MEXT Vice Minister Kazuo Todani visits Kavli IPMU
September 21, 2017
Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU)
On September 15 the Vice Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Kazuo Todani, visited the Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU) on Kashiwa campus.
Todani listened to Kavli IPMU Director Hitoshi Murayama as he introduced the institute, and the research being carried out. The MEXT vice minister showed interest in the institute’s goal to improve the university system in Japan, and asked Murayama questions about how the Kavli IPMU looks after its overseas researchers and processes their pension and insurance paperwork.
Following a tour of the Kavli IPMU, Todani joined in the institute’s daily tea time break inside the Fujiware Piazza, and talked to a number of the researchers.