Hokkaido University promotes Global Activities of Women Scientists

Recruitment of Global Networking Award 2018


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 globally active women faculties of Hokkaido University to show up on international stages and to create global networks.

Content of the Award

In addition to commendation, travel expenses and registration fees for attending international academic congresses/meetings and “Plus-One Visit” will be supplied (up to 400,000YEN)

Eligible applicants

Women assistant professors, lecturers, and associate professors at Hokkaido University, including specially appointed faculty members.

Requirements for the application

The applicants must meet the following conditions:

  • 1st:Having oral or poster presentation as the first author at international academic congresses/meetings as well as finishing travel before December 31st 2018(closed)
  • 2nd:Having oral or poster presentation as the first author at international academic congresses/meetings as well as finishing travel before March 31st, 2019
  • Plus-One Visit: Visiting researchers or institutions for pioneering, expanding, promoting research collaboration, on the way to or from the congress/meeting.

Winner will be asked to take a presentation training organized by FResHU before the travel.

The number of winner

One each time

Deadline for applications

1st: July 9th, 2018 (Application has closed)

2nd: 9:00 a.m. October 22, 2018

Application Guidelines

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

    • Submit to freshu@synfoster.hokudai.ac.jpbtn-download
    • Subject of the mail should be: GNA-WinGS2018 Application (your name)
    • Attached file should be designated as: GNA-WinGS2018 AF (your name)


Since it may not be possible to use this subsidy mixed with another budget, please consult in advance.

WinGS Award Winners (2014-2018)

Name Affiliation Position
2014 Dr. AsukaNanbo Department of Cell Physiology Graduate School of Medicine Associate Professor
2014 Dr. EwaKowalska Catalysis Research Center Associate Professor
2015 Dr. Masayo Soma Faculty of Science Associate professor
2015 Dr. Ziemnicka-SylwesterMarta Faculty of Engineering Assistant Professor
2016 Dr. Atsuko Araki Center for Environmental and Health Sciences Associate Professor
2016 Dr. Sharon J.B. Hanley Graduate School of Medicine Assistant Professor
2017 Dr. Nataly Carolina RoseroNavarro Division of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering Assistant Professor
2017 Dr. Yuna Kim Research Institute for Electronic Science Assistant Professor
2018 New! Dr. Junko Morimoto Graduate School of Agriculture Associate Professor