Miwa Shimizu, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Japan
Title: JSPS and its International Programs
Abstract : Introduction of JSPS, one of the main funding agencies in Japan, focusing
its international research programs.
Bio: She has been working for JSPS since 1991 and experienced various tasks such as
administration of peer review system, gender equality among researchers, research
careers for young researchers. She studied at the graduate course for Philosophy of
Social Sciences at LSE London for one year in 1995. In addition to JSPS job career,
worked at MEXT for three years for overall arrangement for the United Nations
Convention of Human Rights.
2017 Head, International Department, Tokyo University of Agriculture and
2018 Coordinator, International Program Department, JSPS