Sep 22, 2010
From Friday, July 16 until Friday, July 30, 2010, eight public officials from the Republic of Chile visited APU for a JICA-commissioned training course entitled "Strengthening Rural Administration for the Promotion of Regional Industry in Chile". This is the third time APU has conducted this training course which welcomed high ranking Chilean public officials including a city mayor, lawmakers, rural civil servants, and the chairman of the Tourist Guide Association.
Sep 22, 2010
The first day of lectures for the “Introductory Lectures for Entry into Solar Cell Industry,” which are being offered to local company engineers and managers, was held on Thursday, September 16, 2010 at the Oita Industrial Research Institute.
(Click here for news about the second day.）
Hosted by the Promotion Conference of Oita of OITA LSI Cluster and APU’s Asia Pacific Innovation Management Center (AP-IMAC), these lectures aim to give an in-depth analysis of the current state of the solar cell industry in terms of technology, systems, and business. They also introduce case studies of businesses that have entered or are planning to enter the solar cell industry, and bring all of the information together through panel discussions.
The topics and lecturers from the first day were as follows:
- 1. “Fundamentals of Solar Cells and Modules”
- APM Professor Nakata Yukihiko, Director of AP-IMAC Center
- 2. “Fundamentals of Solar Energy Generation Systems and Facility Observation”
- Mine Nobutaka, Head of Project Development Office, YANAI Co., Ltd.
- 3. “Global Market Movements and Kyushu’s Solar Cell Business”
- OGAWA Yusuke, Assistant Manager of Enterprise Research Division, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Co.
Aug 26, 2010
Fifteen public officials from around Asia representing departments such as the Ministry of Rural Development and Ministry of Trade and Labor, came to APU for a JICA-commissioned training camp from June 15 to July 1, 2010. The training was titled "Community Capacity and Rural Development Promotion for Asian Countries - One Village One Product (OVOP)" and included trainees from Armenia, Cambodia, China, Laos, Mongolia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Thailand, East Timor, and the Philippines. This training was not focused on specific technical guidance, but rather on the concept of "community capacity development". The goal was for trainees to be able to introduce the OVOP Movement as a policy in their countries and develop systems for its effective implementation.
Aug 23, 2010
Thirty-six high school students from Oita Prefecture took part in the "Hirameki Tokimeki Science -Welcome to the University Lab" held at APU on Saturday, July 17, 2010.
For more detail. please click here.
Aug 23, 2010
FY 2010 Oita City Human Resources Development Project “Management of Technology（MOT）Course”
Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University in cooperation with the Oita City Human Resources Training Project, will hold the "Management of Technology (MOT) Course."
This course began in 2006 and is now in its 5th year.
This year, in addition to the 12 lectures, there will also be an observation trip and special lectures from invited lecturers.
Participation is free. However, those who will attend need to register. Please see the link below for the details.
- Period :
- September 30 (Thursday) 〜December 16 (Thursday)
- Time :
- 6:30 PM〜8:00 PM
- Venue :
- Oita City Industry Activation Plaza
Special Field Trip: Yasukawa Electric Corporation Motoman Center- Factory tour of industrial robots and machine tools -
November 16 (Tuesday) from 9:00 – 17:30 (Meet in front of Oita City Hall)
＊ Applying participants will be informed of the details.
For more information, please refer to the “Management of Technology（MOT）Lectures”.
Aug 5, 2010
The first meeting of the “Development of Solar Cells and Products for a Low-Carbon Society” research group took place on July 30, 2010 (Friday). It was held as part of the FY2010 Industry-Academia-Government Research Exchange Group.
Jun 29, 2010
From Monday, May 17, 2010, seventeen government officials from nine African countries including Angola, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland took part in an "African Regional Development-One Village, One Product" training program at APU. Commissioned by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the program ran for two weeks until Friday, May 28.
Jun 23, 2010
From Monday, April 26, 2010, the Director-General and officials of the Afghanistan Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development participated in a JICA commissioned training program at APU. Running until Wednesday, June 28, the program was held under the title of "Participatory local social development in rural areas".
Jun 14, 2010
”Hirameki ☆ Tokimeki Science〜Welcome to an University’s Research Laboratory〜” for high school students interested in Japan’s ‘monozukuri’(art of manufacturing) computers, LCD etc.
This program is meant to share research outcomes of Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research （KAKENHI： Grants awarded to promote creative・pioneering research to competitive projects organized by individual researchers or research groups at Japanese universities or research institutes） high school students, so that they may experience first hand the excitement of science, and nurture a knowledgeable and creative mind.
Please take advantage of this opportunity to experience up close, the research being conducted at universities and feel the wonders of science.
- Time and Date：
- July 17, 2010(Saturday）10:30〜16:30（Reception open：10:00〜）
- Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Building B（Faculty Offices）2nd Floor RCAPS Conference Room, Media Center
- Recruiting members：
- High school students ※First 40 applicants
- Participation fee:
- Free (lunch included)
- Recruiting Deadline：
- July 9, 2010（Friday）
- How to Register：
- Send application form by FAX or call
For more detail, Click Here.
For about Hirameki ☆ Tokimeki Science,Click Here.(Japanese only)
Jun 1, 2010
On May 19 (Wed) a presentation session was held in which three Master's students who were accepted for the AY 2010 Spring Semester RCAPS Master's Field Research Support program presented their research findings.