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.
Commemoration Lectures for the 1st Anniversary of the Support Office for Female Researchers, University of Yamanashi Following the adoption of “Promotion of the Activities of Female Researchers” by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, the University of Yamanashi opened our Support Office for Female Researchers in October of 2013, and this year has marked the first anniversary. For this opportunity, we will hold commemoration lectures in partnership with our university’s Gender Equality Promotion Headquarters. On this day, there will be three discussions and a panel discussion for us to discuss this university’s approaches to the support for female researchers, and the concept of gender equality. Not…Continue reading
Report of the 2nd Lecture on the Work-Life Balance On January 20, 2014, the 2nd Lecture on Work-Life Balance was held. This time the lecture was given about the caring for the parents living in distant places, and the title was “Advice for Long-distance Elderly Care – ‘Strategy’ to be taken in advance to achieve a good balance between work and caring” The speaker was Ms. Saeko Ota, a journalist who specializes in caring and lifestyle, who puts out information on television and magazines about “long-distance caring”, “work-life balance”, “caring and the expense”, etc., based on the abundance of examples she has gathered through her 20-year research activities. She…Continue reading