Australian researchers to work with counterparts in Japan

A total of 22 researchers from Australia, selected by the Academy, are heading to Japan on fellowships awarded by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS).

Recipients of eight short-term Invitation Fellowships and one long-term Invitation Fellowship will collaborate with Japanese researchers, attend seminars and give lectures. Thirteen researchers will travel to Japan for one to two years as part of the JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowships for Foreign Researchers to conduct cooperative research with leading research groups in universities and other Japanese institutions.

More about the successful applicants

The JSPS awards postdoctoral and invitation fellowships are worth up to $2 million to Australian researchers annually. The Academy manages the application process with funding support from the Department of Education and Training.

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