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Advances in Superconductivity as a road to meet Energy and Health SDGs: joint Japanese and European research teams may take the lead

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 … Continue reading Advances in Superconductivity as a road to meet Energy and Health SDGs: joint Japanese and European research teams may take the lead

November-22nd-2021 — Kick-Off of CMB-INFLATE: investigating ultra-early stages of the Universe

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 … Continue reading November-22nd-2021 — Kick-Off of CMB-INFLATE: investigating ultra-early stages of the Universe

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 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 … 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 —

Okayama University promotes its International EU related highlights

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 … Continue reading Okayama University promotes its International EU related highlights

Okayama University SDGs Highlights – 2021

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 … Continue reading Okayama University SDGs Highlights – 2021

In 2021 Okayama University maintains its ARWU (Shanghai) ranking in the 500 world best

    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 … Continue reading In 2021 Okayama University maintains its ARWU (Shanghai) ranking in the 500 world best