Prince of Songkla University hosted the 10th Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle Conference titled "Bioscience: The Element of life", on 1-2 December 2016, at PSU’s Hat Yai Campus. PSU President Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chusak Limsakul inaugurated the event, which focused on the diversity of bioscience research and development, including bioscience research networking.
The more than one hundred participants included academics from universities in Thailand (Prince of Songkla University and Khon Kaen University), Malaysia, (Universiti Malaysia Terengganu and Universiti Sains Malaysia), Japan (University of Miyazaki) and Pakistan (PMAS Arid Agriculture University).
The IMT-GT UNINET conference rotates its hosts every two years. This year was the second time that Prince of Songkla University hosted the conference.
The 10th iteration of the event consisted of special lectures and bioscience research presentations of graduate students and professors. Covered topics included agriculture and agro-industry, biodiversity, biomedical science and engineering, biotechnology, environment and resource management, bioenergy, natural products and drug stores.