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The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings are attracting attention. With the release of the THE 2017-2018 rankings last fall, the University of Tokyo, Japan's top university, dropped from 39th to 46th place and headlines la...

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The announcement of research at Nagoya University resulting in the discovery of a huge void inside a pyramid became big international news and garnered much attention recently. If you look behind this discovery you will find the story about...

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Not a day seems to pass without hearing debates and speculations about the future of cars such as electric vehicles (EVs), autonomous driving and so on. There is so much excitement surrounding the field that it sometimes described as a medi...

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The Nobel Committee has announced all the 2017 Nobel Prize winners, and this year, for the second year in a row, no women were found among the winners. In the press conference held after the announcement of the Prize in Economic Sciences, t...

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September 29, 2017

Rice, Agriculture and Asia

At the end of September, three students graduated with doctorate degrees after completing the Transnational Doctoral Programs for Leading Professionals in Asian Countries, which is offered by Nagoya University's Asian Satellite Campuses Ins...

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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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