The Takenoko fellowships aim at promoting Exchanges and Mobilities in the field of science and humanities, between France and Japan. Fellowships are allocated to add an International dimension to students background. Takenoko students are immersed in a Research group for 3 months minimum periods in Japan. Professional achievements are expected. Read more Continue reading TAKENOKO mobility fellowships from the JSPS-Alumni association – France. In 2022, Okayama University is the TAKENOKO destination of 3 laureates.
The attached paper (to appear in the “Okayama University Bulletin”, Okayama University Press in March 2022) shows that Japan leadership has been strong in the field of Superconductivity over the past 20 years, in terms of researchers publications and patents. It also emphasizes the Japanese normalized contribution, significantly dominating among major world level players, although some trend towards a diminished leadership is observed in the … Continue reading Advances in Superconductivity as a road to meet Energy and Health SDGs: joint Japanese and European research teams may take the lead
The European Commission accepted the CMB-INFLATE for funding on early January-2021. At the 1st submission attempt. CMB-INFLATE is a project dedicated to Universe Science and more specifically to the understanding of the ultra-early stages of Universe creation.After completion of the EU administration process, the world-wide consortium decided to have a project Kick-Off on 2021-Nov-22nd, including Opening greetings from the EU Commission Dr. Pierrick Fillon-Ashida, Policy … Continue reading November-22nd-2021 — Kick-Off of CMB-INFLATE: investigating ultra-early stages of the Universe
On August 27, 2021, Prof. Dr. Med. Wolfgang Sauerwein, specialist in radiology with a research focus on neutron therapy, was honored with the “Order of the Rising Sun on Neck Ribbon, Golden Rays” by the Japanese government. Among his numerous prestigious commitments, Prof. Sauerwein also serves as a Specially Appointed Professor at Okayama University. Consul General Iwama personally presented him with the high honor during … Continue reading Prof. Dr. Med. Wolfgang Sauerwein, Specially Appointed Professor at the Neutron Therapy Research Center of Okayama University was awarded the High Japanese Order.– August 27, 2021 in Düsseldorf —
On July-26th 2021, Okayama University participated in a 3rd 2021-EURAXESS on line event – “HORIZON EUROPE CALLS INFO DAY JAPAN”. It was a new opportunity to introduce recent advances in International Research development of the University. Ms. N. Buisman from the European Commission, DG Research and Innovation (image) gave an address to promote the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action program. Continue reading Okayama University promotes its International EU related highlights
Okayama University is significantly committed in realizing SDGs (UNESCO-2015). SDGs aim to tackle the world’s most pressing challenges such as environmental sustainability, poverty, hunger, and inequality, while ensuring social inclusion and economic prosperity (see https://sdgs.un.org/goals). Okayama University URA division has been working on that matter for several years and those efforts are now resulting in significant achievements including a number of prestigious International Consortiums (supported … Continue reading Okayama University SDGs Highlights – 2021
Release on August – 15th – 2021: amid continued global decline in Japanese universities over the last 20 years, in 2021 Okayama University maintains its ARWU (Shanghai) ranking. In a new attempt to halt slide in international rankings, in January 2021, the Cabinet Office announced a $100 Billion university fund for Japanese Universities. To be launched from March 2022. For comparison, the European Union HORIZON EUROPE … Continue reading In 2021 Okayama University maintains its ARWU (Shanghai) ranking in the 500 world best