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(May 20, Pre-registration Required) International Research Communication in Japan

On the 20th of May Hiroshima University will host the event: “International Research Communication in Japan”. Hiroshima University has invited two distinguished guest speakers:

  • Brian Lin, Director of Editorial and Content Strategy for a scientific press release distribution service - EurekAlert!
  • Euan McKay from the Division for Strategic Public Relations, The University of Tokyo 

Brian Lin and Euan McKay will visit the university to hold seminars, share their insights and participate in discussions on research information dissemination overseas. Members from Hiroshima University will also give an insight into the international research communication efforts by Hiroshima University.

We look forward to your participation.

Date & Time

May 20, 2019 (Mon) 11:30-15:55
*A reception with refreshments will be held on-campus in the Mermaid Café, starting at 16:30 (set fee 2,000yen)

Location

Administration Building, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima Campus
(1-3-2 Kagamiyama, Higashihiroshima City)

Program

11:30-12:10 [Part 1] Seminar (Open to Public information officers, URAs)

"Overall communications, Strategy, and Branding"

  • Lecturer: Euan McKay (Project Assistant Professor, Division for Strategic Public Relations, The University of Tokyo) 
  • Language: Japanese 
  • Location: 4F Meeting Room, Administration Building

13:15-14:45 [Part 2]

13:15-13:25 Introduction of Science Communication at Hiroshima University (Open to all who wish to participate)

  • Speakers: Emma Buchet (Hiroshima University Science Communication Fellow), Norifumi Miyokawa (Hiroshima University Senior URA)
  • Language: English  
  • Location: 4F Meeting Room, Administration Building

13:25-14:45 Seminar (Open to all who wish to participate) 

"How to Tell Your Science Story (And Have Fun Doing It)" 

  • Lecturer: Brian Lin (EurekAlert! Director of Editorial and Content Strategy) 
  • Language: English 
  • Location: 4F Meeting Room, Administration Building
13:25-14:45 Discussion (Open to Public information officers, URAs)
"Overall communications, Strategy, and Branding"

  • Language: Japanese
  • Location: 2F Meeting Room, Administration Building

     

14:55-15:55 [Part 3] An open dialogue on “Challenges of Research Communication in Japanese Universities” with Brian Lin and Euan McKay. (Open to all who wish to participate)

In this session we will exchange views on issues and issues in transmitting research information overseas. Participants will be active contributors to this dialogue and discussion. 

  • Language: English 
  • Location: 4F Meeting Room, Administration Building
16:30-18:30 A reception with refreshments on-campus in the Mermaid Café (set fee 2,000yen)

Registration

Please register using the following application form by May 15 (Wed) 15:00 on May 17 (Fri)

  • If you are a faculty member, researcher or graduate student, please click here.
  • If you are a PIO or URA, please click here.
  • If you are none of the above, please click here.
     
[Contacts]
Hiroshima University Public Relations Group

E-mail: koho*hiroshima-u.ac.jp (Please replace * with @)


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