Dialogues with UTokyo’s Partner Institutions: The Sixth Cambridge – UTokyo Joint Symposium Series Session Three: Developing International Partnerships during and after the Pandemic - Tokyo College

Dialogues with UTokyo’s Partner Institutions: The Sixth Cambridge – UTokyo Joint Symposium Series Session Three: Developing International Partnerships during and after the Pandemic

2021.12.08 @ 17:00 – 19:00
Dialogues with UTokyo’s Partner Institutions: The Sixth Cambridge - UTokyo Joint Symposium Series Session Three: Developing International Partnerships during and after the Pandemic
Zoom Webinar
Date(s) Wednesday, 8 December 2021, 5:00‐7:00 pm (JST)/ 8:00-10:00 am (GMT)

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Language English (with simultaneous Japanese translation)

UTokyo-Cambridge Voices, started in 2020, is a series of conversations held between researchers of the University of Tokyo and the University of Cambridge regarding a specific aspect of their research. This dialogue series is hosted by the two institutions under the framework of the “Strategic Partnership” and explores research from a range of academic disciplines. This year, three university-wide online symposia will be open to the public. The theme of session three is “Developing International Partnerships during and after the Pandemic ”.


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Moderator Mamoru Mitsuishi & Michael Handford

Presentations (5:00pm (JST)/ 8:00am (GMT) )

  •  Agnieszka Iwasiewicz-Wabnig “University partnerships and collaborations at the time of global challenges”
  • Michael Facius “Reconsidering collaboration formats in the humanities”
  • Tomas Coates Ulrichsen “Innovating through a crisis and beyond: mobilising universities and their research and innovation partnerships to drive national recoveries and future competitiveness”





Presentations(6:00pm (JST)/ 9:00am (GMT) )

  • Hideaki Kuzuoka “Toward Informal Knowledge Transfer”
  • Luke Church “Katikati: Designing Communications Technology for a new Conversational Intelligence”
  • Shigeo Maruyama “Collaborative remote manufacturing of Micro and Nano devices”


Speaker Profile


Mamoru Mitsuishi(Executive Vice President for Research, The University of Tokyo)

Michael Handford(Cardiff University/Advisor to UTokyo on Internationalisation)


Agnieszka Iwasiewicz-Wabnig (Director of Partnership Development, Maxwell Centre, University of Cambridge)

Luke Church(Researcher, Computer Science and Technology, University of Cambridge)

Tomas Coates Ulrichsen(Director, The University Commercialisation and Innovation (UCI) Policy Evidence Unit, Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge)

Hideaki Kuzuoka(Professor, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo)

Shigeo Maruyama(Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo)

Michael Facius(Associate Professor, Tokyo College, The University of Tokyo)


Organized by Strategic Partnership Project between the University of Cambridge and the University of Tokyo
Contact tokyo.college.event@tc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

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