On March 1st (Sat), The Support Office for Female Researchers will co-host the following event geared towards female middle/ high-school students, with Pyua Sogo, Yamanashi Prefectural Gender Equality Promotion Center♪ 【Name of Event】Come Together Rike-jo! -Let’s talk about the future for the girls in the science department! 【Participants】Female middle/high-school students in Yamanashi prefecture, and their guardians (40) 【Date】March 1st (Sat) 【Time】13:30~15:30 【Venue】Small Study Room 1, Pyua Sogo, Yamanashi Prefectural Gender Equality Promotion Center 【Fee】Free. A reservation is necessary. 【Program】 1. Keynote Lecture “An Invitation to be a Rikejo” Speaker: Dr. Miyoshi Okamura (Associate professor in the faculty of Information MechatronicsEngineering of the University…Continue reading
The Support Office for Female Researchers is now accepting applications for “Career Assistants”, volunteer research assistants for researchers who are busy with their life events. What will Career Assistants do specifically? Required number of assistants: 3 The work details are as follows: １.【Work contents】Assistance for simple experiments on microorganisms. About 2 hours a day. 【Researcher’s specialty】Applied microbiology 【Conditions】Those who are interested in microorganisms such as lactic acid and yeast. ２.【Work contents】Assistance for experiments such as cultivation of microorganism and gene analysis. About 3～4 hours a day. 【Researcher’s specialty】Molecular Biology 【Conditions】Seeking persons with basic MS Office skills, and enthusiasm. ３.【Work contents】Material translation into English, thesis retrieval,…Continue reading
Support Office for Female Researchers will host “Seminar for Technical Acquisition of Effective Presentation in English”! Details are as follows: Time/Date: March 4th (Tue), 2014 / 13:30–16:00 Venue: Lecture room Y-33, Multidisciplinary Research Building, Kofu Campus, Yamanashi University Seminar contents: How should the presentation approach for Japanese audience and overseas audience be different? Practical exercise Effective designing of viewing materials Lecturer: Tomoko Kawakami (Representative of Link Science) Participants: Female researchers and graduate students of this university. (If interested, any member of this university can attend, regardless of gender.) ＊The seminar will be held in the Japanese language. Thank you for your reservation in advance for…Continue reading
Report of the Commemoration Lectures for the 1st Anniversary of the Support Office On January 31st, 2014, the lectures to commemorate the first anniversary of Support Office for Female Researchers were held, in cooperation with Gender Equality Promotion Headquarters of our university. Firstly three lecturers presented problems and information for the support of female researchers and gender equality activities, from their standpoints. After a break, we opened a panel discussion, and the dean of the Department of Engineering of this university joined the panelists. They had a debate in a vibrant atmosphere with the keyword of “work-life balance” and “gender equality”, sometimes extending into the episodes of the panelists’…Continue reading
News Letter (Vol.1) to be Issued☆ Our News Letter will be issued from January, 2014. We will send out the information of the Support Office for Female Researchers every month! The schedule of our lunch party is now posted.