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About Bernard CHENEVIER

A performing approach to contribute in developing International research in Japanese Universities: The Humboldtian model – Humboldtisches Bildungsideal A concept of academic education that emerged in the early 19th century and whose core idea is a holistic combination of research and studies. The Humboldtian Model integrates the arts and sciences with research to achieve both comprehensive general learning and cultural knowledge. Johns Hopkins University (USA) for … Continue reading About Bernard CHENEVIER

Prof. Dr. Med. Wolfgang Sauerwein, Specially Appointed Professor at the Neutron Therapy Research Center of Okayama University was awarded the High Japanese Order.– August 27, 2021 in Düsseldorf —

On August 27, 2021, Prof. Dr. Med. Wolfgang Sauerwein, specialist in radiology with a research focus on neutron therapy, was honored with the “Order of the Rising Sun on Neck Ribbon, Golden Rays” by the Japanese government. Among his numerous prestigious commitments,  Prof. Sauerwein also serves as a Specially Appointed Professor at Okayama University. Consul General Iwama personally presented him with the high honor during … Continue reading Prof. Dr. Med. Wolfgang Sauerwein, Specially Appointed Professor at the Neutron Therapy Research Center of Okayama University was awarded the High Japanese Order.– August 27, 2021 in Düsseldorf —

Okayama University promotes its International EU related highlights

On July-26th 2021, Okayama University participated in a 3rd 2021-EURAXESS on line event – “HORIZON EUROPE CALLS INFO DAY JAPAN”. It was a new opportunity to introduce recent advances in International Research development of the University. Ms. N. Buisman from the European Commission, DG Research and Innovation (image) gave an address to promote the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action program. Continue reading Okayama University promotes its International EU related highlights

Okayama University SDGs Highlights – 2021

Okayama University is significantly committed in realizing SDGs (UNESCO-2015). SDGs aim to tackle the world’s most pressing challenges such as environmental sustainability, poverty, hunger, and inequality, while ensuring social inclusion and economic prosperity (see https://sdgs.un.org/goals). Okayama University URA division has been working on that matter for several years and those efforts are now resulting in significant achievements including a number of prestigious International Consortiums (supported … Continue reading Okayama University SDGs Highlights – 2021

In 2021 Okayama University maintains its ARWU (Shanghai) ranking in the 500 world best

    Release on August – 15th – 2021: amid continued global decline in Japanese universities over the last 20 years, in 2021 Okayama University maintains its ARWU (Shanghai) ranking.     In a new attempt to halt slide in international rankings, in January 2021, the Cabinet Office announced a $100 Billion university fund for Japanese Universities. To be launched from March 2022. For comparison, the European Union HORIZON EUROPE … Continue reading In 2021 Okayama University maintains its ARWU (Shanghai) ranking in the 500 world best

From 2021, Okayama University is partnering in CMB-INFLATE – A 4 years European MSCA-RISE project — Accepted for Funding – (Early January-2021)

(CMB-INFLATE will contribute further understanding of the origins of Universe and more specifically the still poorly known physics of the INFLATION phase)      CMB-INFLATE acceptance for EU funding is excellent for Okayama University, as Pr. Ishino’s group will have for 4 years from 2021, the opportunity to welcome a number of high level scientists from European partners (Norway, Italy, France). Mobilities are all supported by … Continue reading From 2021, Okayama University is partnering in CMB-INFLATE – A 4 years European MSCA-RISE project — Accepted for Funding – (Early January-2021)

International Research Strategy at Okayama University: by relying on a 7 years practice of global research management, some suggestions to return to the road of success

Dr. Chenevier, from the URA division reports about his secondment period (on leave from CNRS – France, from April 2014) at Okayama University. Entitled: “International Research Strategy at Okayama University, 岡山大学での国際研究の戦略について”. The “Conclusions and perspectives” section is partially based on a very dense set of data collected during fieldwork sessions and on a substantial batch of sustainable and large scale research achievements. It provides readers … Continue reading International Research Strategy at Okayama University: by relying on a 7 years practice of global research management, some suggestions to return to the road of success