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AY2014  Hirameki☆Tokimeki Science

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Time/date:

Saturday, July 19, 2014 - Sunday, July 20, 2014 (Registration starts at 10:00)

Note: we will hold the same program on both days above.

For:

High School Students (*the first 40 applicants)

Venue:

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

Language:

Japanese

Application deadline:

Monday, June 30, 2014

Application / Inquiries:

APU Research Office
TEL:0977-78-1134 Email:centers@apu.ac.jp

Purpose

APU will be holding “Hirameki   Tokimeki Science~Welcome to an University’s Research Laboratory~” for high school students interested in Japan’s ‘monozukuri’(art of manufacturing) of computers, LCDs etc.

This program is intended to share research outcomes of Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI: Grants awarded to promote creative and pioneering research to competitive projects organized by individual researchers or research groups at Japanese universities or research institutes) with 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.

Contents

・Lecture “How Does the LCD Work?”
・Disassembly and Dissection of the LCD
・NHK Video “Project X: the LCD Persistent Face-Off” (Viewing in Library)
・Small Group Discussion
・Lecture “Japan’s Monozukuri from the Perspective of the LCD: History of Calculators”
Graduation Ceremony (a ‘Future Doctorate’ conferred)

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