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 AY2018 (excerpt)

Project name Department name Research title Academic year
Grant-in-Aid for
Scientic Research (B)
The Faculty of Contemporary Social Studies Joint Japan-South Korea research into support for single-parent households AY2017-AY2019
The Faculty of Nutrition Research into the physiological signicance of astringent taste AY2016-AY2019
The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences Antibody control signal TNFR2-APP3 route function clarication and development of low molecular weight cancer immunotherapy drug AY2018-AY2020
Grant-in-Aid for
Scientic Research (C)
The Faculty of Law Legal research into book-entry transfer share programs AY2016-AY2018
The 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
The Faculty of Psychology An experimental consideration of meta-memory function as supported by self-cognition and state recognition AY2017-AY2019
The Faculty of Global Communication Development of next-generation English speaking assessment method using AI AY2017-AY2021
The Faculty of Rehabilitation Research into custom-tailored treatment of bedsores using stimulation with minuscule DC current AY2016-AY2018
The Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences Development of early detection methods and countermeasures for side-eects of drugs for cancer bone metastasis treatment 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
The Faculty of Humanities and Sciences New school lms and genealogy of “what becomes new school” AY2018-AY2019
The Faculty of Economics Added-value database analysis of Asia’s producers’ goods ecosystem AY2017-AY2019