Oxford tops Times university ranking, Tokyo beaten by 3 Asian rivals

Sep 22, 2016

Oxford tops Times university ranking, Tokyo beaten by 3 Asian rivals

The University of Oxford ranked first in an influential survey of the world’s top universities released Thursday, becoming the first university outside the United States to take top spot, with the California Institute of Technology in second place and Stanford University third. The University ...

Jul 27, 2016

GPS-equipped seabirds being used to gauge wind speeds

An international team including researchers from Japanese universities has succeeded in measuring precise wind speeds at sea and in coastal areas by using seabirds equipped with Global Positioning System devices. A research paper by the team, which includes researchers from the University of Tokyo, ...