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The U.S.-Japan Research Institute works with researchers primarily from sponsoring universities to develop research projects focused on key themes, such as Environment/Energy, Security, Regional Cooperation/Integration and Science and Technology Policy, and to publicize the results of these projects in Policy Papers at the end of each year.

2014 - 2015

Climate change is one of the defining challenges of the century and increasingly recognized as a pub...

Leader:
Yukiko Wagatsuma (University of Tsukuba)

Many people were obliged to leave their homes by the Great East Japan Earthquake (2011), Hurricane S...

Leader:
Mikiyasu Nakayama (GSFC: Graduate School of Frontier Sciences)

With the prolonged world-wide recessions, efforts for reducing GHG emissions have slowed down even i...

Leader:
Masahiko Gemma

World-class skills are available at UCSD, the University of Tasmania (UTAS) and the University of Ts...

Leader:
Yoshihiro Shiraiwa, University of Tsukuba

 The aim of the research proposal is to examine the role of the U.S.-Japan alliance in the comprehen...

Leader:
Toru Oga (Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Kyushu University)

China’s behaviors and influences in the field of international politics and economy after the 2008 L...

Leader:
Takashi Terada (Doshisha University)

The group will discuss the three following perspectives concerning the 2-decade long stagnation of t...

Leader:
Keiji Nakatsuji (Ritsumeikan Univ.)

In order to deepen mutual understanding about politics in Japan and the United States, it is necessa...

Leader:
Yutaka Tsujinaka (University of Tsukuba)

Because the inborn specific abnormality that the phenotype appears in a face and the oral cavity aff...

Leader:
Ichiro Takahashi, Kyushu University

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