Koji Okamoto (Associate Professor, Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University)
Prof. Koji Okamoto is involved in joint research with the University of Groningen. He speaks about the impact of diversity on research through global collaboration and the importance of opportunities for young researchers to work abroad.
Kazuhito Fujiyama (Professor, International Center for Biotechnology, Osaka University)
Prof. Kazuhito Fujiyama is a Director of the International Center for Biotechnology. He has been promoting student exchange for a long time, with many of his students experiencing real-life abroad. Furthermore, he explains the importance of collaboration with ASEAN countries for both education and research aspects.
Takeharu Nagai (Professor, SANKEN(Institute of Scientific & Industrial Research, Osaka University))
Prof. Takeharu Nagai specializes in biology and performs research on fluorescent proteins. He talks about how he builds global human networks, which help him develop new ideas for research projects.
Takashi Nakano (Director, Research Center for Nuclear Physics, Osaka University)
Prof. Takashi Nakano is a Director of the Research Center for Nuclear Physics. He explains the necessity of global collaboration in nuclear physics and the importance of utilizing those results to contribute to society.
Masashi Kashiwagi (Professor Emeritus, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University)
Dr. Masashi Kashiwagi made great efforts for global joint research until his retirement from Osaka University in March 2021. He talks about the fruitful and enjoyable experiences gained through collaborations with foreign researchers.
Hiroshi Umakoshi (Professor, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University)
Prof. Hiroshi Umakoshi is in a joint research project with UC Davis and has also worked with many other overseas institutions. He expresses the importance of education through global collaboration by using his original framework.