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15 Feb 2018 Recent academic accomplishments posted by Dr Alessio Patalano, King's College London


A. Patalano, ‘“The Shape of Things to Come?”: The decade the US-Japan Security Treaty became a Maritime Alliance” (1971-1981), The 15th International History Forum: Japan’s Alliances (Tokyo: National Institute for Defence Studies, 2017), 113-130.


A. Patalano, ‘Commitment by Presence: Naval Diplomacy and Japanese Defense Engagement in Southeast Asia’ in Jeff Kingston and James Brown (eds.), Japan’s Foreign Relations in Asia (Routledge, 2018), 100-113.


A. Patalano, ‘Japan as a Maritime Power: Deterrence, Diplomacy, and Maritime Security’ in Mary M. McCarthy (ed.), The Handbook of Japanese Foreign Policy (Routledge, 2018), 155-172.

22 Aug 2017 Adjustment of the Arabidopsis circadian oscillator by sugar signalling dictates the regulation of starch metabolism


Authors: Motohide Seki, Takayuki Ohara, Timothy Hearn, Alexander Frank, Viviane da Silva, Camila Caldana, Alex Webb & Akiko Satake, Scientific Reports


Posted by Professor Alex Webb, University of Cambridge 

31 May 2017 Recent publications posted by Dr Christopher Pearson, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory


1. Wada et al., "a Cosmological PAH Survey with SPICA", 2017, PKAS, 32, 317

2. Sedgewick et al. "Akari All-Sky Bright Source Catalogue", 2017, PKAS, 32, 305

3. Sedgewick et al., "Akari Deep Field South: Spectroscopic Observations of Infrared Sources",  2017, PKAS, 32,281

4. Buat et al., "Nep-Akari Evolution with Redshift of Dust Attenuation in 8 ㎛ Selected Galaxies", 2017, PKAS, 32, 257

5. Marchetti et al., "Akari-Nep : Effects of AGN Presence on SFR Estimates of Galaxies", 2017,  PKAS, 32, 239

6. Miyaji et al."Chandra Observations of the Akari NEP Deep Field", 2017,  PKAS, 32, 235

7. Pearson et al., "Herschel Observations in the Akari NEP Field: Initial Source Counts",  2017,  PKAS, 32, 219

8. Matsuhara et al., "Overview of North Ecliptic Pole Deep Multi-Wavelength Survey Nep-Deep",  2017,  PKAS, 32, 213

9. Karouzos et al., "Galaxies on Diet: Feedback Signatures in Radio-Agn Host Galaxies", 2017,  PKAS, 32, 201

10. Davidge et al., "Initial Analysis of Extragalactic Fields Using a New Akari/irc Analysis Pipeline", 2017,  PKAS, 32, 37


26 May 2017 'Multilingual Disaster Support Volunteer Training in Japan: Participant Observation of Methods and Practice in Toyama Prefecture'


Joint policy-oriented book chapter produced from research done with host during a JSPS Summer Programme Award, 2016. The book in which this chapter featrures;Migrants in Disaster Risk Reduction: Practices for Inclusion  will be presented at the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, Cancun, Mexico on 22-26 May.

Posted by Co-author Mr Szymon Parzniewski, University of Birmingham

30 Mar 2017 Book Chapter: Agricultural Use of Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance

(Satoshi Koike, Roderick Mackie and Rustam Aminov, Research Faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, and others), published in

 Antibiotic Resistance Genes in Natural Environments and Long-Term Effects, Nova Science Publishers, ISBN: 978-1-53611-818-6

Posted by Dr Rustam Aminov, University of Aberdeen

20 Dec 2016 Convection induced by instabilities in the presence of a transverse seepage


Chaos, Solitons and Fractals (Elsevier) – ISSN : 0960-0779, Volume: 91, October 2016 pages 533-543

Authors: Takeshi Akinaga, Tomoaki Itano, Sotos Generalis

Posted by Dr Sotos Generalis, Department of Mathematics, Aston University

09 May 2016 Recent publication posted by Dr. Dominic Walsh (University of Bath)

Publication resulting from research undertaken during a JSPS Long Term Invitation Fellowship in 2012:

Visible light promoted photocatalytic water oxidation: proton and electron collection via reversible redox dye mediator  Catal. Sci. Technol., 2016, Accepted Manuscript, DOI:10.1039/C6CY00139D

21 Mar 2016 Recent Academic Accomplishments posted by Dr. Jason Danely, Oxford Brookes University

Publications resulting from research undertaken at the Kokoro Research Center, Kyoto University from 2013-2014 on a JSPS postdoctoral fellowship:

Danely, J., 2016. Hope in an ageing Japan: transience and transcendence. Contemporary Japan 28. doi:10.1515/cj-2016-0002

Danely, J., 2015. A Watchful Presence: Aesthetics of Well-Being in a Japanese Pilgrimage. Ethnos 0, 1–28. doi:10.1080/00141844.2015.1045916

Danely, J., 2014. Aging and Loss: Mourning and Maturity in Contemporary Japan. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

Upcoming Presentations:


Keynote address



Kadokawa Culture Promotion Foundation 2016, Summer Program at University of Tokyo

10 Mar 2016 Special Issue of Fluid Dynamics Research

In September 2014, the Department of Civil and Structural Engineering at the University of Sheffield hosted a symposium on Interscale Transfers and Flow Topology in Equilibrium and Non-equilibrium Turbulence, supported by the JSPS London Symposium Scheme. A selection of papers from the symposium has recently been published in Fluid Dynamics Research, the journal for the Japan Society of Fluid Mechanics. The papers from the special issue may be accessed at

Posted by Dr. Chris Keylock, University of Sheffield

30 Jul 2015 A trade-off between pre- and post-copulatory sexual selection in a bean beetle

Masako Katsuki, Zenobia Lewis, Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, July 2015. DOI: 10.1007/s00265-015-1971-4    

Posted by Dr. Zenobia Lewis, University of Liverpool.