Kei KANO

Last updated: Apr 21, 2016 at 11:19
 
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Name
Kei KANO
E-mail
kkanoedu.shiga-u.ac.jp
URL
http://www.icems.kyoto-u.ac.jp/e/ppl/grp/scg.html
Affiliation
Shiga University
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
PhD in Life Science
Research funding number
30555636

Profile

Kei Kano, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor at the Fucalty of Education, Shiga University and the Science Communication Group, Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), Kyoto University, Japan. He has worked widely in science communication for grade school students, adults, and early-career scientists and science for science policy. Dr. Kano’s interests surround the evaluation of science communication activities and broad pulic engagement in science, technology and innovation policy.

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2014
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Today
Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, Shiga University
 
Apr 2014
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Today
Specially Appointed Associate Professor, Science Communication Group, Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS),  Kyoto University
 
Apr 2012
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Mar 2014
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Education, Shiga University
 
Apr 2012
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Mar 2014
Specially Appointed Lecturer, Science Communication Group, Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS),  Kyoto University
 
May 2009
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Today
Assistant Professor, Science Communication Group, Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), Kyoto University
 

Awards & Honors

 
Mar 2016
Knoledge Innovation Award 3nd, Knowledge Capital
Winner: Kei KANO et al.
 
Mar 2015
Knoledge Innovation Award 2nd, Knowledge Capital
Winner: Kei KANO et al.
 
Mar 2015
President's Prize, Shiga University
 
Apr 2014
Development of a hands-on workshop with stem cells for the introduction to stem cell science and scientific frame of mind, Prize for Science and Technology (Public Understanding Promotion Category), Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in Japan
Winner: Norio Nakatsuji, Kei Kano, Eri Mizumachi, Masahiro Kawakami, Mari Toyama
 
Nov 2008
Asian Association for Biology Education Award for the Best Research Paper
 

Published Papers

 
Takayuki GOTO, Mitsuru KUDO, Kei KANO
Japanese Journal of Science Communication   17 3-19   Jul 2015   [Refereed]
Kei KANO
International Journal of Deliberative Mechanisms in Science   3(1) 1-23   Jul 2014   [Refereed]
Takayuki Goto, Eri Mizumachi, Mitsuru Kudo, Kei Kano
Japanese Journal of Science Communication   15 17-35   Jun 2014   [Refereed]
Eri Mizumachi, Kei Kano, Masayuki Itoh, Toshifumi Minamoto, Akie Nakayama, Kuniyoshi Ebina, Naonori Akiya
Japanese Journal of Science Communication   15 123-136   Jun 2014   [Refereed]
Naonori Akiya, Katsuya Takanashi, Eri Mizumachi, Mitsuru Kudo, Kei Kano
Japanese Journal of Science Communication   15 107-122   Jun 2014   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
[Japanese Translation] Communication and Engagement with Science and Technology: Issues and Dilemmas A Reader in Science Communication
Kei KANO
Apr 2015   
Kei Kano
Kyoto University Press   Jun 2008   ISBN:4876988358

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Tackling the Sectionalism Mentality through Highly Challenging Cooperative Board Game "TATEWARI"
16 Mar 2016   
Broad Public Engagement in Science, Technology and Innovation
KANO Kei, KUDO Mitsuru, SUGA Makiko, MAENAMI Haruhiko, MIZUMACHI Eri, YOSHIZAWA Go
38th annual conference, Japanese Society of Science Education   15 Sep 2014   
Framework For Broad Public Engagement in Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (PESTI)
Kei KANO
PCST-2014   8 May 2014   
Science Education to Science Communication in Japan [Invited]
Kei KANO
19 Aug 2013   Innovation of Study Specialisations by the Faculty of Science, University of Hradec Kralove
Trial Practice of Applying Public Needs for RM to the Processes of Making Science, Technology and Innovation Policy in Japan
Kei KANO, Eri MIZUMACHI, Makiko SUGA, Go, YOSHIZAWA, Takayuki GOTO, Katsuya TAKANASHI, Mikihiko MORI, Tamaki MOTOKI, Masayuki ITOH
11 Mar 2013   

Works

 
Kei Kano, Eri Mizumachi   Educational Materials   Aug 2010
Kei Kano, Eri Mizumachi   Educational Materials   Aug 2010
Kano K, Sakai C, Kawakami M, Muroi K, Kato K.   Educational Materials   Oct 2008

Research Grants & Projects

 
Development of multimedia contents expressing representative communication patterns in the iCeMS Cafes
Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS)): iCeMS Cross-Disciplinary Research Promotion Project
Project Year: Jun 2011 - Mar 2012    Investigator(s): Tamaki Motoki, Kei Kano, Eri Mizumachi, Yoshitaka Morimura, Mikihiko Mori, Katsuya Takanashi (Kyoto University)
Developing strategies for more effective public dialogue on science and technology
Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), Kyoto University: iCeMS Exploratory Grants for Junior Investigators
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Mar 2012    Investigator(s): Kei Kano, Sean Perera(ANU・CPAS), Eri Mizumachi(Kyoto Univ.), Kazuto Kato(Kyoto Univ.), Susan Stocklmayer(ANU・CPAS)
Public dialogue on cross-disciplinaly research
Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST): Promotion of Science Communication
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Mar 2012    Investigator(s): Kei Kano, Eri Mizumachi(Kyoto Univ.)
Inquiry-based Learning: Doing Interdisciplinary Research on Brownian Motion
Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST): Science Partnership Project (Plan first A)
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Mar 2012    Investigator(s): Kei Kano, Eri Mizumachi(Kyoto Univ.)
Development and Implementation of a communication training program
Academic Center for Computing and Media Studies, Kyoto University: Collabolative research for development of contents
Project Year: Apr 2010 - Mar 2011    Investigator(s): Kei Kano, Eri Mizumachi(Kyoto Univ.), Tamaki Motoki(Kyoto Univ.), Katsuya Takanashi(Kyoto Univ.)