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2016

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First International Conference of the East Asian Consortium of Japanese Studies

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GSICS Research Team Conducted Workshop for Vietnamese Government Officials with UNESCO Education Experts

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The Second Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence Workshop for Journalists was held

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Visit and talks on expanding Kobe University's activities in Europe

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A skillful rescue robot with remote-control function

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When horses are in trouble they ask humans for help

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How brain tissue recovers after injury: the role of astrocytes

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Newly-revealed amino acid function could be used to boost antioxidant levels ―Protecting the body against oxidative stress

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Island volcano monitoring system tested at Nishinoshima

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Memorandum of Understanding concluded with Nanyang Technological University

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PhD Workshop China 2016 in Beijing and Shanghai

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Joint symposium with Bruegel on Innovation and Economic Reform in Europe and Japan

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Joint Lecture Series with Jagiellonian University Faculty of Law and Administration

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New method for predicting congenital CMV infection during the prenatal period

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Mechanism revealed for side effects of drug used in hematopoietic stem cell harvesting

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Kobe University Overseas Advisory Board meeting held

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President Takeda visits Rector of Saint-Louis University

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President Takeda visits Eötvös Loránd University and signs Inter-University Academic Exchange Agreement

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Seminar held on the legal background of Olympic sports in Japan

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The 7th Kobe University Brussels European Centre Symposium was held

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Kobe University participated in Japan Education events held in Beijing, China

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Visit from Robert Gordon University

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EU Lecture Series: "What does the EU mean to Slovakia?" by the Ambassador of the Slovak Republic to Japan

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New species of parasitic plant discovered in Japan

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Delegation from Legislative Council of Western Australia visit Kobe University

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Visit from Universitas Indonesia

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Mystery solved behind birth of Saturn’s rings

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Kobe University Elementary School visit to Marseille, France

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Delegation from the University of Kent visited Kobe University

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DNA methylation affects superiority of hybrid plants -Discovery could be used in efficient breeding of high-yield vegetables-

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Symposium celebrating 150 years of Japan-Belgium friendship; Academic Lunch with Belgian King and Queen

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President Takeda visits Taiwan

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Plant discovered that neither photosynthesizes nor blooms

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The Fourth Annual Conference: the Forum for Leaders of Japanese Studies was held

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Hormone identified that limits liver fibrosis - Potential applications for treating nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, cirrhosis -

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Visit from the Sudan Academy of Sciences

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Alumni Association launched in Cambodia

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Causative gene for sensorineural hearing loss identified

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KU-EPOCJ Kick off Symposium - The Fourth Annual Conference the Forum for Leaders of Japanese Studies was held

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Erasmus+ programme partner university staff visit Kobe University

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How plants grow new lateral roots -New method uses 3D live imaging-

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Visit from the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania

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Origin of minor planets’ rings revealed

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New WHO-Kobe University research collaboration on dementia

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Genes that control cellular senescence identified -Potential applications for cancer treatment and development of anti-aging products-

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Researchers succeed in developing a genome editing technique that does not cleave DNA

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Horizon2020 Training Seminar held as part of the JEUPISTE Project

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Short-term summer program: “One week experience in Kobe University”

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Download the new Kobe University brochure

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Courtesy visit from JICA Group Training Course

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Visit from the University of Mons

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Visit from Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Georgia Institute of Technology

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The Consul General of the United States in Osaka-Kobe visited Kobe University

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Courtesy visit from Syiah Kuala University

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A fluorescent protein from Japanese eel muscles used to detect bilirubin in newborns

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Kobe University establishes new office in Honolulu

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World's first successful artificial insemination of southern rockhopper penguin

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The First Beijing Foreign Studies University – Kobe University Joint Symposium was held

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Four newly-identified genes could improve rice

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Tracking the aluminum used to purify tap water

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LED technology used in Indonesia to monitor safety at construction sites

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How do your parenting methods affect your child's future?

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Kobe University participated in the Japan Universities Education Fair hosted by JSPS in Beijing, China.

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The Graduate School of System Informatics and Education Center on Computational Science of Kobe University concluded a Memorandum of Understanding with the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences of the University of Oslo.

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Erasmus+ staff mobility programme: Vilnius Gediminas Technical University professor visits Kobe University

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Attention Students: We will test our new Disaster Safety Confirmation System on Friday, July 8th

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Courtesy Visit from National Tsing Hua University

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New compound switches between liquid and solid states when exposed to light or heat

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Kobe University participated in the first Taiwan-Japan University Presidents' Forum

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Conclusion of Academic Exchange Agreement with Nicolaus Copernicus University (Poland)

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President of Kiel University (Germany) and Prime Minister of Schleswig-Holstein visited Kobe University

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Joint symposium commemorating the establishment of Kobe University Liaison office in Kraków

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New Graduate School of Science, Technology and Innovation Opens

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China International Education Exhibition Tour 2016 (Beijing and Jinan, China)

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The Japan-China University Fair and Forum 2016

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Why do tomatoes smell "grassy"? -Researchers identify enzymes that convert the grassy smell into a sweeter scent-

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Collaborative Workshop between the Center for Asian Academic Collaboration, Kobe University and the Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica

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Mechanism revealed for repairing DNA damaged by UV radiation

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Measuring river surface flow with image analysis

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Mechanism behind plant withering clarified

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Opening of the Kobe University and Beijing Foreign Studies University International Collaborative Research Base

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New method proposed to detect bacterial infection in preterm infants

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Decoding sugar molecules offers new key for combating muscular dystrophy

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Courtesy visit from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

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Kobe University held a joint seminar in London and Barcelona on female entrepreneurship, women's social promotion and societal change

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Details revealed for how plant creates anticancer compounds

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Courtesy Visit from Consulate General of France in Kyoto

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Courtesy Visit from Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Osaka

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Kobe University in world's top 100 universities for student-to-staff ratio

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Gene protects against toxic byproducts of photosynthesis, helping plants to "breathe"

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Kobe University Participated in the 11th APAIE Annual Conference and Exhibition (APAIE2016)

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Fish populations revealed through seawater analysis

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Mechanism discovered for mosaic pattern of cells in the nasal cavity

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New English website launch

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"Brain Drain in Europe Higher Education and Labour Mobility in Europe" held

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New plant species discovered on Yakushima -Time for a closer look at the island's lowland primeval forests

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Seminar held on EU education funding programme Erasmus+

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His Excellency Mr. Herman Van Rompuy (former President of the European Council and Kobe University Advisory Board member) received the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun (25 January 2016)

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The First "Kobe University Exchange Day" held at Northeastern University

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Kobe University Participated in the Experience Japan Exhibition 2015 in London

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The quarter system in AY2016 at Kobe University (Updated)

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Workshop on Maritime Academic Resources held

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Intelligent machine tool prototype operates like a 3D printer