The PUST Research Lecture Series continues with a presentation about herbicides and weed control methods

Pyongyang University of Science and Technology continues our research lecture series with a presentation from Dr. Glenn Wehtje, research agronomist at Auburn University (USA). Glenn spoke about his research in herbicides and weed control methods. He specifically outlined three different projects and how he carefully designed the experiments to maximize his data collection efforts, how he … Read more…

Introducing the PUST Research Lecture Series

During the Spring 2017 term, Pyongyang University of Science and Technology has hosted a research lecture series for the PUST foreign faculty to present their research. All members of the PUST community, including DPRK faculty and students, are invited to attend the series. In the second lecture seminar, Adjunct Assistant Professor Dominik Naeher of Germany presented his … Read more…

Pyongyang University of Science and Technology completes another year with a Graduation ceremony

The Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST) completed another annual academic cycle last Wednesday, with a Graduation ceremony at the campus on the south side of Pyongyang, capital of the DPR Korea. One hundred (100) undergraduate students in science and technology received Bachelor degrees from the international and DPRK-side co-Presidents and other academic leaders … Read more…

Nobel Laureates and European Prince visit PUST

The Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST) was honoured today by the visit of Nobel Prize-winners Professor Finn Kydland (Economics, 2004; from Norway) Professor Aaron Ciechanover (Chemistry, 2004; Israeli) and Dr Sir Richard Roberts (Medicine, 1993; British). They presented a series of formal lectures and had discussions on their specialist topics with PUST students. The … Read more…

More ALS Lab equipment arrives at PUST

This week, a fluorescence spectrophotometer arrived at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST) campus and will soon be used by the students in the Agriculture and Life Sciences (ALS) school. This new laboratory equipment, along with all other laboratory materials and equipment are donated by foreign faculty and staff and foreign supporters. The fluorescence … Read more…

30 New students arrive on campus

Last week, 14 female and 16 male students, enrolled at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST). These students recently graduated middle school (equivalent to secondary school in Western countries). This is only the second group of students to immediately attend PUST after middle school graduation. In April 2015, 24 students enrolled at the university directly … Read more…