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Osaka University Future Talks #16

2015-1-23 (Fri) 5:00 p.m. -

Never stop learning and asking questions.第16回未来トークチラシ

The lecturer in this 16th Future Talks is Ryoji NOYORI, Director, RIKEN.

Wanting to be a scientist like Dr. Hideki YUKAWA, Japan's first Nobel Prize laureate, Dr. Noyori launched his career as a scientist. A chemist, he was also awarded a Nobel Prize in 2001. The leader of a research organization, he keeps asking what is the true essence of things, what must we do, and pursuing his course. Dr. Noyori will talk about the challenges facing science, technology, and the scientific community in this era.

All persons connected with OU as well as members of the general public are cordially invited to attend. Text interpreting services and wheelchair viewing areas are available at the Convention Center, Suita campus.
Please let us know if you need special needs for participating in this event.
Advance registration is not necessary. There is no charge for attending these events. Seating is granted on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Lecturer: Ryoji NOYORI, Director, Riken, Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2001)

Lecture title: Where are science and technology going?

Science possesses universal significance for humans. The accumulation of invaluable scientific discoveries has given people an eye-opening perspective on nature and of life. The development of new technologies based on scientific knowledge has created great social and economic value, making possible an affluent civilization. And now, the scientific community is being strongly pressed to solve the problem of how the human race will continue in the face of an earth with limited boundaries.

Date & Time: Friday, January 23, 5:00 ~ 6:30 p.m.
The doors open at 4:30.
Venue: Convention Center, Suita campus

In addition to the main venue for this event, additional rooms noted below will be made available for viewing the lecture on closed circuit TV.

Information about Osaka University Future Talks

The next Osaka University Future Talks will be held in April 2015. Information about Osaka University Future Talks will be upcoming on these pages.

To see Future Talks in the past, go here.

For more information, contact

General Affairs staff, Office for Academic Initiatives, Osaka University

Tel: 06-6210-8244, Fax:06-6210-8241
Email: mirai-talk*
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