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Research collaboration between Hiroshima University and Arizona State University

Research collaboration between Hiroshima University and Arizona State University

On the first week of July, members from Arizona State University (ASU) visited Hiroshima University to discuss their research and recent close collaboration. Science Communication Fellow Emma Buchet had the chance to sit down with Ramin Tadayon, Troy McDaniel from ASU and Yuichi Kurita from HU to find out more about their research, collaboration and… Read more

Explaining the picture of the black hole

Explaining the picture of the black hole

Everyone seems to be talking about the recently released picture of a black hole. But what does this mean? How can we take a picture of a black hole? What even is a black hole? We talked to Assistant Professor Mahito Sasada who worked on the Event Horizon Telescope project to help us try and… Read more

Bioinspiration workshop with the University of Münster

Bioinspiration workshop with the University of Münster

Ideas-mining is a problem-solving tool developed by the University of Münster almost 20 years ago. The goal is to tackle a problem from various approaches, sometimes using unusual methods. These methods can then be applied in numerous areas, from business to scientific research, and even human resources. Creativity is the focus here, as Ideas-mining aims… Read more

Meet Emily!

Meet Emily!

Meet Emily! Meet Emily!Emily is an American high school student who joined us for the last month. At only 18 this new kid on our block impressed everyone here – not least for her Japanese language ability! We wish her a safe journey back to the States and all the best for the future. Hiroshima… Read more

Peace through decentralization of the nation state – Asia leads the way

Peace through decentralization of the nation state – Asia leads the way

An international seminar held at Hiroshima University, 13th and 14th November, discussed how decentralization of the nation state could breed peace in an increasingly unstable world. With xenophobia developing in many regions of the world, including Europe – where migrants continue to flow in from West Asia and North Africa, and in East Asia –… Read more

Symposium on Support for Researchers Publishing in English: From the Perspective of Institutional Administration

Symposium on Support for Researchers Publishing in English: From the Perspective of Institutional Administration

This symposium was held to bring together those engaged in supporting researchers writing in English at universities and institutions in Japan. Rather than focusing on enhancing individual skills in academic writing in English, the symposium instead provided participants the opportunity to share their assessment and analysis of institutional initiatives related to this important topic. Organizer:… Read more