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AY2019

No. Category Principal Investigator Research Title
1 Scientific Research (B) General IGUCHI Yufu The Female Body in Post-colonies: "Female Genital Mutilation" in Southeast Asia and Africa
2 Scientific Research (C) General TODOROKI Hiroshi Basic research of "Sugyeong" in the geographical recognition of the Joseon’s Korea.
3 Scientific Research (C) General SATO Yoichiro Democracy promotion and geopolitics
4 Scientific Research (C) General SUZUKI Yasushi Comparative studies on the Islamic financial mode over Reverse-Murabaha: analyses of governance structure and the cost of Shariah-compliance
5 Scientific Research (C) General SUZUKI Kanichiro A Study of the Social Evaluation Model in ESG Investment
6 Scientific Research (C) General FUJIMOTO Takeshi Research on GNT's Innovation focusing on Startup Venture & SMEs
7 Scientific Research (C) General KIMURA Rikio Toward advancing theoretical perspectives of hybrid organizations: Insights from faith-based social enterprises in developing countries
8 Early-Career Scientists LE Hoang Anh Thu Buddhist charitable practice, Old-age experience and personhood of Vietnamese elderly
9 Early-Career Scientists SHINOHARA Yoshiki Research in strategy of social entrepreneurs
10 Research Activity Start-up FAN Pengda New Perspectives on Equity Carve-outs: Organizational Characteristics and Culture
11 ​Fund for the Promotion of Joint International Research (Fostering Joint International Research (A)) KIKKAWA Takuro Jordanian politics and tribal society: Fieldwork-based research on politics, society, and economies in the south

AY2018

No. Category Principal Investigator Research Title
1 Scientific Research (B) General YOSHIDA Kaori Uncovering the black-box of educational dark tourism: Comparative analysis of the mechanisms of packaging and perceiving of war narratives through war heritage sites between former enemies
2 Scientific Research (B) General LEE Timothy The opportunity development for the role of Japanese food overseas as an ambassador for tourism marketing
3 Scientific Research (C) General YOSHIMOTO Chieko A New Development of Decipherment of Literatures Based on Comparative Study between Jurchen Large Script and Khitai Large Script)
4 Scientific Research (C) General TERAJIMA Hiromichi Development and Evaluation of Teaching Materials for Training Japanese Language Learners Using a Corpus Tool
5 Scientific Research (C) General HONDA Akiko Developing a Method of Teaching 'Information Literacy in Times of Disaster' in Japanese Language Teaching
6 Scientific Research (C) General YOSHIMATSU Hidetaka A Comparative Study of Strategic Responses to the OBOR Initiative among China's Neighbougring Countries
7 Scientific Research (C) General HIROTSU Koko Development of a Global Citizen's Cultivation Model through Collaboration with the Local Community
8 Scientific Research (C) General JONES Thomas E. Using Persuasive Communication to Promote Responsible Inbound Tourism: The Case of the Snow Monkeys
9 Scientific Research (C) General HASUDA Takashi Foundational Investigation on the Comparative Studies of the Document-Based Administration between Tonkin and Cochinchina during Early Modern Vietnam
10 Fund for the Promotion of Joint International Research (Fostering Joint International Research (A)) NATSUDA Kaoru Comparative Study on the Automotive Industry in Southeast Asia and Central and Eastern Europe: Industrial Policy, Production Networks and Regional Development
11 ​Fund for the Promotion of Joint International Research (Fostering Joint International Research (A)) YAMASHITA Hiromi Risk acceptance and consensus building on British coastal realignment and seawall construction projects with coastal ecological infrastructures

AY2017

No. Category Principal Investigator Research Title
1 Scientific Research (B) General YOTSUMOTO Yukio A Comparative Study on Rural Development through Tourism in the Areas of Globally Important Agricultural Heritage System (GIAHS) in Japan
2 Scientific Research (C) General KIKKAWA Takuro Stability and Sustainability of the Arab Monarchies: A Comprehensive Case Study on Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and Its Surrounding Area
3 Scientific Research (C) General KANAI Shusuke A Comparative Study on Customer Value Creation Mechanism of Small Local Independent Cinemas in Japan and the UK
4 Scientific Research (C) General TAHARA Hiroki Vietnamese of Former Republic of Vietnam
5 Scientific Research (C) General KIM Sangho Analysis on TFP Sources of Growth to Enhance Competitiveness
6 Scientific Research (C) General DRUMMOND Damon Sustainable CSR Enterprise and Rural Community Business Models
7 Scientific Research (C) General HIRAI Tatsuya The construction of a developmental process model and a training program for Japanese global leaders
8 Scientific Research (C) General BUI Thanh Huong Post-disaster Destination Image: Marketing, Communication and Sustainable Recovery
9 Young Scientists (B) SAITO Hiroaki The Staff Oasis: The role of staff break rooms for hospitality employees' wellbeing and performance
10 Challenging Research (Exploratory) MANTELLO Peter A. Medusa's Gaze: The Politics and Aesthetics of Horror in the Age of Hyperviolence
11 Fund for the Promotion of Joint International Research (Fostering Joint International Research (A)) IGUCHI Yufu Sexuality and Nationalization: Politics of Discourse Surrounding Female Genital Mutilation in Malaysia

AY2016

No. Category Principal Investigator Research Title
1 Scientific Research (B) General FUJIMOTO Takeshi Corporate Development Model for Fostering Global Niche Top Companies
2 Scientific Research (C) General MAKITA Masahiro A Comparative Study on the Governance and Finance Related to Tourist Destination Management
3 Scientific Research (C) General BARAI Munim Kumar Islamic Microfinance as a Tool for Poverty Alleviation: The Case of Bangladesh and Indonesia
4 Scientific Research (C) General KIM Rebecca ChungHee Creation of CSV Model for Asia: A Study of Japan, Korea and China
5 Scientific Research (C) General SUZUKI Kanichiro A Study of New Knowledge Creation in Service Industries
6 Scientific Research (C) General NAKATA Yukihiko Quantitative Empirical Research on Changes in Product Architecture and Industrial Structure
7 Scientific Research (C) General SEIKE Kumi Research on the significance of rural community in modern society
8 Scientific Research (C) General KIMURA Rikio Spirituality and organizational culture in social enterprises in developing countries: International comparative studies through qualitative research
9 Young Scientists (B) ALCANTARA Lailani Laynesa Unfolding the contested process of innovation diffusion
10 Young Scientists (B) KOJIMA Shinji Comparative Institutional Analysis of Temporary Employment Systems: Germany, Korea and Japan
11 Fund for the Promotion of Joint International Research (Fostering Joint International Research) TODOROKI Hiroshi Basic research on historical geographical restoration of ancient roads in Korea

AY2015

No. Category Research Title
1 Scientific Research B (Basic) The development of a new environmental communication model based on citizens' perceptions towards tidal flat restoration projects
2 Scientific Research B (Basic) The potential of war heritage sites as educational and touristic attractions in Japan: comparative studies with five relevant countries
3 Scientific Research C (Basic) Ethnicity, Social Spaces and Cross-cultural understanding in Contemporary Yangon, Myanmar
4 Scientific Research C (Basic) Sexuality and Nationalization: Politics of Discourse Surrounding Female Genital Mutilation in Malaysia
5 Scientific Research C (Basic) Research on the creation and development of institutions for regional cooperation in the Indo-Pacific
6 Scientific Research C (Basic) Conceptualizing the theory of Islamic bank rent and institutional understanding on Murabaha syndrome
7 Scientific Research C (Basic) A Comparative Study of the Development of the Automotive Industry in Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe: Industrial Policy, Production Networks and Regional Development
8 Scientific Research C (Basic) The analysis of relationship between key-person and organization in product development as innovation activities by Japanese manufactures
9 Scientific Research C (Basic) Value branding in higher education: A comparative study in Japan and Australia
10 Challenging Exploratory Research Pirates and Cowboys: The Significance and Limits of Anarcho-Capitalism

AY2014

No. Category Research Title
1 Scientific Research B (Basic) Global Linkage Optimization of Corporate Product Development and Production Bases, and Supportive Function of Japanese Style Managerial Accounting
2 Scientific Research B (Basic) UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Social and Managerial Perspectives in Comparisons between Six Countries in Three Regions
3 Scientific Research C (Basic) Research on Risk Management for Construction of Stable Unsecured Loan Market
4 Scientific Research C (Basic) District-level GHG-inventory-based low-carbon policy analysis methods and the application to China
5 Scientific Research C (Basic) An Empirical Study on Impedimental Factors in Community Development through Tourism
6 Scientific Research C (Basic) A Reconstruction of the Liaoshi, based principally on Khitai epitaphs
7 Scientific Research C (Basic) Community learning project: Learning beyond the classroom - The teacher’s role in promoting Japanese language learning through community engagement -
8 Challenging Exploratory Research Lethal Appetites: Media, Connectivity and Consumption in the Age of Discreet War
9 Challenging Exploratory Research Significance of the Relations between Interactions with International Students and Changes in the Perspectives of Local Residents - A Case of Beppu City Making Inroads into a Multicultural Society -
10 Young Scientists (B) Development and Validation of a Teaching Method for Writing Using Lexical Profiling Tools
11 Young Scientists (B) Theoretical and empirical analysis on the relation between commodity price, convenience yield, and storage

AY2013

No. Category Research Title
1 Scientific Research B (Basic) Historical and anthropological studies on Cambodian Buddhism: Dynamism in the creation of national and ethnic cultures
2 Scientific Research B (Basic) Research on institution-building for GNT enterprise development based on analysis of GNT enterprise growth mechanisms
3 Scientific Research C (Basic) Construction of a User-Centric Cloud-Based Learning Support System for Mobile Devices
4 Scientific Research C (Basic) Variant of Vietnamese
5 Scientific Research C (Basic) Fundamental research on the historical geographic restoration of ancient roads in Korea Peninsula
6 Scientific Research C (Basic) Scientific Knowledge and Policymaking--A Comparative Study of International Tuna Resource Management Frameworks
7 Scientific Research C (Basic) Dynamic Interactions among Economic Growth, Human Capital Accumulation, Environmental Change, and Resource Utilization
8 Scientific Research C (Basic) Estimating and Identifying Sources of Productivity Growth and Their Factor Determinants for the Japanese Economy
9 Scientific Research C (Basic) A critical study of social enterprises in Cambodia through the life stories of the poor
10 Scientific Research C (Basic) The Importance of Geoparks for Tourism in Japan
11 Young Scientists (B) Polarimetric Synthetic Aperture Radar Data Analysis for Forest Biomass Estimates of Fast-growing Tree Plantation
12 Young Scientists (B) China’s economic diplomacy and soft power strategy: the globalization of the renminbi
13 Young Scientists (B) Theory and Analysis toward Strategic Innovation Diffusion

AY2012

No. Category Research Title
1 Scientific Research C (Basic) Institutional analysis of the method of intermediation and the monitoring review structure in Islamic finance
2 Scientific Research C (Basic) Another Intellectual History-Modern Japan seen through the reception of Lafcadio Hearn
3 Scientific Research C (Basic) Developing new financial institutions for microenterprises in Japan ~ application of the Grameen Bank Model
4 Scientific Research C (Basic) The image of women on the home front in post-war Japanese film: the placement of wartime responsibility by the media from 1950-2010
5 Scientific Research C (Basic) Analysis of the unofficial key figures in the development of new products in the Japanese manufacturing industry
6 Exploratory Research The representation of women in Malaysia-political discourse over female genital mutilation-
7 Exploratory Research Tokugawa Japan and Northeastern Asia as an “Empire”-controlled territories and the spatial structure of commodity production, circulation and consumption-

AY2011

No. Category Research Title
1 Scientific Research C (Basic) Local Governance Formation and Promotion of Functional Capacity in South Asia
2 Scientific Research C (Basic) Comparison of Japan-US Risk Management Methods for Uncollateralized Loans
3 Scientific Research C (Basic) Peace Talks for International Conflict and Interventionist Diplomacy: Constructing a Comprehensive Theory from Case Study Research on Tajikistan
4 Scientific Research C (Basic) Reconstructing “Liao History” Using Khitan Large Script Epitaphs as the Main Source
5 Young Scientists (B) Effect of Environment on L2 Motivation
6 Young Scientists (B) The Birth of “Chinese Threat” and “Taiwanese People”: Consideration of Taiwan’s Post-Cold War Security Policy
7 Young Scientists (B) Comparative Ethnographic Study on Responses to Environmental Degradation on Tuvalu and the Carteret Islands
8 Young Scientists (B) Rhetorical Dominance and Soft Power in the Climate Change Debate
9 Young Scientists (B) Elucidation and Application of the Pragmatic Competence Development Process in Japanese Learners of English in Multicultural Dialogue Activities

AY2010

No. Category Research Title
1 Scientific Research B (Basic) Research on Organizational Function Dynamics that Promote Knowledge-Creation
2 Scientific Research B (Overseas) Dynamic Study of Social Rejection Due to Community Medical Records System
3 Scientific Research B (Overseas) Border Management in Southeast Asia and Human “Migration Areas” - Case Study of Routes Through the Malay Peninsula
4 Scientific Research C (Basic) Research on Modern Meanings of “Regional” Activities/Movements
5 Research Activity Start-up A Multilevel Approach to the Dynamics of Industry Legitimation
6 Young Scientists (B) Development of Southeast Asian Automobile Parts Production Network: Survey of Competitiveness of Intra-Regional Trade and Local Industries
7 Young Scientists (B) Analysis of Mother and Child Illness in Multiethnic Societies
8 Young Scientists (B) EWS & CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
9 Exploratory Research Disneylands of War: Militarizing Play
10 Exploratory Research An Institutional Economic Approach to understanding the Japanese traditional and religious rituals

AY2009

No. Category Research Title
1 Scientific Research B (Basic) Empires, Systems, and Maritime Networks: Reconsidering Supra-Regional History in Pre-19th Century Asia
2 Scientific Research B (Overseas) Comparative Research on the Activities of “One Village One Product Entrepreneurs” in Southeast Asia
3 Scientific Research C (Basic) CSR for Peace - Originating from Asia and Japan: Creation of Database and Asian Textbook
4 Scientific Research C (Basic) Interregional Economic Dynamics - Distribution of Income and Wealth, Agglomeration and Economic Scales
5 Young Scientists (B) The Survival Mechanism of Buffer State: Mutual Accommodation and Intervention between the Jordanian Government and Strong Social Forces
6 Young Scientists (B) Modern Malay Thoughts: Negotiation and Construction
7 Young Scientists (B) A study on Ede Language in Central Highland of Vietnam
8 Young Scientists (B) Restoration Yoekchon (Postal Station village in Korea) Using Land Registration Map
9 Young Scientists (S) NGO Leadership Change and Development in Cambodia
10 Exploratory Research History of Political Thought in Utopian Literature - Conflict Between Socialism and Liberalism in Novels

AY2008

No. Category Research Title
1 Scientific Research C (Basic) ISI-FREE CONDITION NECESSARY FOR CDMA-
2 Scientific Research C (Basic) The Edit of the Dictionary of the Khitai Language
3 Young Scientists (B) Peace and the Concept of "Justice" in "Transitional Justice": Based on 3 Case Studies

AY2007

No. Category Research Title
1 Scientific Research B (Basic) Global Competition in LCD Industry by Metanational Management and Japanese Competitiveness
2 Scientific Research B (Overseas) Development of Islamic Finance and its Major Issues
3 Scientific Research C (Basic) Evaluation of Infectious Disease Control Methods through a Multiagent Simulation that Recreates Urban Space
4 Scientific Research C (Basic) A Study on the Establishment of the National Language in Modern Cambodia
5 Scientific Research C (Basic) Research on Functional Cooperation for Governance Formation Focusing on Japan, China, and South Korea
6 Scientific Research C (Basic) Verification of the Educational Effects of Content Based Instruction using a Task-Based Syllabus and Development of a Working Model
7 Scientific Research C (Basic) Management Efficiency of Financial Conglomerates and Attendant Management Problems: Comparative Study of Japan, the US, and Europe
8 Scientific Research C (Basic) The integration of urban spatial information: approaches from GIS and SOM
9 Young Scientists (B) Methods for Analyzing Social and Sectoral Mobility Using "Job Map"
10 Young Scientists (B) An Analysis of Financial Reporting Standard Setting Process in FASB and IASB: Case of Financial Performance Reporting
11 Young Scientists (S) An Econometric Analysis of Child Malnutrition
12 Young Scientists (S) The Long-Term Trends in Foreign Trade and the Domestic Market Expansion in Pre-Industrial Japan, ca. 1650-1850
13 Young Scientists (S) Post-MFA Issues and Potential for Strengthening Competitiveness and Industry Development of Vietnam’s Garment Export Sector
14 Young Scientists (S) Promoting International Education through Problem-Based Learning in Japan University
15 Exploratory Research “Privatizing the Environment”: Conservation of the Environment using Market Mechanisms

AY2006

No. Category Research Title
1 Scientific Research B (Basic) China's Immigration and Transnationalism
2 Scientific Research B (Basic) Creation of Protein by High Efficiency Genetic Programming in Test Tubes Using DWPCR
3 Scientific Research B (Overseas) Maintenance and the Possibility to Reuse Traditional Soil Dam Irrigation (Tamnop) in Southeast Asia
4 Scientific Research B (Overseas) Japan's Competitiveness for Foreign Research and Development
5 Scientific Research B (Overseas) Asian Professional Immigrants' Politics and Social Participation in Australia
6 Scientific Research C (Basic) Comparison of Japanese and Korean Culture: Japan's Hachimangu Shrine Head Temple and Usa Hachimangu Shrine's Yuriwaka Legend and Korea's Sonju Myth
7 Scientific Research C (Basic) Credit Risk Examination Upgrade of Regional Banks and Study of Its Influence on Local Small and Medium-sized Enterprises' Finance, and Analysis of "Shin Ginko" Tokyo Strategy
8 Scientific Research C (Basic) CSR Research in Developing Countries: A Case Study of Foreign-Affiliated Firms in the Philippines
9 Scientific Research C (Basic) Research on East Asia's Physical Distribution
10 Exploratory Research Search for Process with which Gender is Formed in Modern Japanese through Investigation of Initial Recording Materials and Voice Media
11 Grant-in-Aid for Special Purposes (Research Equivalent to Young Scientists B) Restoration of Old Korean Road Using Cadaster Records: Focusing on Roads Used by Korean Messengers Sent by Rishi Chosen

AY2005

No. Category Research Title
1 Scientific Research B (Basic) Research on the Analysis of Competitive Strategy and Strengthening Competitiveness of the Liquid Crystal Industry in Japan and the Asia Pacific
2 Scientific Research B (Basic) Investigative Research on Actual Academia-Industry Development Mechanism for the Commodity Concept Plan and Commercialization of the University's Research Products
3 Scientific Research B (Overseas) Construction and Verification of the Japanese Education Support System by Synchronous Communication Technique
4 Scientific Research C (Basic) Development of Teaching Methods and Teaching Materials for Regional Languages in Japanese Language Education
5 Scientific Research C (Basic) Research on the History of Liao Xiang Jing and the Study of Qidan Xiao Zhi Muzhi in Liao Shang Jing and Zhong Jing
6 Scientific Research C (Basic) City Regeneration Through Media and Art
7 Scientific Research C (Basic) Research on Community Building for Sustainable Regional Environmental System Construction
8 Exploratory Research Detective Stories, Anthropology, and Science of Investigation
9 Exploratory Research Reconsideration of the International Comparative Advantage Concept
10 Young Scientists (B) Study of the Actual Language Condition of Vietnam for the Development of Vietnamese Language Teaching Methods and Materials
11 Young Scientists (B) Multimedia Language Database
12 Young Scientists (B) Social Anthropology Comparison for Resident Consciousness on Nuclear Power between Japan and France
13 Publication of Scientific Research Results Study on Financial System and Monitoring/Analyzing Long-term Financial Stagnation in Japan by Using a Systematic Approach
14 JSPS Fellow (Domestic) Analysis of How Philippine Entertainers (Women) Residing in Japan have Difficulties Before, During, and After Immigration.
15 JSPS Fellow (Overseas) Medical and Environmental Modeling Using "Neucom" Neural Network

AY2004

No. Category Research Title
1 Scientific Research B (Basic) Nanjing Event Research: Nanjing Event as Experience, Myth, and History
2 Scientific Research B (Basic) Strategy, Function & Investment Location
3 Scientific Research B (Overseas) Can Tokyo Compete as Asia's Financial Hub?
4 Scientific Research B (Overseas) Living Strategies and Networks of Foreign Immigrants Who are Specialists and Technological in the Asian Pacific Region
5 Scientific Research C (Basic) Bank Management Organization Research/Analysis of the Failure of Japanese Bank Management after the Bubble Economy Era and Conditions for Management Reproduction
6 Scientific Research C (Basic) Comparison between Japanese and Korean Cultures Based on Human National Treasures
7 Exploratory Research New Tourism Markets for Japan
8 Young Scientists (B) Multipolarity Tendency of Achievement Index and Financial Achievement Report: Focusing on the Movement of the United States

AY2003

No. Category Research Title
1 Scientific Research B (Basic) International Organic Farm-Product Trade in the Asia Pacific Region and Its Influence
2 Scientific Research B (Basic) Research on "Human Intellectual Resources" in the Asia Pacific Region
3 Exploratory Research Reconsideration of a Business Success Concept: New Classification Model Concerning the Concept of Corporate Success in East Asia and Western Europe
4 Exploratory Research Automatic Creation System of Large-scale, Traffic Network Data that Use Computer Graphics Technique
5 Young Scientists (B) Development of Voice Teaching Materials for Conversation Promotion that Uses WebCT
6 Young Scientists (B) Research of Vietnamese and Educational System and Law on Education that uses Computers and WWW

AY2002

No. Category Research Title
1 Scientific Research B (Basic) Integrated Research on "People Who Move" in the Asia Pacific Region
2 Scientific Research B (Basic) Does Japan Have the Competitive Edge? Analysis of a Measurement Model of the Competing Dominance of Japan as Seen From the Viewpoint of an Enterprise
3 Scientific Research C (Basic) International Political Economy and Human Rights in the Asia Pacific Region
4 Scientific Research C (Basic) Bank Management Organization Research: Analysis of the Failure of Japanese Bank Management After the Bubble Economy Era and Conditions for Management Reproduction
5 Scientific Research C (Basic) Construction of an International, Integrated Remote Educational System with the Pacific Islands Regional Universities by Uniting Synchronized and Asynchronous-Type Technology
6 Scientific Research C (Basic) Verification of Development and Effect of Remote Japanese Language Preliminary Educational System through the Internet
7 Young Scientists (B) Privatization of Libertarianism and Judiciary System

AY2001

No. Category Research Title
1 Scientific Research B (Overseas) Transit Trade of Southeast Asia: Business Strategies of Japanese Distribution Companies in Singapore
2 Scientific Research C (Basic) Historical Linguistic Research on Kittan and Joshin Characters
3 Encouragement of Young Scientists (A) Comparative Research on Party Songs of Present-day Japan and South Korea
4 Encouragement of Young Scientists (A) Research on Physical Distribution System with Few Environmental Burdens in Information Society
5 Publication of Scientific Research Results Japanese Education Seen From Malaya Under Japanese Military Administration

AY2000

No. Category Research Title
1 Scientific Research B (Basic) Research on the Internationalization of Higher Education and International Problems of the Asia Pacific Region
2 Publication of Scientific Research Results Comparison Study of Korean Myths and Fairy Tales

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