Ten leading Australian researchers were awarded scientific grants under the Australia‐Japan Bilateral Exchange Program, which dates back to 1979.  The program enabled the researchers to collaborate with researchers in institutes affiliated with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), to support research and initiate or consolidate collaborations with leading‐edge Japanese host organisations.  Short-term…

In February 2016, eight senior Japanese researchers visited Australia under the JASIC exchange program.  This program, run by ATSE, explored the topic ‘Healthy Aging for Societal Benefit’, bringing leading Japanese scientists in this area in contact with Australian researchers and industry.  Each participant selected for the JASIC exchange was provided with a tailored program to…

The Australian Academy of Science and the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) jointly organised the Japan-Australia marine science workshop, held in Tokyo from 11-12 July 2013.  The workshop was co-funded by the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency and Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research and the Japanese Ministry of…

Having run annually since 1979, the Australian Academy of Science’s Australia-Japan Bilateral Exchange Program gives a number of researchers the opportunity to collaborate with Japanese scientists from JSPS-affiliated institutes.  As this program aims for short-term, highly-focused visits, applicants are required to consult with host researchers in Japan to create a collaborative research project proposal to…