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48th Osaka University Courses Open to the Public

2016-9-9 (Fri) - 2016-12-9 (Fri)

Osaka University was the first university to hold courses open to the public in 1968. These courses were called Osaka University Open Courses in the beginning, but the name was changed to Osaka University Nakanoshima Courses and then again to Osaka University Kaitokudo for the 21st Century Courses. This year's courses mark the 48th year of courses open to the average citizen.
This year, courses will be provided under the common theme of "The Future of the Elderly" and "The Future of the Young."

48th Osaka University Courses Open to the Public (16 classes in all)

In these courses, 1st Term classes (8 classes in all) and 2nd Term classes (8 classes in all) will be held.

  • Friday, September 9 ~ Wednesday, November 2, 2016  -- 1st Term theme, The Future of the Elderly (8 classes in all)
  • Wednesday, November 9 ~ Friday, December 9, 2016 -- 2nd Term theme, The Future of the Young (8 classes in all)

Time: 18:30 ~ 20:00

For more information and to make an application, go here.

The Future of the Elderly (8 classes in all)


DateClassLecturerRoom #
1 Friday, September 9 Where did we come from, and where are we headed? - From the perspective of earth and space science
TERADA Kentarou, Professor, Graduate School of Science
703
2 Friday, September 23
The Elderly as Seen in Chinese Poetry

ASAMI Youji, Professor, Graduate School of Letters

703
3 Wednesday, September 28
The Latest Training Methods to Extend Your Health-span
FUJITA Kazuki, Associate Professor, Center for Education in Liberal Arts and Science
703
4 Wednesday, October 5
Why do individuals with healthy teeth live so long?
IKEBE Kazunori, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Dentistry
304
5 Friday, October 14
New Financial Technique and Retirement Funds
MATSUO Kenichi, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Law and Politics
703
6 Wednesday, October 26 Does getting older equal happiness? GONDOU Yasuyuki, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Human Sciences 703
7 Friday, October 28 Drug Design by Artificial Intelligence, and Living Comfortably in Old Age TAKAGI Tatsuya, Professor, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences 703
8 Wednesday, November 2 Mechanisms of Old Age Unraveled through Genomes OKADA Yukinori, Professor, Graduate School of Medicine 304

 

The Future of the Young (8 classes in all)


DateClassLecturerRoom #
1 Wednesday, November 9
Biological Rhythm and Informatics of Fluctuations
KIYONO Ken, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering Science
703
2 Friday, November 11
The Power to Know the Unknown
FUKAO Youko, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics
301
3 Wednesday, November 16

I Find Myself Studying Shikakeology

MATSUMURA Naohiro, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Economics 703
4 Friday, November 25
A Skill Transmission System Using Illusions

ANDO Hideyuki, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology

703
5 Wednesday, November 30
Promise and Anxiety for Next Generation Genome Medical Treatment
KANEDA Yasufumi, Professor, Graduate School of Medicine
703
6 Friday, December 2
Fulfilling Ways to Live and Work - Referencing Sweden in Northern Europe
TAKAHASHI Mieko, Professor, Graduate School of Language and Culture
703
7 Wednesday, December 7
Designer Baby: The Light and Dark Sides of Genome Editing
IKAWA Masahito, Professor, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases
304
8 Friday, December 9 Overcoming Conflicts between Youth and the Elderly HAMAUZU Shinji, Professor, Graduate School of Letters 703
Date: 2016-9-9 (Fri) - 2016-12-9 (Fri)
Organizer: Osaka University
Venue: Osaka University Nakanoshima Center (4-3-53 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka City)
Registration: Registration is required for this seminar. (Web)
URL: http://21c-kaitokudo.osaka-u.ac.jp/koukaikouza/h28
Contact: Community Collaboration Section, Gender Equality and Community Collaboration Division, Department of Planning, Osaka University
ki-danjyo-syagaku@office.osaka-u.ac.jp

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