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21 Dec 2017 FY2018 JSPS London BRIDGE Fellowship Call for Applications


Closing date: Wednesday 7th February 2018
Visit start period: Between July 2018 to the end of March 2019

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13 Dec 2017 2018 Master’s and Doctoral Programmes at UNU-IAS in Tokyo

2018 Master’s and Doctoral Programmes at UNU-IAS in Tokyo

The United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) is now accepting applications for September 2018 admission to our postgraduate degree programmes: the Master of Science in Sustainability and the PhD in Sustainability Science. The application deadlines are 28 February 2018 for the master’s programme, and 27 April 2018 for the doctoral programme. Both programmes start in September 2018.


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JSPS Summer Programme 2018
Application Deadline: Monday 15th January 2018
Fellowship to take place during fixed period: 12 June to 22 August 2018

Applications should be sent to the British Council Tokyo. Application guidelines and form are available on their website here:

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13 Oct 2017 JSPS London Call for the Short Term Pre/Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers FY2018 (first call)

Applications to JSPS London

Fellowship Start Period: 1st May 2018 to 31st March 2019

Closing Date: Friday 1st December, 2017

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06 Sep 2017 FY2018 Call for the JSPS London Symposium and Seminar Scheme

Closing date: Wednesday 8th November, 2017

Time frame for holding events: between June 2018 to the end of February 2019

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23 Aug 2017 Open Faculty Positions at OIST in Okinawa, Japan

The following open postions for faculty members at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University.

Chemistry: All areas of chemistry, including chemical biology,
synthetic organic/inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, and materials chemistry.

Computer Science: All areas of computer science, including machine learning,
AI, robotics, algorithms, theory, software engineering, graphics, and visualization.

Cell Biology: All areas of cell biology, including cellular signaling, structural biology,
stem cell biology, developmental biology, immunology, neurobiology,
and the biology of cancer and other disease states at the cellular and molecular levels.

For more information, please visit the university's website:

20 Jul 2017 FY2018 EPSRC UK-Japan Call in Coordination with the JSPS Core to Core Programme

The EPSRC are seeking expressions of interest by Monday 14th August 2017, for participation of UK groups in the JSPS Core-to-Core Scheme in the area of advanced functional materials. 

The EPSRC will contribute up to £2M for the call as matching funding to that provided by JSPS, funding approximately two collaborations depending on success in the peer review process that will be managed by JSPS. Funds should be used over a 5 year period starting from April 2018 for joint research projects, seminars and researcher exchanges with the aim to create world-class research hubs centred around the UK, Japan and at least one other country.

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19 Jul 2017 FY2018 Call for JSPS Invitation Fellowships

There are 3 types of JSPS Invitation Fellowships for mid career to senior level researchers to do collaborative research in Japan:

Long term: for a 2 to 10 month visit

Short Term: for a 2 week to 2 month visit

Short Term (s): for a 1 week to 1 month visit 

Fellowship Start Period: between 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019

Application Deadline: 1 September 2017

*Please send applications to JSPS Tokyo via a host institution. Please be aware the internal deadline set by the host institution to collect applications to forward to JSPS Tokyo will be earlier.

Application Guidelines and Form

10 Jul 2017 FY2018 Call for JSPS Core-to-Core Projects


Applications to JSPS Tokyo 
Duration of Project: April 2018 - March 2023 (Max. 5 years)
Application Period: Wed 6 September 2017 - Wed 4 October 2017

Application Procedure

29 Jun 2017 FY2018 Bilateral Joint Research Projects/ Seminars

Type A: Bilateral Joint Projects with JSPS’ Counterpart Institutions
This scheme is based on an agreement with the Royal Society.

Duration of Project: 2 years

*Starting date: 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019 for the Japanese side and from 31 March 2018 to 2019 for the UK side.  

Application Period: 

JSPS: Wednesday 23rd August to Wednesday 6th September, 2017. Applications should be sent centrally by the institution in Japan to JSPS Tokyo. JSPS Tokyo does not accept applications from individual researchers and please note that the applicant's affiliated institution may set an earlier, internal deadline to collect and check the format of these applications before forwarding to JSPS Tokyo. Under no circumstances will JSPS Tokyo accept a late application.

Royal Society: 10th October 2017, 15:00 UK time. 

Type B: Open Partnership Joint Projects/Seminars

Duration of Project: 

Joint Projects – up to 2 years 

*Start date must be during the period of 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019

Joint Seminars – up to 1 week
* Seminars must be held during the period of 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019

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