The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) 13th HOPE meeting is being held from 7 to 11 March 2022.
Since 2008, JSPS has hosted a HOPE Meeting in Japan with Nobel Laureates and around 100 outstanding graduate students and young researchers, specially selected from countries around the Asia–Pacific region. The participants engage in interdisciplinary discussions with Nobel Laureates and other distinguished scientists pioneering the frontiers of knowledge.
The 13th HOPE meeting will be held online and will include 26 hours of events over the five days. The Australian participants for the 13th HOPE meeting are Dr Sharman Tan Tanny from the University of Melbourne, Dr Harini Hapuarachchi from RMIT University and Mr Joe Kaczmarski from the Australian National University.
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The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is currently preparing its Sixth Assessment Report. In an online event, members of the Panel will look at what this means for Australia. Join Australian Academy of Science President, Professor John Shine AC PresAA FAHMS(Hon) FRS, who will host four of the Australian authors of the report.
1 and 8 March
Comprising four virtual 3-hour sessions over four weeks, Connecting the dots will address what knowledge brokering is, why it is important for impact and innovative science, how knowledge brokering is performed and where to go next to incorporate knowledge brokering into your scientific practice. There are two sessions remaining.
The annual symposium of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Alumni Association in Australia (JSPSAAA) is an opportunity to celebrate the collaborative links between Australia and Japan. It aims to give researchers the opportunity to present the collaborative work between Australia and Japan and explore the possibilities that bilateral collaboration can bring to their research. Participation in this event is moderated, and the organisers approve applications.
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