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The 1st NIP-RIKEN Joint Research Workshop

November 10, 2017

The 1st NIP-RIKEN Joint Research Workshop was held at National Institute of Physics (NIP) University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD), Quezon City, Philippines on 10-11 November. Both scientists at UPD and RIKEN have had close relationships for a long time, and in September 2016 both institutions signed an Agreement to establish the International Joint Graduate School Program, which aims to identify and foster talented young scientists capable of contributing to future research collaboration, not only between UPD and RIKEN, but also between the Philippines and Japan in the field of science and technology, At this symposium, 16 researchers from RIKEN and NIP presented their research works, This 1st workshop’s success promises to strength the future collaborations and exchanges between RIKEN and NIP-UPD.

Above left photo: RIKEN Singapore RO Director Tsuzawa making opening speech at the workshop
Above right photo: Group photo at the workshop