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Information Sessions for Applicants (April 27th, May 9th)

Please contact us for registration with your name, affiliation and contact information by April 24.

1) Date: Thursday, April 27th, 2017
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm (JST)
Venue: 1F Large Conference Room, Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, Hiroshima University (1-5-1 Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima City Hiroshima 739-8529 Japan)
Language: English

2) Date: Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm (JST)
Venue: 1F Large Conference Room, Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, Hiroshima University (1-5-1 Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima City Hiroshima 739-8529 Japan)
Language: Japanese

*Note: Attendees can attend via skype. Please register by April 24.

Contents:
Overview of Program, Entrance Examination, Q&A

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Contact

Taoyaka Program Office, Hiroshima University

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

The 107th TAOYAKA Program Seminar will be held on, Friday, April 14.

Everyone is welcome. We look forward to seeing you at the seminar.
■ Date: Friday, April 14th  2017
■ Time: 14:00 – 15:30 (Changed)
■ Venue: Large Conference Room, 1F  Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation (IDEC), Hiroshima University
■ Title: Future Urban Mobility and Public Transportation- Challenges and Values –
■ Speaker: Prof. Avishai (Avi) Ceder, Professor in Transportation at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, and Honorary Professor at the University of Auckland

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Opening Ceremony wad held on April 6th

We would like to extend a warm welcome to 6 students admitted to TAOYAKA program, April 6, 2017. Congratulations.

As of April 6th, we have 51 students in our program from 17 countries.
We wish everyone all the best and the successful semester!

The 104th TAOYAKA Program Seminar

The 94th TAOYAKA Program Seminar will be held as below.

■Title: Transformational leadership of Mahatma Gandhi and its relevance in contemporary world
■Lecturer: Mrs. Shobhana Radhakrishna, Chief Functionary, Gandhian Forum for Ethical Corporate Governance, New Delhi
■Date/Time: 10.30-12:00, Tuesday, 25 April, 2017
■Venue: Library Hall, Central Library, Hiroshima University (1-2-2 Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima City Hiroshima, 739-8512)
■Language: Simultaneous interpretation provided (English/Japanese)

■Registration: Required. Please RSVP by Friday, April 21 with your name and contact information

■Contact: taoyaka-program (AT) office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp  (Please replace (AT) with @)

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The 105th & 106th TAOYAKA Program Seminar

The 105th and 106th TAOYAKA Program Seminar will be held on the same day, Wednesday, March 29, in the Large Conference Room, 1F  Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation (IDEC), Hiroshima University.

Everyone is welcome. We look forward to seeing you at the seminar. 

The 105th TAOYAKA Program Seminar 
■ Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 
■ Time: 16:00 – 18:00
Title:
Post competition with congestion and accessibility: An interpretive review of recent research

Speaker: Dr. Yulai Wan, Assistant Professor, Hong Kong Polytechnic University 

 

The 92th TAOYAKA Program Seminar 
■ Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 
■ Time: 18:00 – 19:30

Title: Evaluating the energy savings effect of a utility demand-side management program using a difference-in-difference coarsened exact matching approach

Speaker: Dr. Richard Boampong, Post-Doc Scholar, Department of Economics, Florida State University 

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Career Exploration and Advising session was held on March 3rd 2017

Career Exploration and Advising session titled “Meet TAOYAKA’s Professional Mentors!” was held on March 3, 2017.

In this session, students were provided opportunity to: 

■ Learn how to build professional career path from TAOYAKA program’s professional mentors’ diverse academic backgrounds

■ Present on your research and career goals, then receive professional advice from TAOYAKA program’s professional mentors to build your career pat

■ Identify skill sets needed to succeed on your career path

■ Gain some tips how to connect your research to actual job opportunities

First, professional mentors introduced themselves including their diverse career and academic background. Then, four of TAOYAKA students had an opportunity to present their current research and received specific and valuable advice from each mentors. Participants were amazed by numbers and kinds of advices from three wonderful mentors.  At the end of the session, participants also had a chance to networking with mentors and expect further connections with them. Longer hours’ session for next time was suggested by the mentors.
 
Pleas see the following testimonials by participants:

“Thank you very much for organizing the session. Mentors are excellent!!”

” I thoroughly enjoyed it even if it was short. I would like to present my research next time. The mentors  were great at giving feedback and even one of them kindly helped me for contacting another sensei working on my topic.  Thanks for coming and providing feedback for us. I hope to see you next time! “

“Friendly mentors, giving a clear suggestion on students ‘ papers; showing his good experience on study and working experience.”

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The 103rd TAOYAKA Program Seminar

The 103rd TAOYAKA Program Seminar will be held with the 359th IDEC seminar on  Tuesday, March 14. 

Everyone is welcome. We look forward to seeing you at the seminar. 

Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 
■ Time: 16:00 – 17:30
■ Venue: Large Conference Room, 1F  Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation (IDEC), Hiroshima University

Title: Devotion and Development: Religiosity, Education and Economic Progress in 19th-centuray France 

■ Speaker: Dr. Mara Squicciarini, Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Economics, Northwestern University                <http://sites.northwestern.edu/mps236/>

■ Registration: Not required
■ Contact: TAOYAKA program office
Tel: 082-424-4697
Email: taoyaka-program★office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp (Please  replace ★ with @)

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The 102nd TAOYAKA Program Seminar

We are pleased to announce you of holding the following seminar.

We are looking forward to see you at the venue.

■ Title :Internet of Things and Their Applications for morning Infrastructure and Health Prediction
■ Date : 15:00-16:30, Tuesday, February 28, 2017 
■ Venue : 105 Lecture Room, Faculty of  Engineering, Hiroshima University
■ Lecturer :Dr. Kota Slomon Raju(CSIR-CEERI, India) 
■ Language: English
■ Object Persons: Students and Teachers
■ Contact: Taoyaka Program Technical Creation Course Office
E-mail: taoyaka-tech-sect{at}ml.hiroshima-u.ac.jp Please replace{at}with @.
TEL: 082-424-4597

102nd Taoyaka Program Seminar Poster

 

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The 101st TAOYAKA Program Seminar

The 101st TAOYAKA Program Seminar will be held with the 355th IDEC seminar as follows. 

Everyone is welcome. We look forward to seeing you at the seminar. 

Date: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 
■ Time: 16:30 – 18:00
■ Venue: Large Conference Room, IDEC

Title: An Industrial-Organization Approach to Money and Banking 

Speaker: Dr. Hiroshi Gunji, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics, Daito University  <https://gyouseki.jm.daito.ac.jp/dbuhp/KgApp?kyoinId=ymdegbooggy&Language=2>

■ Registration: Not required
■ Contact: TAOYAKA program office
                      Tel: 082-424-4697
                      Email: taoyaka-program★office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp (Please  replace ★ with @)

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