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Facing the challenge - Postdoc Walter Meissl in Japan

HFSP Fellow Walter Meissl

During the recent Awardees Meeting in Kerala, India, Guntram Bauer and Martin Reddington from HFSP talked to Walter Meissl, a HFSP Cross-Disciplinary Fellow based at the Atomic Physics Laboratory at the Riken Advanced Science Institute in Saitama.  In this second article on the theme of foreign post-docs in Japan, Walter gives a personal insight into life there.  HFSP Cross-Disciplinary Fellow Walter Meissl started his postdoc at the Atomic Physics Laboratory...

Crossing the divide - Postdoc Li-Foong Yoong in Japan

HFSP Fellow Li-Foong Yoong

The HFSP Fellowship programs send postdocs abroad to broaden their scientific training and expose them to a different scientific culture. Since the start of the Program, very few foreign scientists have elected to spend their postdoctoral time in Japan, despite the outstanding scientific opportunities available there. Here, we present the first of two profiles of HFSP Fellows who are working in Japan. HFSP Long-Term Fellow Li-Foong Yoong has recently taken up a post-...