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Creating Mechanisms for Disaster Prevention and Monitoring through Regional Cooperation Utilizing IT

Creating Revolutionary Metal Complexes that Defy Common Wisdom in Materials Science -- Takumi KONNO (Professor, Graduate School of Science)

On to Stage 3! A New Model of Industry-University Collaboration at OU

Curing Tongue Cancer without Surgery—Aiming to Spread the Use of Radiation Therapy

Changing people’s behavior for the better by using gimmicks

Medicine, Neuroscience, Science, Engineering, and Industry closely cooperate towards the development of “Super Nippon-Jin”

"Autophagy"- The Nobel Prize-Winning Research Gaining World-Wide Publicity

Making it possible to predict local heavy rainfalls -- Research and Development of High-speed and High-resolution Weather Radar

Approaches to Understanding Young People from New Social Consciousness Studies

Unraveling the Mysteries of the "Flagellar Motor" of Swimming Bacteria

“Glowing Proteins” That Can Help Solve Medical and Energy Problems and Revolutionize the Society of the Future

Changing world manufacturing through an innovative manufacturing process using microwaves

Changing R&D and the Business Model from Osaka University Collaborative Research Centers

A Passion to Develop and Commercialize Anti-Cancer Drugs Made in Japan, by Japan

OU's Industry on Campus

Challenging Innovations in Synthetic Chemistry

The Secret to the Strength of Immunology Research at Osaka University -- Over 100 Years of Tradition and Research

Challenging the Mysteries of the Brain Function of "Sight" with a German Research Team

The Mystery of Cells that Regenerate Daily -- Chasing the Enigma of Autophagy

Turning Osaka University into a Global Hub for Asia-Pacific Researchers

Challenging Measurement, Observation, and Creation at the Atomic Level

Chemistry Lies in the Foundation of the Life Phenomenon -- World-class Achievement in Polymer Chemistry Studies

For a Healthy and Happy Retirement for the Elderly -- Approaches from Cognitive Science and Social Gerontology

Bursting into the Unknown World with Passion and Fury -- Creating Innovative Technology Not for Reducing CO2, But for Utilizing It

In Pursuit of the Construction of “Biological Nanomachines”

Making the Ultimate Nanodevices Possible in a World-Class Theorist Tag Team

Improving Quality of Life for Children with Challenges and Their Parents

Osaka University Distinguished Professor - "The Best Part of Research is Challenging What We Don't Know"

Gathering Knowledge From All Over the World to Enhance Economic Theory

Without Questioning We Cannot Know, and Without Knowing We Cannot Question

I Want to See the Microscopic World with My Own Eyes!

Viewing the Past through 'mokkan' [thin pieces of wood used to write on in ancient times] and Gardens

The theme of this issue of "Tomorrow's Pioneer's" is "Viewing." Areas of study expand through viewing. The pioneers of this issue are Associate Professor Hiroki ICHI and Associate Professor Koji KUWAKINO. Associate Professor ICHI conducts research in 'mokkan' of ancient Japan; Associate Professor KUWAKINO conducts research in Italian gardens of the early modern era. Together they command a broad perspective on history through direct research in people's life styles in the past.

World's Preeminent Immunology Studies at Osaka University

The Key to Robot Control Lies in the Adept Movement of Living Things

The Mystery of Skin Pattern Formation and Blinking -- Unraveling a Life System Riddle

Representing a New Perspective of World History from Viewpoints of Japan and Asia

Curiosity Common to Humankind -- Elucidating the Evolution of Life from the Dawn of Time to the Birth of the Solar System

Language Conveys Culture, Society, and Times

Challenging Possibilities of Material Research by Learning from Nature

Kazutake TSUJIKAWA, Professor, Department of Medical Pharmacy, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Sensuke OGOSHI, Professor, Graduate School of Engineering

Yoshitaka FUJITA, Associate Professor, Research Center for Nuclear Physics

Masashi KASHIWAGI, Professor, Graduate School of Engineering

Fostering Top Leaders in Ocean Engineering is Our Duty at Osaka University

Yoko YUMOTO, Professor, Graduate School of Language and Culture

An Inquisition into the Modern Mental Lexicon

Tsutomu ARAKI, Professor, Graduate School of Engineering

Supporting Manufacturing by Providing Nanotechnology Education Facilities

Yasumasa FUJISAKI, Professor, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology

Designing Movement through Abstraction of Reality and Assembly of a "Control" Theory

Tomoki SEKIGUCHI, Professor, Graduate School of Economics

An Investigation into the Human Resource Challenges Faced by Organizations

Keita KOBAYASHI, Assistant Professor, Research Center for Ultra-High Voltage Electron Microscopy

Haruo FUJINO, Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Human Sciences

Azusa HATTORI, Assistant Professor, The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research

Yosuke SUNAHARA, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Law and Politics

Chasing the Essence of Local Government by Breaking New Ground in Research

Akira KINJO, Professor, Institute for Protein Research

Constructing a Protein Data Bank at OU -- Connecting the World through Life Science

Rieko MURAMATSU, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Medicine

Life is Precious: Neural Circuitry-Restoring Neovascular Vessels Found

Yusuke WAJIMA, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Letters

From Roots in Brazilian Music to Research on Modern Japanese Ballads

Junko UMEDA, Assistant Professor, Joining and Welding Research Institute

From a Humanities Background, a Leader in Chaff and CNT Coating

Yumi SUGAHARA (Associate Professor, Studies in Language and Society, Graduate School of Language and Culture)

Riko NISHIMURA (Professor, Course for Oral Sciences, Graduate School of Dentistry)

Miwa SASAI, Assistant Professor, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases

Shinya FUKUNAGA, Professor, Division of Studies on Cultural Forms, Graduate School of Letters

Junko KANOH - Associate Professor, Institute for Protein Research

Sotaro KATSUMATA, Associate Professor, Business and Management Program, Graduate School of Economics

Interlocking Three "Expert Gears" to Elucidate the Immune System

A life devoted to the study of Noh Theater, a world that was completely alien to her -- Kaoru NAKAO (Associate Professor, Cultural Representation Program, Graduate School of Letters)

Hiroyasu KIDOYA (Assistant Professor, Department of Signal Transduction, Research Institute of Microbial Diseases)

Combining the Ordinary and the Extraordinary to Research the Future of Construction and Mining Equipment [Komatsu MIRAI Construction Equipment Cooperative Research Center]

Elucidating the Nanoparticle Production Process Leads to its First Ever Successful Numerical Calculation

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