At the "TAMA Science Festival in TOYAKU 2022", the presenter submits a research presentation summary (one A4 sheet) and presentation video (5 minutes) in advance, and after viewing it in advance, the participants can submit it online on the day of the presentation. Held in a format of discussion on the conference tool "oVice".
Partly because it was held online, a total of 155 people, including junior high and high school students and academic advisors, participated from all over the country.The contents of the presentations are diverse and high-level, using microorganisms, plants, fish, and mammals. Out of 25 presentations from 48 schools, the "Osumi Award" (best award) went to Okayama Prefectural Takamatsu Agricultural High School Ichika Kokaji for her "Research on the development of weed control materials using pelletized plant residues." was.
At the presentation, faculty members of Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences asked questions and gave advice, and a lively question-and-answer session was held.According to the participant survey conducted after the event, "Unlike other online presentations, I was able to interact with many teachers and students from other schools." A high degree of impression was heard.
Going forward, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences will continue to focus on providing opportunities for mutual exchange where students can experience the joy of science and increase their motivation for research, and on nurturing researchers who will lead the future of Japan.
Reference: [Tokyo University of Pharmaceutical Sciences] Holding a research presentation for junior high and high school students “TAMA Science Festival in TOYAKU 2022”—Future researchers gather online