Keio Research Highlights

A taste of the important research and scientific developments from Keio University, Japan's oldest institute of higher education.

October 29, 2015

Research highlights

Survival threat emerges from within industrial clusters

Setting up local factories in close proximity to competitors can bring enormous opportunities for growth, but poses a high risk of long-term failure to recover from a massive earthquake... Read more



Leading the race against dementia

Modern medicine faces a dilemma of its own making. While people have longer lifespans, aging populations can become an unmanageable burden for healthcare systems...Read more


Keio news

Announcement: The Keio Medical Science Prize 2015 goes to...

Keio Aging Week: Conferences on the financial sustainability of super-aging societies

Interview: Tomoaki Okuda on basketball, the piano, and applied chemistry

Creativity & innovation: The KEIO EDGE laboratory receives a Good Design Award 2015


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The sociology of space

Takaaki Chikamori looks at the history of street lighting, underground malls and restaurant chains to discern unexpected transformations in perception and experience

Urban experiments at the Shonan Fujisawa Campus

Yujun Wakashin has radical plans for encouraging communication among the urban youth based on the concept of yurui

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Keio founder Yukichi Fukuzawa's portrait has been on the 10,000-yen note since November 1984

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