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The Great East Japan Earthquake

(Feb. 13)Service Lives of Building -Actual Life-Spans Determined by Factual Investigation

Yukio Komatsu, Professor, Faculty of Sciences and Engineering, Waseda University

(Jan. 30)Science and Technology—Has the Vital Information Been Delivered? -Taking the Activities of the Science Media Centre at the Time of the Earthquake as an Example-

Miho Namba, Associate Professor, Journalism Course, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University

(Nov. 28)Building a Mechanism for Regulation of Nuclear Power

Yoshiaki Oka, Professor (Cooperative major in Nuclear Energy), Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University

(Nov. 7)Poetry for Japan, and for Now

Jun-ichi Konuma, Professor, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

(Oct. 24)The Great East Japan Earthquake and the Disabled

Kaori Iwasaki, Associate Professor, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University

(Sep. 20)What Investors Have Learned from the Major Earthquake -Psychological Changes from the Viewpoint of Stock Prices and Housing Prices-

Yuichiro Kawaguchi, Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Waseda University

(Jul. 25)Heat Wave Caused by Saving Energy: How to Beat the Heat at Home and in the Office

Shinichi Tanabe, Professor, Department of Architecture, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University

(Jul. 19)Socialist Policies Don't Work - Let Market Forces Work in Coping with the Crisis -

Mitsuru Taniuchi,Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Waseda University

(Jul. 11)Smart Grid Creates the Future

Yasuhiro Hayashi, Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University

(Jul. 4)Daylight Saving Time and Biological Clocks: To Get Through Summer Power Conservation

Shigenobu Shibata, Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University

(Jun. 27)Expandable Power Supply Systems through Local Production for Local Consumption - Building Networks that are Resilient against Disasters

Ryuichi Yokoyama, Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering at Waseda University

(Jun. 20)Potential Challenges for Safe Living: The Idea of Harmony with Nature Learnt from Cultural Heritages

Takeshi Nakagawa Professor, School of Creative Science and Engineering, Waseda University

(Jun. 13)Coastal Industrial Complexes: Risks and Anti-seismic Measures - Blind Spots in Disaster Prevention for Earthquakes with a Tokyo Metropolitan Epicenter

Masanori Hamada, Professor,Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University

(Jun. 6)Massive Blackouts and Preventive Measures

Shinichi Iwamoto, Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University

(May. 30)The “Fumbaro East Japan Support Project”
- A Revolutionary Support Project without Governmental Mediation?

Takeo Saijo, Instructor on the Faculty of Commerce, Waseda University (Business School)

(May. 23)The Nuclear Power Plant Accident and the Media: Did They Overcome the Imperial General Headquarters' Announcement?

Shiro Segawa, Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University

(May. 16)Organizational Upsurge and Simplification Demanded of the Kan Administration
-How A Government of Crisis Management is Envisioned

Tomoya Shibayama, Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University

(May. 9)Preserving the Remains in Areas Struck by the Tsunami -Applying the Aftermath of the Tragedy to Disaster Education and Enlightenment

Tomoya Shibayama, Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University

(May. 2)The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant Accident Caused by the Massive Tsunami

Yoshiaki Oka, Professor (Joint Department of Nuclear Energy), Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University

(Apr. 25)Tsunami Disaster Survey—Need for Recasting Disaster Prevention Plans
Coastal Levees Not Enough for Protection

Tomoya Shibayama, Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University

(Apr. 18)Reconstructing Afflicted Areas: Combining All Kinds of <Wisdom>

Osamu Soda, Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Waseda University

Government and Economy

(Jan. 23)Interpreting the Osaka Mayoral Election through Tocqueville - Issues with Japanese Democracy

Yuji Takayama, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University

(Nov. 21)The Greek Crisis and the Future of the Euro: Contagion from the Debt Crisis

Koji Fukuda, Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University

(Sep. 12)Is Escape from the Liquidity Trap Possible? Japan, the United States, and Europe; Trapped Monetary Policy

Mitsuru Iwamura, Professor, Research Institute of the Faculty of Commerce, Waseda University

(Aug. 22)Unpredictable Exchange Rates -The Present and Future of Yen Exchange Rates-

Yoshihiro Kitamura, Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Waseda University

(Aug. 1)Where is Japan's Corporate Governance Heading? -The Key is in Refining Hybridization-

Hideaki Miyajima, Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Waseda University

Society

(Mar. 26)The Bright and Dark Sides of Dietary Supplements Health Management in the Age of Self-Medication

Yoshikuni Edagawa, Associate Professor, Waseda Institute for Advanced Study

(Mar. 5)A Mixture of Animal Welfare and Animal Use - The Changing Relationship between Humans and Animals

Masayuki Manabe, Associate Professor, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

(Feb. 27)Does Animal Ethics Permit Cannibalism? - Issues Surrounding Humans and Animals -

Takashi Hamano, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

(Feb. 20)From Information Pushed to Information Pulled -Internet Marketing as Seen through Consumer Behavior

Daisuke Ishida, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Waseda University

(Feb. 6)Overtime Work in Japan – No Easy Way to Reduce Working Hours

Kazuya Ogura, Associate Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Waseda University

(Jan. 16)My Opinion on Female-Headed Imperial Households

Yoshitaka Shima, Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Waseda University

(Jan. 10)Can Electronic Medical Records Contribute to the Progress of Medicine? -Challenges for International Standardization-

Sadahiko Kano, Professor, Faculty of International Research and Education, Waseda University

(Dec. 12)The Occupy Wall Street Movement Demos and rallies sweep across the world

Toru Shinoda, Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Waseda University

(Nov. 14)Investigation of the Prewar Yakuza

Yuko Fujino, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

(Oct. 17)To Realize a Society without Crime Syndicates -Citizens' Responsibility, Government's Responsibility-

Masahiro Tamura, Professor, Research Council, Waseda University

(Apr. 11)Asahi Shimbun Must Further Examine Their Own Responsibility for the War

Taketoshi Yamamoto, Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University

International

(Dec. 5)Is International Child Abduction a Crime? A Problem from Rapidly Increasing International Marriages

Masayuki Tanamura, Professor, Faculty of Law, Waseda University

(Oct. 11)Interpreting the World Food Crisis -Between Pessimism and Optimism-

Masayuki Kashiwagi, Professor, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University

(Sep. 26)Ten Years after the September 11 Terrorist Attacks on the United States -Will Spring Come to the Arab World?

Emi Suzuki, Researcher, Organization for Islamic Area Studies, Waseda University

(Aug. 15)Where is the Harmonious Society Going? -The Contradictions Revealed by the Chinese Bullet Train-

Chan-in Chiang, Associate Professor, Waseda University Center for International Education

(Apr. 14)On the Egyptian Revolution

Ikuko Toyonaga, Professor, School of International Liberal Studies, Waseda University

Culture and Education

(Mar. 19)Formal and Informal Education Must Be Differentiated in Discussion!

Tadahiko Abiko, Professor, Faculty of Education and Integrated Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

(Mar. 12)Taira no Kiyomori: Beyond the NHK “Taiga” Drama Series

Tsutomu Kusaka, Professor, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

(Oct. 3)Why are Boards of Education Criticized?

Kiyotake Oki, Professor, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University

Science

(Dec. 19)Warning to Bearing Small and Raising Big -Introduction to the Fetal Origins of Adult Disease Hypothesis-

Hideoki Fukuoka, Professor, Research Council, Waseda University

(Oct. 31)Expanding Universe and Dark Energy-96% of the Universe Is Yet to Be Unknown-

Kei-ichi Maeda, Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University

(Aug. 8)Technology to Realize Dokodemo Door So that Anyone Can Easily Experience the Unknown

Shigeo Morishima, Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University

Sports

(Dec. 26)Hakone Relay Race as a Business: College Sports with Success

Hirotaka Matsuoka, Associate Professor, Faculty of Sport Sciences, Waseda University

(Apr. 4)Conquering Jet Lag Syndrome

Sunao Uchida, Professor, Faculty of Sports Sciences, Waseda University