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Osaka University NewsLetter #83 published (Fall 2020)


Osaka University's quarterly newsletter, Osaka University NewsLetter #83, has been published.

This publication is only available in Japanese.

NewsLetter #83

This issue introduces Osaka University faculty, staff, and students who confront the novel infectious disease, COVID-19. 

Featured on the cover and the double-page spread are the chairman of the Seven Universities Meet Executive Committee and the head of the OU Cheerleading Party, who express their determination to win the next meet. OU, a host university of the meets, had to give up holding this year’s meet due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Latest Research section features interviews with a researcher who is developing coronavirus vaccines and a researcher who is creating a new solution to reduce plastic waste in a situation in which plastic is one of the cheapest and most effective material for preventing the spread of the pandemic.

The Unique Education section takes a closer look at online education, and in this issue's Special Feature, a director of the QIQB, a world-leading center for quantum research, clearly explains about basics of quantum mechanics.

The issue also carries the stories of innovative oxidant MA-T and garden designer SATOH Miki, a Gold Medal Award winner of the 2019 Chelsea Flower Show.

We hope you enjoy this jam-packed issue of Osaka University NewsLetter.

*You can read this issue by clicking the image of the cover above.

Physical copies of Osaka University NewsLetter can be found at the following locations.

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NewsLetter Distribution

Osaka University NewsLetter can be found at the following locations.

*We ask for your patience as new issues are distributed.

For those inside the University

• Libraries at Osaka University

• 1F, Nakanoshima Center

• Osaka University COOP

• 1F, Osaka University Administration Bureau

• 2F, Icho Kaikan

For those outside the University

• 1F, Nakanoshima Center

• Tekijuku

• Handai-byoin-mae Station (Osaka Monorail) 

• Senri-Chuo Station ticket gates (Osaka Monorail)

• Machikaneyama Shugakukan, Osaka University Museum

• Inforest Suita (within EXPOCITY)

For those in the Tokyo area

• Osaka University Tokyo Office

• Gakushikaikan

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