News tag: environment

18 February 2015

'Fog invites people' - Fujiko Nakaya, 'Fog Bridge' artist, was in conversation at Tate Modern on 17 February 2015

Over a career spanning 40 years, Fujiko Nakaya has pioneered the use of water vapour as a sculptural media. Nakaya has fabulous English, so it was not surprising to hear that she had gone to school in Chicago. Later on she returned to New York to study. In her entertaining talk at Tate Modern yesterday, 17 February 2015, she gave an overview of her work and also engaged in a question and answer session. She is effortlessly charming and humorous.

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19 July 2013

A Scholar's research into traditional insect cuisine in Japan

Charlotte Payne, a 2009 Daiwa Scholar, worked in the Kobokan community centre in Sumida-ku, and also as a researcher on Yakushima island, in Kagoshima during the work placement part of the programme. 

Leaving Japan at the end of the Scholarship in March 2011, Charlotte went on to work with an NGO in India, and with the Medical Research Council and Department of Public Health at the University of Oxford.

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19 June 2013

Joint research by the University of East Anglia and Hokkaido University into the changing Antarctic Ocean

Professor Shigeru Aoki, a researcher of the Antarctic Ocean at Hokkaido University, is currently engaged in collaborative research with Professor Karen Heywood, a world-leading scientist of Antarctic Ocean dynamics at the University of East Anglia (UEA), in Norwich. The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation is delighted to have awarded him a Daiwa Foundation Small Grant. Professor Aoki has kindly written about his

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