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Words of Condolences from President, Science Council of Japan(July 25th, 2014)new

The members of Science Council of Japan sorrowfully express our sincere condolences to those who were on board the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 and lost their lives, including our colleagues on their way to Melbourne, Australia, to participate in the 20th International AIDS Conference.

Future Earth Alliance announced to choose a new Secretariat located in Japan (as one of five global hubs)new

The International Council for Science (ICSU) and concerned bodies has announced that the globally distributed secretariat consists of five nations including Japan (the consortium represented by Science Council of Japan) has been chosen as the organization playing a role in permanent secretariat of Future Earth international research program for global sustainability on July 2, 2014.
ICSU:http://www.icsu.org/news-centre/news/top-news/future-earth-to-get-globally-distributed-secretariat

International Conference on Science and Technology for Sustainability 2014 (July 18, 2014)

The International Conference on Science and Technology for Sustainability will be held under the theme of " Transdisciplinarity for Global Sustainability: Strategies for Research and Capacity Building." more

SCJ was approved as a member of International Social Science Council (ISSC)

Science Council of Japan (SCJ) was approved as a new member of International Social Science Council (ISSC) at ISSC Executive Committee held in Paris on 13 May, 2014. ISSC is the primary international academic organization consists of national academies, unions and other organizations, representing the field of social sciences. Newly accession to the international scientific organization for SCJ is the first time in current 10 years. ISSC:http://www.worldsocialscience.org/

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International Conference on Science and Technology for Sustainability 2013 was held (October 9-10, 2013)

The International Conference on Science and Technology for Sustainability was held under the theme of "Colossal Multiple Disaster (Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Plant Accident) - Repercussions, Countermeasures, and Future Policy Choices." more

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Signing Ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding between Science Council of Japan and the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities (October 10, 2013)

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Academy Presidents' Meeting was held (October 7, 2013)

During the STS Forum from October 6 to 8 in Kyoto, Science Council of Japan (SCJ) held the Academy Presidents' Meeting with the presidents and representatives of national academies.more

The English version of the report on the International Linear Collider Project Executive Summary was issued.(September 30, 2013)

This report, summarizing the issues regarding the significance of the ILC project and Japan’s bid to host it, was issued as a response to the letter of request for deliberation of the ILC project from an academic point of view from the Research Promotion Bureau of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan on May 27, 2013.Report (PDF)

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SCJ President Prof. Onishi handed G-Science Academies' Joint Statements to Prime Minister Mr. Abe.(May 29,2013)

Ahead of the G8 Lough Erne Summit to be held in the United Kingdom during June 17-18, 2013, the national science academies of G8 and other relevant countries finalized the Joint Statements on two topics to deliver toward the leaders of the G8 Summit countries. Professor Takashi Onishi, President of Science Council of Japan (SCJ) handed the joint-statements in person to Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, on May 29, 2013. more

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Bulgaria-Japan Research Collaboration for Sustainable Development(March 19,2013)

On March 19, 2013, Science Council of Japan (SCJ) and Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) collaboratively held their Bilateral Conference “Bulgaria-Japan Research Collaboration for Sustainable Development” with the delegates from BAS, Japanese and Bulgarian researchers, engineers and specialists of Japanese industries and related organizations, and SCJ council members, with honorable guests from the Bulgarian Embassy in Japan and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.
Programme (PDF)
Participants List (PDF)
Highlights (PDF)

SCJ Statement “Code of Conduct for Scientists” has been revised. (January 25, 2013)

SCJ has revised the statement “Code of Conduct for Scientists,” and its English translation has been available. Statement (PDF)
Pamphlet:Statement Code of Conduct for Scientists - Revised Version - (PDF)

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International Conference on Science and Technology for Sustainability was held. (January 17-18, 2013)

The International Conference on Science and Technology for Sustainability, organized by Science Council of Japan (SCJ), was held under the theme of "Wisdom for Recovery from Disasters and Risk Control" and was made up to three sessions. more

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IAC/SCJ International Conference on the Impact of the Nuclear Plant Accident was held. (October 10, 2012)

InterAcademy Council (IAC) and Science Council of Japan (SCJ) collaboratively held their International Conference on the impact of Nuclear Plant Accident with the delegates and representatives from the IAC Member countries, honorable guest scientists and experts within the public audience. more

The English version of the recommendation regarding To Understand the Present Conditions of Social Disparities in Health in Japan and Work towards Improvements was issued.(September 27,2011)

This recommendation, issued on September 27, 2011, overviews the current state of research on social disparities in health in Japan, marshals issues for understanding and further improving the present conditions of these disparities, and recommends measures to be taken against the issues. Recommendation (PDF)

The English version of the report regarding Japanese Master Plan of Large Research Projects 2011 -A Table of 46 Selected Projects- was issued.(September 28,2011)

This "Master Plan 2011", issued on September 28, 2011 as a revised version of "Master Plan 2010", is a report to show the direction of science to the public, to promote cutting-edge science, and to strengthen and broaden the base of science. The report includes 46 projects that are categorized into "Large Research Facility Projects" and "Large-scale Research Projects" selected from seven fields of science.
Preamble (PDF) A Table of 46 Selected Projects (PDF)

President's Comment for "IAP Statement on Population and Consumption" was issued. (June 14, 2012)

Concerning the "IAP Statement on Population and Consumption" released by IAP on June 14, 2012, the comment by Professor Takashi Onishi, President of Science Council of Japan, was officially announced on the same day.
IAP Statement (PDF)

Coming Events

France-Japan Symposium on Advanced Materials for Energy Future Towards reliable, durable and safe materials for energy production and storage(June 30 - July 1, 2014)

Co-hosted by Science Council of Japan (SCJ), Ambassade de France a Tokyo, and Academie des Sciences, Institut de France Conference Poster (PDF)

12th Human Proteome Organisation World Congress (HUPO World Congress) (September 14-18, 2013)

Co-hosted by SCJ and Japanese Proteomics Society conference website

The 16th International Conference of Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI) (September 22-26, 2013)

Co-hosted by SCJ and Japan Society of Computer Aided Surgery conference website

International Conference on Science and Technology for Sustainability2013
 Colossal Multiple Disaster (Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Plant Accident)
  ‐Repercussions, Countermeasures, and Future Policy Choices(October 9-10, 2013)

conference website

2nd G-EVER International Symposium and the 1st IUGS & SCJ International Workshop on Natural Hazards (October 19-20, 2013)

Program(PDF)
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