Representatives from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) are visiting Newcastle University on 28 June. JSPS is the leading research funding agency in Japan, established by the Japanese Government for the purpose of contributing to the advancement of science. JSPS funds a number of fellowship programmes for researchers at all stages of their career and in all fields, including humanities and social sciences. These programmes provide opportunities for excellent UK researchers to go to Japan to conduct academic collaboration with Japanese researchers and can be used to build wider institutional relationships.
The programme for the day is as follows:
10.30-10.40: Welcome by Prof. Nick Wright, PVC R&I, Newcastle University
10.40-11.45: Presentation by JSPS
11.45-12.15: Case study by Dr. Adam Brandt, Newcastle University
12.15-12.45: Round up, questions and next steps