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Here you will find a variety of articles and analyses of contemporary issues that represent our professors’ specialized knowledge and original perspectives.

Latest Articles

How optical submarine cables deal with the increasing volume of information on th ...

Today, optical fiber communication technology supports the information and communication networks represented by the Internet. In particular ...

Professor NAGASHIMA Hiroshi was introduced on The Japan News by The Yomiuri Shimb ...

Genetically modified pigs have been created for the purpose of performing organ transplants into humans, a research team announced Tuesday.

Professor WAKASA Toru commented on The New York Times, “The Guardians of Japan’s ...

According to Professor Toru Wakasa, a kofun researcher at Meiji University, the Mozu-Furuichi Kofun were built in the fifth century, at the ...

Solving social issues such as biodiversity conservation from a mathematical persp ...

Mathematical models represent various phenomena in mathematical forms, such as equations. In particular, the population dynamics model captu ...

Corporate scandal exposed!! But insiders not feeling guilty?

In the spring of 2023, wrongdoing related to car certification tests was revealed at Daihatsu Motor. As one of the Toyota group companies, t ...

The basics of the Constitution that are surprisingly often misunderstood

Most people learn the Constitution of Japan in elementary school. We often hear words like “violation of the Constitution” and “constitution ...

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Featured Articles

Tasting is believing! FUJIMORI Shingo experiences something Surprising at the forefront of taste media

The ability to record and play back your own voice began with the phonograph, which was invented by Thomas Edison, and is now taken for granted. So, can something like this be done with food and drink? The first to make this kind of phenomenon a reality was Professor MIYASHITA Homei of Meiji University.

Interview with the CEO of Volvo Car Japan:
Future of the Automotive Industry and the Importance of Branding

The automotive industry, which has been leading Japanese industry, is now undergoing a drastic change amid the surge of globalization. The Japanese automotive industry has led the world with its exceptional technology, but now it is facing a turning point that superior manufacturing technology alone is not enough to survive in the global market.

Let’s think about the realization of a smart society

At present, the aim is to realize a smart society utilizing digital technologies such as AI and IoT. To this end, however, we have come to understand that we have some familiar problems.
This series of three articles explains familiar problems and provides tips for thinking about the realization of a smart society in the future.

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to be unpredictable. Meiji scholars have been considering the scientific, technical and medical challenges of the pandemic as well as its social, economic and legal implications.
Meiji University is applying its interdisciplinary expertise in the hopes of ensuring a recovery for all people and offering solutions that can benefit the world.

Consideration of COVID-19 Infection in Terms of Public Policy

The spread of the COVID-19 infection, which is a global crisis, is seriously affecting our lives. We need to cope with the global spread of new infectious diseases in the future too. So, it seems that the post-COVID-19 society will not be exactly the same as the society before COVID-19. People are advancing coexistence with COVID-19 and a new lifestyle. In this situation, the professors at the Graduate School of Governance Studies, who aim for the fusion of theory and practice, think about what our society is going to be in the future and what public policies should do, from their respective experts’ standpoints.