International Research Strategy at Okayama University: suggestions relying on a 7 years practice of global research management

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

The 2020 Fall Graduation Ceremony at Okayama University

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

Initiating international professional careers at Okayama University: a trilogy

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

MOONshot – Symposium and Meetings in Tokyo — 17-18th Dec. — Okayama University took part.

 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.

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

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

Okayama University took part in a “Success Story” event organised by EURAXESS-Japan (European Commission, EU) – May-19th-2020.

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 was invited as a Specially Appointed Professor at the Neutron Therapy Research Center (NTRC) of Okayama University (Feb. 19th – April 17th, 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)

Research Internship of Excellence at Okayama University: Interview of a French student from ESISAR (Grenoble-InP group) during the Corona pandemia.

     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.

Opto-X-Nano-2019 (Dec-2nd to 5th) – Report

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