European Research Day 2017

Topics: Events

Tags: Europe | Japan | Researchers

    04/12/2017 - 09:30
    Japan, Tokyo
    04/12/2017 - 19:30
    EURAXESS Japan

What is this event?

The European Research Day (ERD) is the third edition of an event organised by EURAXESS Japan with the support of the Delegation of the European Union to Japan, which aims to bring together the European research community currently based in Japan to discuss research, careers and relation to Europe.

The ERD is a one-day workshop featuring presentations by researchers from the European research community of Japan, discussion panels on issues of relevance for Japan-Europe mobility and research cooperation, careers, and a networking reception.

Details, full programme and registration (required) here

Full proceedings ERD 2017

Event features

The ERD is a unique opportunity for European researchers and researchers from any nationality interested in Europe to network and discuss careers.

Participants (speakers) can showcase their research, present their career path and expectations and provide insight on their relation to Europe; which attendees can learn a lot from.

Both may find new ideas for their research, increase their network for collaborative projects, and aybe even find their next lab or institution!


Call for abstract to researchers of the European research community


By European research community, we mean researchers, citizens of any country covered by EURAXESS: the EU-28 and Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Faroe Islands, FYRoMacedonia, Iceland, Israel, Moldova, Montenegro, Norway, Serbia, Switzerland and Turkey, for a total of 40 countries; as well as researchers from other nationalities (including Japanese) who have had a long-term (>2 years) experience in Europe; or who have concrete plans to relocate to Europe in a short or mid-term.

Applicants must be currently (i.e. at the time of the event) active in Japan at a recognised university or research institute/centre, public or private sector.

The call is open to researchers of all career levels from PhD students onwards (PhD students, postdocs, associate professors, professors, etc.) and from all scientific disciplines including social sciences and humanities. Note that researchers, professors, scientists, experts who do not hold a PhD but have a full-time research experience of at least 3 years can apply too.

The abstract should contain:

  • Part A: pitch your research

    [limited to 1000 characters including sapces (exculding citations)]

  • Part B: showcase your career path & expectations

    [limited to 1000 characters including spaces]

  • Part C: discuss your relation to Europe

    [limited to 1000 characters including spaces]

call for abstracts closed (DL 16 Oct)

    Delegation of the EU to Japan