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International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics to Host Symposium for School Students

Published on November 20, 2012 at 5:00 AM

The International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics, National Institute for Materials Science announced that it will host a symposium for high school students as a joint project of Japanfs 6 WPI research centers.

Abstract

The International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA; Director-General: Masakazu Aono), National Institute for Materials Science (President: Sukekatsu Ushioda) announced that it will host a symposium for high school students as a joint project of Japanfs 6 WPI research centers.  The details of this yearfs symposium, which is entitled g WPI High School Outreach Programh

Inspiring Insights into Pioneering Scientific Researchhh are as follows.

  • Date/time: November 24, 2012 (Saturday), 12:00-18:00
  • Venue: International Congress Center Tsukuba Epochal (2-20-3 Takezono, Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Pref.)
  • Entry fee: No charge
  • Main sponsor: International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA), National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
  • Cosponsors: Advanced Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University (AIMR)
    Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe, University of Tokyo (Kavli IPMU)
    Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences, Kyoto University (iCeMS)
    Immunology Frontier Research Center, Osaka University (IFReC)
    International Institute for Carbon-Neutral Energy Research, Kyushu UniversityiI2CNER)
  • Support: Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS),/
    Ibaraki Prefectural Board of Education, Tsukuba City, Tsukuba City Board of Education

"WPI High School Outreach Program: was first held in 2011 for the purpose of instilling an interest in science in middle/high school students and the general public by providing opportunities contact with the worldfs top level of science being conducted at the research centers in the WPI Program. The 1 st Outreach Program was held in Fukuoka City, Kyushu, which is the home of the International Institute for Carbon-Neutral Energy Research, Kyushu University (I2CNER).

In addition to introducing research in a seminar format, the symposium will also feature a science quiz, demonstrations at booths, etc., allowing participants in the event to genjoy science,h as the title suggests.

Those wishing to participate should apply at the websiteihttps://wpi2012.org/entry/jor by fax (+81-29-860-4706). When applying, please give your name, age, occupation or school, address, and contact information (telephone and email), etc.

Source: http://www.nims.go.jp/

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