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JSPS Event: Contourites and Ocean Hazards: Slope Instability and Tsunami Genesis

June 2nd 2023

The Lyell Centre, Heriot Watt University

A special seminar supported by the JSPS London Symposium and Seminar Scheme will be held in association with the 4th Deep Water Circulation Research Conference (4DWC). Topics presented at the 4DWC at the Royal Society of Edinburgh and Heriot Watt University (24-26th May 2023) will be reprised for discussion at this seminar. The seminar will be held both in-person and online. We look to promote scientific advance in this important area of environmental science and to foster Japan-UK research collaboration.

Facilitated by Professor Dorrik Stow (Heriot Watt, Edinburgh) and Dr Naohisa Nishida (Gakugei Tokyo University, Japan)

For enrolment, in-person and online participation, and further information, please contact: or

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FY2023 JSPS London Call for the Short Term Pre/Postdoctoral Fellowships for Research in Japan (second and final call for FY2023)

This programme provides the opportunity for short-term visits for pre- and post-doctoral UK researchers and European, North American and Canadian researchers based in the UK and Ireland, for cooperative research with leading research groups at Japanese Universities and Institutions. The programme is designed to provide researchers with first-hand experience of the research and living environment in Japan, whilst expanding academic exchange between Japan and the UK or Ireland. Researchers from any fields; Computer, Engineering, Health, Biological, Life, Natural and Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Humanities and Social Sciences etc. are eligible to apply. Awards will cover visits of 1 to 12 months.

Fellowship Start Period: 1st November 2023 to 31st March 2024

Closing Date: Tuesday 27th June, 2023 at 23:59

Completed applications should be sent to JSPS London using the following e mail address:  Any applications received by post or after the closing date will not be accepted.

Please download and carefully read the following 9 documents before starting your application:

01 General Award Information for Applicants

02 Guidelines for Completing your Application   

03 Abstract 

04 Subject Area Form for the Natural and Physical Sciences  

05 Subject Area Form for the Humanities and Social Sciences 

06 Application Form FY2023  

07 Application Checklist

08 Notes for Referees

09 Reference Form FY2023

JSPS London Pre Departure Seminar and Evening Reception

Friday 21st April 2023, JSPS London (by invitation only). 

Main presentations from this event:

JSPS Overview and JSPS Summer Programme 2023

From Ms Natsuki Ito and Mr Takeshi Kiyota, Overseas Fellowship Division, JSPS Tokyo

Preparing for your Research Trip to Japan

From Mr Koji Yasuhara, Deputy Director, JSPS London