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Research Theme

The U.S.-Japan Research Institute conducts research and promotes findings related to global problem-solving and policy recommendations for the three key themes of Environment/Energy, Security and Regional Cooperation/Integration.

Environment/Energy

Research Projects
Enigmas of the alkenone paleothermometer: How is environmental information recorded in these molecules and how can they be best used for climate change studies?

Leader:
Yoshihiro Shiraiwa(Proffessor, University of Tsukuba)

Research Projects
Polar ice sheet break up and effects on algae

Leader:
Iwane Suzuki (Professor, University of Tsukuba)

Research Projects
Polar ice sheet break up and effects on algae

Leader:
Iwane Suzuki (Professor, University of Tsukuba)

Security Treaty

USJI Seminar
The U.S.-Japan Alliance in the Trump era

Research Projects
Sino-American tensions and their impact on the US-Japan relationship as examined through the latest moves in Congress

Leader:
Mieko Nakabayashi (Proffesor, Waseda University/ USJI Operating Advisor)

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Research Projects
The Re-emergence of China and the Changing International Order

Leader:
Rumi Aoyama (Waseda University)

Regional Cooperation/Integration

USJI Seminar
The U.S.-Japan Alliance in the Trump era

Research Projects
Rise of Anti-globalism

Leader:
Keiji Nakatsuji (Proffesor, Ritsumeikan University / USJI Operating Advisor)

USJI Seminar
Moving Forward with the Implementation of the CPTPP

Others

Research Projects
Translational research based on molecular craniofacial developmental biology and development of related clinical activities

Leader:
Ichiro Takahashi (Proffesor, Kyushu University / USJI Operating Advisor)

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USJI Voice
USJI Voice Vol.36

What Can Politics Do? What Can Religions Do?

David Wessels(Professor, Sophia University)

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USJI Voice
USJI Voice Vol.35

Deciphering North Korea’s Dialog Offensive

Atsuhito Isozaki(Associate Professor, Keio University)

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