News for June 2012

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16 January 2018

'Do Insects Actually Taste any Good?' by Daiwa Scholarship alumna

Charlotte Payne, a former Daiwa Scholar and Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholar, is a PhD candidate based at the Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge. She is investigating the potential impacts of increased consumption of edible insects and  looking at the potential of edible insects to meet the current need for a protein source that is

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15 December 2017

Carl Randall work featured in 'Small is Beautiful' at Flowers Gallery until 6 January 2018

The featured two miniature paintings are included in the group exhibition Small is Beautiful at Flowers Gallery, Cork St. Central London, 14th December 2017 – 6th January 2018. Flowers is one of the UK’s leading commercial galleries, with galleries in New York, Central London and East London, representing prominent British figurative painters such as Peter Howson, Ken

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29 November 2017

Daiwa Foundation funds projects ranging from fish rubbing to neuromuscular disorders

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation has published details of grants awarded to support UK-Japan projects in its latest funding round (September 2017). The Foundation will support artists Eleanor Morgan and Sam Curtis to travel to Japan to enhance their skills in “gyotaku” or fish rubbing, after which they will run workshops in London to encourage people to learn about ocean ecology.

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23 November 2017

JETAA UK Academic Special Interest Group (SIG) University of East Anglia, Norwich, Friday 8 December 2017

For information on attending, submissions of current research, and about potential funding available for accommodation and travel expenses, please contact this year’s convener Simon Kaner, Director of the Centre for Japanese Studies at the University of East Anglia and Head of the Centre for Archaeology and Heritage at the Sainsbury Institute via S.Kaner@uea.ac.uk. There is now a Facebook group called ‘JETAA UK Academic Special Interest Group’; to join, search for it by name via facebook and request permission.

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14 June 2012

Researchers from King's participate in 2nd Anglo-Japanese collaboration event in Tokyo for Improving Patient Safety

Researchers from King’s Patient Safety and Service Quality Research Centre (PSSQ) were invited to the second Anglo-Japanese collaboration for Improving Patient Safety (AnJIPS) event, which was held between 4th and 7th June in Tokyo. The AnJIPS project is a partnership between King’s College London and the University of Tokyo (UT). Led by Dr Naonori Kodate, former Research Associate with the Risk Programme (now Lecturer, University College Dublin),

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7 June 2012

Haroon Mirza awarded Daiwa Foundation Art Prize 2012

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation is delighted to announce Haroon Mirza as the winner of the Daiwa Foundation Art Prize 2012. The Prize offers a unique opportunity for a British artist to gain exposure to Japan’s visual arts sector. Mirza is now invited to hold a solo exhibition at SCAI THE BATHHOUSE in Tokyo in autumn

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1 June 2012

Bokutachi Watashitachi's production of 'Tainai' ('In the Womb') in Sheffield, 24-26 June 2012

Who are the Japanese of today? Members of the National Student Drama Festival went on a search for a hint to answer this big question, motivated also by the tsunami and nuclear disaster of last year. Can we also approach the essence of man’s nature? Looking into the literature of the period around the Second World War, we found our play Tainai (‘In the Womb’) written in 1949 by Juro Miyoshi

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