LNSN is a collaborative platform to share large nuclear and synchrotron facilities in the ASEAN countries. Thailand submitted its initiative on the establishment of the ASEAN Large Nuclear and Synchrotron Facilities Network (LNSN) to reflect the SCIRD workplan. With the recommendation of SCIRD, the LNSN was endorsed by ASEAN Committee on Science and Technology (COST) during their 72nd Meeting, held on 24 May 2017 in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam.

Recent Activities

Symposium on the Application of Radiation Techniques for Cultural Heritage Research,
22-23 March 2022

We received 194 participants registered from 38 countries.

The purposes of the Research Network on Cultural Heritage establishment include:

  • to build a regional research platform applying large-scale facilities located in the ASEAN region such as synchrotron light sources, nuclear research reactors, particle accelerators, as research facilities, in the field of cultural heritage studies,
  • to strengthen technical collaboration in the ASEAN region,
  • to facilitate access and enhance the utilization of large-scale research facilities among ASEAN researchers, and
  • to enhance scientific contribution in the understanding of ASEAN cultural heritage.

Network Agency

Universiti Brunei Darussalam
Ministry of Education Youth and Sports (MOEYS), Cambodia
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