National Research Council of Thailand announced the 2021 National Outstanding Researcher Award winners. Professor Watchara Ngamchitcharoen from the Faculty of Liberal Arts, Thammasat University has been named as the national outstanding researcher in Philosophy.
Professor Watchara Ngamchitcharoen said that he took an interest in Buddhism since childhood. He began researching Buddhism in 2003.
He has created nine research papers mainly related to Buddhism in 3 dimensions: concept, teaching or principle, application of principles in today’s world, reforming, developing and solving problems related to monks. He expressed he is very proud to have received this award.