Okayama University e-Bulletin Vol.19

August 21, 2017

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Okayama University e-Bulletin highlights news and views from one of Japan's largest comprehensive universities internationally recognized for its dynamic and innovative approach to interdisciplinary scientific research and pioneering educational programs.

Feature
Okayama University launches “Discovery Program for Global Learners”

Research highlights
Mechanism of photosynthetic water-splitting revealed by an X-ray free electron laser
Innovative carbon nanotube photocatalytic materials for efficient solar energy conversion and hydrogen production
Reassessing nomenclature for ‘horned turban’ snail
Infrared spectroscopy: Nanostructured metamaterials identify the chemical nature of tiny molecules

News
Okayama University Hospital successfully conducts lung transplant surgery from brain-dead donor to Japan’s youngest recipient
Communauté Université Grenoble Alpes delegation visits Okayama University to strengthen partnership
Commemorative symposium for the opening of the Okayama University-Wayne State University Joint Research Laboratory (OU-SCEED)
Ninth course students of Okayama-Hue International Master’s Program meet their sponsors
Shunsuke Shimada of the Faculty of Environmental Science and Technology selected as one of the “30 Under 30 Asia” Young Entrepreneurs

Topics
Radio Message from International Students (World Heartful Message)

About Okayama University
Okayama University is one of the largest comprehensive universities in Japan with roots going back to the Medical Training Place sponsored by the Lord of Okayama and established in 1870. Now with 1,300 faculty and 14,000 students, the University offers courses in specialties ranging from medicine and pharmacy to humanities and physical sciences. Okayama University is located in the heart of Japan approximately 3 hours west of Tokyo by Shinkansen.
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