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UK-Japan Research Collaboration Opportunities Information Event

On Thursday 2 October 2014, Newcastle University hosted a UK-Japan Research Collaboration Opportunities Information Event including representatives from the Embassy of Japan in the UK, the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, the Japan Science and Technology Agency in Paris, the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation, the Japan Foundation, the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation and Osaka University.

The presentations from the day, detailing the many opportunities on offer to work with Japanese partners and to spend time in Japan, are available below:

UK-Japan Research Collaboration – An Overview of Opportunities (PDF: 208KB) - Dr Elisa Lawson and Ms Deirdre Dodd, Newcastle University

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology – Japan (MEXT) – Priorities and Opportunities (PDF: 4624KB) - Ms Kanae Kurata, First Secretary (Science & Technology), Embassy of Japan in the UK

Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme and Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarships (PDF: 2625KB) - Ms Kanae Kurata, First Secretary (Science & Technology), Embassy of Japan in the UK

Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) – Priorities and Opportunities (PDF: 1733KB) - Ms Kumiko Nakayama, Deputy Director, JST Paris

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) – Introduction to JSPS (PDF: 2235KB) - Mr Hideyuki Matsumoto, Deputy Director, JSPS

JSPS Fellowship Programmes (PDF: 1835KB) - Mr Sohnosuke Kohzuki, International Programme Associate, JSPS

RENKEI – Researcher Development Workshop: A UK-Japan Collaboration Case Study (PDF: 2501KB) - Dr Robin Humphrey, Director of Postgraduate Research Training Programme, Faculty of Humanities and Social Science, Newcastle University

The Japanese University Perspective – Osaka case study (PDF: 4250KB) - Mr Gareth Connah, Regional Director, European Centre for Academic Initiatives, Osaka University

Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation – Priorities and Opportunities (PDF: 2950KB) - Ms Susan Meehan, Grants and Scholarships Officer, Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation

Japan Foundation - Priorities and Opportunities (PDF: 144KB) - Mr Hal Parker, Programme Officer for Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange, Japan Foundation

Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation - Priorities and Opportunities (PDF: 89KB) - Mr Rory Steele, Programmes Executive, Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation

Contact for further information:  Dr Elisa Lawson, Research & Enterprise Services, Newcastle University - Tel. 0191 2084944.

 

 

EU & International Research Team

Victoria Bainbridge
Asst International Research Funding Mgr

Dr Dajana Dzanovic
EU and International Research Funding Team Manager

Dr Elisa Lawson
Asst International Research Funding Mgr

Grania Rogers
EU Information Administrator