Apr 14, 2021
The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) have awarded Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI) to 12 research projects by APU faculty members beginning this fiscal year.
“Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI) are the only competitive funds that aim to significantly develop scientific research. KAKENHI covers researchers’ ideas for basic to applied research in all fields, ranging from the humanities and the social sciences to the natural sciences. ”
(Information based on pamphlet provided by the Scientific Research Aid Division, Research Promotion Bureau, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science ＆ Technology and JSPS)
Of the 12 selected projects, one was awarded the Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A), one was awarded the Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) and five were awarded Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C). The remaining five projects were awarded the Grants-in-Aid for Early-Career Scientists. APU’s selection rate for this round of applications is 48%. As of April, the selected projects are of a wide assortment of research fields, including Tourism, Environmental Studies, Education, History, Management, etc. For detailed information on each project, refer to the following link: