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TAOYAKA Program for creating a flexible, enduring, peaceful society will hold information sessions for those who are interested in October 2015/ April 2016 Admissions.
The schedule of the information sessions is as follows.

1. Date and Time: May 1st, 2015, Fri 17:00-18:00

Venue:Graduate School for International Development and cooperation (IDEC), Hiroshima University  Access

The information session can be joined via Television Conference System at Hiroshima University Tokyo Office Campus innovation Center (Room#408) Access

Language:Japanese

2. Date and Time: May 15th, 2015, Fri 18:10-20:00

Venue: Graduate School for International Development and cooperation (IDEC), Hiroshima University Access

3. Date and Time: June 7th, 2015, Sun 16:15-16:45

Venue: Hiroshima University Tokyo Office Campus innovation Center (Room#408) Access

*The open time has been changed.


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List of Grant Recipients has been released (April 2015)

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TAOYAKA Program held Opening Ceremony

 

The opening ceremony 2015 for the Taoyaka Program for creating a flexible, enduring, and peaceful society was held on Friday, April 3rd, , and was performed in English. The number of students who were accepted to the Taoyaka program in this year was eight with different educational, professional and cultural backgrounds. The country of origin and the number of the students are as follows: Japan (2), Bangladesh (1), Nepal (1), India (1), Vietnam (1), China (1), and Costa Rica (1). This program has established at Hiroshima University in 2014 and entered its second year.

The vice president of Hiroshima University, Dr. Masaki Sakakoshi, gave the opening address to congratulate and encourage the newly-enrolled students: “Students who accepted and began this program today have distinguished educational and career backgrounds in various fields. I am expecting all of you to work hard in order to become an exceptional global leader and work internationally after the completion of the five-year program. We want you to be successful. We are happily to provide you with full support in both academically and financially. We believe that our support will help you to manage your daily life better in order to devote yourself to your studies and research.”

The purpose of the Taoyaka Program is to cultivate students in becoming global leaders who can contribute to global communities, including Japan, facing different types of issues and problems. Within the five years of doctoral program, students have an opportunity to visit and work closely with people in the region where they choose and research in order to understand deeply their current situations and needs of these regional societies and cultures. The students in the program are expected to develop technological, social, and cultural projects that will help resolve and support these concerns in these communities.

Application Guideline for Oct. 2015 or Apr. 2016 Enrollment Released

Please visit the following page for more details.

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Announcement of the 37th TAOAYAKA Program Seminar

Theme:
1. Housing Urban poor: Dynamics of Slum Rehabilitation in Mumbai
2. Social networks and psychological factors for pro-environmental behavior in urban waste management
Lecturer:
1. Arnab Jana (Assistant Professor, Centre for Urban Science & Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay)
2. Ronita Bardhan (Assistant Professor, Centre for Urban Science & Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay)
Date&Time: 15:00-17:00, Saturday, March 21, 2015
Venue: Room 204, IDEC, Hiroshima University
Language: English
Contact:Taoyaka Program Office ext. 6954, email: taoyaka[at]hiroshima-u.ac.jp (Please change[at]to@)
The seminar is open to the public. Participation as walk-in basis, but please contact the above to secure a place.


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Announcement of the 36th TAOAYAKA Program Seminar

TAOYAKA Program for creating a flexible, enduring, peaceful society will hold the 36th TAOYAKA Program Seminar(the 284th IDEC Asia Seminar).

Theme: The Innovation Process: Why Only Some Lessons from National Defense Apply to Development
Lecturer: Dr. Eugene Gholz (Associate Professor, LBJ school of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin)
Date&Time: 16:00-17:30, Friday. March 20, 2015
Venue: Room 204, IDEC, Hiroshima University
Language: English
Contact:Taoyaka Program Office ext. 6954, email: taoyaka[at]hiroshima-u.ac.jp (Please change[at]to@)


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Announcement of the 33rd Taoyaka Program Seminar

TAOYAKA Program for creating a flexible, enduring, peaceful society will hold the 33rd TAOYAKA Program Seminar.

Time and Date: 14:00~15:30, March 6, 2015

Venue: A1-111, Graduate School of Engineering

Lecturer:Dr. Kota Solomon Raju, Principal Scientist & Project Leader, CSIR-Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute(CEERI), Pilani, India

Title: Reconfigurable Computing Systems and Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) Systems Design: Work at CSIR-CEERI, Pilani

Language: English

Object Persons:Teachers and Students

Contact:TAOYAKA Program Technical Creation Office

E-mail: taoyaka-tech-sect[a]ml.hiroshima-u.ac.jp
Tel: 082-424-4597

*please replace [a] with @.


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The 28th Taoyaka Program seminar was held

Title : Regional Social Capital in Rural Regions – Some Cases in Depopulated Areas in Japan and the Other Countries –
Date : 12:50pm-14:20pm,Wed. December 17th,2014
Venue : B204, Graduate School of Letters, Hiroshima University
Lecturer : Prof. TSUTSUMI Kenji /Graduate School of Letters, Osaka University
Object Persons : Students, Teachers and Public

The 29th Taoyaka Program Seminar was held 

Title : India-Japan Relations in the 21st Centry
Date : 15:00pm-16:30pm,Thursday. January 8th, 2015
Venue : Library Hall, Central Library, Hiroshima University
Lecturer: Mr. Aseem R. Mahajan (Counsul General of India, Osaka-Kobe)
Jointly hosted by the Center for Contemporary India Studies at Hiroshima University (HINDAS)
Simultaneous interpretation provided (English/ Japanese)

TAOYAKA Program Newsletter “Flexibility, Endurability, and Peace” has been published.

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