Ms. Mizuki Komura, third-year doctoral student at the Graduate School of Economics, and Ms. Fusa Miyake, third-year doctoral student at the Graduate School of Science, both at Nagoya University, have received the fourth Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Ikushi Prize, or JSPS Ikushi Prize (FY2013). This prize was established in FY2010 to recognize and support outstanding doctoral students who are expected to contribute to future scientific advancement in Japan.
Out of 130 candidates, 18 students have been selected to receive the fourth JSPS Ikushi Prize. The award ceremony will be held on February 24 (Mon), 2014.
Awardee: Mizuki Komura (third-year doctoral student of the Graduate School of Economics)
Research Topic: "Public Policy Analysis of Family Bargaining"
Awardee: Fusa Miyake (third-year doctoral student of the Graduate School of Science)
Research Topic: "Reconstruction of Cosmic-ray Intensity in the Past from Measurements of Radiocarbon in Tree Rings"