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Knowledge Co-Creation - Profiles of researchers

(Mar. 24)Examining the Deep Relationship between the Effect of Medicine, Dietary Habits, and the Biological Clock

Shigenobu Shibata, Professor, Waseda University Faculty of Science and Engineering Vice-Research Representative, Center for the Consolidated Research on Medical, Life Science and Engineering

(Feb. 17)Global Sustainability - Creating the new fields of environmental studies and development studies

Shunji Matsuoka, Professor, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies Director, Institute for Global Development and Sustainability

(Dec. 16)New Developments in Corporate Governance Research - The Japanese System as Seen from the World Economy -

Hideaki Miyajima, Professor, Waseda University Faculty of Commerce
Associate Director, Waseda Institute for Advanced Study (WIAS)
Associate Director, Waseda Institute for Corporation Law and Society

(Nov. 18)Establishment of Okinawa Women' s Studies - Facing up to My Hometown of Okinawa -

Keiko Katsukata=Inafuku / Professor, Waseda University Faculty of International Liberal Studies Director of the Institute for Ryukyuan and Okinawan Studies in Waseda University

(Oct. 21)The Diplomatic History of China-Japan "Opposition and Cooperation" - Towards a mutual understanding which surpasses our history

Liu Jie / Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Waseda University

(Sep. 16)Interpreting Japan through sport : A sociological perspective on "tradition" and "modernity"

Lee Thompson / Professor, Waseda University Faculty of Sports Sciences

(Aug. 19)Unlimited Potential in Marine Microorganisms - Metagenome analysis evolves -

Haruko Takeyama / Professor, Department of Life Science & Medical Bio-Science, School of Advanced Science & Engineering of Waseda University

(Jul. 8)Engaging in a new kind of filmmaker education at Waseda, the birthplace of many filmmakers.

Kohei Ando / Professor at the Graduate School of Global Information and Telecommunication Studies, Waseda University

(Jun. 10)Fieldwork in the Memories and Narratives of War

Tsuyoshi Kitamura / Assistant Professor, Waseda Institute for Advanced Study

(May. 14)It searches for the principle of the life phenomenon from the biological rhythms.

Hideo Iwasaki / Associate Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering

(Apr. 1)Is Emotional Interaction Possible between Humanoid Robots and Humans?

Prof. Atsuo Takanishi / School of Creative Science and Engineering Faculty of Science and Engineering

Waseda research zone - latest news on project research

(Mar. 3)World Heritage Site - Overcoming nostalgia and passing on the value of historical culture and the natural environment to the future.

World Heritage Sites - The existence of these places has become widely known even in Japan through television programs which share the same name.  [More...]

(Feb. 3)Approaching from a regional perspective to Islam in era of globalization and radicalism

The ethnic groups, religion, and culture of Islam have spread and been instilled throughout the world over a long period of time. [More...]

(Dec. 24)Founding the "Waseda of the Future"
through development in the fields of medicine and life.

In June of 2004, Waseda University was the first private university to be selected by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) for Special Coordination Funds for Promoting Science and Technology under the Program for the Strategic Development of Research Centers.  [More...]

(Dec. 2)Pioneer in Mesochemistry, Connecting the Nano - World and the Actual World
Center of Excellence for Practical Chemical Wisdom

Life science. Information technology. The environment. Nanotechnology and nanomaterials. These are 4 of the main fields raised by the Japanese government in the Basic Plan for Science and Technology. [More...]

(Nov. 4)The power of a young generation that exceeds national borders will create an East Asian Community.

Since the 1990s, the need for the formation of an East Asian Community has rapidly become the subject of debate among the governments of various countries.  [More...]

(Sep. 24)From Ubiquitous to Ambient-Strategy for Becoming a Nation of Technology, Information, and Electronics- (International Research and Education Center for Ambient SoC)

From ubiquitous to ambient. This is a new concept espoused by Waseda University towards becoming a next-generation information society. [More...]

(Jul. 29)TWIns Changes the Fusion of Medicine, Science, and Engineering Tokyo Women's Medical University / Waseda University Joint Institution for Advanced Biomedical Sciences

The Tokyo Women's Medical University / Waseda University Joint Institution for Advanced Biomedical Sciences opened in March of 2008. [More...]

(Jun. 24)International Institute for Education and Research in Theatre and Film Arts (Theater Museum)

Museum director and institute leader, Professor Mikio Takemoto (center) with the young Global COE researchers in front of the Waseda University Tsubouchi Memorial Theater Museum [More...]

(May. 27)Establishing the Model for a Hydrogen Society: Institute of Hydrogen Energy

Hydrogen energy: it attracts hope with its potential as the new, clean, eco-friendly energy of the 21st century. A significant topic on the front lines of developmental research is the establishment of hydrogen-synthesizing techniques which would produce energy suitable as a foundation for society,  [More...]

(Apr. 1)In Pursuit of the 5000-Year Dream of Pharaoh: Institute of Egyptology

On January 5th, 2005, at the Dahshur North site in the south of Cairo, the capital of Egypt, a team of researchers from Waseda University Institute of Egyptology excavated a yellow wooden coffin with blue inscriptions covering all its sides. [More...]