22 Feb 2013 Building Resilient and Adaptable Infrastructure and Society: Drawing on the Experience of the Tohoku Earthquake 2011

15th to 16th November, 2012

University College London



07 Jan 2013 CSIC-JSPS International Smart Infrastructure Symposium

12-13 November 2012

Trinity Hall, Cambridge

Full Report

30 Nov 2012 Display and Debate: New Agendas for University Museums

UK-Japan Symposium

25 to 26 October 2012

Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia

Full Report


22 Nov 2012 Results of the JSPS 80th Anniversary Photo Competition

In the categories of "Research", "Arts and Culture" and "Travel" 2 entries have been selected for a prize and in the category of "Vintage" no selections for an award have been made. The winners and their photos are detailed below:

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16 Nov 2012 Pre departure Seminar and Alumni Evening

Pre departure Seminar and Alumni Evening on Tuesday 9th October 2012 (by invitation only)



Pre departure Seminar:

JSPS and Essential Information about its Programmes by Mr. Tomo Saito, Deputy Director, JSPS London

Research Experience in Japan by Professor Thomas Wirth, Cardiff University

RCUK Funding Opportunities for Research Visits to Japan by Dr. Sophie Laurie, Head of International, RCUK Strategy Unit

EPSRC Funding Opportunities and International Strategy by Dr. Edward Clarke, Senior Portfolio Manager, EPSRC 

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation's Science Programmes to Japan by Mr. Jason James, Director General, Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation, London

Alumni Evening:

UK-JSPS Alumni Association Activites and JSPS 80th Anniversary Events in 2012 by Dr. Martyn Kingsbury (Imperial College London), Chair of the UK-JSPS Alumni Association

Writing and Publishing Primary Scientific Papers By Dr. Stella Hurtley, Senior editor, SCIENCE

Full Report

UK-Japan Symposium at Loughborough University


UK-Japan Energy Materials Conferences 2012

Venue: Sir Denis Rooke Building, Holywell Park, Loughborough University

Date: 16th to 19th October 2012

Supported by the JSPS London Symposium Scheme

Annoucement/ Programme/ Registration


30 Oct 2012 80th Anniversary Photo Competition

Thank you to everyone who has submitted photographs for our 80th Anniversary Photo Competition. In each of the 4 categories we have received the following number of entries: Research: 16 Arts and Culture: 35 Travel: 42 Vintage: 1. We have selected 2 entries for a prize in each category, apart from the Vintage category. If you have not received notification by now that you have been shortlisted for a prize, then we are sorry but your entry has not been successful. Prize winners and their photographs will be announced on this webpage after our main 80th Anniversary Event on November 14th.

29 Oct 2012 Anglo-Japan Symposium Building Resilient and Adaptable Infrastructure and Society

Date : Thursday 15th and Friday 16th November 2012

Venue: University College London
Lectures: Wilkins Building, Haldane Room
Workshops (16.15-17.30 on Thursday 15th): Gordon House, Room 106 & Malet Place Engineering Building. Room 1.20

Announcement / Registration

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22 Oct 2012 International Smart Infrastructure Symposium

Date and Time: Tuesday 13th November 2012, 9:00 to 17:45

Venue: Cambridge

Supported by JSPS London and University of Cambridge


03 Oct 2012 Public Lecture on University Museums in Japan

Public Lecture on University Museums in Japan

Date and Time: Thursday 25th October 2012, 18:00 to 20:15

Venue: Weston Room, Norwich Cathedral Hostry, Norwich

Supported by JSPS London and the Sainsbury Institute, University of East Anglia

Announcement and Registration

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