The follow-up results for fiscal 8, in which the research results are generally favorable, have been compiled for the world's top-level research center programs at nine locations in eight universities in Japan, including Osaka University and Kyoto University.Among them, Professor Takaaki Kajita, a senior researcher, has been highly evaluated by the Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe at the University of Tokyo, which won the 9 Nobel Prize in Physics.

 According to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, 15 members of the program committee (Chairman: Hiroo Imura, Honorary Chairman of the Advanced Medical Promotion Foundation) and Toshio Kuroki, Advisor of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Academic Systems Research Center, who is the program director , Program Officer Ichiro Mita, Professor Emeritus of Nagoya University, etc.

 All nine bases were evaluated to maintain the world's top level.In particular, the University of Tokyo Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe is said to have a unique base due to the fusion of mathematics and physics, and its research results are recognized worldwide.

 Challenges include promotion of fusion research in the nano field (International Institute for Materials Nanoarchitectonics, Osaka University), promotion of joint research with companies (International Institute for Carbon Neutral Energy, University of Tsukuba), and reduction of external funding. (University of Tsukuba International Institute for Integrative Sleep Medicine) etc. were issued.

 The world's top-level research centers have been adopted by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology since 2007 in order to promote the world's highest level of outstanding research and win international competition. We are subsidizing 8 million yen.

reference:[Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology] "World Top Level Research Center Program (WPI)" 26 follow-up results

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