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Visuel AP AI Bletery


Using gravitational signals for tsunami early warning with AI

IRD researchers publish a study on May 11, 2022 in the journal Nature showing that gravitational signals can be exploited to instantly estimate the magnitude of large earthquakes. These signals, which are very weak and propagate at the speed of light, were discovered in 2017 in data from the 2011...

Elephant mothers and daughters heading to the water at Elephant Conservation Center (ECC) Sayaboury district, Laos


Kick start of the ELAOS project at the Elephant Conservation Center

In Laos, Tuberculosis (TB) and drug resistant TB represent a significant public health threat. Because of the restrictive measures and the strain on health systems for COVID-19 control, the pandemic has had a negative effect on the number of TB cases (diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up), causing a...

Textile factory on the outskirts of Vientiane where many young migrant women from the northern provinces of Laos come to work


A scientific paper on social and social changes related to the feminisation of migration in Laos

This new scientific article published in the journal Espace populations sociétés addresses issues related to the impacts of the ever-increasing mobility of women in Laos. It focuses on the intergenerational dynamics, the effect on family structures and relationships.

Navire Marion Dufresne


The RESILIENCE cruise aboard the Marion Dufresne

The RESILIENCE oceanographic cruise will take place in the Indian Ocean from April 19 to May 24, 2022.



Scientific writing training course in Mozambique and Madagascar

This training was held from April 11-15, 2022 jointly in Marracuene, Mozambique and in Antananarivo, Madagascar at the CNRE office.

Modernist period villa (1961), Xieng Nyeun village, Laos
Project Vientiane Modernist: Exploring an architectural heritage
IRD in Laos is participating in the VIENGMO project, Vientiane Modernist, which seeks to document and valorize the architectural heritage of the Vientiane Modernist period. This project brings together a Franco-Laotian team from various backgrounds ranging from art to science.
Salle de l'exposition Matrimoine au Centre culturel de la jeunesse de Luang Prabang


The "Matrimony" exhibition was presented in Luang Prabang

On 31 March and 1 April, the photographic exhibition "Matromony" was held at the Luang Prabang Children’s Cultural Centre. This event was very popular with the public, thanks to the series of augmented reality photographs.

Accord-cadre entre l'IRD et l'Université de Mahidol à l'Ambassade de France en Thaïlande
A MoU to strengthen cooperation between IRD and Mahidol University
On Tuesday 5 April, a new MoU was signed between IRD and one of Thailand's most prestigious universities, Mahidol University, to consolidate their numerous collaborations in the field of medical research.
Alejandro Marin Menendez


A cycling researcher visits schools around the world

Scicling is a Public Engagement Initiative that brings cutting-edge science with an enthusiastic researcher to Secondary Schools around the world in a simple and sustainable manner: cycling. Our UMR MIVEGEC is supporting this initiative.

Crisis Ahead


Call of Papers for the 7th ICIRD Conference “Disruption, Challenges and Resilience in Contemporary Southeast Asia”

The July 22 & 23, 2022 will held the 7th International Conference on International Relations and Development (ICIRD) in Chiang Mai (Thailand) “Disruption, Challenges and Resilience in Contemporary Southeast Asia”. Within the scope of the organization of this conference, the ICIRD team is looking for...