• RCN Call for proposals

    RCN Call for proposals

    RCN Call for proposals: Approximately NOK 91 million for international partnerships – including with Japan. The INTPART-programme will enable excellent academic groups in Norway to develop long-term relations with strong academic groups in the priority countries of Brazil, Canada, India, Japan, China, Russia, South Africa and USA. http://www.forskningsradet.no/en/Funding/INTPART/1254016519556

  • Signing of Memorandum of Understanding between the Nippon Foundation and NTNU

    Signing of Memorandum of Understanding between the Nippon Foundation and NTNU

    The summer of last year the Nippon foundation launched a Ocean Innovation Project, and in July an International Symposium on Capacity building for Sustainable Oceans was held in Tokyo. The Nippon foundation writes that “The Ocean is essential to human life. Today, however, the world’s seas and oceans face a variety of problems, including pollution, kidnapping and(…)

  • Finding a way in foreign working cultures: An interview with Jeanett Ødegård Thomsen

    Finding a way in foreign working cultures: An interview with Jeanett Ødegård Thomsen

    Job hunting in Japan can be daunting. Stories about over-worked Salarimen and so called black companies are told at every Izakaya, and can discourage even the bravest of us. Jeanett Ødegård Thomsen is currently completing her masters in Global communication with a focus on PR at Akita International University. After completing her master’s degree she(…)

  • Report from the Business Case Solving Competition 2016

    Report from the Business Case Solving Competition 2016

    December 9th and 10th Noralumni Japan invited 18 Japanese and Norwegian students to a Business Case Solving competition. The students were divided into teams, and the teams competed in creating the best business case. Only 22 hours later the students had created a Business Model Canvas and pitched their idea to the jury. A hard(…)

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Students met Innovation Norway’s CEO at the Norwegian Embassy in Tokyo

Students met Innovation Norway’s CEO at the Norwegian Embassy in Tokyo

Innovation Norway in Tokyo was lucky enough to receive Anita Krohn Traaseth, CEO of Innovation Norway, as a visitor last week. During her visit, we invited 12 students to meet Traaseth to talk about importance of international knowledge and internships. A diverse group of Norwegian and Japanese students attended, everything from exchange or fulltime bachelor, master and PhD(…)

Postdoktorstipend til Japan (Norwegian only)

Postdoktorstipend til Japan (Norwegian only)

Forskningsrådet lyser ut to postdoktorstipend il Japan innen humaniora, samfunnsvitenskap, naturvitenskap eller teknologi på vegne av Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). Søknadsfrist: 23.11.2016 13:00 CET JSPS-programmet skal bidra til å etablere og utvide kontakten mellom norske og japanske forskningsinstitusjoner. Forskerutvekslingen bygger på en samarbeidsavtale mellom Japan Society for the Promotion of Science(…)

NORASIA VII: Maritime Asia

NORASIA VII: Maritime Asia

The Network for Asian Studies (Asianettverket) invites to the conference NorAsia VII: Maritime Asia. The conference will explore maritime Asia from multiple perspectives, and will also function as a meeting and networking point for scholars in the Nordic region working on Asia more broadly. This will take place at the University of Oslo, Blindern, January(…)

Alumni Gathering at Embassy of Japan in Norway

Alumni Gathering at Embassy of Japan in Norway

The Embassy of Japan in Norway invites Noralumni members to an alumni event at the residence of Ambassador Kunukata in Oslo. Please see the following message for more information. Dear friend of Japan, On a regular interval, the Embassy of Japan hosts gatherings for former exchange students and other friends of Japan. This is because(…)

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