Multi-disciplinary seminar at UCD, Ireland; collaborations with Chiba University researchers
Chiba University is partnered with University College Dublin (UCD) after having signed an MOU for research collaboration, particularly in the fields of medical engineering, nursing, health and social care policy, and relevant social sciences. To mark the occasion, a multi-disciplinary seminar "The Ageing Care Crisis - Is there a role for robotics-based solutions", was held in UCD on the 17th November 2016. Furthermore, this was organized as one of the nationally endorsed commemorative events for the upcoming 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and Ireland in 2017.
Chiba University researchers: Prof Wenwei Yu, from the Graduate School of Engineering/Vice Director of the Centre for Frontier Medical Engineering; Prof Sayuri Suwa, Assoc. Prof Mayuko Tsujimura, Assoc. Prof Mina Ishimaru, from the Graduate School of Nursing; and Assoc. Prof Hiroo Ide, from Chiba University Hospital have participated in the seminar. The seminar was also attended by Ambassador of Japan to Ireland, Her Excellency Ms Mari Miyoshi, who gave the welcoming address.
The event was sponsored by ISCA Japan, and the report can be found on the following website.
ISCA JAPAN http://irelandjapanresearch.com/ucdageing/