Kyoto Kokoro Initiative symposium was held at Kyoto University Clock Tower Centennial Hall on October 14, 2019. This year marks the 4th anniversary of the Kyoto Kokoro Initiative. Under the theme of “Kokoro and Artifical Mind,” Toru Nishigaki, Professor Emeritus, the University of Tokyo; Tetsuya Ogata, Professor, Waseda University; Makoto Nagao, Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University...
Dr. Michel Mayor, the 2015 Kyoto Prize laureate in Basic Sciences was announced as a recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics for the Discovery of Extrasolar Planet on October 8, 2019. Congratulations! None of the existence of exoplanets orbiting Sun-like star has been discovered over 50 years, before Dr. Mayor found out the exoplanet...
The Inamori Foundation (President: Kazuo Inamori) is pleased to announce the laureates of the 2019 Kyoto Prize.
The InaRIS Fellowship Program is a new program of the research grants that the Inamori Foundation established in 2019. One of the members of InaRIS Fellowship Operation Committee, Dr. Shinya Yamanaka, Kyoto University, commented on its characteristics.
The Kyoto University—Inamori Foundation Joint Kyoto Prize Symposium (KUIP) was held at Nikkei Hall, Otemachi Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo on June 29. The KUIP has been held annually since 2014 to contribute to the cultivation of the next generation of researchers and to share an attractiveness of research widely throughout the society by way of the lectures...
The Inamori Foundation starts to accept registration for the Inamori Grants and Inamori Research Institute for Science (InaRIS) Fellowship.
Today, the Inamori Foundation announced an establishment of the new grants program: “Inamori Research Institute for Science (InaRIS) Fellowship Program” in the press conference at Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.
The 2019 Inamori Grants recipients, 50 members were announced by the Inamori Foundation.
The Inamori Foundation announced the 2019 Inamori Grants 50 recipients on March 15. Out of 550 applicants, 40 from the natural sciences and 10 from the humanities and social sciences were chosen through the rigorous selection.
On February 28, the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence at Case Western Reserve University announced that an actor, LeVar Burton was named 2019 Inamori Ethics Prize-winner.
Kyoto Prize comprises the 3 categories: Advanced Technology, Basic Sciences, and Arts and Philosophy.