Hokkaido University promotes Global Activities of Women Scientists

Global Networking Awards 2015

(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 Awards” aimig to encourage brilliant women faculties of Hokkaido University to show up on international stages and to proactively create global networks.

Name of the Awards

Hokkaido University Global Networking Awards

Content of the Awards

Travel expenses and registration fees for attending international academic congresses/meetings* and Plus-One Visit** will be supplied (up to 500,000YEN). All the itinerary should be in FY2015.

*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 Candidates

Hokkaido University women faculty members only (associate professors, lecturers, and assistant professors including specially appointed faculty) in the research fields of natural sciences, engineering, agricultural sciences, and medical/health sciences.

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
  • Subject of the mail should be: GNA-WinGS2015 Application (your name)
  • Attached file should be designated as: GNA-WinGS2015 AF (your name)

Deadline for applications

May 20th, 2015

Award Winners

  • Dr. Masayo Soma Associate professor, Faculty of Science
  • Dr. Ziemnicka-Sylwester Marta Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering