• The Behavioral Science Research Institute (BSRI)

    1. The BSRI aims to be a leading institute of research and knowledge in behavioral science at national and international level.
    2. The BSRI was initially established as a joint venture between the Government of Thailand and UNESCO in August 25, 1955.
    3. Formerly it was known both as the “International Institute for Child Study” and the “Bangkok Institute for Child Study”.
    4. In August 1975, the institute was formally named the “Behavioral Science Research Institute” or BSRI.
    5. The BSRI celebrated its 63rd anniversary on 25th August 2018.
    6. BSRI has two main functions: research and teaching.

  • The International Postgraduate Research Colloquium or the IPRC is co-hosted by the Behavioral Science Research Institute, (BSRI), Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand and the Department of Psychology, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Malaysia, every year since 2004.

    - Both faculty members and students (at post graduate and PhD levels) are invited to share their research works and proposals at the colloquium
    - Papers submitted should match the theme of the IPRC
    - Since 2014, the organization of the IPRC has expanded to include other universities in Malaysia and Thailand-

    > Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia
    > Chiang Mai University, Thailand

    - The IPRC invites participants from the universities in the ASEAN region to join this academic exchange.

      The next IPRC- 16th IPRC in 2019 would be held at BSRI in Thailand.
  • About the IJBS::
    The Behavioral Science Research Institute (BSRI), Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok, Thailand, has published the International Journal of Behavioral Science (IJBS) since 2006.

      1. The IJBS is an international journal that publishes original research papers, academic articles, and book reviews in the discipline of Behavioral Science (only in English language).
    • 2. IJBS is an open access journal.
      3. IJBS follows the double blind peer review for all the submissions to the journal.
      4. IJBS publishes two issues per year: in the months of January and July of each year.
      5. IJBS is indexed in national database (TCI, tier 1) and international database (SCOPUS, ACI, EBSCO, ESCI) for journals
    Read more about the IJBS::
    [Aim and Scope of IJBS
    [Call for Papers
    [Instructions to Authors
    [Example Format
    [IJBS Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement]
    [Editorial Baord (2018-2019)]
  • BSRI is committed to the development of research initiatives that not only contribute to the enhancement of knowledge but also towards the application of this research based knowledge to develop the community. As a part of our endeavor, we are now engaged in cross cultural research (CCR) projects.

    Ongoing Research projects:
    Currently there is an ongoing project at the BSRI:

    • 1. Project G.L.O.W. (Global Living Organizational Wage) spearheaded by Prof. Stuart Carr from theSchool of Psychology, Massey University, New Zealand. Many universities across the globe are a partner of this project [Link]
      2. The GLOW project initiated at the BSRI is- “Sufficient Living Wage: A Conceptual Framework in Thai Organizations based on the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy.

    Previous CCR Projects

    1.Health and Safety culture in Hospitals (2014-16): With the Department of Psychology, International Islamic University of Malaysia, and many our partners in Thailand.
    2. Developing an understanding about the quality of work life of university teachers (2013-14):
    With universities in the South of Thailand- Prince of Songkla University (PSU), and Yala Rajabhat University.
    3. The psychosocial correlates of the quality of work life of university teachers(2012-13): a cross cultural research project with the Department of Psychology, International Islamic University of Malaysia. A research paper published about this research is available at: http://bsris.swu.ac.th/journal/i92/Kanu_Numchai1-16.pdf