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22 Jun 2010 Research resulting from a JSPS Short Term Award

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Research resulting from a JSPS Short Term Award.

Reinterpreting silence in the second language classroom.

Paper presented to the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) Annual Conference, March 6-9, The Sheraton Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia.

By Mr. Jim King, University of Nottingham.

Citizen participation in the conservation and use of rural landscapes in Britain

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Citizen participation in the conservation and use of rural landscapes in Britain - the Alport Valley case study. Special Issue of the Springer Journal: Landscape and Ecological Engineering doi:10.1007/s11355-010-0115-2.

See the article on SpringerLink

The special issue is called "Local natural and cultural characteristics as the cornerstone of the future of rural landscapes -a comparative case study of cultural landscapes in Britain and Japan" and is edited by Prof. Katsue Fukamachi from Kyoto University.

The paper is an outcome of the research stay of Professor Lange as Visiting Professor at the University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, Department of Natural Environment Studies with Professor Makoto Yokohari.

Posted by Co-author Professor Eckart Lange, University of Sheffield.

18 Jun 2010 62nd Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE)

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**Forthcoming**

62nd Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE), 11-16 September 2011, Niigata, Japan.

For more information

Posted by Professor Rob Hillman, University of Leicester and President of ISE.

Sub-micrometer Resolution Transverse Electron Beam Size Measurement System based on Optical Transition Radiation

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(Congress Poster Presentations)

"Sub-micrometer Resolution Transverse Electron Beam Size Measurement System based on Optical Transition Radiation", in Proceedings of International Particle Accelerator Conference, IPAC'10, May 23 - 28, Kyoto, Japan, 2010, MOPEA052

"A Compact Soft X-ray Source based on Thomson Scattering of Coherent Diffraction Radiation", in Proceedings of International Particle Accelerator Conference, IPAC'10, May 23 - 28, Kyoto, Japan, 2010, MOPEA053

Co presented by Dr. Pavel Karataev, Royal Holloway, University of London.

Hybrid silicon-carbon nanostructures for photovoltaic applications

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"Hybrid silicon-carbon nanostructures for photovoltaic applications" at EM-NANO 2010 (3rd International Symposium on Organic and Inorganic Electronic Materials and Related Nanotechnologies, Toyama, Japan, 22-25 June 2010).

Dr. Mariotti Link

By Dr. Davide Mariotti, University of Ulster

17 Jun 2010 Citizenship education in Japan

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Citizenship education in Japan,h Conference on civic engagement at the University of York on 18 June 2010. The conference was hosted by the Department of Educational Studies, University of York with the support of the Society for Educational Studies.

By Professor Ian Davies, University of York

2 papers were presented at gThe International Symposium

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2 papers were presented at gThe International Symposium on Speed-up, Safety and Service Technology for Railway and Maglev Systemsh, June 16-19, 2009, Niigata, Japan.

The papers have now been published in the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers:

Vasi__, G, Franklin, FJ, Fletcher, DI and Kapoor, A, Effect of traffic on crack initiation in rails, Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Journal of Mechanical Systems for Transportation and Logistics, Vol. 3 (2010) pp.100-109

Hyde, P and Fletcher, DI, Planning rail grinding using crack growth predictions, Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Journal of Mechanical Systems for Transportation and Logistics, Vol. 3 (2010) pp.216-225.

For more information please visit the groupfs website at Sheffield University: www.merail.co.uk

By Dr. David Fletcher, University of Sheffield

Research continued on a project on Service Sector Innovation

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Research continued on a project on Service Sector Innovation on a recent visit to Research Institute for Economics & Business Administration (RIEB), Kobe University. Seminars were presented and visits to companies made as part of the project.

By Professor Emeritus John Dawson FRSE, Universities of Edinburgh and Stirling

The role of the ancestral tradition in bereavement in contemporary Japanese society

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The role of the ancestral tradition in bereavement in contemporary Japanese society. Mortality, 15 (4).

By Dr Christine Valentine, University of Bath

15 Jun 2010 Presentation of details relating to joint UK-Japan research work at the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation'fs 25th Anniversary celebrations

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Presentation of details relating to joint UK-Japan research work at the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation'fs 25th Anniversary celebrations, Embassy of Japan

By Dr. John Fossey, University of Birmingham and Dr. Tony James, University of Bath