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

 
Kudo, M., Yoshizawa, G. and 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]
A large-scale longitudinal survey of participation in scientific events with a focus on students' learning motivation for science: Antecedents and consequences
Takayuki Goto, Kazuo Nakanishi, Kei Kano
Learning and Individual Differences   61 181-187   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
Assessing Scientific Knowledge of High School Students Participating in an Inquiry-based Hands-on Program, Using a PISA Framework
Kei KANO, Yuko Ikkatai, Eri Mizumachi
Japanese Journal of Sciencne Education   41(2) 107-115   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
Takayuki GOTO, Mitsuru KUDO, Kei KANO
Japanese Journal of Science Communication   17 3-19   Jul 2015   [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

 
Science communication practices and research on scientific mindset and learning motivation, using TV programs broadcasted by NHK
Kei Kano, Eri Mizumachi, Takayuki Shiose, Shinichi Takeuchi, Takayuki Goto
Science and You   16 Sep 2018   
Information asymmetry reduction in open team science: call for international collaborators
Yasuhisa Kondo, Ge Wang, Ui Ikeuchi, Kei Kano, Terukazu Kumazawa, Ken’ichiro Nakashima, Hideyuki Onishi, Takeshi Osawa, Tatsuki Sekino
SESYNC 2018   Jun 2018   
Public engagement-oriented science education practices and research using TV programs broadcasted by NHK in Japan
Kei Kano, Eri Mizumachi, Takayuki Shiose, Shinichi Takeuchi
PCST-2018   6 Apr 2018   
Public Engagement in STI policy [Invited]
Kei KANO
Inception Meeting on “Science, Technology and Innovation Policies for SDGs   12 Mar 2018   
Development and Evaluation of Scientists’ Dialogue Skills Training Program
Kei Kano, Eri Mizumachi, Katsuya Takanashi, Tamaki Motoki, Mikihiko Mori, Yoshitaka Morimura, Naonori Akiya, Ayami Joh, Yuko Ikkatai
AAAS Annual Meeting   18 Feb 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.)