University of Tsukuba (筑波大学 Tsukuba daigaku?), one of the oldest national universities in Japan, is located in the city of Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture in the Kantō region of Japan.
The University has 28 college clusters and schools with a total of around 15,000 students (in 2003). The main Tsukuba campus covers an area of 258 hectares (636 acres), making it the largest single campus in Japan.
It is famous for research in physics, economics, physical education and social science. Its Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences is represented on the national Coordinating Committee for Earthquake Prediction. The university is one of the Japanese elite institutions of higher education as part of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology’s thirteen “Global 30” selected Project universities.
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University of Tsukuba research articles from Innovation Toronto
- A switch for light wave electronics – May 24, 2016
- Tsukuba scientists reverse aging in human cell lines and give theory of aging a new lease of life – May 28, 2015
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