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.
“Archaeology and Science” from the excavation to the restoration of the archaeological find. A joint workshop on archaeometry, Okayama University-Turin University European H2020 MSCA RISE 2018 BE-ARCHAEO project. DAY ONE: Monday 27/08/2018, DAY TWO: Tuesday 28/08/2018. At the seminar room 2-10, Building 1 of the Faculty of Letters, Law and Economics Okayama University. Program is here (PDF file) Continue reading “Archaeology and Science”: A workshop of BE-ARCHAEO (a H2020-RISE project)
A delegation from the Communauté Université Grenoble Alpes in France visited Okayama University on May 15. This was a second visit after May 2017. This visit offered the opportunity of a review meeting of all collaborative activities presently ongoing and those to be possibly developed. From left to right: Ms. Elisa GLANGEAUD, Head of the International Relation Office, Sandrine Vernet from “Sciences Po”, Ms Caroline PIETON in … Continue reading Second visit of the Community of Universités Grenoble Alpes at Okayama University: strengthening a “promising powerful partnership” May 15th, 2018