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
Dr. Chenevier, Professor and URA at Okayama University was invited by the European Commission to participate in the MOONshot meeting in Tokyo. He had the opportunity to have brief exchanges with Mr. P. Fillon-Ashida, and Wolfgang Burtscher, Deputy Director-General of the European. Commission’s Directorate-General for Research and Innovation — Read more Continue reading MOONshot – Symposium and Meetings in Tokyo — 17-18th Dec. — Okayama University took part.
The collaboration between Okayama University and prestigious partners around the world is keeping up the pace. In particular, further expansion is underway with Sorbonne University – the best one in France – , Faculty of Science and Engineering, Paris. The collaboration spans ERASMUS (International Credit Mobility) student exchanges, JSPS support (BRIDGE), substantial student exchanges within the Internship program (15 students /year) and participation in the … Continue reading Sorbonne University – Paris – is expanding its collaborations in Japanese research and education organizations: W. Sacks is a Visiting Professor at Okayama University and teaches in I-Ma-C
On May-19th-2020, EURAXESS-Japan** organised a Webinar session focused on “MSCA – Success Stories” of the period 2014-2020. MSCA stands for “Marie Slodowska-Curie Action”, it is a Research and Training program supported by the European Commission, EU. PDF report is here. Continue reading Okayama University took part in a “Success Story” event organised by EURAXESS-Japan (European Commission, EU) – May-19th-2020.
Professor Wolfgang Sauerwein has been known as an international expert of BNCT (Boron Neutron Capture Therapy) for nearly 40 years. He is now President of the German Society for BNCT (GS:BNCT), a Scientific Society promoting BNCT, located in Essen – Germany. He has been in connection with Okayama University and the NTRC (Neutron Therapy research Center, Professors Ichikawa and Furuya) for a few years and … Continue reading Professor Wolfgang SAUERWEIN was invited as a Specially Appointed Professor at the Neutron Therapy Research Center (NTRC) of Okayama University (Feb. 19th – April 17th, 2020)
Professor D. KIM at Okayama revisits the topics and sheds light on new approaches. A refreshing, pioneering and visionary paper. Continue reading A critical matter in those changing times: “Upholding the Idea of the University” –
For more than 6 years Okayama University has been implementing a full strategy of International research oriented to Excellence. One of the strategy pillars is a program of invitation for research internship focused on International Master students more specifically coming from western countries. As it is very flexible, interdisciplinary and target a high-level of proficiency, students are very keen at the Research Internship … Continue reading Research Internship of Excellence at Okayama University: Interview of a French student from ESISAR (Grenoble-InP group) during the Corona pandemia.
The 2019 session of “Opto-X-Nano” conference was co-organised by Okayama University, Tyndall National Institute in Cork – Ireland and Riken-SPRING8. It put together at the Okayama Convention Center, about 110 participants in several interdisciplinary fields. About 35% came from Europe or N-America. The 2019-Edition was opened by Pr. Shin Ichi Yamamoto presently Dean of Research Department at NIAD-QE and formerly Vice-President of research at Okayama … Continue reading Opto-X-Nano-2019 (Dec-2nd to 5th) – Report
A major condition to improve and strengthen a University international profile is to strengthen skills in Research project Engineering. In particular projects clearly oriented to International collaborations. Okayama University URA division has been working on that matter for several years and those efforts are now resulting in significant achievements: a number of International Consortiums (supported mainly by EU funding are now Running or Submitted or … Continue reading Okayama University —Strengthening skills in International Research Projects Engineering
At the beginning of his visit, Dr. Pierrick FILLON met Okayama University President Pr. H. Makino and Executive Vice President of Research Pr. Nasu both of them Medical Doctors. The courtesy and welcome discussion rapidly came to the Health sector as Dr. Fillon completed his postgraduate studies in Computing (Durham University –UK), engineering degrees at Technische Universität Berlin (TUB) in Computing and at the University … Continue reading Visit of Okayama University by Dr. Pierrick FILLON from the EU commission in Bruxelles
Globalisation of research and Education is a major concern for Japanese Universities and requires a full strategy implementation. Promoting the participation of research teams into large scale international consortiums is a promising perspective as it demonstrates the international capability of the University. As research teams quality is high, if a proper promotion organisation is settled, then Japanese research teams can be enrolled in large scale … Continue reading “Training to International research proposals and consortiums”: a first edition of a training school was held at Okayama University on August 5th and 6th.