NIES Lecture Series at Sophia University

Environmental Science Lecture Series - Reports form the frontline of research

Date: Every Saturday form Ocotober 1, 2011 to January 21, 2012, 13:30-15:00
Place: Sophia University, Yotsuya Campus, 7-1 Kioicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8554, JAPAN

Please note these lectures are all to be conducted in Japanese - English translations of the topics are provided in the table

  • In total there will be 14 lectures, with attendance possible at as few or as many as participants wish
  • There are no class fees, and having registered to participate, the first 60 applicants will be given priority
  • These lectures are introductions to areas of environmental science which are currently of importance, such as climate change; material cycles, environmental chemicals and biodiversity

Date Topic Speaker
Oct. 01, 2011 Environmental pollutants and risk assessment Hiroshi SATO
Oct. 08, 2011 This is how climate change happens Yukihiro NOJIRI
Oct. 15, 2011 What will global warming do to the planet? Seita EMORI
Oct. 22, 2011 Towards an anti global warming society Shuichi ASHINA
Oct. 29, 2011 The chemistry of the stratospheric ozone layer Takashi IMAMURA
Nov. 5, 2011 Transborder East Asian atmospheric pollution Toshimasa OHHARA
Nov. 12, 2011 Recycling and a material cycles society Masahiro OSAKO
Nov. 19, 2011 Thoughts on cities in the eco-age Tsuyoshi FUJITA
Nov. 26, 2011 Human activity and the destruction of biodiversity Kouichi GOKA
Dec. 10, 2011 Biodiversity considered through rare and common animals Akio TAKENAKA
Dec. 17, 2011 Risk assessment of environmental chemicals as a carcinogenic Yasunobu AOKI
Jan. 7, 2011 Genetic trends and the relationship between the environment and human health Keiko NOHARA
Jan. 14, 2011 Current issues with water environments Kazuho INABA
Jan. 21, 2011 Watershed management with firm roots in sustainability Kuninori OHTSUBO

NIES Planning Division
029-850-2306 (Japanese only)