Others · 08/24/2018
Today, we’ll tell you the message from Prof. Ohsumi who gave us a video message in closing ceremony.

On the third day of WSEN global summit, Mr. Hosoo Masataka, the innovator and brand director of HOSOO, will make a speech as a plenary session’s guest speaker. HOSOO is a Nishijin-ori textile maker, which is a kyoto-based traditional kimono textiles. We visited showroom in the house of HOSOO and we met Mr. Hosoo.....

Others · 08/14/2018
Two members of our committee visit to Professor Yoshinori Ohsumi who was awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in order to record a video message for the closing ceremony. First, we talked about his study of ‘autophagy’, a cellular process that degrades proteins in order to adapt to constantly changing environmental conditions. We major in Life and Medical Sciences, so his lecture was very interested. After that we interviewed him about the environment, challenges of ...

An earthquake with a seismic intensity of less than 6 was observed in the northern part of Osaka Prefecture around 7:58 on June 18, 2018. As of July 1st the number of disaster-affected houses exceeds 22,000, and about 180 people are still in temporary shelter. The girl lost her life by the collapse of the block fence, the transportation networks and the lifeline were disrupted and the fragility of the city appeared. From large-scale earthquakes like this one, secondary disasters such as fire...
Others · 07/09/2018
On May 23rd, our President, Vice President and Executive Dean of Organization for Student Support Services visited us with the reporters of Asahi Newspapers to hold the second encouragement assembly. To show the current progress, student staff of four groups--Water environment, Science and Technology, Disaster Management and Culture, gave their presentations. Responding to each presentation, they advised us kindly to clarify the definition of ambiguous words such as...

Others · 05/04/2018
On April 18th, Takashi Matsuoka, the president of Doshisha University in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan, came to our activity room where we usually held a meeting. He was all ears to what we said about our activities, and he kindly advised us. Above all he said, “it is important for you to reflect what you want to learn through the summit. Learning something outside your field and exchanging opinions among almost the same generation as you will broaden your perspective. Working actively in global...

Technology and Creation of Industry group went to the opened symposium about “artificial intelligence and life science” held by Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology on February 12. The title is “Artificial intelligence, life science and society ”. Ms. Ema Arisa, special instructor, University of Tokyo and a member of the artificial intelligence society Ethical Review Board committee explained about the difference of artificial intelligence(AI) as the technique...
Water environment group went to Kobe as excursion on March 9th. We first went to the “Kobe water science museum” .There, we were able to see many exhibits about water. The most impressive exhibit was the “journey of water through Kobe ” . Before seeing the exhibit I had only paid attention to the water that runs from the tap to the drain. Actually, water are stored in reservoir, purification plant, pump room, service reservoir and finally they are distributed to each families. After...