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University of Tsukuba Selected for the MEXT “FY2014 Re-Inventing Japan Project” Funding

2014/11/25

The University of Tsukuba proposal titled “Global Education Program for Developing Multilingual Human Resource [...]

President Nagata and VP Benton Join the AEARU 35th Board of Directors Meeting and AEARU 20th Annual General Meeting

2014/11/05

VP Benton at the 4th AEARU Sxience and Technology Parks Workshop

The Association of East Asian Research Universities (AEARU) hosted its 35th Board of Directors Meeting and 20t [...]

Snoopy Cheers up Children Receiving Proton Therapy

2014/11/03

Snoopy comes to celebrate the ceremony 

The opening ceremony for the renovated irradiation chamber at the Proton Medical Research Center (PMRC) of the [...]

Tsukuba Kendo Warrior Makes the Youngest National Champion

2014/11/03

Mr. Takenouchi, the youngest national Kendo champion

Mr. Yuya TAKENOUCHI of the University of Tsukuba won the 62nd All Japan Kendo Championship on November 3, 2014 [...]

President Nagata and Vice President Benton Visit Partner Institution in Malysia

2014/10/29

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On October 29, a delegation from the University of Tskuba visited partner institutions in Malasia. Members of [...]

University of Tsukuba Hospital Holds Teleconference with Cho Ray Hospital, Vietnam

2014/10/29

Doctors at Cho Ray Hospital

On October 29, 2014, the 3rd annual teleconference was held between Cho Ray Hospital in Vietnam and the Univer [...]

University of Tsukuba Supports the SEAMEO Congress 2014

2014/10/21-22

Keynote Panel of the Ministers of Education in South East Asia.

The Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) held a two-day congress from October 21 to 22 [...]

President and Undergraduate-Student Exchange Meeting

2014/10/15

President Nagata having a pleasant talk with students

On Wednesday, October 15, the bi-annual president and undergraduate-student exchange meeting was held at the U [...]

Russian Hospital Directors Visit Facilities at University of Tsukuba Hospital

2014/10/14

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On October 14, 2014, twenty directors and deputy directors of various Russian medical institutes visited the U [...]

University of Chile President Makes Courtesy Visit to President Nagata

2014/10/10

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On October 10, 2014, President Ennio Vivaldi Vejar of the University of Chile made a courtesy visit to Preside [...]

University of Tsukuba Hospital Delegates Promote Advanced Medical Care in Kazakhstan

2014/10/03

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  Professor Akira Matsumura, Director of the University of Tsukuba Hospital, visited medical and educatio [...]

Leibniz Universität Hannover President Pays Courtesy Visit to President Nagata

2014/10/01

Signing of the MoU

On October 1, Dr.-Ing. Erich Barke, President of the Leibniz Universität Hannover, paid a courtesy visit to Pr [...]

Tsukuba global science week 2014

2014/09/30

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  From September 28, to September 30 2014, Tsukuba global science week 2014 held at University Hall and 5Cbldg [...]

The Fall 2014 Entrance Ceremony

2014/09/30

President's speech

The fall 2014 entrance ceremony was held at the University Hall on September 30, 2014. The number of new stude [...]

Three Partner Universities Launch Joint-use Tsukuba Office

2014/09/28

Photo in front of new office sign

Three University of Tsukuba partner universities—the National Taiwan University (NTU), the University of Calif [...]

Professor J. J. Thompson Gives International Baccalaureate Lecture

2014/09/26

Prof. J.J. Thompson

The University of Tsukuba held an International Baccalaureate (IB) Lecture as a faculty development activity a [...]

University of Tsukuba Selected as a “Super Global University”

2014/09/26

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The University of Tsukuba was chosen on September 26, 2014 as one of the 37 universities for the “Top Global U [...]

Turkmenistan Academy of Sciences President Visits the University of Tsukuba

2014/09/16

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On September 16, 2014, President Mezilov Gurbanmyrat of the Academy of Sciences of Turkmenistan made a courtes [...]

University of Tsukuba supported APEC-Khon Kaen International Symposium in Thailand

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APEC Specialists.

The University of Tsukuba, Japan, and the Khon Kaen University, Thailand have been supporting APEC HRDWG Lesso [...]

Outstanding Performance of Tsukuba’s Track & Field Team in All Japan Intercollegiate Track and Field Championships

2014/09/07

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From  September 5 to 7, 2014,  the 83rd all Japan intercollegiate track and field championships was held. Wome [...]

Academic Exchange Agreement with University of California, Irvine

2014/09/04

A national Short Course in System Biology at UCI (January, 2014)

Ph.D. Program in Human Biology (HBP) at University of Tsukuba (UT) is going to sign an academic exchange agree [...]

Professor Masami Isoda recieved the title of Honorary Professor from Universidad San Ignatio de Loyora, Peru

2014/09/02

At the Award ceremony.
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The title ‘honorary professor’ was given for his outstanding achievement in the field of mathematics education [...]

Symposium for the Establishment of Life Science Innovation Academic Program

2014/08/28

Professor Colin Goding, University of Oxford

The University of Tsukuba and the Tsukuba Life Science Promotion Council jointly convened the “Symposium for t [...]

Malaysian Ministry of Education Secretary General and MJIIT Dean Pay Courtesy Visit to President Nagata

2014/08/23

From right, Dr. Zaini, Malaysian Ministry of Education Secretary General, and Prof. Kyousuke Nagata, President of the University of Tsukuba

On August 23, 2014, a delegation led by the Malaysian Ministry of Education Secretary General, Dr. Zaini Ujang [...]

Art Day Camp 2014

2014/08/22

Art Day Camp

The Art Day Camp is a summer event at which art professors and students teach kids how to paint at the art fac [...]

Professor Akira Sekiguchi Wins 2014 WACKER Silicone Award

2014/08/20

Professor Akira Sekiguchi of the Department of Organic Chemistry at the University of Tsukuba, Japan (center), received
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President Dr. Christian Hartel congratulated.

  Professor Akira Sekiguchi from the Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences at the University of Tsukuba wo [...]

Japan-Asia Youth Exchange Program in Science

2014/08/07

見学の様子:藻類バイオマス・エネルギー大規模実証施設

In July and August of this year, a number of Asian students visited the University of Tsukuba through the Japa [...]

President Kyosuke Nagata Visits University of Chile

2014/08/05

President Kyosuke Nagata coutesy visit Ennnio Vivaldi, the University of Chili

  On August 4, President Kyosuke Nagata, Vice President Caroline Benton, and Vice Executive Director Kazu [...]

President Kyosuke Nagata Accompanies Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to Brazil

2014/08/02

During the informal meeting with Prime Minister Abe

  On August 1 and 2, President Kyosuke Nagata, Vice President Caroline Benton, and Vice Executive Directo [...]

University of Alabama Delegation Visits University of Tsukuba

2014/08/01

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On August 1, 2014, a delegation from the University of Alabama in the United States visited the Organization f [...]

The Opening of the University of Tsukuba–Taiwan Office

2014/07/26

Unveiling Ceremony of the Taiwan Office

On the 26th of July, the unveiling ceremony for the opening of the University of Tsukuba–Taiwan Office was hel [...]

The 7th EDL Certificate Conferring Ceremony

2014/07/23

President and Graduates

On July 23rd, 2014, the 7th Certificate Conferring Ceremony of the Environmental Diplomatic Leader Education ( [...]

Affiliate Signing Ceremony and World Sports Academy Symposium

2014/07/26

The signing event

On July 26, 2014, the Tsukuba International Academy for Sports Studies (TIAS) held a Memorandum of Understandi [...]

Results of the 3rd Association of East Asian Research Universities Student Athletic Competition—East Asian University Basketball Tournament

2014/07/17

KAIST vs. Fudan Men’s match

The 3rd Association of East Asian Research Universities (AEARU) Student Athletic Competition—East Asian Inter- [...]

Graduation Ceremony and Conferring Ceremony for 2014 (July)

2014/07/25

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The graduation ceremony and degree conferring ceremony for 2014 (July) were held in the Auditorium at the Univ [...]

Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation Success from Japan

2014/07/11

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Prof. Kazutaka Aonuma of Faculty of Medicine, and his medixal team succeeded in implementing cryoablation trea [...]

University of Tsukuba Student Awards at 22nd International Conference on Nuclear Engineering

2014/07/12

From left, Assistant Prof. Tetsuya Kanagawa, Mr. Yuki Kato, and Prof.Yutaka Abe

From July 7-12, 2014, the 22nd International Conference On Nuclear Engineering (ICONE-22) was held in Prague i [...]

The First Tsukuba ICR Seminar was held at the University of Tsukuba

2014/07/11

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  The Institute for Comparative Research in Human and Social Science organized its first ICR seminar on ‘ [...]

President of Siam University Pays Courtesy Visit to University of Tsukuba

2014/06/10

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On June 10th, Dr. Pornchai Mongkhonvanit, President of Siam University and Vice-President of the International [...]

Japan Wins IRV 7th World Team Cup 2014 in Berlin

2014/06/10

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From April 25th to the 27th, the International Wheel Gymnastics Federation (IRV) 7th World Team Cup 2014 was h [...]

Training program in “International Economics: The Japanese Experience and its Use in Doctoral Dissertations”

2014/06/06

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From May 21 to June 6, 2014, the Special Program for Central Asian Countries (SPCA) at the University of Tsuku [...]

Russian Skolkovo Innovation Center Visits University of Tsukuba Hospital

2014/07/03

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  On July 3, 2014, a Russian delegation visited the University of Tsukuba Hospital to promote academic an [...]

University of Tsukuba Holds Global Nursing Seminar

2014/05/30

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  On May 30th, 2014, the nursing seminar “Global Frontiers of Imaging for the Diagnosis and Treatment of [...]

Hikaru Naomoto in AFC Women’s Asia Cup

2014/06/13

President Kyousuke Nagata and Hikaru Naomoto

  The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women’s Asia Cup Vietnam was held from May 14 to May 25, 2014, i [...]

No- Smoking Campaign

2014/05/27

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No- Smoking Campaign was held at a cafeteria in the Medical Area of the University of Tsukuba on May 27. Infor [...]

Lithuanian-Japan (Tsukuba) Joint Science Symposium

2014/06/12

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On June 12, 2014, the Lithuania-Japan (Tsukuba) Joint Science Symposium was held in the International Conferen [...]

Study Abroad Briefing Session Hosted by U.S. Embassy and Kakehashi Project Society

2014/05/23 Organization of Global Commons

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On May 23, 2014, the Organization of Global Commons, University of Tsukuba, invited Vice Consul Peter Davis of [...]

Green Walking

2014/05/18

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Fascination of Plants day joint event “Green Walking at the University of Tsukuba” held On May 18th, 2014, “Gr [...]

University of Tsukuba Hospital Holds Symposium “Global Frontiers of Imaging for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer”

2014/05/09 University of Tsukuba Hospital

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On May 9, 2014, the University of Tsukuba invited two thought leaders from the  Memorial Sloan Kettering Cance [...]

Entrance Ceremony for Academic Year 2014

2014/04/07

After the ceremony

The entrance ceremony for the University of Tsukuba and the Acupuncture and Physical Therapy Teacher Training [...]

KAKEHASHI Project Students meet Mayor of Tsukuba City

2014/03/31Organization of Global Commons

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On March 31, 2014, University of Tsukuba Vice President Caroline Benton, staff members, and KAKEHASHI Project [...]

Graduation Ceremony / Degree Conferring Ceremony for Academic Year 2013

2014/03/25

During the ceremony

The graduation ceremony and degree conferring ceremonies for undergraduates‚ graduates‚ and the Acupuncture an [...]

University of Tsukuba AIMS Programme team participates of the 7th Review Meeting in The Philippines

2014/05/09

Japan delegates to 7 AIMS review meeting

  On May 8th and 9th, the seventh ASEAN International Mobility for Students Programme (AIMS) Review Meeti [...]

Group from University of Virginia, University of Melbourne, and International Baccalaureate Organization visited University of Tsukuba

2014/03/24

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On March 24, 2014, five presenters for the seminar “Utilizing the International Baccalaureate for the Universi [...]

Moroccan Ambassador Visits President Nagata, and MoU Signing Ceremony held for Mohammed First University

2014/03/13

Signing of the MoU

On March 13, 2014, President Kyosuke Nagata received a courtesy call from Ambassador Samir Arrour of the Kingd [...]

One Day Without Shoes in TSUKUBA

2014/04/29

4.1km Walking without Shoes

A student association of the University of Tsukuba organized “One Day Without Shoes in TSUKUBA” on [...]

Science Communication Lecture “Reach your audience for effectively talking about your research”

2014/03/11

Lecture filled with humor

How and why should we effectively convey our university research? To answer these questions,

University of Tsukuba President and Vice President Visit Institute of International Education, United Nations, and Consulate-General of Japan in New York

2014/03/10

  Group photo at the IIE

On Monday, March 10, President Kyosuke Nagata and Vice President Caroline Benton visited the Institute of Inte [...]

Reischauer Scholars Program at the U.S. Stanford University

2014/04/25

From left: Vice President BENTON Caroline and ISHIKUMA Toshinori

  Vice President ISHIKUMA Toshinori and BENTON Caroline gave a special lecture entitled “Education in Jap [...]

World Federation of UNESCO Clubs, Centers and Associations 2014 International Conference and the University of Tsukuba Symposium

2014/03/09

Closing remarks by President Nagata at the International Women’s Day Conference

On Saturday, March 8, and Sunday, March 9, President Kyosuke Nagata and Vice President Caroline Benton were in [...]

Science and Technology Week: Kids’ University

2014/04/19

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The 55th Science and Technology Week, “Kids’ University,” was held at the University of Tsukuba on April 19.

Five Malaysian Students Joined Snow Field Trip Offered by Sugadaira Montane Research Center

2014/03/07

Discussion with Malaysian students and Japanese students of the College of Biological Sciences

From March 3 to March 7, a tie-up seminar including an English Course for the School of Life and Environmental [...]

Amoeba Constructing Glass House

2014/03/06

The above image shows a daughter cell moving into the new shell constructed by the mother.

The amoeba is commonly considered a lower primitive life form, but recent discoveries has changed such an imag [...]

The First National Taiwan University and University of Tsukuba Joint Faculty Conference Held at National Taiwan University

2014/02/22

At the venue

On February 21 and 22, the 1st National Taiwan University and University of Tsukuba Joint Faculty conference—S [...]

Super Small Artificial Satellite “ITF-1 YUI” to Launch into Space

2014/02/28

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The super small artificial satellite “ITF-1 YUI,” the first satellite made by the University of Tsukuba, will [...]

Sugadaira Nature Appreciation Tour for International Students

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Making key holders

  From February 14 to 17, the Sugadaira Nature Appreciation Tour was held at the Sugadaira Montane Resear [...]

President Nagata Receives Courtesy Call from Republic of Tunisia Ambassador to Japan

2014/02/07

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 On February 7, H.E. Mr. Farhad Khlif of the Embassy of the Republic of Tunisia visited President Kyosuke Naga [...]

Delegation of Presidents from North Africa and Middle Eastern Countries Make Courtesy Visit to President Nagata

2014/02/07

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On February 7, a delegation from North Africa and Middle Eastern countries made a courtesy visit to University [...]

Group from Muslim University of Indonesia visit University of Tsukuba Hospital and its Advanced Research Facilities

2014/01/26

UMI,TIMSA, faculty and staff members

On Sunday, January 26, a total of 41 people from the Muslim University of Indonesia (UMI)—including the direct [...]

President and Graduate Students Exchange Meeting

2014/01/22

President giving a speech

On Wednesday, January 22, the president and graduate students exchange meeting was held at the University Hall [...]

Vietnam Vice Minister Pham Le Tuan and Director of the Cho Ray Hospital visit University of Tsukuba Hospital

2014/01/20 University Hospital

From left: Vice Minister and  President of the Cho Ray Hospital

On Monday, January 20, Vice Minister Pham Le Tuan of the Ministry of Health in Vietnam, Cho Ray Hospital Direc [...]

Contribution to the Regional Society Open Lecture “Role of English Education in Higher Education: Experiences from Akita International University”

2014/01/14

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On Tuesday, January 14, the 4th Contribution to the Regional Society Open Lecture “Role of English Education i [...]

President Nagata joined Prime Minister Abe on an Economic Mission to Africa

2014/01/09-14

Luncheon hosted by Prime Minister Abe (from right: President Nagata, Director Ikeda)

For five days between January 9 and 14, President Kyosuke Nagata accompanied Prime Minister Abe on his economi [...]

Meeting with the Côte d’Ivoire Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research

2014/01/10

Meeting with the Côte d'Ivoire Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research

On January 10, President Kyosuke Nagata visited the Côte d’Ivoire Ministry of Higher Education and Scien [...]

President’s New Year Address 2014

2014/01/06

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I wish you all a happy New Year. With the beginning of the year 2014‚ I would like to take this opportunity to [...]

New Office Opened in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2013/12/18

Provost Shiroiwa and Director Megat in front of the new office

On December 18th, the Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences at the University of Tsukuba and the Malaysia [...]

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Open Campus for Prospective Graduate Students

The information about Open Campus Day 2014 is on the university website.

The 4th ICR Seminar

2014/11/06

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The 4th ICR Seminar will be held on Friday, November 6, 2014 from 14:00-15:30 at the University of Tsukuba. &n [...]

Presentation Contest -The 16th and 17th Seminar by Academic Mentors

2014/11/29

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  Date/Time Saturday, November 29, 2014 from 14:00 to 17:00. Place 1D 204, Area1, the University of Tsuku [...]

The 3rd Tsukuba English Model United Nations (TEMUN)

2014/12/05-7

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Tsukuba English Model United Nations (TEMUN) 2014 will be held at University of Tsukuba from December 5 to 7. [...]

Japan-Taiwan Tri-University Art History Graduate Students’ Symposium 2014

2014/12/06

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Japan-Taiwan Tri-University Art History Graduate Students’ Symposium 2014 will be held on Saturday, December 6 [...]

The 49th WPI-IIIS Seminar

2014/12/11

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The 49th WPI-IIIS Seminar will be held on Thursday, December 11, 2014 from 12:00 to 13:00. Date/Time Thursday, [...]

Kanoya-Tsukuba-JSC International Symposium

2014/12/13

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The 2nd International Symposium “International Sports Development” will be held on December 13th, 2014. Date/ [...]

The Third Tsukuba Recital Series

2015/01/13

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The Third Tsukuba Recital Series “German Romantic Music-Clarinet Anthology” will be held on January 13, 2015. [...]

47th WPI-IIIS Seminar

2014/10/27

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The 47th WPI-IIIS Seminar will be held on Monday, October 27, 2014 from 11:00 to 12:00. Date/Time Monday, Octo [...]

Memorial Lecture by a Visiting Professor from our Partner University

2014/09/28

Dr. DeVon's poster for eye cach

  The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program Seminar will be held on Sunday, September 28, 2014 from 3: [...]

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TSUKUBA FUTURE #031

2014/10/17

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“Scientific Study of Successful Corporate Management” Associate Professor Hirofumi Tatsumoto Facul [...]

TSUKUBA FUTURE #030

2014/09/29

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“Aiming to Protect Health-care Staff from Aggression and Violence” Associate Professor Akiko Miki [...]

TSUKUBA FUTURE #029

2014/09/09

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“How Much (and How) Can We Protect Our Privacy?” Associate Professor Kaori Ishii Faculty of Librar [...]

TSUKUBA FUTURE #028

2014/08/21

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“From Sport to the Energy Industry – The Power of a Materials which Support Manufacturing” Associa [...]

TSUKUBA FUTURE #027

2014/07/29

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“Understanding How the Brainworks by Creating Robot Hands” Professor Kiyoshi Hoshino Faculty of En [...]

TSUKUBA FUTURE #026

2014/07/11

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“Using Classical Literature to Shed Light on Japanese Food Culture” Professor Osamu Ishizuka Facul [...]

TSUKUBA FUTURE #025

2014/06/27

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“The Younger Generation Today from the Perspective of Sociological Criminology” Professor Takayosh [...]

TSUKUBA FUTURE #024

2014/06/17

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“Research with Accelerators to Benefit Society” Associate Professor Kimikazu Sasa Faculty of Pure [...]

TSUKUBA FUTURE #023

2014/05/30

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“Delicious, No Waste, Healthy! Ingenious Food Processing Scheme” Professor Yutaka Kitamura Faculty [...]

TSUKUBA FUTURE #022

2014/04/30

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“Frozen Liquid Crystals and the Secret of the Koganemushi Beetle” Associate Professor Hiromasa Got [...]

TSUKUBA FUTURE #021

2014/04/10

A hammer is an essential tool for a geologist. She wears one of these out in a few years.

“Detective of Paleontology : Enchanted with the History of Life” Associate Professor Sachiko Agema [...]

TSUKUBA FUTURE #020

2014/03/25

The grammar (regularity) of language is present not only in syntax, but also in sounds. A good ear is needed to hear the subtle differences between sounds.

“My Fair Language” Associate Professor Akio Nasu, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

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