Collaborative Research Networks
Since its establishment in June 2000, KRI@UNSW has established extensive international networks in Southeast Asia and Australasia. The first is the Universities Network (aka. Ten Strategic Partner Universities) and the second is Universities-Government Institutions network (aka. CPPR Forum).
1. Universities Network (aka. Ten Strategic Partner Universities)
Our partner universities are not just leaders and the national hubs for Korean Studies only but they are the first-tier, highest ranked and recognized in respectable countries as well as globally. Through this network, KRI@UNSW and partner universities conduct research projects in areas Korean Studies but with specialisations within Political Studies, Economics, Sociology, Cultural Studies, Language and History.
Australia - In Australia, the University of New South Wales is the research and education hub of Korean Studies.
Cambodia - In Cambodia, Royal University of Phnom Penh is the hub of Korean Studies, both in research and in education.
Indonesia - In Indonesia, UI has first established a major in Korean Studies in 2006, and hence become a national hub of Korean Studies. And also, UI is the hub of research in the field of social sciences and humanities.
Laos - In Laos, National University of Laos is the hub of Korean Studies, both in research and in education.
Malaysia - In Malaysia, UM is the hub of Korean Studies, both in research and in education.
University of Malaya (UM)
New Zealand - In New Zealand, University of Auckland is the hub of Korean Studies, both in research and in education.
Thailand - In Thailand, Chulalongkorn University is the leading hub of research and education in Korean Studies.
The Philippines - In Philippines, UP is the hub of Korean Studies, both in research and in education.
Vietnam - In Vietnam, USSH Hanoi and USSH Hochiminh City are the research and education hub of Korean Studies, one in Northern Vietnam, the other in Southern Vietnam.
2. Universities-Government Institutions Network (aka. CPPR Forum)
KRI@UNSW formed first strategic Universities-Government Intuitions Networks in 2012 with an aim to conduct collaborative and comparative research on public policy in Southeast Asia, Australia and Korea. This network is specifically named to highlight its purpose as ‘Comparative Public Policy Research (CPPR) Forum of KRI@UNSW’. The CPPR Forum consists of research partners from Korea, Australia and eight South East Asian countries’ universities, government research institutes and policy makers.
CPPR Forum’s primary activities are to conduct collaborate and comparative research on public policy challenges facing governments in the South East Asian region and to share the outputs of this research via symposiums and workshops. The CPPR Forum was formally formed through the inaugural CPPR Symposium held in Yangon (2014) after three years of planning and following several pilot research projects managed by KRI@UNSW. The operating arms of the CPPR Forum consist of advisory board members, research project directors and researchers from participating institutions. CPPR participants comprise key personnel from public policy reform agencies and distinguished scholars from each participating country.
The CPPR Forum and KRI@UNSW had conducted a collaborative research workshop on 6 November, 2015 in Manila which was co-hosted by the Asia Development Bank and the Korea Foundation.
Operations and Governance Structures
CPPR Forum has two working systems. Advisory Board is the governance of developing research issues, cooperating collective research projects and workshops. Members are senior researchers from universities and public research institutes, and senior policy makers in the respective government bodies from eight countries in Southeast Asia, Korea and Australia.
KRI@UNSW is the key engine for managing this research network in the field of comparative public policy studies.
KRI@UNSW ADVISORY BOARD for CPPR FORUM
|Dr. Sang Yoo Nam||Chair, CPPR Forum Advisory Board & Former Dean, KDI Graduate School||Korea|
|Dr. Kyung Tae Lee||Co-Chair, CPPR Forum Advisory Board & Former Ambassador to OECD||Korea|
|Prof. Emerlinda Roman||Co-Chair, Former President, University of the Philippines||The Philippines|
|Dr. Seong-Min Yoo||Member of National Assembly||Korea|
|Prof. Yoon Hee Won||President, University of Seoul||Korea|
|Prof. Kyu-Dok Hong||Vice President (Academic), Sookmyung Women’s University||Korea|
|Dr. Ly Thuch||Senior Minister, Royal Government of Cambodia||Cambodia|
|Mr. Ko Ko Hlaing||Chief Political Advisor to the President & Chairman, Center for Strategic and International Studies||Myanmar|
|Prof. Eko Prasojo||Professor, Universitas Indonesia and Former Vice Minister, Ministry of State Apparatus and Public Administration||Indonesia|
|Dr. Vo Tri Thanh||Vice President, Central Institute for Economic Management||Vietnam|
|Prof. Norma Mansor||Professor University of Malaya||Malaysia|
|Dr. Leeber Leebouapao||Director General, National Economic Research Institute, Ministry of Planning and Investment||Laos|
|To be confirmed||Office of Public Sector Development Commission||Thailand|
|Prof. Mark Turner||Professor, Korean Research Initiatives, the University of New South Wales||Australia|
|Dr. Seung-Ho Kwon||Acting Executive Director, Korean Research Initiatives, the University of New South Wales||Australia|
CPPR FORUM Research Associates
|Australia||Dr. Seung-Ho Kwon||Korean Research Initiatives||The University of New South Wales|
|Prof. Mark Turner||Korean Research Initiatives||The University of New South Wales|
|Prof. Michael O'Donnell||Head, School of Business||The University of New South Wales|
|Thailand||Dr. Piti Srisangnam||Director, ASEAN Studies Center||Chulalongkorn University|
|Dr. Sineenat Sermcheep||Assistant Dean, Faculty of Economics||Chulalongkorn University|
|Ms. Kanita Soodkangwal||Senior Advisor||Office of the Public Sector Development Commission (OPDC)|
|Ms. Kittiya Khampee||Senior Advisor, Public Sector Development||Office of the Public Sector Development Commission (OPDC)|
|Dr. Chotima Sanguanphant||Public Sector Development Officer||Office of the Public Sector Development Commission (OPDC)|
|Malaysia||Prof. Norma Binti Mansor||Faculty of Economics and Administration||University of Malaya|
|Dr. Mazlan Yusoff||Director Nat. Institute of Public Administration||Public Service Department|
|Mr. Kumaraguru Yogeesvaran||Deputy Director General||Economic Planning Unit, Prime Minister’s Department|
|Indonesia||Prof. Eko Prasojo||Professor, Head, Research Cluster on Democracy, Decentralization and Governance||University of Indonesia|
|Dr. Setiawan Wangsaatmaja||Deputy Minister||Ministry of State Apparatus and Administration Reform|
|Mr. Edy Putra Irawady||Deputy Minister for Industry and Trade Affair||Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affair|
|Dr. Rudiarto Sumarwodo||Senior Advisor for Bureaucratic Reform & Decentralized Governance||The Partnership for Governance Reform|
|Dr. Ahmad Malkan Lubis||Member, Indonesian National Logistics Team||Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affair|
|Asso Prof. Teguh Kurniawan||Faculty of Social and Political Sciences||Universitas Indonesia|
|The Philippines||Prof. Emerlinda Roman||Former President & Professor, College of Bus. Administration||University of the Philippines|
|Dr. Dante Canlas||Former Director General||National Economic Development Authority of the Philippines|
|Prof. Raphael Lotilla||Senior Fellow, the Philippine Center for Econ. Development||University of the Philippines|
|Prof. Eduardo Gonzalez||Dean, Asian Center||University of the Philippines|
|Dr. Gilberto M. Llanto||President||The Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS)|
|Dr. Minsoo Lee||Senior Economist, Economic and Research Dept.||Asian Development Bank|
|Dr. Arief Ramayandi||Senior Economist, Economic and Research Dept.||Asian Development Bank|
|Cambodia||Dr. Ly Thuch||Senior Minister & Chairman||National Committee for Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific|
|Dr. Korm Ribaun||Deputy Secretary General||National Committee for Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific|
|Mr. Kim Veara||Faculty of Development Studies||Royal University of Phnom Penh|
|Dr. Heng Molyaneth||Research Fellow, Social Development Unit||Cambodia Development Resource Institute|
|Dr. Nou Keosothea||Coordinator for Social Dev. Programme||Cambodia Development Resource Institute|
|Laos||Dr. Leeber Leebouapao||Dir.-Gen., National Economic Research Institute (NERI)||Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI)|
|Dr. Sthabandith Insisienmay||Dep. Dir.-Gen, Macroeconomic Research Division, NERI||Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI)|
|Ms. Latdavanh Songvilay||Director, NERI||Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI)|
|Mr. Nisith Keopanya||Director General, Dept of Planning & Cooperation||Ministry of Home Affair|
|Vietnam||Dr Vo Tri Thanh||Vice President||Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM)|
|Dr. Nguyen Manh Hai||Director, Research Dept. for Public Service Policies||Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM)|
|Dr. Tran Van Ngoi||Director General, Institute of State Organizational Sciences||Ministry of Home Affairs|
|Asso. Prof. Tran Thi Thanh Thuy||Deputy Director, Institute for Public Leadership and Policy||HoChiMinh National Academy of Politics and Public Administration|
|Myanmar||Mr. Ko Ko Hlaing||Chief Political Advisor to the President & Chair||Center for Strategic and International Studies|
|Dr Kyaw Thu||Programme Specialist (UN-Habitat)||Urban Research and Development Institute (URDI)|
|Dr. Tun Ko Ko||Center for Strategic and International Studies||Myanmar Development Resource Institute|
|Prof. Khin Naing Oo||Rector||Yangon University of Economics|
|Prof. Thida Kyu||Head, Dept. of Economics||Yangon University of Economics|
|Prof. Cho Thein||Head, Dept. of Applied Economics||Yangon University of Economics|
|Korea||Dr. Sang Yoo Nam||Chair, CPPR Forum Advisory Board & Former Dean||KDI Graduate School|
|Dr. Kyung Tae Lee||Co-Chair, CPPR Forum Advisory Board||Former Ambassador to OECD|
|Dr. Seong-Min Yoo||Member||National Assembly|
|Prof. Yun-hi Won||President||University of Seoul|
|Prof. Kyu-Dok Hong||Vice President (Academic)||Sookmyung Women’s University|
|Dr. Moonjoong Tcha||Executive Director & CEO||Samsung Economic Research Institute (SERI)|
|Prof. Myungho Park||Dean, College of Business and Economics||Hankuk University of Foreign Studies|