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
Wunderbar! The Impact of the Humanities and Social Sciences – Discussing Germany and Japan The German Research Foundation (DFG), called into HU’s Faculty Club Wednesday last to discuss how the humanities and social sciences can maintain relevance in an increasingly skeptical world. A very well attended symposium saw Prof. Peter Strohschneider, President of the DFG,… Read more
March 14th 2017 saw Hiroshima University host guests from near and far for our symposium: Nurturing Global SciComm Talent, Projecting Japan’s Science to the World. With speakers and guests from Ireland, USA, Germany, New Zealand, UK, and of course Japan it made for an interesting exchange of ideas.
Nobel Laureate Sir Paul Nurse Interview Nobel Laureate Sir Paul Nurse spoke to us during his visit to campus. There is some really good advice here for students and researchers of all ages. Timing guide to questions:- 0.00.13 On collaboration between disciplines- 0.00.48 Should scientists be more politically involved?- 0.01.34 Youth or experience –… Read more
The International Science Communication Team hosted workshops for Hiroshima University researchers in early November 2016. During the three-hour event, participants practiced their skills at introducing their research to broad audiences in written form and giving verbal interviews for international journalists. This event has provided a foundation to foster their dedication and enthusiasm for sharing their… Read more
Hiroshima University hosted the 2012 Nobel Prize Winners in Physiology or Medicine, Sir John Gurdon and Professor Shinya Yamanaka. The Professors came to campus on March 7, 2016 and spoke to the university community at a public lecture event that was attended by faculty, students, staff, and local high school students. Click the link below to… Read more