Two upcoming seminars in November

UCD School of Physics will host the 4th Ireland-Japan collaborative research workshop on extreme ultraviolet source development for lithography, surface morphology and water window imaging on the 3rd and 4th November.

The seminar is organised by Prof. Gerry O’Sullivan (School of Physics, Spectroscopy group) and Prof. Higashiguchi (Utsunomiya University). Supported in part by an SFI International Strategic Collaboration Award, in the last few years, UCD-Utsunomiya have been running this workshop & seminar annually, and UCD and Utsunomiya have a joint PhD programme. For the fourth edition, there will be 10 or so Japanese researchers including 2 Utsunomiya University students and a physics/optics award winninr high-school student. There will be a poster session where UCD Japan will also contribute, and music performances from Irish harpists from Japan.

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In Tokyo, on Tuesday the 28th November, there will be another seminar on ‘Women leaders: taking on challenges and finding solutions’, jointly organised by UCD Japan and Tsuda University. Tsuda University is one of the oldest women-only colleges in Japan (founded in 1901) and Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin (Assistant Professor, UCD School of Mathematics & Statistics/UCD Japan) will give a talk entitled ‘Women in Science: An Irish Perspective on Addressing the Gender Gap’. Other speakers include H.E. Ambassador Ms Anne Barrington (Ambassador of Ireland to Japan) and Mr Takafumi Mizuno (Senior Manager, Accenture Digital, Japan).

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