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Student Initiative Research Encouragement Project 2016

We had a poster presentation for the Student Initiative Research Encouragement Project on January 20th at the International Cafe, the School of Human Sciences.

 

Seven students got the project grants from Osaka University this academic year. Ena’s project was selected one of the best projects. Congratulations!

 

List of projects

Nami: Robotic Design and Construction Culture: Ethnography in Osaka University’s Miyazaki Robotics Lab

 

Ena: Social Role of Animal Assisted Education in Japan and their Tasks

 

Josh, Anna and Taku: Cultural Exchange: Exploring the Process of International Exchange Between Japanese Students and International Students

 

Rob: Educational in Post Earthquake Nepal: An exploratory Study on How Education Has Been Affected by the Great Gorkha Earthquake

 

Hanh: Coming to Japan and Working Has Been よかった (Good) for Me. Vietnamese Students as Unrecognized Transnational Migrants in Japan

 

Clara: Women’s Games in the Japanese Market: A Look at Gender and Contemporary Social Trends Literary Review and Content Analysis of Moshi, Kono Sekai ni Kami  ga Iru to Suru Naraba and Niru Adomirari no Tenbin- Teito Genwaku Kitan

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STUDENT NEWS

Kinosaki onsen and Amanohashidate

Four students in our program visited Kinosaki-onsen (hot spring) and Amanohashidate with students from Monash university in the Frontier Human Science Program on January 13th and 14th, 2017.

 

 

Before going to Kinosaki, we made Soba noodles with a soba master in Izushi.

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We used a special knife to cut the noodles.

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The Izushi-soba noodles are local special noodles served on small plates. We ate our handmade noodles for lunch.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We stayed at Ryokan (traditional Japanese Inn)  at Kinosaki. Kinosaki is a historical hot spring town and famous for the seven hot springs in the area.

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We strolled around the town in yukata (casual kimono) and enjoyed hot springs. It was snowing heavily and very cold, but hot springs warmed us up. 

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Next day, we made our way from Kinosaki to Amanohashidate, that is one of the three most scenic views in Japan. It snowed heavily there as well, and we hardly saw a pathway called the bridge in heaven. However we enjoyed playing in the snow.

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We gave up visiting a temple at Amanohashidate because of the storm warning for the heavy snow and went back to Osaka.

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I hope everyone enjoyed the sights of Japan and experiences of Japanese cultures.