Ritsumeikan University

South African Embassy Minister Visits Ritsumeikan University

Global Connection

July 22, 2022

On Thursday, July 14, 2022, Minister-Counsellor (for Science and Technology) Ghaleeb Jeppie of the Embassy of the Republic of South Africa in Japan visited Suzaku Campus and met with Chancellor Yoshio Nakatani. Liaison Officer for Science and Technology Daisuke Tanaka was also present at the meeting, and together with Executive Trustee Norihisa Yamashita and Vice President Yoshifumi Noguchi, they exchanged views on the possibility of strengthening cooperation between Ritsumeikan and the Republic of South Africa.

Led by Professor Hiroshi Ogasawara of the College of Science and Engineering, Ritsumeikan University has been conducting research on epicentral physics in gold mines in South Africa by way of JST's Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development (SATREPS) and the International Continental Scientific Drilling Program (ICDP).

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