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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

Promotion of DX by SMEs is the key to revival of the Japanese economy

In recent years, we have increasingly seen and heard that DX (digital transformation) is essential for corporate management. The promotion o ...

What is the strategy of a Cold War deterring challenges to the global order?

In the middle of the prolonged war in Ukraine, President Zelensky visited Hiroshima in May 2023 and met with world leaders. In the meantime, ...

Meiji University × Nature: “Eliminating Africa’s parasitic ‘witch weed’”

Our advertisement feature "Eliminating Africa’s parasitic ‘witch weed’" - Dr. SETO Yoshiya (Associate Professor at the School of Agriculture ...

Why is philosophical thinking relevant in business?

In recent years, there has been a growing trend to apply philosophical thinking to business. It is not rare that global companies invite phi ...

Understanding yourself through psychology can change your future self

Extremely low interest rates have continued for a long time in Japan. One of the intentions behind the financial policy was to encourage a s ...

Legislation to improve the working environment for minorities

The problems arising from labor under an employer’s jurisdiction were once confined to the domestic context. Even the Labor Standards Act, e ...

Featured Videos

Intestinal Bacteria: Enabling Healthy Lives for People and Pets–by ASANUMA Narito

Root of the Problem: Exploring Host-Parasite interactions in Plants –by SETO Yoshiya

Vibration Control Using Fictitious Weight and Machine Learning –by MATSUOKA Taichi

Improving Fiscal Democracy in Japan: Tax Lessons from Denmark–by KURACHI Shintaro

How Globalization Affects Manufacturing Organizations and Employment Practices –by SUMI Atsushi

Protecting the Pacific Saury: Need for Effective Fishery Regulations –by SATO Chie

The Museum: A Place Full of Discovery and Wonder –by INOUE Yuka

Simulation Technology for Better Environmental Quality in Buildings –by HIYAMA Kyosuke

Magnetic Heat Pumps: A Greener Cooling/Heating System –by KAWANAMI Tsuyoshi

Japan: A Society with an Excessive Residential Supply -by NOZAWA Chie

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.