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Top Japanese universities climb in world rankings

National Sep 26, 2018

Top Japanese universities climb in world rankings

by Chisato Tanaka

A record 103 Japanese universities made it onto this year's Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings list, with the nation's two top universities — the University of Tokyo and Kyoto University — moving up in the standings. According to THE, the country's top institution, ...

Kyoto University opens large research base in Amazon jungle

National May 14, 2018

Kyoto University opens large research base in Amazon jungle

Kyoto University has opened a large research base in the jungles of the Amazon basin in Brazil. Previously, there had been no accommodation available on the ground for researchers from around the world studying flora, fauna and ecosystems in the area, so they had to ...