The current world of higher education (HE) has been shaped by two forces: the humanistic traditions of university governance and the neo-liberal reforms of the past thirty years. With its successes and discontents, this hybrid system faces major crises that affect its ability to respond to the needs of society: the tension between traditional and neo-liberal academic values; the biased evaluation and assessment of quality … Continue reading HESPRI – Elevating Higher-Education policies: an empowering SPRIngboard – The “Humanities” in the spotlight at Okayama University: after BE-ARCHAEO, a second MSCA-Staff-Exchange project is supported by the European Commission.
Modern Archaeology concepts require access to computer-based systems, such as semantic Data Base schemata, to properly sort out the knowledge about the excavation activities and the collected artefacts. And ultimately to get improved access to full understanding of the archaeo-process. The job by Pr. Lombardo and his colleagues is a world-first for semantic representation and linked data applied to both archaeology and archaeometry. Read more… Continue reading BE-ARCHAEO: Pr. V. LOMBARDO from Turin University is bringing new advanced expertise to Okayama University in the field of AI, Data Base and Virtual Reality for Archaeology
3 students from Grenoble University report (Rapport d’étonnement) – June-2022 Read more … Continue reading Only a few weeks of exposure to Japan research and culture at Okayama University and already got a bunch of puzzling and amazing emotional feelings
The Ph-D is connected with SELFY, a European Commission project putting together prestigious institutions from around the world. Have a look at SELFY and the Ph-D announcement here Continue reading Looking for a Ph-D based in France with extension to Japan (Okayama University) ???
For a 3 years Ph-D, from April 2022. He will be the second French student fully Ph-D graduated at Okayama University – The 1st one was B. CAMPEON in 2020 (Pr. NISHINA Group) see – here. More Ph-Ds are coming … Enjoy reading Adrien’s background, amazing projects and …. love for Japan — Read more. Continue reading Adrien from ENSIMAG – Grenoble (one of the best School for Applied Maths in France) is back at Okayama University (Pr. Z. YUCEL group).
In SELFY Okayama University (Pr. NOGAMI Yasuyuki group) will a – provide feedback on the proposed Verification and Validation (V&V) techniques for the evaluation of the CCAM system robustness, particularly of cryptography performance level. Design-time / run-time verification can assess weak points on models or implementations of CCAM systems showing the actual robustness of embedded cryptosystems (Task 4.6) b -participate in the identification and analysis … Continue reading SELFY – a proposal recently accepted for funding by the EU Commission – Okayama University is the Japanese University of the Consortium and will keep on promoting leadership in cybersecurity
The Takenoko fellowships aim at promoting Exchanges and Mobilities in the field of science and humanities, between France and Japan. Fellowships are allocated to add an International dimension to students background. Takenoko students are immersed in a Research group for 3 months minimum periods in Japan. Professional achievements are expected. Read more Continue reading TAKENOKO mobility fellowships from the JSPS-Alumni association – France. In 2022, Okayama University is the TAKENOKO destination of 3 laureates.
The attached paper (to appear in the “Okayama University Bulletin”, Okayama University Press in March 2022) shows that Japan leadership has been strong in the field of Superconductivity over the past 20 years, in terms of researchers publications and patents. It also emphasizes the Japanese normalized contribution, significantly dominating among major world level players, although some trend towards a diminished leadership is observed in the … Continue reading Advances in Superconductivity as a road to meet Energy and Health SDGs: joint Japanese and European research teams may take the lead
The European Commission accepted the CMB-INFLATE for funding on early January-2021. At the 1st submission attempt. CMB-INFLATE is a project dedicated to Universe Science and more specifically to the understanding of the ultra-early stages of Universe creation.After completion of the EU administration process, the world-wide consortium decided to have a project Kick-Off on 2021-Nov-22nd, including Opening greetings from the EU Commission Dr. Pierrick Fillon-Ashida, Policy … Continue reading November-22nd-2021 — Kick-Off of CMB-INFLATE: investigating ultra-early stages of the Universe
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 —