Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research

The Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research is the largest competitive funding system in Japan. It covers all kinds of original and pioneering academic research, from basic to applied research, in all sectors from the social sciences and humanities to the natural sciences.

List of new projects covered by Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI) in AY2017 (excerpt)

Project name Department name Research title Academic year
Grant-in-Aid for
Scientic Research (B)
Faculty of Contemporary Social Studies Joint Japan-South Korea research into support for single-parent households AY2017-AY2019
Faculty of Nutrition Research into the physiological signicance of astringent taste AY2016-AY2019
Grant-in-Aid for
Scientic Research (C)
Faculty of Law Legal research into book-entry transfer share programs AY2016-AY2018
Faculty of Business Administration Method for combining probability theory and fuzzy logic to determine brand image strategies for facilities contending with a competitive business environment AY2017-AY2019
Faculty of Humanities and Sciences Research into developing a rubric model for education that uses school libraries to facilitate the systematic development of reading skills AY2016-AY2018
Faculty of Humanities and Sciences An experimental consideration of meta-memory function as supported by self-cognition and state recognition AY2017-AY2019
Faculty of Global Communication Research into order-made treatment using weak DC current stimulation to deal with bedsore pathology AY2017-AY2021
Faculty of Rehabilitation Research into custom-tailored treatment of bedsores using stimulation with minuscule DC current AY2016-AY2018
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences Establishment of innovative biomembrane permeation-boosting technologies to facilitate early clinical development of pharmaceuticals AY2016-AY2018
Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences An explication of the blood vessel microenvironment categorized on the basis of precursor cells on the ventricular and non-ventricular surfaces of the cerebral cortex during the formative stage AY2016-AY2018
Center for General Education Research into community service as part of the social responsibility of top-tier athletes AY2017-AY2019
Grant-in-Aid for Challenging
Exploratory Research
Faculty of Economics Added-value database analysis of Asia’s producers’ goods ecosystem AY2017-AY2019