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Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research

KAKENHI ESSAY SERIES

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No. The date of issueAuthor Text
104 Oct.2017 Yukio Himiyama
Emeritus Professor, Hokkaido University of Education
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103 Sep.2017 Ryuta Kawashima
Director, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University
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102 Aug.2017 Shigehisa Arai
Professor, Laboratory for Future Interdisciplinary Research of Science and Technology, Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology
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101 Jul.2017 Michiharu Tabe
Professor Emeritus / Visiting Professor, Research Institute of Electronics, Shizuoka University
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100 Jun.2017 Mari Osawa
Professor and director, Institute of Social Science, The University of Tokyo
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99 May.2017 Masayuki Amagai
Professor and Chair, Department of Dermatology, Keio University School of Medicine
Team Leader, Laboratory for Skin Homeostasis, RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences
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98 Apr.2017 Yutaka Kondo
Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo
Project Professor, National Institute of Polar Research
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97 Mar.2017 Michiko Konno
Professor Emeritus, Ochanomizu University
Former Senior Program Officer for Chemistry at the Research Center for Science Systems, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
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96 Feb.2017 Yasuko Takezawa
Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University
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95 Jan.2017 Eiji Ito
Professor Emeritus, Okayama University
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94 Dec.2016 Toshisada Deguchi
President, Tokyo Gakugei University
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93 Nov.2016 Hisato Iwata
Professor, Center for Marine Environmental Studies, Ehime University
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92 Oct.2016 Yoichi Murakami
Deputy Director, Institute of Materials Structure Science, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization, Institute of Materials Structure Science; Director of Photon Factory
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91 Sep.2016 Miyuki Azuma
Professor, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
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90 Jul.2016 Hiroyuki Ohno
Professor and Dean, Graduate School of Engineering, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
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89 Jun.2016 Tsutomu Nakada, M.D., PhD, FAAN, FANA
Specially Appointed Professor and Professor Emeritus, Brain Research Institute, Niigata University
Professor Emeritus, University of California
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88 May.2016 Shizuo Akira, Professor,
Immunology Frontier Research Center, Osaka University
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87 Apr.2016 Hiroshi Kida
University Professor, Hokkaido University Head of Research Center for Zoonosis Control
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86 Mar.2016 Shigeo Yoden
Professor, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University
Former Senior Program Officer, Mathematical and Physical Sciences Group, Research Center for Science Systems (JSPS)
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85 Feb.2016 Kyuro Sasaki
Department of Earth Resources Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyushu University
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84 Jan.2016 Taketoshi Okuno,Professor Emeritus
Osaka Prefecture University
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83 Dec.2015 Kenso Soai
Professor, Faculty of Science, Tokyo University of Science
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82 Nov.2015 Koichi Fujie
Vice-Director and Professor, Institute of Advanced Sciences, Yokohama National University
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81 Oct.2015 Daisuke Uemura
Professor, Faculty of Science, Kanagawa University;
Professor Emeritus, Nagoya University;
Auditor, Kanazawa University
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80 Sep.2015 Shimon Sakaguchi, Professor
Immunology Frontier Research Center, Osaka University
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79 Aug.2015 Toshikazu Kato, Vice President
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering
Chuo University
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78 Jul.2015 Yoshinori Ohsumi, Professor
Frontier Research Center, Tokyo Institute of Technology
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77 Jun.2015 Satoshi Kawata, Distinguished Professor, Osaka University;
President, Japan Society of Applied Physics (JSAP)
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76 May.2015 Hisashi Yasunaga, Emeritus Professor
National Institute of Japanese Literature (NIJL)
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75 Apr.2015 Katsumi Aida, Professor Emeritus
The university of Tokyo/Former Inspector General of JSPS
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74 Mar.2015 Keiji Tanaka,
Director General, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science
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73 Feb.2015 Yasunori Kegasawa, Director
The Institute of East Asian Epigraphy and Stone Artifacts, Meiji University
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72 Jan.2015 Genshiro Kitagawa, President
Inter-University Research Institute Corporation, Research Organization of Information and Systems (ROIS)
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71 Dec.2014 Shinya Yamanaka
Professor
Kyoto University
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70 Nov.2014 Junko Hibiya
President, International Christian University
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69 Oct.2014 Katsuhiko Sato
President, National Institutes of Natural Sciences
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68 Sep.2014 Kumiko Azuma
Associate Professor
National Institute of Polar Research, Organization of Information and Systems
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67 Aug.2014 Masahiko Sisido
Director
Research Core for Interdisciplinary Sciences, Okayama University
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66 Jul.2014 Ryosuke Kainuma
Professor
Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University
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65 Jun.2014 Akihiro Watanabe
Head of History Section (literary documents), Department of Imperial Palace Sites Investigations
National Institutes for Cultural Heritage,Nara National Research Institute for Cultural Properties
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64 May.2014 Tasuku Honjo
Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto Universit
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63 Apr.2014 Hisayoshi Yurimoto
Professor, Graduate School of Science, Hokkaido University
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62 Mar.2014 Toshiyuki Wakatsuki
Emeritus Professor, Shimane University
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61 Feb.2014 Sanae Itoh
Vice President, Kyushu University
Director, Itoh Research Center for Plasma Turbulence
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60 Jan.2014 Naoyuki Takahata
President The Graduate University for Advanced Studies (Sokendai)
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59 Dec.2013 Toshihisa Kanayama
Vice-President Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine
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58 Nov.2013 Osamu Nittono
President, Fukushima University
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57 Oct.2013 Mio Kishimoto
Professor, Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences, Ochanomizu University
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56 Sep.2013 Kiyoko Fukami
Director, Department of Life Science Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences
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55 Aug.2013 Motoko Kotani
Director and Principal Investigator WPI Advanced Institute for Materials Research, (WPI-AIMR) Tohoku University
Distinguished Professor, Graduate School of Sciences, Tohoku University
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54 Jul.2013 Takuya Marumoto
President, Yamaguchi University
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53 Jun.2013 Yoshifumi Ikeda
Professor, Faculty of Law and Letters
University of the Ryukyus
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52 May.2013 Kan Ueda
Professor, Ritsumeikan University
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51 Apr.2013 Kuniaki Takata
President, Gunma University
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50 Mar.2013 Hiroko Nagahara
Professor, University of Tokyo, School of Science
Former Senior Program Officer, JSPS’s Research Center for Science Systems
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49 Feb.2013 Reiko Kuroda
Professor, Tokyo University of Science, Research Institute for Science and Technology; Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo
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48 Jan.2013 Sakuji Yoshimura
Professor Emeritus, Waseda University; Engineering PhD
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47 Dec.2012 Hideki Fukuda
President, Kobe University
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46 Nov.2012 Shugo Watanabe
Professor, School of Marine Biosciences, Kitasato University
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45 Oct.2012 Masaki Mori
Professor, Gastroenterological Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University
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44 Sep.2012 Takashi Inoguchi
President, University of Niigata Prefecture
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43 Aug.2012 Fumio Harashima
President, Tokyo Metropolitan University
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42 Jul.2012 Mineo Nakajima
President and Chair of the Board Akita International University
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41 Jun.2012 Tadashi Matsunaga
President, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
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40 May.2012 Sachihiro Omura
Director, Japanese Institute of Anatolian Archaeology
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39 Apr.2012 Makoto Watanabe
Professor, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba
Former Senior Program Officer, Interdisciplinary and Frontier Sciences, JSPS Research Center for Science Systems
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38 Mar.2012 Katsuhiko Shirai
Executive Advisor_for Academic Affairs, Waseda University
Chairperson, The Foundation for The Open University of Japan
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37 Feb.2012 Masayuki Yamamoto
Director, Kazusa DNA Research Institute
Chair, Number Two Sub-Committee, Science Council of Japan
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36 Jan.2012 Toshiyuki Kono
Professor of Law, Kyushu University
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35 Dec.2011 Kazuhiro Kosuge
Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University
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34 Nov.2011 Isao Taniguchi
President, Kumamoto University
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33 Oct.2011 Michinari Hamaguchi
President, Nagoya University
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32 Sep.2011 Ikuo Kameyama
President, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
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31 Aug.2011 Setsuo Arikawa
President, Kyushu University
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30 Jul.2011 Noriyuki Takayama
JRI Pension Research Chair Professor,Hitotsubashi University; and Distinguished Scholar, Research Institute for Policies on Pension & Aging
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29 Jun.2011 Hirochika Inoue
Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo
Former Inspector General, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Research Advisor, National Institute of Advanced Science and Technology (AIST)
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28 May.2011 Masanori Iye
Director of Research Coordination and Professor, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
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27 Apr.2011 Keiko Nishikawa
Professor, Graduate School of Advanced Integration Science, Chiba University
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26 Mar.2011 Yoshiyuki Sakak
President, Toyohashi University of Technology
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25 Feb.2011 Shigetada Nakanishi
Director, Osaka Bioscience Institute
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24 Jan.2011 Shigeru Katamine
President, Nagasaki University
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23 Dec.2010 Tetsuro Matsuzawa
Director, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University
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22 Nov.2010 Ichiro Kanazawa
President, Science Council of Japan
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21 Oct.2010 Sonoko Habu
Professor, Department of Immunology, Juntendo University
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20 Sep.2010 Akira Fujishima
President, Tokyo University of Science
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19 Aug.2010 Noriyuki Sato
Representative of Marine Genomics Unit, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology
Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University
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18 Jul.2010 Kotaro Suzumura Professor
Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University
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17 Jun.2010 Takenori Inoki
Director-General, International Research Center for Japanese Studies
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16 May.2010 Tsuyoshi Masumoto
Professor Emeritus, Tohoku University
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15 Mar.2010 Hideki Shirakawa
Professor, Emeritus, University of Tsukuba
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14 Feb.2010 Atsuto Suzuki
Director General, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK)
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13 Jan.2010 Eiko Ohtsuka
Professor Emeritus, Hokkaido University
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12 Dec.2009 Sukekatsu Ushioda
President, National Institate for Materials Science
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11 Nov.2009 Narifumi Tachimoto
Professor, Director-General, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, National Institute for the Humanities
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10 Oct.2009 Akira Isogai
Professor, President, Nara Institute of Science and Technology
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9 Sep.2009 Kenichi Iga
Professor, President, Tokyo Institute of Technology
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8 Aug.2009 Kumao Toyoshima
Science Adviser, RIKEN
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7 Jul.2009 Yasuharu Suematsu
Professor Emeritus, Tokyo Institute of Technology
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6 Jun.2009 Yoneo Ishii
Director, Japan Center for Asian Historical Records, National Archives of Japan
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5-2 May.2009 Masayuki Numao
Professor, The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University
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5-1 May.2009 Hiroo Fukuda
Professor, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo
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4 Apr.2009 Iwao Ohdomari
Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University
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3 Mar.2009 Akihisa Inoue
Professor, President, Tohoku University
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2 Feb.2009 Michiko Go
Professor, President, Ochanomizu University
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1 Jan.2009 Makoto Kobayashi
Professor Emeritus, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization, Executive Director, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
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