for Research and Development Study in Cambodia and in the regions, recognized for the high quality of faculty, students, and contributions to the peace and development of the region.”
The Institute is promoting innovative research for, and collaboration with, both private and public sector organizations. So far, the Institute has planned the upcoming programs, which include:
By creating and enhancing the knowledge culture and infrastructure, the groundwork can be laid for near and long term future scientific research and development.
To these ends, PIARD will conduct workshops and conferences to bring scholars from around the region and the world to share their findings, and conduct seminars on research the capacity of our faculty.
PIARD invites those both inside and outside of PUC community to contact the office for help or for collaboration on research and development issues.
Mr. May Sam-Oeun, a Professor of 14 years at PUC, who is also PUC Vice President and a former Member of Parliament and Secretary of State of the Royal Government of Cambodia, has been appointed as the Chair of PIARD by PUC President and Founder Dr. Kol Pheng.
Paññāsāstra Institute of Academic Research and Development (PIARD)
May Sam-Oeun, Chair
PAÑÑĀSĀSTRA UNIVERSITY OF CAMBODIA
No. 184, Boulevard Preah Norodom, Phnom Penh, Cambodia (South of Independence Monument)
Tel. : (855)23 990 680 or (855)23 677 7227