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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:

https://groups.oist.jp/facultypositions

28 Feb 2017 The Call for Nominations of 2017 (33rd) International Prize for Biology

The International Prize for Biology is a commemorative prize to celebrate the sixty-year reign of Emperor Showa and his longtime devotion to biological research. It also pays tribute to the present Emperor, His Majesty, Emperor Akihito, who has striven for many years to advance the study of gobioid fish taxonomy while contributing continuously to the developing of this Prize. Based on nominations gathered from around the world, the Prize is awarded annually to a researcher who has made an outstanding contribution to make advance in biological sciences. The research field of this year's Prize is ''Marine Biology.''

Nominations to: JSPS Tokyo

Closing Date: 21 April 2017

More details on JSPS Tokyo's website: http://www.jsps.go.jp/english/e-biol

09 Nov 2016 Report on research publications co-authored by Japan and UK based on the Scopus database

This report reveals the outline of UK-Japan joint publications using the Scopus database and provides numerical evidence of UK-Japan research collaboration.

Report

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.



12 Apr 2016 JSPS London Pre Departure Seminar and Alumni Evening

Friday 15th April  2015, JSPS London offices (by invitation only)

Event Programme

Event Report

Selected presentations:

JSPS- Japan's Research Funding Agency

By Ms. Chigusa Ogaya, Deputy Director, JSPS London

The JSPS Summer Programme

By Ms. Yumiko Kusune, International Programme Associate, JSPS London

A Snapshot of the JSPS Summer Fellowship

By Ms. Maxine Gee, University of York

Experiences as a JSPS Fellow

By Dr. Gorana Pobric, University of Manchester

Funding opportunties to do research in Japan from other Japanese organisations:

The Japan Foundation

The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation

22 Feb 2016 UK-Japan Science and Innovation Collaboration Booklet 2015/16

This booklet provides a comprehensive guide to funding sources available to facilitate UK-Japan research collaboration.

English version

Japanese version

02 Feb 2016 The JSPS 2016 (32nd) International Prize for Biology

The Call for Nominations of the JSPS 2016 (32nd) International Prize for Biology has opened.

The JSPS International Prize for Biology is a commemorative prize to celebrate the sixty-year reign of Emperor Showa and his lifetime devotion to biological research. It also pays tribute to the present Emperor, His Majesty, Emperor Akihito, who has striven for many years to advance the study of gobioid fish taxonomy while contributing continuously to the development of this Prize. Based on nominations gathered from around the world, the JSPS  International Prize for Biology is awarded annually to a researcher who has made an outstanding contribution to biological sciences.

Closing Date for Nominations: 22 April 2016

Nominations should be made to JSPS Tokyo.

For further details, please visit the following link on the JSPS Tokyo website: http://www.jsps.go.jp/english/e-biol

19 Oct 2015 JSPS- JSC Collaborative Symposium: Cultivating UK-Japan Research Collaboration through Sports

Friday 18th December 2015, Loughborough University’s London Campus, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London (by invitation only)

Event Programme and Presentation Abstracts

Map to Venue

Event Report

JSPS London Pre Departure Seminar and Alumni Evening

Wednesday 28th October 2015, JSPS London offices (by invitation only)

Event Programme 

Event Report

Selected Presentations:

Introduction to JSPS

By Ms. Chigusa Ogaya, Deputy Director, JSPS London

JSPS Programmes and After your Fellowship

By Mr. Takafumi Okada, International Programme Associate, JSPS London

Pre Departure Preparations for your JSPS Fellowship

Dr. John Brazier, University of Reading

09 Oct 2015 (Information from MEXT) Humanities and Social Sciences programs in Japanese National Universities

MEXT provides information on Humanities and Social Sciences programs in Japanese National Universities.

For Details (MEXT website)