A. Manoharan, M. Nagarajan (Ph, B. Kanagavel


The development of a country depends mainly on the Science and Technology research of that country. Thailand is the world's 51st-largest country in terms of total area and is the 20th-most-populous country, with around 64 million people. This paper focuses on the the Scientific and Technological Research of Thailand. Thailand, being a small country is supposed to become a developed country within 10 years.


Science and technology research; Scientometrics; Thailand

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