Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Grants Factory: An Introduction to Japanese Research Funding.

After the success of the first Global Research Opportunities Workshop (GROW) in November, Research Services and International Development will be running a second event that will focus on opportunities for research collaboration with Japan.

A number of organisations exist to encourage research with or about Japan. Funding is varied, and can be for visits or exchanges, or for a fully fledged project. However, the landscape can be somewhat confusing and this is a chance to better understand the differences between the funders and decide which is right for you. 

There’s been a good response so far, but if you’re planning to come along and haven’t been in touch already can you please let me know so that I can ensure that we have allowed for enough room and catering?

An Introduction to Japanese Research Funding 

24 February 2014
Darwin Conference Suite


12:45     Arrival
                Tea and coffee will be available

13:00     Welcome
                Dr Anthony Manning, Dean for Internationalisation

13:10     Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Polly Watson, International Programme Coordinator
Award Holder: Dr Pamela Yeow, Kent Business School, University of Kent

13: 45    Japan Foundation
Julie Anne Robb, Programmes Officer​

14:15     The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation
Rory Steele, Programmes Executive
Award Holder: Dr Mitsutoshi Horii, Chaucer College Canterbury, Shumei University

14:45     The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
Susan Meehan, Grants and Scholarships Officer​

15:15     Panel Session
Chaired by Dr Manning. An opportunity for the audience to follow up with specific questions, and for the speakers to discuss any issues that have arisen.
15:45     End

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