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Humanities and Social Sciences
Section, University-Industry Cooperation and Research Program Division, Research Program Department,
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) 7F,
Kojimachi Business Center,
5-3-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku,
Tokyo 102-0083, JAPAN

+81-3-3263-1106, 4645

+81-3-3263-1716

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Topic-Setting Program to Advance Cutting-Edge Humanities and Social Sciences Research Area Cultivation

Selected Projects

FY2017 Project period:3 years

Openly recruited research

Research Area A :"Cognitive turn" and the transformation of identities

Research Themes Core-Researcher Affiliation Progress Report
Internally superimposed selves: Developing a new research in collaboration
between philosophy and empirical science
Masanori Takezawa Associate Professor, Graduate School of Letters, Hokkaido University  
Exploration of "humanities and social science for symbiotic society" driven by neuropsychology of hyper brain functions Shinichi Koyama Professor, Faculty of Art and Design, University of Tsukuba  
Understanding of individual mental identity using the multidimensional and multidisciplinary cognitive behavior analysis Makoto Ichikawa Professor, Graduate School of Humanities, Chiba University  
Emergence and sharing of mentality based on principle of predictive coding: An integrated study of cognitive science, humanities, and informatics Hideki Ohira  Professor, Graduate School of Informatics, Nagoya University  
Wisdom of crowds as emergent intelligence: Social and personal innovation by group decision making Jun Saiki Professor, Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University  

Research Area B :The concept of the 'responsible research and inovation', and theoritical and practical deepning of 'science for society'

Research Themes Core-Researcher Affiliation Progress Report
Advanced and integrated research about social implementation of bio and environmental technologies―the vision and trial for the participation in 21th century Tsuyoshi Matsuda  Professor, Graduate school of Humanities, Kobe University  
Theoretical and Practical Study for new RRI Framework: a study series of education, evaluation, and politics Ryuma Shineha Assistant Professor, Faculty of Arts and Literatures, Seijo University  

Research Area C :Technological innovation based on Japanese aesthetics and sensibilities

Research Themes Core-Researcher Affiliation Progress Report
Interdisciplinary Research on the Collaborative Constructions between Arts and Audiences: Analyzing Resonance of Light, Sound, and Embodiment in Sociology, Aesthetics, and Engineering Keiichi Yamazaki Professor, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Saitama University  
Resonating space, appearing aesthetics Kiyoshi Furukawa Professor, Fine-Art Department Inter-Media Art, Tokyo University of the Arts  
The Study of UX Design for Advanced Robotics by using Methods and Contents of
Japanese Traditional Performing Arts
Shinobu Nakagawa Professor, Osaka University of Arts  

Research Area D :The cultural and social role of SHIKOHIN

Research Themes Core-Researcher Affiliation Progress Report
Should we question today the last eating and drinking culture Nobuhiro Ito Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Humanities, Nagoya University  
What is Shikouhin? An interdiciplinal research and development of literature database on Shikouhin Toyohiko Matsubara Professor, College of Economics,  Ritsumeikan University  

Affiliation is information at the time of the selection.

FY2014 Project period:3 years

Topic-Setting research

Research Area:New advances in humanities and social sciences using analytical methods incorporating praxeology, cognitive science, and neural science

Research Themes Core-Researcher Affiliation Progress Report
Exploring cognitive and neural foundations of normative and ethical judgments about social values Tatsuya Kameda Professor, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, The University of Tokyo PDF

Research Area:Shifts in social capital accompanying media advances

Development of Media and the Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere in the Risk Society: Theory Construction, Empirical Research and Simulation Analysis based on Comparative Ethology of Network Model ※1 Kaoru Endo Professor, Faculty of Law, Gakushuin University PDF


Openly recruited research

Research Area A:Dialogue between narrative theory and empirical analysis

Research Themes Core-Researcher Affiliation Progress Report
Legal Pragmatics as Normative Theory: On Nullification of Hate Speech ※1 Ichiro Ozaki Professor, Graduate School of Law, Hokkaido University PDF
Constraction of Sustainability Studies through the devepoment of Community Power ※1 Makoto Nishikido Professor, Department of Humanity and Environment, Hosei University PDF

Research Area B:New regional research spurred by information media advances

Chinese Studies under the New Chinese-language Information Environment: A Suggestion for the Next-generation Regional Research ※1 Ken Suzuki Professor, Graduate School of Law, Hokkaido University PDF
Comparative Energy Policy and Discourse in Japan and Germany ※1 Leslie Tkach-Kawasaki Associate Professor, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba PDF
Strengthening Disaster Resilience of Local Communities through Interactive Real-Time Area Studies over SNS and Cloud GIS Takuro Furusawa Associate Professor, Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies, Kyoto University PDF

Research Area C:Humanities and social science research on relationship between academic research changes and misconduct

Organizations and Society for Responsible Research and Innovation Go Yoshizawa Associate Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University PDF

Research Area D: New advances in humanities and social sciences using analytical methods incorporating praxeology, cognitive science, and neural science

Cognitive-neuroscience approach to power to live and creation of its educational-application research Motoaki Sugiura Associate Professor, Institute of Development,Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University PDF
Reflective Learning for the seniors through database creation and visualization of their life activities ※1 Chieko Mizoue Professor, Faculty of Library, Information and Media Science, University of Tsukuba PDF
Synthesizing historical sciences: New perspectives to cultural evolutionary studies Yasuo Ihara Lecturer, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo PDF
Understanding the genetic foundations of cultural variation in cooperation with evidence from social psychology, neuroscience, and endocrinology ※2 Keiko Ishii Associate Professor, Graduate School of Humanities, Kobe University  


Affiliation is information at the time of the selection.
※1 Extend the research period until March 31,2018
※2 Extend the research period until September 30,2020