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.
In Nov-2017 Okayama University and Tyndall Institute (Cork-Ireland) organised a first Edition. As the event met great success a second Edition was planned. From 2019 the conference will held every second year. The December 2019 edition is co-organised by Tyndall Institute, RIKEN-Spring-8 and Okayama University. About 60 invited speakers from around the globe (40% from North America and Europe) are expected and many of them … Continue reading Okayama University will co-host “Opto-X-Nano” (2nd Edition) from Dec-2nd – 2019
Under an exchange agreement connecting Okayama University and UNISTRA, professor Akiyama from the Graduate School of Medecine…. stayed for nearly 3 weeks at Professor MULLER’s lab. He gave several talks and in particular one at USIAS, the University of Strasbourg Institute for Advanced Study created in 2012 to fund excellent, original research in any scientific domain. And to serve as a place of intellectual innovation … Continue reading Professor Akiyama at UNISTRA (Strasbourg) April 2019 –
(Slide show of the visit is in the end of the text). Okayama University is now firmly anchored in a strong process to reach an internationally recognised global profile, a main thrust in the field of Excellence. Putting Research at the core of the development strategy is a major effort expected to significantly increase visibility and prestige of the University in all fields of activities. … Continue reading Okayama University is significantly up-grading its international profile: International Visit of a Top Delegation from University of TURIN, Italy
A Seminar focused on Innovative Materials for Energy will be held on next June 4th (Tuesday). A provisional program is available here. Okayama University members (Professors and students) are all invited to attend. Continue reading Advanced Materials for next generation Batteries
(The first one was held on Oct-20th-2014) The “2ND” ERASMUS-Day was held on April-11th (Thursday — Afternoon, at the seminar room of International House) at a moment when Pr. Dhimane and Dr. Patel (ERASMUS fellows from Sorbonne and key persons in the development of Okayama Univ/Sorbonne mobilities) were at Okayama for ERASMUS period. Second ERASMUS day program is here. First bite of the menu is … Continue reading On April 11th (afternoon) — “2ND” ERASMUS-Day — at Okayama University.
On March 20th, a large BE-ARCHAEO post appeared on the web-site of the EU Delegation to Japan. It reported the kick-off of RISE (H2020) BE-ARCHAEO project, a major research and education outcome in Japan. The events were hosted on February 21st at Okayama University. BE-ARCHAEO is a large scale project combining Archaeology and Archaeometry and focused on the Kofun period in Japan. Continue reading March-20th-2019 — A large post on the web-site of the EU Delegation to Japan: BE-ARCHAEO kick-off and project introduction.