YOKOYAMA Hiromi | Tokyo College
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YOKOYAMA Hiromi

Other Affiliations Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe, The University of Tokyo Research interests Science and Technology Studies Website https://member.ipmu.jp/hiromi.yokoyama/en/index.html
01 Description of Research

I am studying science and technology issues, focusing on the trust of scientists. My main interests are science and technology politics, scientific advice, ethical issues of science (ELSI), science and gender, large-scale science, risk awareness and scientific knowledge, and science and technology policy.

02 Short Biography

2004 Graduation from Tokyo University of Science, Ph.D. in High energy and particle physics
2004 Tokyo Institute of Technology, researcher
2005 The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, SOKENDAI, senior researcher
2007 The University of Tokyo, School of Science, associate professor
2017 The University of Tokyo, Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe, Professor

03 Major Publications

Ikkatai, Y., Minamizaki, A., Kano, K., Inoue, A., McKay, E. and Yokoyama, H. M.(2020). ‘Masculine public image of six scientific fields in Japan: physics, chemistry,mechanical engineering, information science, mathematics, and biology’. JCOM 19 (06), A02. https://doi.org/10.22323/2.19060202

Ikkatai, Y., Minamizaki, A., Kano, K., Inoue, A., McKay, E. and Yokoyama, H. M.(2020). ‘Gender-biased public perception of STEM fields, focusing on the influence of egalitarian attitudes toward gender roles’. JCOM 19 (01), A08. https://doi.org/10.22323/2.19010208.

Ikkatai Y.,Inoue A., Kano K., Minamizaki A., McKay E., & Yokoyama H.M.(2019). Parental egalitarian attitudes towards gender roles affect agreement on girls taking STEM fields at university in Japan’.International Journal of Science Education , 41(16), 2254-2270.

Yokoyama H.M.,(2019). Proposal for Group Voice: Going beyond the Limits of One voice and making information provided by scientists available to the public in emergency situations. Cambridge university press, 271-277

Ikkatai Y., McKay E., & Yokoyama H.M.,(2018). Science created by crowds: a case study of science crowdfunding in Japan. Journal of Science Communication,17(03), A06.

Tateno S., Yokoyama H.M. ,(2013). Public anxiety, trust, and the role of mediators in communicating risk of exposure to low dose radiation after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant explosion. Journal of Sicence Communication,12(02),A03.

04 Honors and Awards

2015 Japanese Society for Science and Technology Studies, Kenshin Kakiuchi research encouragement prize
2007 Japanese Association of Science & Technology Journalists, Science & Technology Journalists prize


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