News & Topics
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2014-4-15 (Tue)
3nd Science Intercollegiate -- 5 OU students receive awards
2014-4-14 (Mon)
Academic Writing Guide for OU Students -- Get your copy!
2014-4-14 (Mon)
Applications are being accepted for the 15th Presidential Awards for Extracurricular Activities -- DEADLINE: May 16!
2014-4-11 (Fri)
"Osaka University Future Talks" will begin
2014-4-8 (Tue)
Sixteen OU professors win 2014 Commendation for Science and Technology
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2014-4-28 (Mon) 2:40 p.m. -
Movie Appreciation & Café
2014-5-2 (Fri) 2:00 p.m. -
Movie dealing with the issue of Human Rights being shown -- Friday, May 2
2014-5-2 (Fri) -
2014 Project Promoting Presentation of Extracurricular Research Results and Ceremony for Osaka University Future Funds Education Excellence Awards
2014-5-2 (Fri) - 2014-5-3 (Sat)
2014 Icho Festival
2014-5-3 (Sat) 2:00 p.m. -
100th anniversary Dream Fundraising Campaign held at Icho Festival
Seminars & Symposiums
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2014-4-24 (Thu) 9:30 a.m. -
CLE (Collaboration & Learning Environment) Training Course for Faculty Members -- Toyonaka campus
Society, Politics, Economics, Law
2014-4-24 (Thu) 2:15 p.m. -
1st 2014 Research Forum on Infrastructure Policies for Revitalizing Regional Economies
Culture, Art
2014-4-12 (Sat) - 2014-4-26 (Sat)
Handai-Asahi Nakanoshima Juku: "How to read seemingly preposterous folklore"
2014-4-30 (Wed) 7:00 p.m. -
Labo Café / Nakanoshima Philosophy Collège -- "Philosophy for Everyone 3"

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Global 30

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Annual Report

Academic achievements of Osaka University, papers chosen from the various research fields of Osaka University

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