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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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FY2020 Project period:3 years

Openly recruited research

Research Area A :Exploring new methodologies for research in the humanities and social sciences

Research Themes Core-Researcher Affiliation Progress Report
Reexamination of qualitative approach through interdisciplinary comparison IGASHIRA Masahiko Professor, Graduate School of Social Sciences, Hitotsubashi University  
Regional Science for Small Islands based on Creation of New ‘Island Wisdom’ by means of Communicative Archives HATANO So Professor, Research Institute for Islands and Sustainability, University of the Ryukyus  

Research Area B :Issues of rules and publicness in AI-enhanced IT society

Research Themes Core-Researcher Affiliation Progress Report
Rules and regulations of using AI as an alternative to the administration of
long-term care insurance -from the viewpoint of community management and social capital
KAWASHIMA Noriko Professor, School of community management, department of health & welfare, The University of Fukuchiyama  

Research Area C :Cross-disciplinary investigation of disparity and equal opportunity in globalizing society

Research Themes Core-Researcher Affiliation Progress Report
An empirical study on the origin of the literacy gap, the impact of the gap on decision-making, and how to narrow it OGAWA Kazuhito Professor, Research Institute for Socionetwork Strategies(RISS)/ Faculty of Sociology, Kansai University  

Research Area D :Research on the relationship between science & technology and “humans”

Research Themes Core-Researcher Affiliation Progress Report
Theory and Practice of Creating “Myself” as Natural Born Intelligence GUNJI Yukio Professor, School of Fundamental Sciencs and Engineering, Waseda University  

Research Area E :Society’s responses and challenges with regard to global disasters such as pandemics

Research Themes Core-Researcher Affiliation Progress Report
Designing Legal Institutions to Deal with the Coronavirus Pandemic YOSHIDA Kunihiko Professor, Graduate School of Law, Hokkaido University  
Phenomenological analysis of corpus of subjective reports about COVID-19
pandemic based on natural language processing
FROESE Tom Assistant Professor, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University  
New Socio-Environmental Theories for the Post-Pandemic World: Learning from the History of Pandemics FUJIWARA Tatsushi Associate Professor, Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University  
Examinations of counter-disaster policies based on large scale simulations on exhaustive trade network data INOUE Hiroyasu Associate Professor, Graduate School of Simulation Studies, University of Hyogo  
Comprehensive research on communication after a nuclear disaster from a global perspective SEKIYA Naoya Associate Professor, The Center for Integrated Disaster Information Research, the Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, the University of Tokyo,  
Evidence-based Economic and epidemiological analysis of the spread of
infectious diseases and its policy applications
NISHIYAMA Yoshihiko Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University  

Affiliation is information at the time of the selection.

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 ※1
TAKEZAWA  Masanori Associate Professor, Graduate School of Letters, Hokkaido University  
Exploration of "humanities and social science for symbiotic society" driven by neuropsychology of hyper brain functions ※1 KOYAMA  Shinichi Professor, Faculty of Art and Design, University of Tsukuba  
Understanding of individual mental identity using the multidimensional and multidisciplinary cognitive behavior analysis ※1 ICHIKAWA  Makoto 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 ※2 OHIRA  Hideki
Professor, Graduate School of Informatics, Nagoya University  
Wisdom of crowds as emergent intelligence: Social and personal innovation by group decision making SAIKI  Jun 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 ※1 MATSUDA  Tsuyoshi
Professor, Graduate school of Humanities, Kobe University  
Theoretical and Practical Study for new RRI Framework: a study series of education, evaluation, and politics SHINEHA Ryuma 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 ※1 YAMAZAKI  Keiichi Professor, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Saitama University  
Resonating space, appearing aesthetics FURUKAWA Kiyoshi 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 ※1
NAKAGAWA Shinobu 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 ※1 ITO  Nobuhiro Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Humanities, Nagoya University  
What is Shikouhin? An interdiciplinal research and development of literature database on Shikouhin ※1 MATSUBARA Toyohiko Professor, College of Economics,  Ritsumeikan University  

Affiliation is information at the time of the selection.
※1 Extend the research period until March 31,2021
※2 Extend the research period until March 31,2023

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 KAMEDA  Tatsuya 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 ENDO  Kaoru 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 OZAKI  Ichiro Professor, Graduate School of Law, Hokkaido University PDF
Constraction of Sustainability Studies through the devepoment of Community Power ※1 NISHIKIDO  Makoto 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 SUZUKI  Ken Professor, Graduate School of Law, Hokkaido University PDF
Comparative Energy Policy and Discourse in Japan and Germany ※1 TKACH-KAWASAKI  Leslie 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 FURUSAWA Takuro 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 YOSHIZAWA Go 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 SUGIURA Motoaki 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 MIZOUE Chieko Professor, Faculty of Library, Information and Media Science, University of Tsukuba PDF
Synthesizing historical sciences: New perspectives to cultural evolutionary studies IHARA Yasuo 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 ISHII Keiko 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