News

  • April 2019
    Dr. Satoru Nogami was appointed as an Advanced Academic Specialist.
  • March 2019
    Dr. Yoshiko Baba was certified as a Senior URA of the University of Tokyo.
  • January 2019
    We organized the 3rd ETH Zürich-UTokyo Strategic Partnership Symposium on the UN Sustainable Development Goals and Innovation.
  • December 2018
    The Department of Chemistry's application for the Japan Chemical Industry Association's “9th Human Resources Fostering Program in Chemistry” was selected for funding. We supported the application for this project.
  • October 2018
    The Program of Excellence in Photon Science (XPS) and the International Graduate Program for Excellence in Earth-Space Science (IGPEES) were started. We are partly responsible for the management of these programs.
  • June 2018
    The project “Strengthening and Standardization of World-leading Innovative Graduate Study (WINGS) Programs in the School of Science” was selected for internal university funding. We supported the application for this project.
  • December 2017
    Dr. Kate Harris was certified as a URA of the University of Tokyo.
  • November 2017
    The “Natural Sciences with a Data-centric Approach” course was selected for funding by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) under the International Priority Graduate Program. We supported the application for this course.
  • September 2017
    The International Research Center for Neurointelligence was selected for funding under the MEXT World Premier International Research Center Initiative (WPI). We supported the application for this project.
  • June 2017
    Dr. Kate Harris joined ORSD as the chemistry URA.
    We now have three URAs (Chemistry, Biology, Physics).
  • April 2017
    The Institute for Life Science Research and Education, a UTokyo Integrated Research System, was established. We supported the application for this project.
  • April 2017
    The UTokyo Organization for Planetary and Space Science (UTOPS), an affiliated facility of the School of Science, was established. We supported the application for this project.
  • April 2017
    The School of Science's budgetary request to the government to establish the Consortium for Attosecond Laser Science and Technology (COAST) was successful. We supported this application.
  • April 2017
    Dr. Teruyuki Hayashi moved to the Center for Ultrafast Intense Laser Science.
  • March 2017
    Dr. Teruyuki Hayashi and Dr. Satoru Nogami were certified as Senior URAs of the University of Tokyo. Dr. Yoshiko Baba was certified as a URA of the University of Tokyo. [details in Japanese ]
  • October 2016
    The Universal Biology Institute, affiliated with the School of Science, was established. We supported the application for this project.
  • May 2016
    Brochures are available for download in PDF format.
  • December 2015
    We supported the organization of a joint seminar with National Taiwan University.
  • October 2015
    We organized the Program for Leading Graduate Schools Forum 2015.
  • October 2015
    The Re-Inventing Japan Project (Central and South America) was started. We supported the application for this project.
  • June 2015
    The Initiative to Build a Strategic Partnership with the University of Chile and the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile was started. We supported the application for this project.
  • June 2015
    The Initiative to Build a Strategic Partnership with National Taiwan University was started. We supported the application for this project.
  • April 2015
    We now have three URAs (Chemistry, Biology, Physics).
  • November 2014
    The Initiative to Build a Strategic Partnership with the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich (ETH Zürich) was started. We supported the application for this project.
  • October 2014
    The first students were accepted into the Global Science Course (GSC). We supported the planning of and application for this program.
  • September 2014
    The Top Global University Project, “Constructing a Global Campus Model at the University of Tokyo” was started. We supported the application for this project.
  • September 2014
    The Re-Inventing Japan Project (Russia) was started. We supported the application for this project.
  • May 2014
    We now have four URAs (Chemistry, Biology, Physics, International).
  • April 2014
    The Japan Chemical Industry Association's “3rd Human Resources Fostering Program in Chemistry” was started. We supported the application for this project.
  • April 2014
    We now have three URAs (Chemistry, Physics, International).
  • November 2013
    The Center of Innovation (COI) “Self-Managing Healthy Society” was started. We supported the application for this project.
  • October 2013
    The Departmental Research Capability Enhancement Initiative, a program that promotes the enhancement of research universities, was started. We supported the application for this project.
  • September 2013
    Dr. Teruyuki Hayashi presented ORSD's activities at the 2nd International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU) Research Administrator Symposium.
  • April 2013
    We supported the planning and organization of the American Chemical Society's “ACS on Campus” event at the University of Tokyo. This was the first time that the event had been held in Japan.
  • March 2013
    The Center of Innovation for Life, Energy, and Molecular Technology, an international science innovation center, was started. We supported the application for this center.
  • December 2012
    A pre-eminent post-graduate center was established. We supported the application for this center.
  • October 2012
    The Materials Education Program for the Future Leaders in Research, Industry, and Technology (MERIT) was started. We supported the application for this program.
  • October 2012
    We held the 2nd URA Lecture.
  • September 2012
    We held an information session on Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI) at the School of Science.
  • September 2012
    We held the 1st URA Lecture.
  • May 2012
    The Office of Research Strategy and Development (ORSD) was formed.
    We have two URAs (Chemistry, Physics).
  • April 2012
    Installation of the Office of Research Strategy and Development (ORSD) was approved at the faculty meeting of the School of Science.