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  3. School Program

School Program

SIX core universities at five sites carry SciREX program as below with each having its own focusing area.

National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS): GRIPS Science, Technology & Innovation (GIST): http://gist.grips.ac.jp/en/ is the HUB of the five sites, led by Prof. Takashi Shiraishi (see the SciREX Center Leadership chart).

University of Tokyo: Science, Technology and Innovation Governance (STIG) focuses on training future science policymakers: http://stig.pp.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/  STIG is led by Prof. Hideaki Shiroyama.

Hitotsubashi University: Innovation Management Policy Program (IMPP) trainis future innovation management personnel: http://impp.iir.hit-u.ac.jp/ (Japanese only) IMPP is led by Prof. Yaichi Aoshima.

Osaka University & Kyoto University: The two universities jointly run Science and Technology in Public Sphere (STiPS) deals with ethical, legal and societal issues of science, technology and innovation: http://www.stips.kyoto-u.ac.jp/stips_e  STiPS is led by Prof. Tadashi Kobayashil.

Kyushu University: Center for Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Studies (CSTIPS) studies STI policies in collaboration with other Asian countries and also the region-specific STI policies : http://www.sti.kyushu-u.ac.jp/en/  CSTIPS is led by Prof. Akiya Nagata.


CORE CURRICULUM: The SciREX core curriculum outline can be obtained from here.

SciREX Program Members

  • GiST
  • STIG
  • IMPP
  • CRDS
  • MEXT