Norway-Japan Alumni and Researcher Gathering

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6 February, 2019 at 12:00 PM - 2:40 PM CET


Everyone is welcomed, especially those who are interested in building a Norway-Japan reseacher community.

Admission is free of charge.

Please register before January 30, 2019 by sending an e-mail to the following.


Date and time: February 6, 2019, 12:00-14:40


Venue: Research Council of Norway (Drammensveien 288, 0283 Oslo)


Organizers:  JSPS Alumni Club in Norway, Research Council of Norway, and JSPS Stockholm Office


– Program –

12:00-12:05   Registration and mingling


12:05-12:10   Opening talk by Dr. Anders Øverby, Chair of JSPS Alumni Club in Norway


12.10-12.15: Presentation by Mr. Takao Yoshihara, Deputy Director of JSPS Stockholm Office


12.15-13.30: Career talks

  • 12.15-12.40: “Public engagement for what? A light in the darkness” by Dr. Go Yoshizawa, Research fellow, Work Research Institute, Oslo Metropolitan University
  • 12.40-13.05: “Being interdisciplinary myself, in a multidisciplinary environment: My experiences as an eHealth-researcher in Norway and Japan” by Dr. Naoe Tatara, former Postdoctoral fellow, Oslo Metropolitan University
  • 13.05-13.30: “Hunting the Oldest Ice on the earth: ongoing Japan-Norway collaboration in Antarctica” by Dr. Kenichi Matsuoka, Senior research scientist,  Norwegian Polar Institute

13.30-14.40: Match-making session

  • Participants will be organized in groups based on research fields of interests, and allowed to discuss and assess possibilities for synergy and future collaboration.


* JSPS Alumni Club in Norway is currently in the process of applying to become a formal JSPS alumni club.



6 February, 2019
12:00 PM - 2:40 PM CET
Event Category:


JSPS Alumni Club in Norway (ACN)
Research Council of Norway
JSPS Stockholm Office


Research Council of Norway (RCN)
Drammensveien 288
0283 Oslo,
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