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Kyoto University Hakubi Project to Foster and Support Young Researchers (for fiscal 2010) Informal decision for researchers hired by the Kyoto University Young Researcher Development Center

October 25, 2010

Kyoto University has been advancing practical approaches for the Hakubi Project to Foster and Support Young Researchers since 2009, in which the University appoints promising young researchers as program-specific faculty members (associate professor/assistant professor under the annual salary system) and supports their research activities on themes of their own choices, so as to develop visionary researchers who will pioneer new paths in their respective academic fields.

For the year of 2010, started accepting applications on April 23rd till June 24th, strict examination has been held such as applicant screening by the expert committee of the Kyoto University Young Researcher Development Center and interview by the Hakuraku Council. As the results of deliberations by the 6th Steering Committee of the Kyoto University Young Researcher Development Center on September 24th, Kyoto University decided informally 19 researchers who will be hired in the Kyoto University Young Researcher Development Center.