GiFT 2013

Six Hokkaido University young researchers involved in tackling major global issues toward the development of a sustainable society will each give a lively 12-minute presentation on their research activities. They will also encourage prospective researchers in high school and college to join them in their efforts to rise and meet high-priority global challenges together. You can participate in the forum by being in the audience or watching it live via webcast.


Saturday, October.26 14:00-16:00(GMT+9) at Hokkaido University Conference Hall


Program

Session 1

"Opening remarks"

Ichiro Uyeda
Vice-President of Hokkaido University
Chairperson of the SW2013 Excutive Committee

Watch Movie

Session 1-1

"Wise Water Use in Future Cities: Membrane Technology will Save the World"

Katsuki Kimura
Ph.D(Engineering)
Research Area: Environmental Engineering, Water Treatment Engineering, Water Treatment by Membrane Technology
Affiliation: Faculty of Engineering

Watch Movie

Session 1-2

"Living in an Ocean of Vinegar"

Helena Fortunato
Ph.D(Science)
Research Area: Ecological Science, Biodiversity, Evolution and Conservation of Macro-benthic Shallow Water
Affiliation: Faculty of Science

Watch Movie

Session 1-3

"Reading Rivers for the Future"

Junjiro Negishi
Ph.D(Geography)
Research Area: Ecology and Civil Engineering, Watershed Conservation & Management
Affiliation: Faculty of Environmental Earth Science

Watch Movie

Session 2

"Introduction"

Ichiro Uyeda
Vice-President of Hokkaido University
Chairperson of the SW2013 Excutive Committee

Watch Movie

Session 2-1

"Creating Unsustainable Lives: Effects of Gender Norms on Male Freeters"

Emma Cook
Ph.D(Anthropology)
Research Area: Cultural Anthropology, Japanese Freeters
Affiliation: International Student Center

Watch Movie

Session 2-2

"TV Dramas & Tourism, Japanese Historical Sites as Sustainable Tourist Resources"

Philip Seaton
Ph.D(Media and Cultural Studies)
Research Area: Japanese History and Media
Affiliation: International Student Center

Watch Movie

Session 2-3

"Relocating to the Countryside in Contemporary Japan: The Quest for Purpose in Life (ikigai)"

Susanne Klien
Ph.D(INternational Relations)
Research Area: Tourism, Studies of Happiness
Affiliation: International Student Center

Watch Movie


Click here for a flyer (PDF)

Tweet

HOKKAIDO UNIVERSITY EXPERIENCE TOUR 2017
There is a gift for you!