Call for applications for FY2016 collaborative research with Disaster Prevention Research Institute

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As the government-designated "Joint Usage/Collaborative Research Center for Multidisciplinary Disaster Prevention Study", Kyoto University's Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI) is accepting proposals for collaborative research projects that are in line with its mission to carry out "academic research on natural hazards and multidisciplinary studies for disaster mitigation".

DPRI is currently focusing its efforts on four research areas -- "great earthquake disasters", "meteorological disasters", "volcanic disasters", and "science of disaster risk reduction" -- as well as on the promotion of international research collaboration. It welcomes diverse and unique proposals, but may give preference to those related to the above themes.

Application guidelines

Please read this PDF file .

How to apply

Complete the application form applicable to your project and e-mail it to the office indicated below.

Application deadline

Friday 15 January 2016

Submissions and inquiries

Joint Usage, Research Collaboration Division, Administration Office, Uji Campus, Kyoto University
Address: Gokasho, Uji, Kyoto 611-0011 Japan
Phone: +81-774-38-3350
Fax: +81-774-38-3369
E-mail: kyodo* (Please replace * with @ when sending your e-mail.)

Selection and notification

Applications will be evaluated by the Committee for the DPRI Joint Usage/Collaborative Research Center. The results of the selection and the amounts of the approved budgets will be notified to the applicants in late March and June 2016, respectively.

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