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  Japan Geoscience Union Mail News No.76 Apr. 12 2010
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1. Latest news!
    *ISAS has changed its Japanese name
 

  
2. JpGU Meeting 2010 Information [Important]

  
 *Session
Schedule was released on our website!

   
*Information of New project “Special Lectures” 

    *Part-times
are wanted during JpGU Meeting 2010!

   
*Volunteers are wanted!

     
“Let’s have talk with university students and
graduate students about earth planetary sciences.”

   
*Application for the meeting rooms is now being
accepted.

   
*Profile of exhibitors

  
3. From Committees

   
*Joint Enlarged Meeting together with Educational
Affairs and Career Supporting Committees
    *Japan International Geography Olympiad Committee

   
*Japan Earth Science Olympiad Committee
 


 

1. Latest news!

JAXA/ISAS has changed its Japanese name.
It also changed its address.
For further details, please see the following URL.

http://www.isas.jaxa.jp/j/topics/topics/2010/0401.shtml

 



2.
Important information of JpGU Meeting 2010

[RecentSchedule ]

April 7
JpGU Meeting 2010
Program is up on our web
April 9
Pre-JpGU Meeting
2010 registration and acceptance of advance party ticket ends
By May 14
JpGU Meeting
program and CD-Rom are sent to abstract submitters and
pre-registered participants
*Please confirm that we
don’t send programs and CD Roms abroad.
23-28 May
JpGU Meeting 2010
(General Staff Meeting, Society Council and Party are held on
May 26, Wednesday.)


**Links to
adjacent hotels

http://www.jpgu.org/meeting/outline01_general.html#hotel

**Child care

http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e/outline01_general.html#child

(1)Session
schedule has been up on our website.

Whole
sessions:http://www.jpgu.org/meeting_e/2010program_e.pdf
Each session:https://secure.jtbcom.co.jp/jpgu_program/program/session_e.html
Submitted abstracts are to be released on the web on May 14,
2010.

 

(2)
Information of New project “Special lecture”
World-class
researchers beyond scientific fields make special lectures
during JpGU Meeting from May 24, Monday to 28, Friday during
lunch time.

May 24, Monday Biogeosciences: Akihiko Yamagishi (Tokyo
University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences)
What is known on the origin of life in relation to geo- and
planetary sciences

May 25, Tuesday Human Geosciences: Tsuyoshi
Nakagawa(Newcastle University)
Disembark and go south-reinstatement of a conventional
approach –

May 26, Wednesday Solid Earth Sciences: Akira Hasegawa
(Tohoku University)
Subduction zone tectonics from the front-line perspective of
seismology

May 27, Thursday Atmospheric, Ocean, and Environmental
Sciences: T. N. Krishnamurti (Florida State Univ.)
Tropical Meterology – Observation and Forecasts –

May 28, Friday Space and Planetary Sciences: Shigeru Ida
(Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Super Earth
 

(3)
Part timers are wanted!

Part
timers during JpGU Meeting 2010 are wanted now.
For further details, please see the following website.
We’re waiting for your cooperation.
http://www.jpgu.org/meeting/part/m2010_joukyou.html
(Only Japanese is available now.)
 

(4)
Volunteer staff is wanted!

“Let’s have talk with
university students and graduate students about earth
planetary sciences.”

 

Volunteer
event called “Let’s have a talk with university students and
graduate students about earth planetary sciences” is held in
JpGU Meeting 2010.
Why don’t you have talks with high school students freely
about your research fields and school lives.
This information can be reprinted.
For further details, please see the following website.
http://www.jpgu.org/meeting/2010outreach.html
(Only Japanese is available now.)


(5) Application for
the meeting rooms is now being accepted.

Please utilize them for your meetings.
http://www.jpgu.org/meeting/2010party.html
(Only Japanese is available now.)
 

(6)
Profile of exhibitors

Please come by the Central Lobby on the 2nd floor.
We have wide-ranging exhibitors for JpGU Meeting 2010.
Private companies, research institutions, universities and
graduate schools and faculties are waiting for you.
 


 
ATMOSPHERE AND OCEAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE, THE UNIVERSITY OF
TOKYO   

http://www.aori.u-tokyo.ac.jp/


 
NEW FRONTIER OF MATERIALS SCIENCE OPENED BY MOLECULAR
DEGREES OF FREEDOM
 http://www-solid.eps.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp/nantro~


Research Institute for Humanity and Nature


http://www.chikyu.ac.jp/

 

 

3.
From Committees

 

(1) Joint Enlarged meeting
together with Educational Affairs and Career Supporting
Committees


“Meeting on cultivation of young researchers”
Date  : May 25, Tuesday 17:30 -20:00 JST
Venue: Makuhari Messe International Conference Hall Room 302
Gist: Graduate schools have a lot of problems and espcially
PD problems are becoming serious these days.
Government revitalization seems to influence this problem
more seriously.
Educational Affairs and Career Supporting Committees are
planning to hold a meeting to discuss and find the way on
cultivation of young researchers.
We’re widely waiting for your participations.


Program:
[1] Problem presentation:17:30~1900:Each within 15minutes
including Q&As
 *First, case study of Nagoya University Seiichiro Watanabe ( Nagoya
University )    
 *Case studies GCOE at Kobe and Hokkaido Universities Kei Kuramoto (
Hokkaido University ) 
 *Case study of Tokyo Institute of Technology Taishi Nakamoto (Tokyo
Institute of Technology )
 *Budget decrease by Government revitalization unit and its influences
                  Kei Kurita (the University of Tokyo)   
 *Problems of graduate school education from PD’s points of view
(based on the interviews in 2008)
 *Career Supporting Young Working Group
            
[2] General discussion:19:00~2:00:Chair Seiichiro Watanabe
(Nagoya University)

 


(2) Japan
International Geography Olympiad Committee

The 8th selection of International Geography Olympiad or
2010 Japan International Geography Olympiad selection was
held on March 14, 2010 at 16 sites among 270 competitors, 33
% increase from the previous year, around Japan.
As a result, 8 won gold medals, 20 won silver medals and 37
won bronze medals.
Among 8 gold medalists, 4 were selected, considering English
skills, as members to participate in the 8th International
Geography Olympiad held in Taiwan starting from July 30,
2010. They are Atsushi Taguchi, 2nd grader of Senior High
School at Komaba, the university of Tsukuba, Yuta Tanaka,
1st grader of Senior High School at Komaba, the university
of Tsukuba, Taro Suzuki, 2nd grader of Tajiminishi High
school and Kazuhiro Noda, 2nd grader of Hiroshimagakuin High
School .
Awarding ceremony was held on March 27 at Hosei University
during the Study Meeting of the Association of Japanese
Geographers Spring 2010.

(3) Japan Earth
Science Olympiad Committee

The 4th International Earth Science Olympiad held in
Indonesia or the 2nd Japan Earth Science Olympiad selection
was held from March 24 to 26 at Tukuba, called Grand-prix
Chikyu-ni-Wakuwaku at Tsukuba City.
Following 4 students were selected.
Taichi Onishi, 1st grader of Hakuryo High School, Takashi
Kawashima, 1st grader of Iwata Minami High School, Kenta
Takeuchi, 2nd grader of Seiko Gakuin High School and
Kazuhiro Noda, 2nd grader of Hiroshimagakuin High School.
They’re going to challenge the 4th International Earth
Science Olympiad held in Taiwan from September 19 to 28,
2010 after intensive trainings.

For other awards like outstanding performance award, Tukuba-city
mayor award, Director award by Geological Survey of Japan,
please see the following URL.
HP(http://jeso.jp/)
 

 

 



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