Q. What is your research topic?
A. Heat tolerance and productivity of dairy cattle under tropical climate in suburb area of Cambodia.
Q. Why did you choose the ASCI to study?
A. It is a program of the University of Nagoya, a prestigious university with many famous professors and scientists. Most importantly, the scholarship allows me to do research in my country, which is an important document that is useful for Cambodia and for the next generation of researchers.
Q. What are the advantages and disadvantages of ASCI to study?
A. The advantage is that I can keep my role and job, it does not cause stress and especially lived with family, while the disadvantages: online meeting is not as good as face-to-face meeting and lack of some laboratory equipment in satellite campus in country.
Q. What is your greatest achievement during your PhD course?
A. The greatest achievement during my PhD course is gained knowledge and research results, which will provide input to the government for planning to develop dairy farming and investors who want to invest dairy cattle in Cambodia.
Q. What are your career goals?
A. In the future, if I have the opportunity: First, I want to be a leader in the entity of Animal Health and Animal Production and second, I want to invest in dairy farming in Cambodia.
Q. Please advise PhD students who study in the ASCI program.
A. Students who want to pursue a doctoral degree, please come to apply for an ASCI Scholarship because you will be studying and doing research in your own country, especially you do not lose your position and job.
Q. Any additional comment, please.
A. I would like to express my deep gratitude to the Government of Japan as well as the University of Nagoya for providing me with a PhD Scholarship. Through this PhD study, I gained knowledge, experience, especially my research results are important to Cambodia and a reference document for the next generation of researchers.