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Norway-Japan academic network seminar

Research Council Norway, Drammensveien 288, meetingroom Abel 1-2
06.02.2019 15:00 CET
06.02.2019 19:00 CET
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Interested in academic research collaboration with Japan? Join our networking event where you will be presented to possibilities for exchanges and researcher mobility between Norway and Japan.

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Stockholm Office and The Research Council of Norway (RCN) invites you to take part in the seminar. JSPS Stockholm Office covers all the Nordic and Baltic countries and is one of ten JSPS overseas offices and based around the world to promote international research collaboration with Japan.

The RCN collaborates with JSPS to promote research mobility between Norway and Japan.

Register here for the network seminar.

15:00-15:10   Opening remarks and presentation of JSPS’ activities by Mr. Takao Yoshihara, Deputy Director of JSPS Stockholm Office

15:10-15:20   Presentation of RCN's activities by Ms. Julie Christiansen, Senior Adviser in the International Division, Research Council of Norway

15:20-15:30   Presentation of the Norwegian Agency for International Cooperation and Quality Enhancement in Higher Education (DIKU) Internationalization activities by Mr. Arne Haugen, Senior Adviser of DIKU

15:30-15:40   Presentation about Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) scholarship program by Mr. Takenari Yamamori, Third Secretary of the Embassy of Japan in Norway

15:40-16:00   Presentation by Assoc. Prof. Fujio Ohnishi, Hokkaido University

16:00-16:20   Presentation by Prof. Ivar Rønnestad, University of Bergen

16:20-16:35  Presentation by Assoc. Prof. Alexander Karl Rothkopf, University of Stavanger

16:35-16:45   Introduction of the chair of the JSPS Alumni Club in Norway by Dr. Anders Øverby, The University College Centre in Kongsvinger

16:45-17:25   Panel Discussion

17:25-17:30   Closing Remarks

17:40-19:00  Social Gathering

Before the event
12:00-14:40  “Norway-Japan alumni and researcher gathering fiscal year 2018”, organized by JSPS Almuni Club in Norway*, RCN and JSPS Stockholm Office. The gathering will also be held at the RCN. Please check the details.