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Research at OU

Research at Osaka University

Researchers Database
The Researchers Database contains information on virtually all researchers and research at Osaka University, including even the President.
Prizes and Awards won by OU researchers
Researchers at Osaka University have won many prizes and awards, both international and domestic.

Approaches to COI Management

Conflict of Interest Management
Information regarding the management of Conflict of Interest at Osaka University can be found at the link below. (Note: Pages in Japanese only.)


Soliciting OU Faculty or Staff for Side Jobs

Soliciting Osaka University Faculty or Staff for Second Jobs
Businesses are requested to follow specified procedures prior to recruiting full-time university faculty or staff for second jobs

Science that Inspires! (Publication released by Osaka University Press on March 31, 2011)

The Osaka University publication "Science that Inspires!" presents interviews with some 60 researchers active on the front lines of current research. The interviews span 9 themes such as "Tackling Intractable Diseases," "Nanoscience," "Robots and Humanity," "An Increasingly Complex World and Economy." (Note: This publication is only available in Japanese.)

Dynamic Research Activities

Past Large-Scale Projects

Funding Program for World-Leading Innovative R&D on Science and Technology (FIRST Program)
Osaka University is a leading university when it comes to advanced research.
COE Programs
Osaka University is a major player in the "Centers of Excellence" programs established by the Ministry of Education Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

Interuniversity Bio-Backup Project for Basic Biology (IBBP)

A Foothold on Frontier Research [publication] (April 2010)

This 46-page publication--in English and in Japanese--introduces readers to exciting initiatives in frontier research

Ten winners of the title "Osaka University Special Professor" announced

Projects selected by the "Future Research Initiative Group Project Support"

Center of Innovation Science and Technology based Radical Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program (COI STREAM)

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