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2019

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Opinion exchange meeting on university management held with UK Higher Education delegation

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Visit from Peking and Fudan universities

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Research team illuminates system by which plants have formed secondary buds since ancient times

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Visit from the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research and Innovation

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Flowering mechanism in Brassica rapa leafy vegetables illuminated

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Kobe University president visits KU Leuven to sign an agreement renewal

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German-Japanese Symposium held

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Kobe University Overseas Advisory Board meeting held in Brussels

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10th Anniversary Symposium highlights the importance of advanced research collaborations between KU and EU institutions

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Vice President Masumoto visits The Free University of Berlin

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KU representatives join 5th Japan-Indonesia Rectors’ Conference

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KU Clubs: The Offshore Sailing Club

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Breakthrough in clean energy production: efficient hydrogen conversion achieved through solar water splitting using hematite mesocrystal-based photoanodes

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Kobe University joins the Japan-Australia University Dialogue 2019

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Researchers discover the ‘KARAPPO’ gene and illuminate how plants reproduce through cloning

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Kobe University Newsletter "Kaze" Vol. 7

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Visit from the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Japan

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"The 5th Annual International Conference on Applied Econometrics in Hawaii"was held on September 17-18

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ELTE University Rector gives special lecture at Kobe

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Illumination of abnormal neuronal activities caused by myelin impairment suggests possible contribution to learning deficits

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Visit from the Delegation of the European Union to Japan

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Kobe University visits Hanoi’s Foreign Trade and National Economics Universities

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Analysis of HIV-1B in Indonesia illuminates transmission dynamics of the virus

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Professor Inoue (Graduate School of Law) appointed Jean Monnet Chair

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Visit from Pertamina University

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Sensory and chemical analyses of the odor of newborn babies’ heads suggests importance in facilitating bonding and care-giving behaviors

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Converting absorbed photons into twice as many excitons: successful high-efficiency energy conversion with organic monolayer on gold nanocluster surface

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Research discoveries suggest that LH dipeptide improves mental health

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Fe metabolic engineering method succeeds in producing 1,2,4-butanetriol sustainably from biomass

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Visit from Warsaw University

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Professor Yasuko Mori presented with lifetime achievement award for pioneering herpes virology research

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Notice regarding charges for issuing various certificates for graduates, etc.

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GIS and eDNA analysis system successfully used to discover new habitats of rare salamander could be utilized to find other endangered species

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Kobe University takes part in inaugural KANSAI&HUBEI regional exchange event

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2019 Kobe University Study Program was held

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The Japan Summer Program in Sustainable Development 2019 was held in collaboration with Georgia Institute of Technology

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Visit from the Japan Foundation’s Budapest Office

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The mechanism that controls Chinese cabbage flowering

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Spacer protects healthy organs from radiation exposure during particle therapy

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Discovery of non-blooming orchid on Japanese subtropical islands

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Kobe University Engineering Summer School 2019 held

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Interview with EU Ambassador to the Republic of Korea

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New Kobe University brochure online (2019)

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Erasmus+ staff mobility programme: Professor Hashino visits University of Trier

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Signals from skin cells control fat cell specialization

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Visit from Government of Western Australia

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The Fourth Kobe University – Beijing Foreign Studies University Joint Symposium

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Visit from EU Ambassador to the Republic of Korea

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Special lecture marks 20 years of partnership with Jagiellonian University

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Visit from Chinese international officers and researchers through the SAKURA Exchange Program in Science

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Visit from the University of Liège

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Visit from the Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania to Japan

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Visit from the University of Southern California

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Winter monsoons became stronger during geomagnetic reversal

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Misjudging the strength of other people’s emotions based on egocentric bias

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SEAMEO RIHED-JANU study visit to Japan

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Kobe University participates in Dalian University of Technology 70th Anniversary celebrations

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Shedding light on rhodopsin dynamics in the retina

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Kobe University participates in UK-Japan University Dialogue 2019

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A new mechanism for accessing damaged DNA

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Executive Vice President Mizutani gives keynote speech at the University of Hong Kong

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Electrons take alternative route to prevent plant stress

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International Staff Training Week 2019

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Visit from Technische Universität Darmstadt

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President Takeda attends Japan-China Fair and Forum in China 2019

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Visit from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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Attention Students: We will test our new Disaster Safety Confirmation System on Friday, July 12th

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Summer Programs @ Korea University

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Visit from the University of Lodz

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Visit from Riga Technical University

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Gas insulation could be protecting an ocean inside Pluto

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Supervolcano paper features in Scientific Reports Top 100 Read Articles of 2018

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The 2nd Honolulu Symposium on International Joint Researches of Kobe University

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Scientists grow precursors for human pigment cells

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Cell architects: engineered “smart cells” improve production of pharmaceutical raw materials

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Visit from the Chinese Consulate-General in Osaka

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Humanization of antibodies targeting human herpesvirus 6B

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Kobe University participated in Erasmus-Day at Okayama University

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Visit from the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

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Kobe University Alumni Association in Vietnam hosts gathering in Hanoi

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Visit to Foreign Trade University (Vietnam)

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Visit to National Economics University (Vietnam)

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(Applications closed) Recruitment Notice: PR Officer (International Affairs Planning Division)

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Kobe University Newsletter "Kaze" Vol. 6

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The new faces of international exchange at Kobe University

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Visits to Hamburg University of Technology and University of Kiel

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Wanted: Student PR Ambassadors

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Why photosynthesis works better for some plants than others

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Making xylitol and cellulose nanofibers from paper paste – towards a green and sustainable society

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Professor Ken-ichi Yoshida appointed Ambassador for the Federation of European Microbiological Societies

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Visit from the Delegation of the European Union to Japan

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Drying without dying: how resurrection plants survive without water

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Endangered eel located using DNA from one liter of water

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Kobe University Environmental Report 2018 now available

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The secret behind witchweed’s devastating ability to steal nutrients from crops

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Executive Assistant to the President in Charge of International Collaboration visits Eötvös Loránd University

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Academic events jointly held with Japan Foundation Budapest

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How diabetes causes muscle loss

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Visit from the Ambassador of Bangladesh to Japan

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Vitamin D and immune cells stimulate bone marrow disease

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GSICS Research Team Conducted Workshop on Innovative Partnership and Financing Mechanisms for ECCE in Viet Nam, Lao PDR and Cambodia Government Officials with UNESCO Education Experts

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Applications open for 2019 Kobe University Study Program

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Reports from the Long Term Overseas Visit Program for Young Researchers (2019)

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Highly sensitive method to detect potential cancer biomarker

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Relay lecture held as part of Joint Lecture Series Programme with Jagiellonian University

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Missing-Link in Planet Evolution Found

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Manipulating cell networks with light – new frontiers in optical microscopy

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New Year greetings from President Takeda

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Associate Professor Gomez explains climate change hazards in documentary series Sinking Cities

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Enzyme that breaks down amino acids may promote aging

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Visit from the Lord Provost of Aberdeen

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Plant peptide helps roots to branch out in the right places

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Wasps, cockroaches and crickets are pollinators too

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Identifying “friends” in an objective manner: A new method for extracting the backbone of networked social interactions

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Giant pattern discovered in the clouds of planet Venus

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Visit from the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Kobe