Kei KANO

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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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Mar 2017
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

 
Apr 2017
Science Education on Scientific Viewpoint, Prize for Science and Technology (Public Understanding Promotion Category), Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in Japan
Winner: Kei Kano, Eri Mizumachi, Takayuki Shiose, Shinichi Takeuchi
 
Mar 2016
Knoledge Innovation Award 3nd, Knowledge Capital
Winner: Kei KANO et al.
 
Mar 2015
President's Prize, Shiga University
 
Mar 2015
Knoledge Innovation Award 2nd, Knowledge Capital
Winner: Kei KANO et al.
 
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
 

Published Papers

 
Kano K., Kudo M., Yoshizawa G., Mizumachi E., Suga M., Akiya N., Ebina K., Goto T., Itoh M., Joh A., Maenami H., Minamoto T., Mori M., Morimura Y., Motoki T., Nakayama A. and Takanashi K.
Journal of Science Communication   18(03)(A02) 1-19   Jun 2019   [Refereed]
Hosotsubo M., Kano K., Okamura M., Miki K.
NISTEP DISCUSSION PAPER   166 1-56   Jan 2019
Hosotsubo M., Kano K., Okamura A., Miki K.
NISTEP RESEARCH MATERIAL   279 1-87   Dec 2018
Kudo M., Yoshizawa G., Kano K.
Journal of Science Communication   17(04) 1-11   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Makiko Suga, Noriko Suzuki, Nobuya Fujiwara, Go Yoshizawa, Mitsuru Kudo, Kei Kano
Japanese Journal of Science Communication   22 3-13   Dec 2017   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
[Japanese Translation] Communication and Engagement with Science and Technology: Issues and Dilemmas A Reader in Science Communication
Kei KANO (Part:Supervisor)
Apr 2015   ISBN:4766422031
Kei Kano
Kyoto University Press   Jun 2008   ISBN:4876988358

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Communicating Science: Expert Panel on Engaging the Media, the Public, and Policy Makers [Invited]
Panelists: David Kornhauser (Panel Moderator) Raymond Kunikane Terhune, Kei Kano, Ayumi Koso, Amanda Alvarez Facilitators: Andrew MacIntosh, Susumu Tomiya
The 12th International Symposium on Primatology and Wildlife Science   20 Sep 2019   
Public engagement in Japan: in its pre-history stage or just before sunrise?
Okamura A., Nakamura M., Kano K., Oyama T.
Communicating science in organisational contexts   28 Mar 2019   
Inclusive Public Engagement and STEM Education [Invited]
Kano K.
UN-ESCAP Expert Meeting: STI for SDGs   18 Mar 2019   
Science communication practices and research on scientific mindset and learning motivation, using TV programs broadcasted by NHK
Kano K., Mizumachi E., Shiose T., Takeuchi S., Goto T.
Science and You   16 Sep 2018   
Information asymmetry reduction in open team science: call for international collaborators
Kondo Y., Wang G., Ikeuchi U., Kano K., Kumazawa T., Nakashima K., Onishi H., Osawa T., Sekino T.
SESYNC 2018   Jun 2018   

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.)