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04 Jun 2004 JSPS London Office 10th Anniversary Celebrations at The Royal Society 

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JSPS London Office 10th Anniversary Celebrations was held at The Royal Society on Friday 4th June 2004. The event aims to celebrate the ten year history of the JSPS London Office since the opening of the office in April 1994 and the achievements in the promotion of academic and scientific collaboration between Japan and the United Kingdom.

Professor Atsuko Toyama, former Japanese Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, delivered a lecture entitled University Reforms in Japan to Usher in a Century of Knowledge also present were Professor Dame Julie Higgins, Foreign Secretary and Vice-President of The Royal Society and Professor John H. Lawton, Chief Executive of the Natural Environment Research Council amongst other distinguished guests.


Full text of Professor Toyama's lecture


Full text of Professor Ono's speech


Pre-Departure Seminar and Alumni Evening


JSPS London Office 10th Anniversary Celebrations


10th Anniversary Celebration: 17:00 - 18:30

1. Introductory Speech by Professor Motoyuki Ono, President of JSPS
2. Speech by Professor Dame Julia Higgins, Foreign Secretary and Vice-President of The Royal Society.
3. Speech by Professor Yasuhisa Kanaguchi, Director of JSPS London Office
4. Lecture by Professor Atsuko Toyama, Former Japanese Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
5. Welcome Reception


Dinner: 18:30 - 21:00

6. Speech by Professor Motoyuki Ono, President of JSPS
7. Speech by Professor John Lawton, Chief Executive, NERC
8. Toast by Mr. Masaki Orita, Ambassador of Japan
9. A Performance of Japanese Music



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