University of Tsukuba, University Research Administrators (URAs) will participate in Annual Meeting of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS2014) on Feb 13-17 in Chicago.

AAAS2014 in Hyatt Regency Chicago

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Food Valley is a region in the Netherlands where international food companies, research institutes, and Wageningen University and Research Centre are concentrated. We have visited Wageningen University which is generating world-class research findings in the field of agricultural science, and discussed their research system.

<<Tsukuba URA Training/Education Program>>
  Participated in GRIPS University Benchmarking Seminar (the preceding term)
(November 27~28, 2013)

  Location : National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) 
※The latter term will be held on December 18, 2013
  【Member comment】
  The lecture was conducted by Dr. Saka (NISTEP), Dr. Kuwabara (former NISTEP), and Ms. Furubayashi (Thompson Reuters) and talked about analysis reports currently provided etc. Participants also gave presentations, and had class discussions, which were very informative.

<<Tsukuba URA Training/Education Program>>
  JST Research Support Management Course
Participated in “Research Support Management Introduction Course”
(November 20, 2014)

  【Member comment】
   Learned basic research support management with other URAs from other universities, which can be utilized to improve our university’s research management performance.
    JST “Human Resources Development”

*Participated in The Third URA Symposium/The Fifth URA Study Group ~Joint Seminar~
(November 18-19, 2013) 
  ・Poster Presentation 
    Poster Presentation  Poster① Poster② Poster③   
    【Member comment】
    Not only URAs all over the country but also funding agencies that are interested in URA gathered and had active discussions, which was a very productive time.
    The content-rich program showed high level of interest in URA. 

  ・Workshop “Think about URA Networking ~What do we need and what should be done now?~”

<<Tsukuba URA Training/Education Program>>
 Participated in JAPIC (Japan Pharmaceutical Information Center) Advanced Discussion Course III
 ”Opening the Way to the Future with Technologies and Globalization”(November 9, 2013)

  【Member comment】
   Learning enterprise’s spiprit with students made me feel refreshed.