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 投稿日時: 2019-03-07 16:13:33 (106 ヒット)

Hokkaido University selects Hokkaido University Presidential Commendation for Education and Research every year.

Prof. Masahi Ohara, the dean of our graduate school, was selected as one of the fifteen commendation recipients of this academic year. The commendation ceremony was held at Hokkaido University Conference Hall on February 22, 2019.


 投稿日時: 2018-10-30 13:29:17 (549 ヒット)

The Institute for the Advancement of Higher Education selects Hokkaido University Commendation for Excellent Teaching recipients every year based on students’ feedback on the General Education Courses.

Thirty-three courses were selected based on the students’ feedback conducted last year. Prof. Masahi Ohara, the dean of our graduate school, was selected as commendation recipients. Prof. Ohara has been selected for the commendation 6 years in a row!


Name of their lectures recognized: General Education Courses “Biology II” (Prof. Ohara)


Please refer to the following URL for more details:

Hokkaido University Commendation for Excellent Teaching (Japanese ver. only)



 投稿日時: 2018-10-30 13:22:06 (450 ヒット)

Assist. Prof. Ryota Kawanishi received the Best Article Award 2019 of the Ichthyological Society of Japan, which society will pass its 50th anniversary this year.


Please visit links below to see the information on the article and the scene of the awards ceremony.

Springer Japan (Life Sciences) Official Twitter (external link)

 投稿日時: 2018-10-25 18:00:12 (707 ヒット)

Associate Prof. Yoko Mitani, Division of Biosphere Science, will appear in NHK Special on NHK General TV at 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 28th.  You can see her research on killer whales around Shiretoko Peninsula. 

NHK Special on NHK General TV (external link)

 投稿日時: 2018-07-27 12:53:30 (393 ヒット)
Associate Professor Takeshi Horinouchi gave an invited lecture at COSPAR2018 held from July 14 to July 22, 2018 in Pasadena, California, USA. COSPAR or Committee on Space Research is an international organization that promotes scientific research in space, and calls a General Assembly every second year, which is one of the biggest conference in space science.

He was one of 4 lecturers selected by the COSPAR Executive Director, the President, and the Chair of the Assembly Scientific Program committee for the Latest Results Session that intends to highlight some recent, outstanding results from world-class scientists. He has been one of world-leading scientists gaining international recognition through his research on Venusian atmosphere by Akatsuki, the Venus Climate Orbiter. (>> [Press Release] Equatorial jet in the lower to middle cloud layer of Venus revealed by Akatsuki)

COSPAR2018 (external link)

Graduate School of Environmental Sceince, Hokkaido University