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Unlocking the consumer from captive business models

In recent years, regulations on the activities of digital platform providers have tightened, mainly in the EU. The activities of platform pr ...

Professor Homei Miyashita was introduced on REUTERS, “Tasty TV: Japanese professo ...

A Japanese professor has developed a prototype lickable TV screen that can imitate food flavours, another step towards creating a multi-sens ...

What is necessary to sustain the biodiversity of Satoyama?

We are seeing more trees suffering from disease in recent years. A tree disease called Japanese oak wilt has recently spread in the Tokyo me ...

Dissemination of seismically isolated structures towards building a city to live ...

Japan is a country with frequent earthquakes. Actually, large earthquakes have occurred almost every year in recent years. Although we human ...

Japanese manga is a unique historical record that has captured the lives of the J ...

Manga, anime, and games used to be widely regarded as insignificant subcultures, but in recent years, they have come to be utilized by the g ...

National treasure gold seal is proved to be not counterfeit

Historical materials sometimes cause disputes over whether they are genuine or counterfeit. The King of Na gold seal is one of them and is s ...

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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.