• 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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Call for abstracts: European Research Day 2016

Call for abstracts: European Research Day 2016

The European Research Day, 25 November 2016, organized by EURAXESS Japan aims to bring together the European researchers community currently based in Japan. It will be a one-day workshop featuring presentations by European researchers, discussion panels on issues of relevance for Japan-Europe mobility and research cooperation, and a networking reception. Interested researchers can participate through an(…)

Applicants are now being accepted for the 12th Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship.

Applicants are now being accepted for the 12th Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship.

With the goals of further strengthening the fundamentals of international research into Japan and deepening understanding of Japan, the Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship invites leading international researchers of the Japanese language, Japanese language education, Japanese literature and Japanese culture to Japan to conduct residential research. Researchers working within these fields who reside outside Japan(…)

Reisestøtte for næringsrettet bilateralt samarbeid utenfor Europa (Norwegian only)

Reisestøtte for næringsrettet bilateralt samarbeid utenfor Europa (Norwegian only)

Forskningsrådet støtter reiser og deltakelse på arrangementer for økt næringsrettet FoU-samarbeid med Brasil, Canada, India, Japan, Kina, Russland, Sør-Afrika og USA. Det forutsetter at søker allerede har eller har hatt et næringsrettet prosjekt i Forskningsrådet. Søkerne vil være norske bedrifter eller FoU-institusjoner med pågående eller nylig avsluttede prosjekter i Forskningsrådets næringsrettede portefølje. Reisestøtten skal gå(…)

Post-doctoral Research Fellowship in Global Arctic Studies

Post-doctoral Research Fellowship in Global Arctic Studies

One Post-doctoral Research Fellowship within Global Arctic Studies is available in the Department of Sociology, Political Science and Community Planning at the University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway (UiT). The position is affiliated with the Barents Chair in Politics. The appointment is a fixed-term position for a period of three years. The(…)

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