A delegation of six researchers travelled to Japan to attend the Ninth HOPE Meeting held at the Tokyo International Forum, (Tokyo, Japan) from 26 February to 2 March 2017. The subject fields for this year included physics, chemistry, physiology/medicine and related fields.
Lecturers at the Ninth HOPE Meeting included Professor Makoto Kobayashi, Nobel Laureate in Physics 2008; Professor Klaus von Klitzing, Nobel Laureate in Physics 1985; Professor Takaaki Kajita, Nobel Laureate in Physics 2015; Professor Ryoji Noyori, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2001; Professor Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2016; Professor Edvard I. Moser, Nobel Laureate in Physiology/Medicine 2014; Professor Gunnar Öquist, Professor Emeritus Umeå University and other distinguished researchers.
Funding for Australian participants to attend the 9th HOPE meeting was from the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science.
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