The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology will hold the "2016th Science Incare", a festival of independent research by students, at the Kobe International Conference Center on March 3th and 5th, 6.The Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology's commendation was given to Mr. Chisa Yoshimura of Yokohama National University, who announced "Is Hair Revived? -Development of Dream Hair Regeneration Technology-".
"Science Incare" is a science and technology that enhances students' abilities and motivation for research and is rich in creativity by providing a place where undergraduate students from all over the country studying the field of natural science can present their own research and work hard together. It has been held since 2011 for the purpose of developing human resources. Applications for "Science Incare" are for individuals such as undergraduate students or teams of 2 to 3 people, and the fields of presentation are all fields related to natural science.There are two presentation methods: the "oral presentation section" where presentations are given about the research content, and the "poster presentation section" where posters and deliverables summarizing the research content are posted to explain and discuss the research content.
This time, which is the 5th time, 176 groups (46 oral presentations, 130 poster presentations) participated, 1 group of Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology commendation, 5 groups of President's Award of National Research and Development Corporation, Science Incare. Nine groups of incentive awards have been decided. Students who have achieved excellent results in their research presentations at "Science Incare" will be dispatched to the United States in the summer of 9 with the support of the Science Incare Consortium.
<Winners of the "5th Science Incare">
■ Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Award "Is Hair Revived? -Development of Dream Hair Regeneration Technology-" Yokohama National University Chisa Yoshimura
■ National Research and Development, Japan Science and Technology Agency Chairman's Award
・ "Fluid advantages in the form of marine organisms and their application to underwater robots" Tomoka Shimizu and Wataru Sato, Iwate University
・ "Development of taste operation system using augmented reality-I just wanted to eat ramen-" Fukuoka Institute of Technology Moeshi Nakano, Hidetomo Tsuda and 5 other groups
Reference: [Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology] Regarding the decision of the 5th Science Incare Awardees