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Speaker Presentations: UK-Japan University Dialogue

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Program

Wednesday 12th June

9:30-10:00

Welcome, teas & coffees

10:00-10:20

Introduction:
Vivienne Stern (UUKi),
Dr Caroline Benton (Tsukuba),
Prof. David Green (Worcester)

10:20-10:30

Opening remarks: Prof. David Cope (Cambridge)

10:30-11:40

Panel1
The third mission’  university civic and business engagement; institutional governance and autonomy
Chair: 
  • Helen O’Sullivan (Keele)
Speaker1:
Speaker2:
  • Prof. Paul van Gardingen (Leicester)

11:40-11:50

Teas & coffees

11:50-13:00

Panel2
The research landscape in UK and Japan  research assessment and international collaboration

Chair:
  • Prof. Masahiko Yoshii (Kobe)
Speaker1:
  • Prof. Richard Masterman (Nottingham)
Speaker2:

13:00-14:00

Lunch

14:00-14:30

JSPS-BEIS/UKRI strategic partnerships

  1. Prof. Nobuo Ueno (JSPS)
  2. David Kenyon (BEIS)

14:30-15:45

Panel3
Student mobility

Chair:
  • Dr. Anthony Manning(Kent)
Speaker1: 
Speaker2:
  • Dr. Richard Follett(Sussex)

15:45-16:00

Case study

Kagoshima ‘INAMORI’ programme:

16:00-16:30

Wrap-up

  1. Vivienne Stern (UUKi)
  2. Dr Caroline Benton (Tsukuba)

16:30-17:00

Networking over teas and coffees

17:00-17:30

Break, and travel to Embassy of Japan (101-104 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J 7JT)

18:00-20:00

Reception, at Japanese Embassy, opened by Ambassador Tsuruoka, Japanese Ambassador to the UK, with remarks from Dr. Yasushi Maruyama, Hiroshima University, and Prof. Kostantinos Kontis, Glasgow - (doors open at 17:30)

Thursday 13th June

7:45

Meet at London Euston

8:00-10:15

Train to Manchester (Piccadilly), from London Euston

10:30

Meet Ms Shemsah Farooq, International Officer, University of Manchester, outside Manchester Museum, Oxford Road

10:30-11:00

Welcome and introduction to University of Manchester, led by Prof. Stephen Flint, Associate Vice President Internationalisation

11:00-11:30

Roundtable discussion with University of Manchester academics and colleagues

11:30-11:45

Transfer to Manchester Institute of Biotechnology (walking or taxis)

11:45-12:45

Tour of Manchester Institute of Biology, led by Prof. Eriko Takano, Director of Manchester Synthetic Biology Research Centre

12:45-14:15

Lunch at Samsi Japanese Restaurant, 36-38 Whitworth Street, Manchester M1 3NR

14:15-14:30

Transfer to South Campus, University Place

14:30-16:30

UK-Japan Mobility Programmes Workshop led by UUKi
Speaker 1:
Speaker 2:
Speaker 3:

Friday 14th June

9:30-10:00

Arrive at Bush House, 30 Aldwych, London, WC2B 4BG
Meet Richard Grubb, Senior Policy Officer, Universities UK International, and representatives from Japanese Embassy
Teas and Coffees

10:00-10:30

Welcome and introduction to KCL from Professor Jonathan Grant, Vice President (Service)

10:30-10:45

Japan Programmes Showcase, Dr Alessio Patalano

10:45-11:00

Arts & Humanities Showcase

11:00-12:00

Panel Discussion on International Collaboration, with Dr Tania Lima, Director, Global Engagement and Mr Tom Atterson, Associate Director (Global Mobility) and Placements Service Lead

12:00-13:30

Lunch

13:30-14:30

Travel to Greenwich (public transport), and tea/coffee

14:30

Meet Helen Armstrong, International Partnerships Manager (Asia) at reception of Stockwell Street Building

14:30-14:45

Welcome and introduction to University of Greenwich from Prof. Karen Bryan, Provost and Prof. Javier Bonet, Deputy Vice-Chancellor

14:45-15:05

Presentation of Global Greenwich and university internationalisation from Prof. Martin Snowden, Pro-Vice Chancellor International

15:05-15:25

Presentation on Greenwich Research and Enterprise from Prof. Peter Griffiths, Head of Research

15:25-15:45

Questions and discussion

15:45-16:30

Tour of university campus (World Heritage Site of Old Royal Navy College)