On 29th of June, the MSA Kanto Regional team organized a research meetup and a cultural exchange event for MEXT scholars and international students in Tokyo. The event was held at The University of Tokyo and was attended by thirteen participants from eight different universities. The essence of the event was to discuss about new research ideas, tips for creative poster presentations, selection of open access journals and sharing the guidelines for the application of the MEXT scholarship and research grants. Undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students from various fields of studies such as, engineering, medicine, science, humanities and social science, urban planning and agriculture shared their research activities and first hand experiences during their period of study. After serious discussions about research, a light hearted networking and cultural exchange session was held.
The event was hosted by: Tazbir Ahmed, Muthukumar Krishnan Arumugasamy & Antonia Hryhorenko of the MSA Kanto Regional team