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We showcase world-leading researchers at Nagoya University who aim to advance the frontiers of science in their respective disciplines with an emphasis on nurturing the scientific leaders of the future.

Highlights; cutting edge articles on top journals

2017/09/14
"Handedness" in scale-eating fish: nature and nurture
Graduate School of Science
Prof. Yoichi Oda
Two researchers from Nagoya University and the University of Toyama find scale-e...
2017/08/29
High-speed switching for ultrafast electromechanical switches and sensors
Department of Materials, Physics and Energy Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering
Assosiate Prof. Tomoaki Yamada and his international research group
Researchers have observed high-speed switching in Pb(Zr0.4Ti0.6)O3 thin films un...
2017/08/28
Nagoya-led team flips the switch on ferroelectrics
Department of Energy Engineering / Department of Materials, Physics and Energy Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering
Associate Prof. Tomoaki Yamada, Prof. Takanori Nagasaki, and their international research group
Nagoya University-led international collaboration develops new approach to advan...
2017/08/21
Nagoya Physicists Resolve Long-Standing Mystery of Structure-Less Transition
Department of Applied Physics
Shunsuke Kitoh, Prof. Hiroshi Sawa, and their research group
Nagoya University-led team of physicists use a synchrotron radiation X-ray sourc...
2017/08/18
Mechanisms Explaining Positional Diversity of the Hindlimb in Tetrapod Evolution
Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science
Yoshiyuki Matsubara, Prof. Atsushi Kuroiwa and Lecturer Takayuki Suzuki
Researchers at Nagoya University uncover the gene and protein involved in the de...
2017/08/18
How Whip-like Cell Appendages Promote Bodily Fluid Flow
Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine
Designated Assistant Prof. Maki Takagishi, Prof. Masahide Takahashi and their research group
Researchers at Nagoya University have identified a molecule that enables cell ap...

Other Highlights

Features; focus on people and research activities

2017/09/14
Noyori Academy Salon: The Power to Create the Future
  • presented by Institute for Advanced Research
Make Good Friends to Achieve a Goal
2017/06/23
Novel cell fusion terminates female courtship in plant
Institute for Transformative Bio-Molecules / IAR
Designated Assistant Prof. of Young Leaders Cultivation Program, Daisuke Maruyama
2017/06/19
My Life & Okazaki Fragments
Special Interview
University Professor Tsuneko Okazaki
2017/06/07
Belle II starts the Global Cosmic Run
World Research Unit for Heavy Flavor Particle Physics, KMI
Designated Associate Prof. Alessandro Gaz
2017/05/31
Imagine middle and high schools on a university campus
Institute of International Education and Exchange
Designated Prof. Atsuko Tsuji
2017/05/08
Innovations in Japanese Language Education
Institute of International Education and Exchange
Designated Prof. Atsuko Tsuji

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