Tuesday, October 19

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Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress attended the Japan Prize Award Ceremony presented to two doctors, Yoshio Okamoto and Rattan Lal.
Economy

Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress attended the Japan Prize Award Ceremony presented to two doctors, Yoshio Okamoto and Rattan Lal.

The Japan Prize Foundation (Chairman Hiroshi Komiyama) held the 2019 Japan Prize award ceremony at the National Theater of Japan in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo on the 8th with Yoshio Okamoto, Professor of Nagoya University (78) and Rattan Lal, Ohio State University. The award was presented to the State University Special Honorary Professor (74). Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress also attended the award ceremony. This was the last time he attended the award ceremony for His Majesty the Emperor, who was abdicated at the end of April. In addition to a certificate and a prize, a prize of 50 million yen was given to each of the two doctors.The Japan Prize is given to scientists who have contributed to society through science and technology, and is known worldwide. This year is the 35th time. The ...
Belgium and the United States won the Blue Planet Prize this year
Economy

Belgium and the United States won the Blue Planet Prize this year

To the winners of this year’s (28th) “Blue Planet Prize” presented by the Asahi Glass Foundation to researchers who have worked hard to solve global environmental problems, it was revealed that changes in global land use will have an adverse effect on ecosystems. Eric Lambin, a professor at the Ruban Catholic University in Belgium, and Jared Diamond, a professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, who studied the impact of environmental issues on the survival of nations and civilizations, were selected. The award ceremony will be held at a hotel in Tokyo on December 11, and each will receive a certificate, a trophy and a supplementary prize of 50 million yen.According to the foundation, Lanvin used satellite remote sensing technology and proprietary analysis techniques to reveal ...
Research grant donated by Akira Yoshino, decided to be an associate professor at Kyushu University
Economy

Research grant donated by Akira Yoshino, decided to be an associate professor at Kyushu University

The Chemical Society of Japan (Chairman Maki Kawai) received a research grant from Akira Yoshino and Asahi Kasei Honorary Fellow, who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry last year, on the 9th. Kojio Ken) I chose an associate professor.The research of Associate Professor Kojio was “Creation of elastomers filled with highly oriented inorganic nanosheets”. We are continuing to develop rubber materials that prevent lithium-ion batteries from swelling.This grant project of the Chemical Society of Japan was started in 2014 based on the prize money that Mr. Yoshino received the Russian science award “The Global Energy Prize”, which is said to be the Nobel Prize in the energy field in 2013. This is the sixth time for the purpose of revitalizing research activities in the fields of energy, environment...
Two men from the United States and the United Kingdom won this year’s Blue Planet Prize
Economy

Two men from the United States and the United Kingdom won this year’s Blue Planet Prize

On the 10th, the Asahi Glass Foundation (Chairman Takuya Shimamura) gave the winners of this year’s (29th) “Blue Planet Prize” to researchers who have worked hard to solve global environmental problems. David Tillman of the United States, who studied the effects on the world, and Dr. Simon Stuart of the United Kingdom, who contributed to the creation of the “Red List” of endangered organisms at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Announced that. The award ceremony will be held in Tokyo on October 7, and each will receive a certificate and a supplementary prize of 50 million yen.According to the Asahi Glass Foundation, Mr. Tillman is currently a professor and university director at the University of Minnesota and an outstanding professor at the University of Californi...