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JSPS London Pre Departure Seminar and Alumni Evening


Friday 27th April 2018, JSPS London offices (by invitation only)

Event Programme 

Posted on 20 April 2018

JSPS/RSE Symposium: Organic Optoelectronics: Lighting Up the Future


Date: Thursday 3 May 2018

Time: Symposium 9:00 – 17:40, Networking receptiom 17:40 - 18:40

Venue :The Royal Society of Edinburgh , 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PQ

Japan Society for Promotion of Science and The RSE will be holding a joint symposium and networking reception.

The aim of the meeting is to bring together leading experts from Japan and Scotland to discuss the current research landscape of organic optoelectronics and its applications. This symposium will also provide the opportunity to engage with RSE and JSPS on their current initiatives and activities enabling international collaboration in this area.

The symposium will be jointly chaired by Professor Ifor Samuel FRSE, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews and Professor Chihaya Adachi, Centre for Organic Photonics and Electronics Research, Kyushu University.

Event Details

Posted on 12 April 2018

JSPS Programme Information Event at University of Lincoln


Date : Wednesday 18th April 2018

Time : 13:00 - 14:00

Venue : Room INB3102, 3rd Floor Isaac Newton Building 


Posted on 11 April 2018

JSPS Programme Information Event at Huddersfield University


Date : Monday, 16th April 2018

Time : 15:00 to 16:00

Venue: SJ3/19 Sparck Jones Building, Level 3, Room 19


Posted on 05 April 2018

Millennium Science Forum (09 Nov 2018)


Date:  Friday 9th November 2018

Venue: The British Embassy in Tokyo

The Millennium Science Froum is held annually at the Britain Embassy in Tokyo with distinguished Japanese and Britain speakers from the scientific community.
The Millennium Science Forum promotes the “*1 Sir Martin Wood Prize” which is awarded to a young researcher who has made an outstanding contribution in condensed matter science.

*1 Sir Martin Wood is the founder and Honorary President of Oxford Instruments plc, the scientific research equipment manufacturer that supports the prize.

Event Details

Posted on 14 March 2018

EPSRC-STFC-JSPS Symposium: Innovation in materials characterization: UK-Japan studies on energy-related materials using large-scale facilities


Date: Thursday 22 February 2018

Venue: Near the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, Oxfordshire.

The purpose of this symposium is to bring together researchers in the UK and Japan working on characterisation of materials for energy applications and will provide a unique opportunity to:

• network with researchers in the UK and Japan working on characterisation of energy related materials and form new connections;

• hear about the cutting edge research enabled by synchrotron facilities in the UK and Japan; 

• engage with EPSRC, ISIS and JSPS on their current initiatives and activities enabling international collaboration in this area.

If you would like to attend, please complete the registration form at the following web link:

* The closing date for registration is Thursday 18 January 2018.

For enquiries please contact:

Posted on 23 February 2018

UK-Japan Symposium : Cell Competition in Development and Cancer


Date   :  14 February 2018

Venue: XLG1 Chemistry LT, Christopher Ingold Building, University College London 

For more information about the event programme and to register please visit the following web link:

This event is supported by the JSPS London Symposium and Seminar Scheme.

Event Report

Posted on 15 February 2018

JSPS - Academy of Medical Sciences Collaborative Symposium: Medical Imaging and Artificial Intelligence


Date: Tuesday 23rd Janaury 2018

Symposium: 09:00 - 16:00, The Academy of Medical Sciences, London

Reception: 18:00 - 20:00, The Embassy of Japan in the UK, London 

This one-day symposium was jointly organised by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) and the Academy of Medical Sciences. 

The aim of the meeting was to bring together leading experts from Japan and the UK to discuss the current research landscape of medical imaging and the contributions of artificial intelligence to this field. The meeting also provided an opportunity to reflect on the regulatory and ethical considerations needed to support the effective and impactful adoption of such technologies. 

The symposium was followed by a reception to discuss funding opportunities and ways to facilitate greater contact and collaboration between the UK and Japan. We are very grateful to the Japanese Embassy for hosting this reception.

Event Summary

Posted on 26 January 2018

JSPS Programme Information Event at Bath Spa University


Date  : Monday, 5th February 2018

Time  : 13:00 to 14:00

Venue: Seminar Room NP.CP.G12, Ground Floor, Compton Building, Newton Park Campus


Posted on 22 December 2017

LSHTM & Nagasaki University: partnership successes and opportunities


Date: Monday 11 December 2017
Time: 14:30 - 16:30
Venue: Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom
Room: Manson Lecture Theatre
Registration is required. Please sign up for the event at the follwing website:

Registration and Event Details

Posted on 04 December 2017