Australian Embassy

2017 Kyoto Prize Commemorative Event

Translating Research into Policy:
Perspectives on making a policy impact from scientific specialisation

Prof Graham Farquhar AO, 2017 Kyoto Prize Laureate
in discussion with
Prof Atsushi Sunami, National Graduate Insititute for Policy Studies

The Australian Embassy Tokyo is honoured to welcome Dr Graham Farquhar AO, Australian National University, during his visit to Japan as the first Australian to win the prestigious Kyoto Prize.

Dr Farquhar is the 2017 Kyoto Prize Laureate in Basic Sciences for his work on photosynthesis and its contributions to the understanding of global environmental changes.

We welcome Prof Atsushi Sunami, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) to join Dr Farquhar to unveil how his scientific research and expertise impacts on global issues by contributing to the development of science policy.


Date/Time: Friday 17 November 2017 at 11:30am-12:30pm (Doors open 11am)
Venue: Australian Embassy Tokyo B2 hall
2-1-14 Mita, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8361 (MAP)
*NOTE:  Registration required for entry. Registration will close once capacity is reached.
Consecutive Interpreting will be provided. Please bring a government-issued ID  (e.g. passport, driver licence, Japanese health insurance card or foreigner’s residence card) for security purposes. We regret no parking is available.

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