Activities

 

The 19th Millennium Science Forum
The 19th Millennium Science Forum was held on the 11th November 2016 at the British Embassy in Chiyoda ku Tokyo.

At the forum, the 18th (2016) Sir Martin Wood Prize was awarded to Prof Akihito Ishizaki from Institute for Molecular Science (IMS).

The prize was awarded in recognition of his research into “Theoretical Development of Real-time Quantum Dissipative Dynamics and Its Application to Molecular Systems”.

Guest speakers at the event were Dr Chris Done from Durhram University and Professor Kohzo Ito from The University of Tokyo.

The British Ambassador to Japan, Mr. Tim Hitchens welcomed the large gathering of over 100 guests which included senior scientists and scholars from the UK and Japan.

The 18th Sir Martin Wood Prize winner, Prof Akihito Ishizaki receiving the prize from Mr. Tim Hitchens, British Ambassador Prof Akihito Ishizaki giving the Sir Martin Wood Prize Lecture
Invited Lecture given by Professor Kohzo Ito, The University of Tokyo Invited Speaker Professor Chris Done, Durhram University
Commemorative photograph with forum guests Commemorative photograph with previous winners of the prize
17th Sir Martin Wood Prize Winner Lecture Tour in Europe
The 17th Sir Martin Wood Prize winner, Dr. Takuya Satoh from Kyushu University visited Germany and the UK between 30th May and 3rd June 2016 and gave invited lectures at MPI(Stuttgart), University of Oxford, University of Exeter and University of York.
Many researchers attended the lectures and they were followed by lively Q & A sessions.
MPI Stuttgart With Professor Takagi at MPI
University of Oxford University of Exeter
University of York Dinner with Professors from University of York
The 18th Millennium Science Forum
The 18th Millennium Science Forum was held on the 11th November 2015 at the British Embassy in Chiyoda ku Tokyo.

At the forum, the 17th (2015) Sir Martin Wood Prize was awarded to Dr Takuya Satoh from Kyushu University.

The prize was awarded in recognition of his research into “Generation and control of magnetic excitations by polarized light in antiferromagnets and ferrimagnets”.

Guest speakers at the event were Dr Kevin O’Grady from University of York and Professor Masaki Takata from Tohoku University.

The British Ambassador to Japan, Mr. Tim Hitchens welcomed the large gathering of over 100 guests which included senior scientists and scholars from the UK and Japan.

The 17th Sir Martin Wood Prize winner, Dr Takuya Satoh receiving the prize from Mr. Tim Hitchens, British Ambassador Dr Takuya Satoh giving the Sir Martin Wood Prize Lecture
Invited Lecture given by Professor Masaki Takata, Tohoku University Invited Speaker Professor Kevin O’Grady, University of York
Commemorative Photograph with forum guests Dr Satoh with Professor Hidetoshi Fukuyama
16th Sir Martin Wood Prize Winner Lecture Tour in Europe
The 16th Sir Martin Wood Prize winner, Dr. Masamitsu Hayashi from NIMS visited Germany and the UK between 4th and 13th June 2015 and gave invited lectures at MPI(Stuttgart), University of Oxford, UCL, University of Cambridge and University of York.
Many researchers attended the lectures and they were followed by lively Q & A sessions.
MPI Stuttgart University of Oxford
Sir Martin Wood’s garden UCL
University of Cambridge University of York
  The 17th Millennium Science Forum
  The 17th Millennium Science Forum was held on the 5th November 2014 at the British Embassy in Chiyoda ku Tokyo.

At the forum, the 16th (2014) Sir Martin Wood Prize was awarded to Dr Masamitsu Hayashi from NIMS.

The prize was awarded in recognition of his research into “Effective field measurements and spin torque dynamics in magnetic nanostructures”.

Guest speakers at the event were Dr Julie Maxton from Royal Society and Professor Akira Fujishima from Tokyo University of Science.

The British Ambassador to Japan, Mr. Tim Hitchens welcomed the large gathering of over 100 guests which included senior scientists and scholars from the UK and Japan.

 
  The 16th Sir Martin Wood Prize winner, Dr Masamitsu Hayashi receiving the prize from Mr. Tim Hitchens, British Ambassador Dr Masamitsu Hayashi giving the Sir Martin Wood Prize Lecture
 
  Invited Lecture given by Professor Akira Fujishima, Tokyo University of Science Demonstration by Professor Fujishima
 

 
  Invited Speaker Dr Julie Maxton, Royal Society Commemorative Photograph with forum guests  
   
15th Sir Martin Wood Prize Winner Lecture Tour in the UK
  The 15th Sir Martin Wood Prize winner, Dr. Naoya Shibata from The University of Tokyo visited the UK between 23rd and 28th June 2014 and gave invited lectures at University of Glasgow, University of York, University of Manchester, University of Oxford and Univrsity of Cambridge.
Many researchers attended the lectures and they were followed by lively Q & A sessions.
 
  University of Glasgow A short break
 
  University of Manchester Sir Martin Wood’s garden
   
  University of Oxford University of Cambridge  
   
The 16th Millennium Science Forum
  The 16th Millennium Science Forum was held on the 13th November 2013 at the British Embassy in Chiyoda ku Tokyo.

At Forum the 15th (2013) Sir Martin Wood Prize was awarded to Dr Naoya Shibata from The University of Tokyo.

The prize was awarded in recognition of his research into “Development of an advanced scanning transmission electron microscope for material science research”.

Guest speakers at the event were Sir Peter Williams from Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation and Professor Seigo Tarucha from The University of Tokyo.

The British Ambassador to Japan, Mr. Tim Hitchens welcomed the large gathering of over 120 guests which included senior scientists and scholars from the UK and Japan.

 
  The 15th Sir Martin Wood Prize winner, Dr Naoya Shibata receiving the prize from Mr. Tim Hitchens, British Ambassador Dr Naoya Shibata giving the Sir Martin Wood Prize Lecture
 
  Invited Lecture given by Professor Seigo Tarucha, The University of Tokyo Invited Speaker Sir Peter Williams, Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation
 
  Commemorative Photograph with previous winners of the prize Poster Session by previous winners
   
  14th Sir Martin Wood Prize Winner Lecture Tour in the UK
  The 14th Sir Martin Wood Prize winner, Dr. Daichi Chiba from Kyoto University visited the UK between 13th and 17th May 2013 and gave invited lectures at University of York, University of Nottingham, University of Cambridge, University of Oxford and London Center for Nanotechnology, UCL.

Many researchers attended the lectures and they were followed by lively Q & A sessions.

 
  University of Oxford Sir Martin Wood’s Garden
   
  Isaac Newton’s House UCL
   
  The 15th Millennium Science Forum
  The 15th Millennium Science Forum was held on the 14th November 2012 at the British Embassy in Chiyoda ku Tokyo.

At Forum the 14th (2012) Sir Martin Wood Prize was awarded to Dr Daichi Chiba from Kyoto University.

The prize was awarded in recognition of his research into “Electric-field control of ferromagnetism in semiconductors and metals”.

Guest speakers at the event were Professor Robin Nicholas, University of Oxford and Professor Koichi Kitazawa  from JST.

Chargé d’Affaires, British Embassy, Ms. Julia Longbottom welcomed the large gathering of over 120 guests which included senior scientists and scholars from the UK and Japan.

 
  The 14th Sir Martin Wood Prize winner, Dr Daichi Chiba receiving the prize from Ms. Julia Longbottom, Chargé d’Affaires, British Embassy Dr Daichi Chiba giving the Sir Martin Wood Prize Lecture
 
  Invited speaker Professor Robin Nicholas, University of Oxford Invited Lecture given by Professor Koichi Kitazawa from JST
 
  Commemorative Photograph with previous winners of the prize Commemorative Photograph with forum guests
   
  13th Sir Martin Wood Prize Winner Lecture Tour in the UK
  The 13th Sir Martin Wood Prize winner, Dr. Yukio Kawano from Tokyo Institute of Technology visited the UK between 27th and 1st June 2012 and gave invited lectures at University of Cambridge, University of Manchester, University of Oxford and London Center for Nanotechnology, UCL.

Many researchers attended the lectures and they were followed by lively Q & A sessions.

 
  With Nobel laureate Professor Konstantin Novoselov and Professor Laurence Eaves (Nottingham University) in the University of Manchester Sir Martin Wood’s garden
 
  With Professor Robin Nicholas in front of Sir Martin Wood Theatre UCL
   
  With Professor Gabriel Aeppli and Professor Sir Mike Pepper in UCL  
   
  The 14th Millennium Science Forum
  The 14th Millennium Science Forum was held on the 14th November 2012 at the British Embassy in Chiyoda ku Tokyo.

At Forum the 13th (2011) Sir Martin Wood Prize was awarded to Dr Yukio Kawano from Tokyo Institute of Technology.

The prize was awarded in recognition of his research into “THz wave detection based on low-dimensional electronic systems”.

Guest speakers at the event were Professor Tony Cheetham, University of Cambridge and Professor Tsuneya Ando  from Tokyo  Institute of Technology.

The British Ambassador to Japan, Sir David Warren welcomed the large gathering of over 120 guests which included senior scientists and scholars from the UK and Japan.

 
  Video message from Sir Maritn Wood in UK The 13th Sir Martin Wood Prize winner, Dr Yukio Kawano receiving the prize from Sir David Warren, British Ambassador
 
  Dr Yukio Kawano giving the Sir Martin Wood Prize Lecture Invited Lecture given by Professor Tsuneya Ando from Tokyo Institute of Technology
 
  Commemorative Photograph with previous winners of the prize Invited speaker Professor Tony Cheetham, University of Cambridge
   
  12th sir Martin Wood Prize winner Lecture Tour in the UK.
  The 12th Sir Martin Wood Prize winner, Dr Shuichi Murakami from Tokyo Institute of Technology visited the UK between 19th June and 24th June 2011 and gave invited lectures at Lancaster University, University of Nottingham, University of Oxford, University of Manchester, London Centre for Nanotechnology, UCL.

Many researchers attended the lectures and they were followed by lively Q&A sessions.

 
  Dr Kawano with Professor Noboru Miura in front of Christchurch College Oxford Professor Laurence Eaves laboratory in the University of Nottingham
 
  Lecture at UCL Sir Martin Woods garden by the river Thames
 
  Lecture in University of Manchester With Nobel laureate Professor Konstantin Novoselov in the University of Manchester