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(March 20) The 9th TAOYAKA International Workshop will be held

Title: Technology in Rural Development
 HelloGoGo: How a mobile application could potentially revitalize a rural Japanese community through tourism: Case Study: Iinan Cho, Shimane Prefecture

  • Date & Time: 13:00-14:30 Wed, March 20, 2019
  • Venue: IDEC 204, Hiroshima University

Program Schedule:
13:00    OTP   Team 14 presentation: Technology in Rural Development:
HelloGoGo: How a Mobile Application Could Potentially Revitalize a Rural Japanese Community Through Tourism:Case Study: Iinan Cho, Shimane Prefecture. Presenters: Kohei Shimasaki, Diana Khan, Gajender Thakur

13:30    Development of a Rural Revitalization Game Through Participatory Design and Localization of Popular Global Game Mechanics.” The University of Texas at Dallas NSR Lab Presenters: Shad Miller and Sam Owens

13:40    Iinan Cho Tourist office: “Town with the biggest Shimenawa” : Presenter: Osamu Akutagawa

13:50    Hiroshima NPO Center: “Working Together To Revitalize Rural Communities One Community at a Time”  Presenter Ms.Miki Matsuda

14:00     Discussion, Q & A session, Feedback from Mentor, Professors, and students

14:30   Closing remarks by Prof Akimasa Fujiwara

 

Application guidelines are available

Application guideline for the following admissions are now available.
– October 2019 Admission (Second Admission) / April 2020 Admission, General Selection/Transfer Admission into 3rd year
– Campus Special Admissions (Joining the Program in October 2019), General Selection/Transfer Admission into 3rd year

October 2019 Admission (Second Admission)/April 2020 Admission
(General Selection/Transfer Admission into 3rd year)

Application Period
May 13 to May 24, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. (JST)

Application Guideline
Application Guideline (PDF)

Prescribed Form
General Selection (Word)
Transfer Admission into 3rd year (Word)

Online Application
Online Application system
*Only available during the application period

Please be familiar with the information from the links below before applying.
FAQ / Financial Support

Campus Special Admission (Joining the Program in October 2019)

Admission Requirements
– General Selection –
(1) A person who is enrolled in the first year of Master’s Program in Hiroshima University in April 2019
(2) A person who decided to enroll in the first year of Master’s Program in Hiroshima University in October 2019
– Transfer Admission into 3rd year –
(1) A person who is enrolled in the first year of Doctoral Program in Hiroshima University in April 2019
(2) A person who decided to enroll in the first year of Doctoral Program in Hiroshima University in October 2019

Application Period
May 13 to May 24, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. (JST)

Application Guideline
Application Guideline (PDF)

Prescribed Form
Application Form (Word) (Common to General Selection and Transfer Admission into 3rd year)
General Selection (Word)
Transfer Admission into 3rd year (Word)

Please be familiar with the information from the links below before applying.
FAQ / Financial Support

Admission Information Sessions

The date and time of the admission information sessions will be updated soon.

Contact

Taoyaka Program Office, Hiroshima University

E-mail: apply[a]taoyaka.hiroshima-u.ac.jp *Please replace [a] with @.

(Jan. 31)The 138th Taoyaka Program Seminar

The 138th TAOYAKA Program Seminar will be held as follows. This event is open to all.

■ Date: 16:00-17:30, January 31st, 2019
■ Venue: 204 lecture room, Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation (IDEC), Hiroshima University
■ Title: Overview of the Gains and Challenges in Promoting Gender Equality in the Philippines
Lecturer: Dr. Carolyn I. Sobritchea, Professorial Lecturer and Former Dean, Asian Center, University of the Philippines, Diliman
■ Language: English

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The 135th TAOYAKA Program Semianar

The 135th TAOYAKA Program Semianar will be held as follows.

■ Time & Date: 10:30-12:00, Monday, January 21, 2019
■ Venue: A1-141, Graduate School of Engineering
■ Theme: Microfluidic devices for Biochemical Applications
■ Lecturer : Dr. Sanket Goel, BITS Pilani, Hyderabad
■ Language: English
■ Object Persons:Students and Teachers
■ Contact:Technical Creation Course Office, TAOYAKA Program, Hiroshima                        University
  E-mail:taoyaka-tech-sect★ml.hiroshima-u.ac.jp( Please replace{at}with @.)
     Tel: 082-424-4597

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hiroshima University Museum: Re-thinking the Island Soul – Mitarai’s Photography & Painting Exhibition

Hiroshima University Museum: Re-thinking the Island Soul – Mitarai’s Photography & Painting Exhibition
A Collaboration Between Researchers & Community Artists

TAOYAKA students planned and organised this exhibition to introduce beautiful Mitarai town as a part of the Onsite Team Project.
Everyone is all welcome!

Schedule: 14th Dec. 2018 ~ 2nd Mar. 2019
Time: 10:00 – 17:00 (Entrance by 16:30)
Venue: Hiroshima University Museum Main building
Admission: Free

The 134th TAOYAKA Program Semianar

The 134th TAOYAKA Program Semianar will be held as follows.

■ Time & Date: 9:45-12:00, Thursday, January 10, 2019
■ Venue: A1-141, Graduate School of Engineering
■ Theme: 1. Laser-Based 3D Scene Modeling and Understanding for Autonomous Robots in Large-Scale Open Environments
                     2. Intelligence Vision Inspection Algorithm and Its Applications
■ Lecturer : 1. Prof. Zhuang Yan, Dalian University of Technology
                      2. Associate Prof. Yang Hua, Huazong University of Science and TechnologyCanada
■ Language: English
■ Object Persons:Students and Teachers
■ Contact:Technical Creation Course Office, TAOYAKA Program, Hiroshima                        University
  E-mail:taoyaka-tech-sect★ml.hiroshima-u.ac.jp( Please replace{at}with @.)
     Tel: 082-424-4597

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The 2nd Hiroshima University Symposium on SDGs
The 6th Taoyaka Program International symposium


The 2nd Hiroshima University Symposium on SDGs: The Nexus between Global Goals and Research Enhancement through University Reforms will be held as follows. This is also the 6th Taoyaka Program International symposium. In this symposium, we host leaders in their respective fields from universities and institutions to intellectually promote and openly discuss our university reforms, enhancement of research, and the development of a new type of collaborative environment centered around the university, together with a collective pursuit of universally effective SDGs. This event is open to all.

Date:Saturday, December 1st, 2018 13:00-17:30
Venue:Lecture Room M401, Higashi-Senda Innovative Research Center (Directions)※
Language:Japanese and English (Simultaneous translation provided)
Admission:Free (Online registration from the symposium website
Organizer:Hiroshima University Network for Education and Research on Peace and Sustainability, Hiroshima University TAOYAKA Program for Creating a Flexible, Enduring, Peaceful Society
Co-hosted by:The Japan Association of National Universities, Hiroshima University Institute for Higher Education, and United Nations Institute for Training and Research
Endorsed by:Hiroshima Prefecture
Cooperated by:Japan International Cooperation Agency Chugoku Center

※Shuttle bus will be available between the Higashi-hiroshima campus and Senda campus.
Outward: 11:30: 2F Main entrance of Hojin-honbu-mae → 11:40: Daigaku-kaikan-mae → 12:30: Senda campus
Homeward: 17:45: Senda campus → 18:45: 2F Main entrance of Hojin-honbu-mae → 18:55: Daigaku-kaikan-mae
(Please note that the bus may be slightly delayed by the traffic conditions)   

Program

▼【Part 1】13:00-14:00
Opening Remark Mitsuo Ochi, President, Hiroshima University
Congratulatory Speech by MEXT Mitsuhiro Ikehara, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
3rd Peace Lecture Marathon
 Honorary Distinguished Professor Award Ceremony
Special Lecture: H. Murat Mercan, Ambassador, Embassy of the Republic of Turkey
▼【Part 2】14:20-17:30
Video Message Implementing SDGs Through Universities
Paul Shrivastava, Director, Sustainability Institute, The Pennsylvania State University
Keynote Speech 1 Achieving the SDGs – The role of universities and research
Tahl Kestin, Research Program Manager, Monash Sustainable Development Institute, Monash University
Keynote Speech 2 From Agency to Enterprise in American Higher Education
Derrick M. Anderson, Advisor to the President, Office of the President, Arizona State University
Panel Discussion The Nexus between Global Goals and Research Enhancement through University Reforms
Moderator:Shinji Kaneko (Professor, Graduate School of Int’l Development and Cooperation, Hiroshima University)
Panels:
– Mariko Nishizawa (Project Coordinator, Peace Promotion Project Team, Hiroshima Prefectural Government)
– Tahl Kestin
– Derrick M. Anderson
– Shinichi Kobayashi (Director, Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University)
Closing Remark Yohsuke Yamamoto, Executive and Vice President for Research, Hiroshima University

Contact:Research Planning Office, Hiroshima University
email:ura@office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp

Prof. Kazuo Tomozawa will appear on “NHK High School Lectures ~Geography ” on Friday, November 30th.

(This program will be in Japanese)

[Air Date&Time] Friday, November 30th 2018  2:40PM-3:00PM
[Station] NHK E-television
[Program] “NHK High School Lectures ~Geography” (NHK高校講座 地理)

the program’s website (Japanese Only)

(November 5 to 16) Admission Application Period

April 2019 Admission (Second Admission)/October 2019 Admission
(General Selection/Transfer Admission into 3rd year)

Application Period
November 5 to November 16, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. (JST)

Application Guideline
Application Guideline (PDF)

Prescribed Form
General Selection (Word)
Transfer Admission into 3rd year (Word)

Online Application
Online Application system
*Only available during the application period

Please be familiar with the information from the links below before applying.
FAQ / Financial Support

Campus Special Admission

Admission Requirements
General Selection: A person who is enrolled in the first year of Master’s Program in Hiroshima University in October 2018
Transfer Admission into 3rd year: A person who is enrolled in the first year of Doctoral Program in Hiroshima University in October 2018

Application Period
November 5 to November 16, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. (JST)

Application Guideline
Application Guideline (PDF)

Prescribed Form
Application Form (Word) (Common to General Selection and Transfer Admission into 3rd year)
General Selection (Word)
Transfer Admission into 3rd year (Word)

Please be familiar with the information from the links below before applying.
FAQ / Financial Support

Contact

Taoyaka Program Office, Hiroshima University
E-mail: apply[a]taoyaka.hiroshima-u.ac.jp *Please replace [a] with @.

Completion ceremony was held on September 20th

Taoyaka Program completion ceremony was carried out on September 20th and 2 students of the second graduating class were celebrated by faculty members and staffs, and their family and friends on their accomplishment and their completion of the program.

Professor Miyatani, program director, encouraged the graduating students to take an active role in the society as a global leader from now on and extended respect to them for the efforts and hard work they put in the program.

We wish them all the best in their future endeavors.

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