Dr Ben Seymour, Center for Information and Neural Networks, National Institute for Information and Communications Technology (NICT), 1-3 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan.

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JSPS post-doctoral fellowships open

Japan's leading funding agency - JSPS - offers a fantastic fellowship program for post-doctoral researchers from abroad. It is fully (and generously) funded. If you are interested in working in my lab, or any of my colleagues at CiNet, please check here for more details.


Sasakawa Award

We are very grateful to the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation for our award to support collaborative research between the UK and Japan. This will be used to support our joint research between CiNet and UCL looking into the mechanisms of pain and temperature perception.


New CiNet Webpage

After much time and effort, we've completed the new CiNet international webpage. Special thanks to Aya (photographer), Keiko (CiNet), and Toppan Publishing Company.

Check it out here.

If you are interested in using the same photographer and company, please contact me for more information and a recommendation.


BCCJ Accumen

Th Magazine of the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan runs an article about British scientists working in Japan - see here


$11.3 million MEXT grant awarded

We have just been awarded a $11.3 million 5 year grant as part of the collaborative group led by Prof Mitsuo Kawato, to study brain machine interfaces. This research will be based at ATR, and will include new studies looking into the feasibility of brain machine interfaces for chronic pain.