24 Jul 2017 Stem Cells and the Eye

2-3 November 2017, Cardiff University 

Event Flyer 

Event Report 

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

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.

For more information please go to: https://www.epsrc.ac.uk/funding/calls/coretocorecollab2017/

19 Jul 2017 FY2018 Bilateral Joint Research Projects/ Seminars

Applications to JSPS Tokyo 

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

Duration of Project: 2 years

*Starting date on 1 April 2018 for Japanese side.

Staring date up to and including 31 March 2018 for UK side.  

Application Period: 

JSPS: Wednesday 23rd August to Wednesday 6th September, 2017

* Please note that applicants’ affiliated institutions may set earlier deadlines. Under no circumstances will JSPS accept applications submitted after this period.

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

For more detailed information

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

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

07 Jul 2017 JSPS Programme Information Event at Queen Mary University of London


Time and Date of Event: 15:00 - 16:00, Monday 10th July, 2017

Venue: Graduate Centre 2.01, Mile End Campus


06 Jul 2017 JSPS Programme Information Event at Harper Adams University


Time and Date of Event: 11:00 - 12:55, Friday 14th July, 2017

Venue: Building M30

JSPS Programme Information Event at the University of Birmingham


Time and Date of Event: 14:00 - 16:15, Thursday 13th July, 2017

Venue: Room 121 Muirhead Tower