Hokkaido University promotes Global Activities of Women Scientists

Global Networking Award 2016

(Restricted to Hokkaido University women faculty members)

Hokkaido University is running the “WinGS (Women in Global Science) Project” to promote international activities of female faculty members as a part of the Program for Promoting the Enhancement of Research Universities. The WinGS Project sets up “Global Networking Award” aiming to encourage brilliant women faculties of Hokkaido University to show up on international stages and to proactively create global networks.

Name of the Award

Hokkaido University Global Networking Award

Content of the Award

Travel expenses and registration fees for attending international academic congresses/meetings* and Plus-One Visit** will be supplied (up to 400,000YEN). All the itinerary should be in FY2016 (from June 1st).

*to make an oral or poster presentation as the first author. Registration/Participation fees is included. **to visit researchers or institutions for collaboration, on the way to or from the congress/meeting.

Eligible applicants

The applicants must meet the following conditions:

  • The applicants must be Hokkaido University women faculty members only (associate professors, lecturers, and assistant professors including specially appointed faculty).
  • The applicants must have oral or poster presentation as the first author at international academic congresses/meetings
  • The applicants must visit researchers or institutions for collaboration, on the way to or from the congress/meeting.

Offering Period

Annually in FY2014 – FY2017 (From FY2018 onward, the awards will be continued after revising the prescriptions for eligible candidates and application contents)

Application Guidelines

Download ‘Application form’ and submit as an attached file as below.

  • Submit to freshu@synfoster.hokudai.ac.jp
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  • Subject of the mail should be: GNA-WinGS2016 Application (your name)
  • Attached file should be designated as: GNA-WinGS2016 AF (your name)

Deadline for applications

May 10th, 2016

Award Winners

  • Dr. Atsuko Araki Associate Professor, Center for Environmental and Health Sciences
  • Dr. Sharon J.B. Hanley Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Medicine