21 Apr 2017 JSPS London Pre Departure Seminar and Alumni Evening

Friday 21st April 2017, JSPS London offices (by invitation only)

Event Programme

Event Report 

Selected presentations:

Overview of JSPS and Preparing for your Research Trip

By Ms Chika Itoi, Section Leader, Overseas Fellowship Division, JSPS Tokyo

The JSPS Summer Programme 2017

By Mr Jun Hiramoto, Summer Programme Section, JSPS Tokyo

Experiences as a JSPS Fellow

By Mr Szymon Parzniewski, University of Birmingham

Experiences as a JSPS Fellow and Building Research Networks in Japan 

By Professor Gary Stephens, University of Reading 

Activities of the UK and Ireland JSPS Alumni Association

By Dr John Fossey, University of Birmingham 

20 Apr 2017 Lecture Logs of The 12th JBUK Meeting "UK Survival Seminar"

The 12th JBUK Meeting "UK Survival Seminar" was held on 22nd February 2017.

This time, the annual meeting featured very interesting talks by three distinguished guest speakers:

Dr Aya Homei, Lecturer, School of Arts, Languages and Cultures,
University of Manchester

Professor Tetsuo Tomiyama, Life Cycle Engineering,
Cranfield University

Professor Emeritus Hideaki Nagase, Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology,
University of Oxford

If you are interested in them, please find the programme and their lecture logs here.

*The materials are available only in Japanese.

19 Apr 2017 JSPS Programme Information Event at Heriot Watt University


Time and Date of Event: 9:20 -10:55, Tuesday 23rd May, 2017

Venue: Cairn Auditorium, Post-Graduate Centre


12 Apr 2017 Symposium "Sport and Diplomacy: Looking Towards Tokyo 2020"

This symposium focuses on mega-sporting events as a public diplomatic platform, and how it creates legacies for global community.

Date: Monday 15 May 2017

Time: 17:30- (19:45 Drinks reception)

Venue: SOAS Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, Thornhaugh St. London WC1H 0XG 

This symposium is supported by JSPS.

Event Programme and Registraion

11 Apr 2017 JSPS Programme Information Event at the University of Westminster


Time and Date of Event: 15:00 -16:00, Wednesday 12th April, 2017

Venue: Cavendish CLG.01


02 Apr 2017 JSPS London Call for the Short Term Pre/Post-doctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers (final call of FY2017)

Applications to JSPS London

Fellowship Start Period: 1st November 2017 to 31st March 2018

Closing Date: Thursday 1st June 2017

Application Guidelines and Form