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UCD Japan Group, together with the UCD Centre for Japanese Studies (UCD-JaSt), supports a wide range of Japan-related activities (both academic and cultural) in UCD. We work very closely with our partners in Japan, Ireland and globally, providing information for students and researchers who are interested in studying and conducting research in Japan.

About UCD Japan

The UCD Japan currently consists of members from each College, and those with strong links to Japan through research, study or society activities.

- Assoc. Prof. Emma Sokell (Physics; Co-Chair)
- Assoc. Prof. Naonori Kodate (Social Policy; Co-Chair)
- Mr Kamrujjaman Azad (Auditor, UCD Japanese Society / Mechanical Engineering)
- Prof. Brian Caulfield (Sports Science)
- Dr John Cassidy (Business)
- Dr Declan Downey (History)
- Prof. Mary Gallagher (French and Francophone Studies)
- Prof. Stephen Gordon (Veterinary Medicine / One Health)
- Ms Nobuko Ijichi (UCD Centre for Japanese Studies / Social Policy)
- Dr Pablo Lucas (Sociology)
- Assoc. Prof. Hasheem Mannan (Nursing)
- Assoc. Prof. P.J. Mathews (Literature)
- Prof. John Neary (UCD Centre for Japanese Studies / Social Policy)
- Mr Hugo O’Donnell (UCD ALC/Chair Experience Japan)
- Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin (Mathematics)
- Prof. Ravindranathan Thampi (Engineering & Architecture)
- Dr Yasuhito Sekimoto (Biomedicine)