Monday, June 17th, 2019
Science and Technology



The 109th Japan Academy Award Ceremony was held at the Japan Academy in Ueno, Tokyo, with their Majesties in attendance.

This award has a long history dating back to 1911 and is Japan’s most prestigious award. For this year’s 109th ceremony, nine researchers were awarded for their outstanding research achievements.

In a complimentary address, MEXT Minister Masahiko Shibayama paid his deep respects to the awardees for their achievements, and to their families and relevant parties who supported their research activities. The minister said MEXT aims to build a society that continuously creates innovation, and will work to strengthen Japan’s research prowess by advancing academic research based on researcher’s unconventional thinking, and enhance support to cultivate and assist researchers who take leadership on the global stage.


https://www.japan-acad.go.jp/japanese/news/2019/031201.html


109th Japan Academy Award Ceremony


109th Japan Academy Award Ceremony


109th Japan Academy Award Ceremony


109th Japan Academy Award Ceremony


109th Japan Academy Award Ceremony


109th Japan Academy Award Ceremony


109th Japan Academy Award Ceremony