APU Faculty Projects Selected for Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI) FY2022


Apr 12, 2022

The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) have awarded Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI) to research projects by APU faculty members this fiscal year.

No. Category Principal Investigator Research Title
1 Scientific Research (B) General BUI Thanh Huong From Crisis to Resilience: The Social - Ecological Systems (SES) Approach to Tourism Recovery in East Asia
2 Scientific Research (C) General TODOROKI Hiroshi Location and distribution of Won and Won settlements on the Korean Peninsula
3 Scientific Research (C) General KIM Sangho Economic Impact of Neighboring Countries on Economic Growth: An Application of the Gravity Model to Economic Growth
4 Scientific Research (C) General LEE Geunhee Strategies for the coexistence of traditional tourism industry and sharing economy services in the post-Corona era
5 Scientific Research (C) General BARAI Munim Kumar Portfolio Rebalancing and Financial Performance of Banks in Japan since Quantitative Easing-2: Exploring Impacts of Post-Covid-19 QE Tapering
6 Scientific Research (C) General PATTISON Steven C. Developing a motivating CLIL based approach to teaching literature to promote communicative competence, content competence and a global mindset

“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 6 selected projects, one was awarded the Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) and five were awarded Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C). APU’s selection rate for this round of applications is 33.3% (as of February), the selected projects are of a wide assortment of research fields, including tourism, environmental studies, education, history, economics, etc. For detailed information on each project, refer to the following link:

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