The Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the European Consortium for Ocean Research Drilling (ECORD)1 that will enable the two entities to further develop their collaboration in the area of ocean science. The signing ceremony was held at the Delegation of the European Union to Japan.
Further information: EU Delegation, Tokyo
In the frame of the CONCERT-Japan Joint Call, research pro- jects with an innovative dimension will be funded for a period of 2 years in the field of Photonic Manufacturing. The re- search projects are expected to have mobility and networking dimensions apart from the core research component.
Each project consortium applying for this call should consist of at least 3 partners, 1 from Japan and 2 from two different European countries participating in the call.
Further information: Concert-Japan
Deadline: 30 April
The Japan Science and Technology Agency and the French National Research Agency (ANR) have launched a joint call in the area of Molecular technology.
The closing date for applications is 15 April 2014
Further information: JST
The Delegation of the European Union to Japan has a vacancy for a 'Senior Information and Communication Technology (ICT) policy officer' FG-I Local Agent, in its Science and Technology (S&T) Section. This vacancy is republished.
The position is addressed to a specialist on ICT questions with regard to research as well as to regulatory and policy issues. The position will be allocated in the S&T Section but the job holder should work closely together with the TRADE section for all regulatory and trade aspects.
Deadline: 12 February
Further information: EU Delegation, Tokyo
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) is the leading research funding agency in Japan, established by the Japanese Government for the purpose of contributing to the advancement of science. Our Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers (LongTerm) provides the opportunity for researchers based outside of Japan to conduct collaborative research activities with leading research groups at Japanese universities and research institutions for visits of between 12 to 24 months.
It is possible to apply via foreign nominating authorities. The Royal Society in the UK will currently accept applications until 27th February 2014, with fellowships starting between 1st September to the 30th November 2014.
For information on the foreign nominating authorities click here.
For information on the UK call, see the Royal Society homepage.
The School of East Asian Studies (SEAS) at The University of Sheffield would like to invite applications for postgraduate scholarships for 2014/15 entry starting from 1 October 2014.
Deadline: 3 February
Further information: SEAS
The conference will take place at the University of Helsinki.
Deadline for abstracts: January 31, 2014 (Fri).
Further information: NAJS 2014
The Louis Frieberg Center for East Asian Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem offers post doctoral fellowships for the year 2014-2015.
Deadline: 30 April 2014
Further information: EA Centre
4 Feb in Osaka, 5 Feb in Tokyo, and 7 Feb in Fukuoka.
Registration and Further information: NECA
Grants to individuals and institutions in the UK and Japan in all areas of the visual and performing arts, the humanities, the social sciences, science and engineering, mathematics, business studies, and education, including schools and universities, and grass roots and professional groups. Grants of £3,000-£7,000 are available to individuals, societies, associations or other bodies in the UK or Japan to promote and support interaction between the two countries.
Deadline: 31 March
Further information: DAJF
The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) has issued their call for Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for Foreign Researchers.
Next Deadline: 1-9 May 2014
Further information: JSPS
Speakers: Erik Fisher (Assoc.Professor, Arizona State University), Sally Randles (Senior Research Fellow, University of Manchester)
Date &Time: 18:30-20:30, Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Venue: Meeting Room 4A,4th floor, GRIPS (Minato-ku, Tokyo) (7-22-1, Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo)(Access)
Registration Fee : Free (Pre-registraion required)
Further information: GRIPS