The first alumni meeting for SSC Indonesia was held at Crowne Plaza Jakarta on December 11, 2019. Right before the event, SSC volunteer coordinators for Indonesia got together to meet up for the first time and talk about future plans.
On November 19, Clarivate Analytics, the international information service company which runs the world’s largest citation index and platform Web of Science, announced Highly Cited Researchers for 2019. The latest list backs up the impression that Japan’s research ability is declining.
From the square banner on the right, you can read the life story of Dr. Satoshi Omura who received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine together with Dr. William Campbell for the discovery of ivermectin, a remedy for river blindness prevalent in the African tropics. Before going into his life as a researcher, the author goes back to his family background, elementary school to university days, his teaching experience and how it lead to his entry into graduate school to start his career as a researcher. We hope his story could be an inspiration to your future.
The author Rensei Baba writes about Satoshi Omura’s life story and his research. Satoshi Omura had saved lives of 200 million people and won the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine 2015 for his achievements.
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Japan-Asia Youth Exchange Program in Science Promotion Office
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