MIRAI celebrates 150 years of diplomatic relations between Sweden and Japan, 9-12 October, Tokyo, Japan

From 9-12 October researchers, university leaders, funding agencies, government officials and other interested parties from Sweden and Japan will meet in Tokyo, Japan to discuss Sustainable Social System and Technology for Ageing Society as well as current research issues within Ageing, Materials Science and Sustainability and an Innovation Perspective for the Future for Sweden and […]

Early career researchers continue scientific discussions

In May and June, early career researchers continue their scientific discussions in the fields of Ageing (14-15 June, Chalmers University of Technology), Materials Science (14-16 May, Kyushu University) and Sustainability (7-8 June, University of Gothenburg). More information can be found here.

Sweden-Japan 150 Anniversary Grants funds 12 projects

STINT, The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences (RJ) and the Swedish Research Council (VR) grant 1,7 MSEK to 12 projects for the implementation of short-term projects to initiate new and strategically interesting international relationships in research and higher education between Sweden and Japan. More information can be found here.

STINT and JSPS grant 4,2 MSEK for joint Swedish-Japanese research projects

Four research projects have been granted funding by STINT and JSPS within the Joint Japan-Sweden Research Collaboration programme for the time period 2018–2021. More information can be found here.

150 years of diplomatic relations: Hokkaido University-Umeå University Exchange Seminar, Umeå, Sweden

From 27 February to 1 March, a delegation from Hokkaido University visits Umeå University to discuss and develop future cooperation within arctic and indigenous people research as part of Umeå’s Japanese Week on Campus. Representatives from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Secretary General for Sweden-Japan Foundation, First Secretary from the embassy of […]

Summer Program in Japan, The University of Tokyo – deadline 4 January 2018

Undergraduate students from overseas are invited to apply for a summer internship program, UTSIP Kashiwa, at The University of Tokyo in Japan. This is an excellent opportunity for students to expose themselves to cutting-edge research in the natural sciences and social sciences. The program is mainly aimed at undergraduate students who are considering proceeding to […]

Sweden-Japan Academic Network, 14 February 2018, Stockholm

KVA, the Embassy of Japan in Sweden and JSPS Stockholm Office invite you to participate in the Sweden-Japan Academic Network meeting, 14 February, 2018 in Stockholm. Exciting lectures will be held by Prof. Imre Pázsit, Chalmers University of Technology, a Swedish researcher with connections to Japan, and Docent Atsuto Maki, KTH Royal Institute of Technology […]

Lund University and Hiroshima University sign MOU

On the 12th of December 2017, Lund University (LU) and Hiroshima University (HU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding. HU President Mitsuo Ochi paid a visit to Lund University, where he signed the agreement with Prof. Torbjörn von Schantz, Vice-Chancellor of Lund University to further develop the academic interactions between the two universities. For more information, please […]

Aging & Society: Eighth Interdisciplinary Conference at Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan, 18-19 September 2018

From 18-19 September 2018 the Aging & Society: Eighth Interdisciplinary Conference will be held at Toyo University, Tokyo, Japan. The special focus for 2018 is: Aging, Health, Well-being and Care in a Time of Extreme Demographic Change Researchers are invited to submit proposals for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits, or colloquia addressing one of the […]

Formas supports the project “Housing challenges for aging populations of Sweden and Japan”

Congratulations to Björn Slaug, Lund University who received financial support from FORMAS for the project “Housing challenges for aging populations of Sweden and Japan”, a new research collaboration between Lund University, Sweden, and Waseda University, Japan.