19 Aug 2016 Audio File from JSPS Programme Information Event

From here you can get an audio file (MP4 Video) of the programme information event we hold across universities in the UK and Ireland.
This file includes an explanation about the following:

    -JSPS-Organizational structure
    -JSPS bilateral/multilateral collaboration programmes
    -JSPS Fellowship Programmes

*Please keep in mind that the deadlines mentioned in the audio file are as of July 5, 2016. You are required to check the latest deadlines.

16 Aug 2016 *NEW* International Exchanges Scheme between the Royal Society and JSPS

The Royal Society and JSPS have a new agreement in place to cost share exchange of researchers between the UK and Japan. Up to £12,000 for travel and subsistence is available from the Royal Society for UK based researchers to conduct 2-year projects, including a maximum of £2,000 for research expenses. Equivalent funding is available from JSPS for Japan based researchers.

The Royal Society and JSPS have agreed to jointly fund 5 new projects in this call.

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02 Aug 2016 EPSRC UK-Japan Call in Coordination with the JSPS Core to Core Programme

The EPSRC are seeking expressions of interest by 23 August 2016, for participation in the JSPS Core-to-Core Scheme in the areas of advanced materials. 

Matching funds worth up to 18 million Japanese Yen (approx. £130,000) per year are available from the EPSRC for up to 5 years starting from April 2017 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.

For more information please go to: https://www.epsrc.ac.uk/funding/calls/coretocorecollab/