Ritsumeikan University in the News from around the Web - Highlights Volume 4

December 26, 2019 NEWS

Ritsumeikan University in the News from around the Web – Highlights Vol.4

Ritsumeikan University has a well-deserved reputation for going Beyond Borders and taking on challenges spanning a diverse range of fields. The inspiring activities of faculty, researchers, students and staff mean the university is regularly featured, both directly and indirectly, in English language news articles across the web.

To make it easier for readers to keep up with an ever growing volume of content, we have taken it upon ourselves to produce a regular compilation feature containing links to some of the most interesting articles from the previous few months.

Without more ado, welcome to this year's final edition of Ritsumeikan News Highlights – Oct 2019 – Dec 2019:

Cutting food waste, overeating could help eliminate famine: researchers
(The Mainichi Shimbun – Japan)

(Associate Professor Tomoko Hasegawa, College of Science and Engineering)

Foreign-born players uniting Brave Blossoms at Rugby World Cup
(The Japan Times – Japan)

(Associate Professor Tsuyoshi Matsushima, College of Social Sciences)

BBC 100 Women 2019: Who is on the list this year?
(BBC – UK)

(Hiyori Kon, College of International Relations – 4th yr. student at time of publication)

Top computer gamers put their brains to work at national contest
(The Asahi Shimbun - Japan)

(Professor Akinori Nakamura, College of Image Arts and Sciences)

Famous hot springs of Beppu now offering portable inflatable onsen with authentic Beppu water (Rocket News 24 – Japan)
(Rocket News 24 – Japan)


More Japanese companies using subscription services to woo customers
(The Japan Times – Japan)

(Associate Professor Yasuhiro Shiomi, College of Science and Engineering)

The Bankrupt American Brands Still Thriving in Japan
(CityLab - USA)

(Professor David Flath, College of Economics)


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