Extension and sustainability of Agreements with major Universities around the world – Oka-Dai Mentioned as a privileged partner. 2020 and 2021 is a period of renewal for a range of Memorandum of Understanding at Okayama University As joint research projects and mobilities (including ERASMUS) are on the rise, major Universities around the world to extend MoU and Students Exchange Agreements for another 5 years … Continue reading Okayama University achieves new successes in international research – III
II – Institut du Medicament de Strasbourg – IMS – Okayama University is the Japanese partner of this International institute. Thanks to a recognized fundamental research activity and well-established national and international networks, IMS aims at developing finalized projects from the entire Strasbourg scientific community, ranging from in silico studies to setting up of preclinical studies, the creation of intellectual property, legal aspects, the setting … Continue reading Okayama University achieves new successes in international research – II
I – MULTIDIM : an International France/Japan joint research project – 5 years from 2020 – The international research project MULTIDIM (for “Multifunctional Two-Dimensional Materials for Innovative Biomedicine”), supported by the CNRS, is focused on the collaboration between the team of Alberto Bianco, CNRS Research Director in the Immunology , Immunopathology and Therapeutic Chemistry group (CNRS and Strasbourg University), expert in biomedical applications of multifunctional … Continue reading Okayama University achieves new successes in international research – I
Dr. Chenevier, from the URA division is preparing an Activity Report 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 relying on a substantial batch of sustainable and large scale research achievements, provides readers with a range of suggestions to concretely help Japanese Universities to … Continue reading International Research Strategy at Okayama University: suggestions relying on a 7 years practice of global research management
On September 25th – 2020, the 2020 Fall Graduation Ceremony at Okayama University took place – in English – in the “Kanemitsu” main hall of the “50shuunenkinen-kan” (五十周年記念館), on Tsushima Campus. Among the 7 Ph-D laureates, 2 of them are strongly connected with global concerns and in particularly with Europe: Dr. Ahmed SOHAIL – Chemistry – ==> Dr. SOHAIL got Master Graduation at the Malakand … Continue reading The 2020 Fall Graduation Ceremony at Okayama University
Sustainable collaborations, high-level research in exciting fields gradually transform Okayama University into a springboard for high potential futures … 3 examples of success stories. Benoît from Poitiers – France: as he was a kid, “Princess Mononoke” triggered his eco-friendly interest in Japanese research. He got his Ph-D in September 2020 in the group of Pr. Nishina and recently moved to Yokohama National University for a … Continue reading Initiating international professional careers at Okayama University: a trilogy
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)