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GSF members won the Best Paper Award at 1st Euro-Mediterranean Conference for Environmental Integration EMCEI–2017 new

Prof.Mokhtar Guizani, Prof. Naoyuki Funamizu, Prof. Toshikazu Kawaguchi won the Springer Best Paper Award at 1st Euro-Mediterranean Conference for Environmental Integration and the paper has been selected for submission to the Euro-Mediterranean Journal for environmental integration.    The 10 best papers from each topic (see Topics), as judged by the scientific committee, have been awarded read more

Special Lecture by Kazunori Yoshizawa The 2017 Ig Nobel Prize Winner 

「性器の逆転した昆虫~トリカヘチャタテ」 “Female Penis, Male Vagina and Their Correlated Evolution in a Cave Insect,” This special lecture will be held on Tuesday 12 December 2017 by Kazunori Yoshizawa, Associate Professor of Research Faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido University. DATE & TIME: Tuesday 12 December 2017, 16:20-17:50 VENUE: Seminer Room F319 LANGUAGE: Japanese ADMISSION: Free, No pre-registration required read more

Special Lecture by Kiyotaka Akasaka the former United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information

「若者よ、グローバル人材となろう」  Boys and Girls, Be Global ! This special lecture will be held on Wednesday 12 July 2017 by Akasaka Kiyotaka who is the former United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information. DATE & TIME:   Wednesday 12 July, 2017, 10:30-12:00 VENUE:     Grand Lecture Hall, Faculty of Agriculture LANGUAGE:  Japanese ADMISSION:     Free, No pre-registration read more

3rd International Forum on Global Food Resources Universities’ role in contributing to Asian nations for the issues of Global Food Resources

The world population is project to reach over 9 billion by 2050. This significant increase in population that humanity has never experienced, is outpacing our current ability of food production. If global warming continues, if the supply of food production cannot keep up the demand, we would be facing the economic disparities which would lead read more

2nd International Forum on Global Food Resources New Models for Research, Education and Human Resource Development

Hokkaido University is launching a new Graduate School of Food Resources, which will admit its first students in April 2017. This new graduate school will promote new models of multidisciplinary, multinational, team-based education and research, and will build on Hokkaido University’s long history of leadership in agricultural sciences. In this forum, we will share our read more