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Truth – Impact – Power

Truth – Impact – Power

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

HU Science Communication Symposium 2017

HU Science Communication Symposium 2017

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 visited HU

Nobel Laureate Sir Paul Nurse visited HU

  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

Science Communication Skills Workshop 2016

Science Communication Skills Workshop 2016

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

Nobel Winners Visit Campus – Sir John Gurdon and Dr. Shinya Yamanaka

Nobel Winners Visit Campus – Sir John Gurdon and Dr. Shinya Yamanaka

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

International conference on the 4-dimensional organization of the nucleus

International conference on the 4-dimensional organization of the nucleus

‘The 4-D Nucleome 2014’ will be held in Hiroshima, Japan In 1944, Nobel Prize-winning physicist Erwin Schrödinger published a book entitled “What Is Life?” in Ireland. Seventy years later, you might get a hint of the answer by exploring the world of “4D Nucleome” in Japan. The latest advances in understanding the principles behind the… Read more