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Coffee Waste in Kyoto

Gary and Junko from mame-eco came to visit the lab today (2021/10/18) Our previous work on coffee – its waste and environmental impact, as well as the socio-economic barriers and enablers to uptake –...

Autumn Semester 2021 Starts!

First seminar of the semester. Welcome back everyone! Still on Zoom – but hopefully at least in hybrid form soon! Welcome Athaya and Patcharee.


Congratulations to Khadija and Goto-san on their graduations! Khadija has completed her Master`s in the IESC and now moves on to a PhD. Goto-san has completed his Doctorate!

New paper – Rare Earths

A new paper with colleagues from China “Catastrophe progression method – path (CPM-PATH) early warning analysis of Chinese rare earths industry security“. Available online: 

New semester starts!

We welcome new students to our lab – two new Master`s students (Shiori and Souta) and David has moved from research student to Master`s. Our lab seminar is currently hybrid and socially distanced, but...

New Paper!

A new paper has just been published from a collaboration with Dr Kathryn Logan. Kathryn visited our lab for a few weeks in 2019. It is great to have this paper “Japan and the...