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Typhoon Vera of 1959, or the Isewan (Ise Bay) Typhoon as it is known in Japan, is without doubt one of the most catastrophic natural disasters the country has ever experienced, with more than 5,000 deaths to its name. It led to the enactmen...

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As if anxiously awaiting the end of the presentation on "The Forefront of Pyramid Research" by Associate Professor Yukinori Kawae of Nagoya University's Institute for Advanced Research, Professor Sei-ichiro Watanabe of the Graduate School o...

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October 18, 2019

A New Wind in Mongolia

Janchiv Galbadrakh is a 56-year-old doctoral student at the Nagoya University Graduate School of Education and Human Development. His actual job is president of the New Mongol Academy, a private school in Mongolia made up of four institutio...

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September 27, 2019

Thinking About Cars in Nagoya

"Cars are endlessly fascinating from a cognitive science perspective," says Professor Kazuhisa Miwa of the Nagoya University School of Informatics and Sciences. Cars have been a powerful tool, giving humans freedom through mobility. We fi...

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Atsuko TSUJI

Earned B.A. in Arts, College of Arts and Sciences, the University of Tokyo in 1976. Joined The Asahi Shimbun Company in 1979 as a journalist and wrote many articles in science and technology area for newspaper and magazines...[read more] published by the company including editorial pieces. Knight Science Journalism Fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1989 and Reuters Fellow at University of Oxford in 2014. Designated Professor of Nagoya University's Institute of International Education and Exchange since October 2016. [close]

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