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Education at OU

Grant-in-Aid Programs

 Culture and Art Promotion Project using Universities

In order to promote the development of art management personnel with a high level of expertise to support diverse culture and art activity, the Culture and Art Promotion Project using Universities aims to support the development and implementation of a practical curriculum that includes planning and hosting of performances and exhibits by arts universities, etc., and to popularize and spread the developed curriculum to other universities.

Programs selected in 2016-2017

Program title "The Theater of Memory": Cultivation of Cultural Arts Facilitators that Utilize the Museum of Osaka University
Program leader The Museum of Osaka University

Development of a Human Resources Center for International and Translational Medicine

This project aims to support universities addressing new unique projects regarding the following themes in order to contribute to solving medical challenges associated with rapid aging and actively promote the development of medicine and medical treatment in Japan and abroad.

Theme A: Cultivation of Personnel Promoting Medical Innovation 

This program aims to cultivate personnel who are capable of leading research and development of  the world advanced medical treatment and disseminating research results in the world (promoting innovation) in order to make a great contribution to the improvement of world medical standards and the revitalization of Japanese medical industry.

Theme B: Cultivation of General Physicians with a Research Mind  

This program aims to cultivate the research aptitude of general physicians who will be capable of dealing with regional comprehensive care systems in the future super-aged society in cooperation with local medical institutes and municipal governments in order to create an environment where people can receive medical services for many years without anxiety.

Programs selected in 2013-2014

Theme A:

Program title Development of a Human Resources Center for International and Translational Medicine
Program leader Graduate School of Medicine, Professor KANEDA Yasufumi

Theme B:

Program title New Paradigms - Establishing Centers for Fostering Medical Researchers of the Future: " Fostering General Practitioners to Live Locally and Grow Globally"
Program leader Osaka University Hospital, Professor RAKUGI Hiromi 

Problem-Solving Approach Training Program for Leading Medical Professionals

This program supports outstanding approaches by universities which implement and develop education programs for addressing challenges in clinical practice in Japan and nurturing excellent doctors, dentists, nurses, and pharmacists who can provide medical care on a scientific basis and contribute to a healthy and long-lived society.

Programs selected in 2014-2015

Program title Training Program for Pharmacists Serving a Role in Local Medical Team Medicine
Program leader Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Professor, TSUTSUMI Yasuo

Project for Establishing a Nationwide Practical Education Network for IT Human Resources Development Education Network for Practical Information Technologies (enPiT)

enPiT aims to form a practical education network through industry-university collaboration and promote the spread of practical education such as Project-Based Learning (PBL) throughout Japan in order to strengthen the function of nurturing human resources who can solve social challenges by making use of high-level information technology.
Managed by: Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Osaka University

Selected in 2016

Program title Development of human resources with problem-solving ability by using Artificial intelligence (AI), cloud infrastructure, and Big Data technologies
University Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Osaka University*, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Ochanomizu University, The University of Electro-Communications, Kobe University, Wakayama University, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Chiba University, Nara Institute of Science and Technology (Joint application)

* Leading university

Project for Cultivating Cancer Professionals Who Can Respond to Diverse Needs

This project aims to further promote cancer treatment in Japan by training cancer professionals to be able to respond to new needs in cancer treatment in cancer professional development programs that take advantage of strengths of member universities and work in collaboration with these universities.

Selected in 2017

Program title Development of Cancer Professionals for the Genome Generation
University Graduate School of Medicine, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Osaka University*; Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Nara Medical University, University of Hyogo, Wakayama Medical University, Osaka University of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kobe Pharmaceutical University

* Leading university

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