Category: Funding, Studentships & Awards

JSPS Summer Programme 2019

JSPS Summer Programme 2019

Application Deadline: 15 January 2019, 23:59 GMT
Fellowship to take place during fixed period: 11 June to 21 August 2019

The JSPS Summer Programme provides the opportunity for current MPhil or PhD students to receive a one week orientation on Japanese culture and research systems on arrival and then move to a host institution in Japan of their choice and approved by JSPS, to conduct collaborative research activities for 2 months during the summer.

For the 2019 Programme, 18 fellowship places are available for UK nationals.

Value of award: Return international airfare, maintenance allowance (534,000, JPY), research support allowance (158,500 JPY) and overseas travel and accident insurance policy are provided.

Eligibility: Applicants must be a UK national and a current MPhil or PhD student based at a UK university or research institution at the time of application. Eligible research fields are not limited.

Applications should be sent to the British Council Tokyo. A link to application guidelines and form are available on the JSPS London website

Also reports written by former UK JSPS Summer Programme Fellows about their experiences of this programme can be found on the JSPS London website

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Save the date! CEP Sustainability Workshop on 13 November 2018

There are 20 places for PhD students to sign up for the Research Community Award funded experiential and problem-based sustainability workshop. This workshop features “In the loop”, a serious game about materials and circular economy and the “Active-learning ToolKit-Sustainable Development”, a tool to analyse various proposed sustainable technologies in the form of case studies using CES EduPack software. The workshop aims to help participants develop sustainability related competences and work in interdisciplinary groups. The workshop is due to take place from 9:30-15:30 on 13 November 2018 at the South Kensington campus. For more information and how to register please visit this LINK.