All Alumni Meeting in Finland 2024

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February 9

All Alumni Meeting in Finland 2024

On February 9, The All Alumni Meeting in Finland was held at the University of Oulu. Associate professor Yoshuke Makino, who was invited from the University of Tokyo held an exciting lecture about Forensic Medicine. Following, lectures that ranged over a wide variety of fields that showed the existing academic collaboration between Finland and Japan given by Assistant Professor Renata Prunskaite-Hyyryläinen (University of Oulu), Azusa Nakata (University of Oulu) and Marko Holma (University of Oulu).

Many thanks to all of you who participated!


JSPS Alumni Club in Finland (ACF) was established in 2009 by the initiative of former JSPS fellows, with the support of the JSPS Stockholm Office. The current number of members is 65, and ACF organizes symposia on various themes throughout the year.

This time, ACF is happy to organize this meeting for introducing existing collaboration between Finland and Japan, including  a guest lecture by Prof. Yohsuke Makino at the University of Tokyo.

Date and time: 10:00-14:00 February 9 (Friday), 2024

Venue: Martti Ahtisaari Hall ,University of Oulu, Linnanmaa Campus  (Pentti Kaiteran katu 1 90570 Oulu)

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(The event is open to public and free of charge, but registration in advance is required.)



09:30-     Reception open and Coffee



Welcome address and information

Embassy of Japan in Finland, Research Council of Finland and JSPS Stockholm Office



“Forensic Medicine and Postmortem Imaging in Japan”

Speaker: Yohsuke Makino (Associate Professor, Department of Legal Medicine,University of Tokyo)



“Student Interactions in Collaborative Learning – Considering the Results of PISA 2015 in Japan and Finland”

Speaker: Azusa Nakata (Project Leader, Learning and Learning Processes Research Unit Faculty of Education and Psychology, University of Oulu)


11:35-11:45 Short presentations

by Kyushu University Stockholm Liaison Office and JSPS Stockholm Office


11:45-12:45 Lunch



“Revealing molecular mechanisms of mammalian male fertility”

Speaker: Renata Prunskaite-Hyyryläinen (Assistant Professor, Molecular and Reproductive Biology, University of Oulu)



“From Cosmic Particles to Oceanic and Atmospheric Patterns: Muography’s Potential in Early Warning Systems”

Speaker: Marko Holma (Project Researcher, geoscience, mining, mineral exploration, economic geology, University of Oulu)



Closing remark  (Board member of Alumni Club in Finland)




Moderator: Kie Horioka (University of Oulu) & Ilpo Niskanen (University of Oulu)


【Click here to see the “All Alumni Meeting in Finland 2023″】




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Martti Ahtisaari Hall ,University of Oulu
Pentti Kaiteran katu 1 90570
Oulu, Finland
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