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
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
From FY-2016, the number of European students (MASTER level) undergoing a research training period at Okayama University is increasing gradually and drastically: in the FY-2019 season, the 100 th students will be welcomed. The Internship minimum duration is 3 months and there is virtually … no upper time limit. The fields where students like to apply are mainly Materials Science, Computer Science and Modelling, Physics, … Continue reading FY-2019: “110” : Nice fiscal year for European Master level Students at Okayama University !!
The SAKU program is a multiannual support program to provide strategic support to young talented researchers. The aim is to help them to enhance their research potential and expertise domestically and globally. A 8 (2 sites) or 10 days (3) financial support is provided for networking purposes only. This program is open to those who wish to increase their international research profile by building connections … Continue reading SAKU (FY-2018): 4th edition of a support program for young talented researchers at Okayama University
A mobility program started in 2017 between Strasbourg University (UNISTRA) in France and Okayama University. In October 2018 Professor Muller joined the program and spent 2 weeks in the research group headed by Professor T. Kuboki from the Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceuticals. Sylviane Muller is a Distinguished class research director in the French Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) and Professor … Continue reading Professor S. MULLER from Strasbourg University for 2 weeks at Okayama University.