Media September 2013

Young Scientists of the Future

Tohoku students had to present their projects to a panel of special guests from scientific fields.

Students and teachers from the Tohoku area visited the UK this summer for the Young Scientist Workshop Programme, the British Embassy Tokyo reported on 19 August.

The programme, sponsored by Rolls-Royce Japan Co., Ltd, has been in place since 2001. It was created to foster learning in the fields of science and engineering for promising Japanese students.

Thirty Japanese attended this year’s event, in which participants were given a challenge to solve as a team.

Past projects have dealt with scientific issues specific to Tohoku, such as the effects of radiation.