Keio Research Highlights

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

February 28, 2018

Research Highlights

Using iron to accelerate organic synthesis

A simple iron catalyst can replace costly ruthenium in a reaction that can be used to... Read more


Politics of populism behind Putin's 2016 victory

The strong showing of Vladimir Putin's United Russia party in the 2016 Duma election can be ascribed to the recent rise in... Read more

Frontiers of haptics science: Uncovering the secrets of the human body's perception of touch

Scientific research has yielded deep understanding on the human senses of sight, hearing, smell, and taste. But knowledge about... Read more

Keio news

Global development: President Akira Haseyama discussed 'Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World' at the Global University Leaders Forum in Switzerland

Ophthalmology: Violet light may suppress the progression of high myopia, the fourth highest cause of blindness in Japan

Regenerative medicine: A Keio team has analyzed the effects that Japanese government reforms to accelerate the development of regenerative medicine are having

Cybersecurity: Keio to work with Cornell University's Einaudi Center to research cybersecurity

Overseas scholarships: Five Keio University Global Fellows describe their experiences of living and studying in other countries


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