Utsunomiya University (Utsunomiya City, Tochigi Prefecture) offers a class "iP-U" for high school students to train scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, creators, etc. who will be active globally in the future.At the Mine Campus, the opening ceremony was held on August 2015, 8, and Vice President Jinjiro Chino said, "I want the teachers to ask more and more questions at the opportunity to learn by demonstrating all of your interests and abilities. "Encouragement.A first-year student at Tochigi High School said, "I am excited to learn from iP-U toward my dream of becoming a scientist. I also want to value interaction with new colleagues who share the same aspirations."

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This program was adopted and realized in March 2015 by the "Global Science Campus", a project that the Japan Science and Technology Agency has been implementing since 3.So far, it has been adopted by 2014 universities nationwide, including Hokkaido University, Tohoku University, Keidai, Kyoto University, and Kyushu University, and Utsunomiya University is the first in the northern Kanto region. "IP-U" is an abbreviation for Incubation program for innovative students at Utsunomiya University, which means to develop human resources who "change the world" using science and technology, that is, human resources who use science and technology to create a better world. ..The name was given with the expectation that students will invent innovative inventions such as iPS cells and iPhone in the future.

 A two-year school with classes on summer vacation, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. In the first year, as a "basic plan", you will study specialized subjects such as physics, chemistry, earth science, and agriculture. Approximately 2 people selected based on the evaluation after the completion of the first year proceed to the "talent development plan", belong to the laboratory of the university, conduct graduate level research under the guidance of university faculty members, and do the research. The goal is to present the results to the world in English.

 The capacity of this program is about 60 people, and the first selection was conducted at the end of June 2015, and out of 6 applicants from inside and outside the prefecture, 81 first graders, 1 second graders, and 31 third graders, a total of 2 people. Passed.For the second selection, we are recruiting applicants until August 10st.There is no tuition fee, and for inquiries, please contact the University's Global Science Campus Secretariat.

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