The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic

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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.

When you look at the pandemic in terms of human history and politics, what you se ...

It is said that it is necessary to look not only from a medical point of view but also from a social point of view in order to consider the ...

We have to learn from European experience about foreign workers’ rights

The coronavirus crisis has exposed various distortions in Japanese society. For instance, the reality of Japanese society where we rely on f ...

Reform of corporate accounting will create a new social infrastructure in Japan

The coronavirus pandemic has revealed various social distortions in Japan. While politics should redress those problems, one of the fields w ...

Will cities become more virtual due to COVID-19 led migration?

In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has reportedly triggered an outflow of population from Tokyo to other prefectures. Looking at the data, howev ...

Does behavioral economics make people free, or does it make us dependent?

We have recently started hearing the term “behavioral economics”. Behavioral economics became widely known when its original proponent, Rich ...

Visualization of secure and comfort by building simulation

In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic increased interest in indoor ventilation. Actually, in building design, ventilation has been considered mainl ...

A drug that works on your body is a drug that works on proteins

In many countries, a COVID-19 vaccine is being developed in order to end the pandemic. Molecular dynamics simulations of proteins could be u ...

What do people want to gain from exchanging personal information?

Countries have started to proactively make use of personal information as a measure against COVID-19. Also, in Japan, a system to utilize pe ...

Our new life shifting to a decarbonized society

Countries across the world, including Japan, are currently making various efforts to curb global warming. Building a decarbonized society is ...