The University of Tsukuba offers unique world class facilities and resources in each academic field including a supercomputer, accelerator, plasma confinement device, biomass cultivation facility, sports science laboratory, partial radiation therapy equipment, and bio resources.
Of course, these facilities and resources help distinctive studies for our researchers and students, some research centers open its facilities and resources to domestic and international researchers as joint-use facility and national core of various bio resources.
In addition, as a great advantage for the university being located in the Tsukuba Science City, the location facilitates joint use of state-of-the-art equipment between the university and Japan’s leading research institutes within the City, including AIST, KEK, NIMS and RIKEN.
The functions of the University of Tsukuba centers are to conduct distinctive world-leading research as a research core, provide large-scale facilities for joint use on a national scale and to concentrate university resources and facilities in common use for education and research across the entire university.
Research Centers, University of Tsukuba
Supercomputer (HA-PACS, COMA PACS-IX)
Center for Computational Sciences (CCR)
6 MV Tandem Accelerator
Research Facility Center for Science and Technology
Core Facility of the National Bio Resource Project
Cellular slime molds, National Bio Resource Project (NBRP); Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences
Shimoda Marine Research Center
TOMATO, National Bio Resource Project
Gene Research Center
Laboratory Animal Resource Center
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