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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...

Yukiko Wagatsuma (University of Tsukuba)

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

Mikiyasu Nakayama (GSFC: Graduate School of Frontier Sciences)

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

Masahiko Gemma

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

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...

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...

Takashi Terada (Doshisha University)

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

Keiji Nakatsuji (Ritsumeikan Univ.)

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

Yutaka Tsujinaka (University of Tsukuba)

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

Ichiro Takahashi, Kyushu University

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