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Osaka University Student wins the 1st Japan Society for the Promotion of Science's Ikushi Prize

2011-1-14(Fri)

The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science announced  on Wednesday, January 13 that HORIE Masayuki, a 4th-year student in Osaka University's Graduate School of Medicine has won the first Ikushi Prize of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.

The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science's Ikushi Prize was established on the 20th anniversary of Emperor Akihito's accession to the imperial throne through an imperial donation to support and encourage young researchers who work steadily despite severe economic conditions.

Seventeen students in the second semester of doctor's courses in humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences also received awards. Mr. Horie was awarded the prize for his work in Biology.


An awards ceremony will be held on Tuesday, February 1 at The Japan Academy in Tokyo.


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