Health and Sweden-Japan Academic Partnership (12th SJAN Seminar)

Datum: 2024-03-04

Tid: 15:00 - 19:00

Adress: The Royal Swedish Academy Of Sciences, 4 A, Lilla Frescativägen, Stockholm

Lokal: Beijer Hall

Sista anmälningsdatum: 2024-03-04 00:00

If you are interested in studying, doing a postdoc or working in Japan, this event is for you.

Swedish researchers and others interested in science and technology in Japan are most welcome to attend the Sweden-Japan Academic Network together with Japanese researchers in Sweden and alumni members of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS).

The seminar is organised by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Embassy of Japan in Sweden, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Stockholm Office and JSPS Alumni Club in Sweden.


Opening remarks

  • Birgitta Henriques Normark, President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
  • Embassy of Japan in Sweden

  • Johan Eriksson, Chair of the JSPS Swedish Alumni Club 

Part 1: Health Clinical and research-based approaches

Insights from a Japanese Female Surgeon’s Experience in Sweden’s Medical Landscape

Ayako Miyakawa, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital

Why Sleep May Matter for Your Brain

Christian Benedict, Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences, Uppsala University

16.35 Break

Part 2: Academic Links between Sweden and Japan

Reports from 3 speakers from SAC in various academic fields on their recent research experiences in Japan:

  • Physical Castles and Virtual Museums – Johan Eriksson (Uppsala University, Department of Art History)
  • Intercultural Information Ethics (IIE) – the route to Japan – Elin Palm (Linköping University, Division of Philosophy and Ethics)
  • Mosquito research in Sweden and Japan – Jenny Hesson (Uppsala University, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology)


Closing remarks by JSPS


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