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IPADS Guest Seminars — World-leading research to solve today’s global challenges

Interdisciplinary research in action #1 – Assigning economic values to on-farm measurements by Taro TAKAHASHI   IPADS Guest Seminars is a lecture series conducted by world-leading researchers invited by IPADS/Department of Global Agricultural Sciences. Dr. Taro TAKAHASHI, former IPADS Assistant Professor and leading agricultural economist, working concurrently at the University of Bristol and Rothamsted Research

Fellowship & Scholarship opportunities offered by IPADS

Fellowship & Scholarships IPADS offers a range of full funding opportunities from internal / external sources that students can apply for together with application for admission to IPADS.  Availability of each funding opportunity varies each year. The University of Tokyo Fellowship The University of Tokyo Special Scholarship for International Students (The University of Tokyo Fellowship)

Lo Chieh-Wen, a University of Tokyo Fellowship awardee in 2018

Doing Fieldwork in Africa.
IPADS is global for the students’ nationality and their research fields.

Professor Taku NISHIMURA, specialist of Soil Science in IPADS shares his expertise on Radioactive Cecium dynamics in forests in Fukushima

IPADS Professor, specialist of Soil Science shares his expertise on Radioactive Cecium dynamics in forests in a commemorative blog article for Soil Science Society of America dedicated for 10th anniversary of the Great Earthquake in Tohoku and Fukushima nuclear disaster. “Proper forests management is necessary to prevent Cecium movement provoked by eroded soil from forests

“Mobile-based traceability system for sustainable food supply networks” by Kaiyuan Lin published in Nature Food on November 2, 2020

IPADS PhD student, Kaiyuan (Charles) Lin has his research article “Mobile-based traceability system for sustainable food supply networks” published in Nature Food on November 2, 2020 as a first author of the research. His research study has been covered by the Division for Strategic Public Relations of the University of Tokyo as a topic on

IPADS Master’s and PhD Research – 2 –

Doing Fieldwork in Africa.
IPADS is global for the students’ nationality and their research fields.

Our graduates

Message from our graduates   “I learned a lot of new things which strengthened my background and broadened my horizons. The IPADS Program not only provided theoretical knowledge from textbook and research papers but also contained practical experience like hands-on field work at the Institute for Sustainable Agro-ecosystem Services. In addition, our program collaborated with

IPADS Master’s and PhD Research – 3 –

Doing Fieldwork in Africa.
IPADS is global for the students’ nationality and their research fields.

Dr. Hiroe ISHIHARA’s involvement with Grenada National Ecosystem service Assessment (Grenada NEA)

My involvement with Grenada National Ecosystem service Assessment (Grenada NEA) Hiroe ISHIHARA, Assistant Professor, IPADS   Hiroe Ishihara, an associate professor at Graduate School of Frontier Sciences and associated faculty of Laboratory of Global Fisheries Science in IPADS, has been working on various terrestrial and marine ecosystem management from institutional economics perspective. She is especially

Welcome to the International Program in Agricultural Development Studies (IPADS)

——————————————————————————————————————– Welcome to the International Program in Agricultural Development Studies (IPADS)   Inaugurated in the academic year 2010/2011, International Program in Agricultural Development Studies (IPADS) is an English-language MSc and PhD Program at the Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, the University of Tokyo. Issue-oriented rather than methodology-oriented, this exciting international program offers its