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Brain buster: Noriko Osumi is uncovering the links between genetics and brain development

Brain buster: Noriko Osumi is uncovering the links between genetics and brain development

The human brain is sometimes described as the most complex structure in the known universe. It's something we know surprisingly little about, even in 2016.
Global Café - Understanding the World in Different Languages

Global Café - Understanding the World in Different Languages

Tohoku University's Global Café is where international students teach their native language and share cultural information in an informal setting. The sessions are free and open to all students.
The Philippines' first microsatellite, developed alongside Tohoku and Hokkaido universities has captured images using its onboard earth observation cameras.

First Philippine Microsatellite DIWATA-1 Successfully Captures Images in Initial Testing Phase

The Philippines' first microsatellite, developed alongside Tohoku and Hokkaido universities has captured images using its onboard earth observation cameras.
International Festival 2016 - Smiles of the World- in Sendai

International Festival 2016 - Smiles of the World- in Sendai

This year's Tohoku University International Festival was the biggest, most successful one yet.
Katahira Campus @ Tohoku University

Bird's-eye view of Katahira Campus by drone!

Tohoku University was founded as Japan’s third national university in 1907. Its first campus at Katahira is located at the heart of downtown Sendai.

News

  • 2016 Spring Marine Sports Festival

    12 teams from Tohoku University and 1 team from Kawasaki town competed in a spring marine sports festival at Lake Kamafusa.

  • Recruitment for Assistant Professors - FRIS

    The Frontier Research Institute for Interdisciplinary Sciences (FRIS) invites applications for the following positions.

  • IPLANET

    A support group made up of Japanese students has been set up to help the dozens of exchange students who come to our university each year. Introducing IPLANET.

  • Sumo Club Wins at National University Championships

    Tohoku University's Sumo Club has taken first place at the National University Sumo Wrestling Championships making it their third consecutive win.

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Tohoku University Main Office:
2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku,
Sendai, Miyagi, Japan 980-8577

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