News category: Grants
Posted on 10 June 2016
The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation (www.dajf.org.uk) has published details of grants awarded to support UK-Japan projects in its latest funding round. One researcher from Swansea University will travel to Fukuoka University to research the most effective way to kick a rugby ball and to deliver public workshops on science in rugby ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.
Posted on 25 April 2016
Noh originated in the 14th century and has been performed continuously since, making it among the oldest unbroken performance traditions in the world. Noh’s aesthetic concepts, unique musical rhythms and tempos influenced many Western artists in the 20th century, including Benjamin Britten. This two-day festival (Friday 13 and Saturday 14 May 2016) explores the art of Noh, which continues to inspire many practitioners across diverse art forms.
Posted on 21 March 2016
The world’s leading competition for young violinists, the Menuhin Competition London 2016, begins on 7th April with the Opening Concert at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall including 2014’s Junior 1st Prize winner, Japanese Rennosuke Fukuda.
The "Radical Craft" touring exhibition of extraordinary making has opened in Chichester and features two Japanese artists
Posted on 14 March 2016
Radical Craft: Alternative Ways of Making is a Craftspace and Outside In touring exhibition which launched at Pallant House Gallery, Chichester on 12 March 2016. The exhibition features 34 international and UK artists who express their creativity beyond the bounds of convention. The exhibition will tour to eight venues around the UK. The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation is delighted to be supporting the exhibition with a Small Grant.
Posted on 13 February 2016
Applications for Daiwa Adrian Prizes, the prestigious awards for scientific excellence in the UK and Japan, are now being accepted until the deadline of Friday 10 June 2016. Applications are invited from joint teams of British and Japanese scientists working on collaborative projects.
Posted on 3 February 2016
Here is a selection of current & forthcoming events and activities which have received Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation Small Grants and Awards:
Posted on 20 November 2015
The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation was delighted to support Dr Nigel Sherriff, Principal Research Fellow at the University of Brighton, with a Daiwa Foundation Small Grant in September 2011, in order to assist with his collaborative research with Japanese academics at Nagoya City University and NGO practitioners in the field of HIV prevention and risk-reduction. Further details of the outcomes of the Everywhere* in Japan workshop series were published in Health Promotion International (Oxford Journals) on 11 November 2015. A Japanese translation of the article can be found here: Japanese translation.
Posted on 21 October 2015
Dr Ksenia Chmutina of Loughborough University’s School of Civil and Building Engineering received a £3,000 grant in September 2014 in order to head to Kyoto (京都). In conjunction with Professor Rohit Jigyasu and Professor Takeyuki Okubo from Ritsumeikan University’s Institute for Disaster Mitigation for Urban Cultural Heritage (R-DMUCH), joint research was conducted to look into new and innovative methods of preventing water-related damage to sites of historic and cultural significance, an issue seen in both York and Kyoto.
Posted on 11 August 2015
a project by Edmund de Waal
26 September 2015 — 3 January 2016
Posted on 11 August 2015
Lafcadio Hearn: Exhibition and Symposium - at Teikyo University of Japan in Durham / Ushaw College in September 2015.