International Activities

International activities of the teaching staff by grant

Activities completed so far are as follows.

2006

  • Participation in international undertakings: The flying wheelchair project, volunteer work on repairing wheelchairs (Sri Lanka)

2007

  • Lecture: Physiological study of muscles, bones and bone fractures for clinical applications, Manchester Metropolitan University (UK)
  • Participation in sports: Long distance relay race, (China)

2008

  • Lectures: Methodology of inter-professional education in Britain, Susanne Lindqvistt at East Anglia University (UK)
  • Mini-symposium: Situation regarding inter-professional education in the UK, effective implementation, Helena Low, Vice-chairperson, CAIPE (Center for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education),UK
  • Comprehensive cooperation: Lectures, discussions on cooperative research, etc. at Eastern Medical University, Khabarovsk (Russia)
  • International aid activities: Collaboration on the improvement of nutrition and lifestyles (Lao PDR and Bangladesh)

2009

  • Mini-symposium: Cultural differences and students who study abroad, Katsuyo Haward, Professor at California State University, Fresno, CA (USA)
  • Mini-symposium: Music therapy, Alan Wittenberg, M.A., CMT, Surry Music Therapy Center (USA)

2010

  • International collaboration between Angeles University Foundation and NUHW
  • One of the teaching staff of English at NUHW visited Mahidol University, Thailand, to upgrade English education on practice at clinical setting.
  • One of the teaching staff visited National Rehabilitation Center of Thailand to collaborate on a research project.
  • One of the teaching staff visited Eastern Medical University, Russia, for mutual understanding between the two universities.
  • Discussion on possible collaboration on research project with Eastern Medical University, Russia
  • Faculty members and students visited Thailand taking used wheelchairs and parts with them. The wheelchairs and parts were reassembled in Thailand and given to those in need.
  • Faculty members visited East Anglia University, Norwich, UK, to discuss possible collaboration.
  • A faculty member visited a sports school, Koln, Germany, to discuss student exchange.
  • A staff of the National Rehabilitation Center of Thailand was invited to NUHW. Lectures and practical trainings were conducted on movement analysis of the human body.
  • A faculty member and students of Angeles University Foundation (AUF) visited NUHW and discussed reciprocal exchange of their staff and students.
  • Faculty members from Hungkuang University, Taiwan, visited NUHW to discuss possible research collaboration.
  • A faculty member of NUHW visited Woosuk University, Korea, for mutual collaboration.
  • A faculty member of the Department of Nursing visited the Angeles University Foundation to have research cooperation.

2011

  • A faculty member of the Department of Physical Therapy visited the University of South California and Loma Linda University, California. Discussion was held about collaboration on research and student education.
  • Faculty members of Santo Tomas University of the Philippines visited NUHW and discussed cooperation projects.
  • A faculty member of NUHW visited Shanghai University of Finance and Economics to discuss student exchange.
  • Ms. Helena Low, vice-president of CAIPE, UK, visited NUHW and held a mini-symposium on inter-professional education.
  • Faculty members of NUHW visited the National Rehabilitation Center of Thailand.They introduced up-to-date knowledge and technique on kinesiology.
  • Faculty members of NUHW visited the University of Hawaii, Manoa, and discussed student exchange between the two universities.
  • Faculty members of NUHW visited Fiji to monitor the effectiveness of the training program on lifestyle-related diseases that had been held at NUHW. Workshops were conducted to evaluate the training course.
  • Takako Bundgaard, President of the Euro-Japan Communication, was invited to NUHW. A mini-symposium was held on cultural differences between Japan and Denmark.
  • A faculty member visited Keio University to obtain information about its international cooperation.
  • A faculty member visited New Zealand to find a candidate university to send students of NUHW to for an English training program.
  • A member of Mulindi/ Japan One Project, Rwanda visited NUHW and gave a presentation on the activities of "Japan One Project" to the faculty members of NUHW
  • A faculty member of NUHW visited the National Rehabilitation Center of Thailand and held a seminar of biomechanics.
  • A faculty member and students of NUHW visited East Anglia University, UK.
  • A faculty member visited the University of Arizona and discussed possible cooperation on research in sports fields.
  • Faculty members of NUHW visited Liaoning University of International Business and Economics, China, and discussed possible cooperation among faculty members and student exchange.
  • Faculty members of the Angeles University Foundation, the Philippines, visited NUHW and discussed research cooperation and student exchange.

2012

  • Two faculty members of the University of California, Fresno, visited NUHW.Mini-lectures and discussions on research development between the two universities were conducted.
  • A faculty member of NUHW visited Halifax, Canada, to discuss students dispatch to the university (2012).
  • A faculty member and two students of the Angeles University Foundation, the Philippines, visited NUHW to attend a seminar on inter-professional education.
  • A faculty member visited Santo Tomas University, the Philippines, to discuss motor function analysis.
  • A faculty member of Queens University, Canada, was invited to NUHW to hold a mini-symposium on occupational therapy.
  • A faculty member visited the National Rehabilitation Center of Thailand and discussed research cooperation on biomechanics.
  • A faculty member of NUHW visited the National Rehabilitation Center of Thailand and held a workshop on data analysis on the gait using artificial limb.
  • A faculty member of NUHW visited Arizona State University to discuss possible cooperation between the two universities.
  • A faculty member of NUHW visited East Anglia University, UK, to discuss possible dispatch of students and research cooperation.

2013

  • A faculty member and the two students from the Angeles University Foundation, the Philippines, attend a seminar on inter-professional education at NUHW.
  • Two faculty members of Santo Tomas University, the Philippines, visited NUHW to discuss motor function analysis.
  • A faculty member visited Santo Tomas University, the Philippines, and discussed motor function analysis.
  • A faculty member visited Fiji National University to discuss student exchange in the field of volunteering.
  • Two faculty members visited Queens University in Canada, in order to discuss research cooperation on Inter-Professional Education and student exchanges.
  • Three faculty members visited the University of Hawaii at Manoa to discuss research cooperation.
  • President Yamamoto with two staff members visited Taipei Veterans General Hospital in Taiwan, and signed an academic exchange contract.
  • Three members of Taipei Veterans General Hospital visited and toured NUHW.
  • Takako Bundgaard, President of the Euro-Japan Communication, was invited to NUHW. A mini-symposium was held on cultural differences between Japan and Denmark.
  • Two faculty members visited Mahidon University, Thailand, to discuss research cooperation.
  • A faculty member visited California State University, Fullerton, to discuss student exchanges.
  • A faculty member visited Arizona State University to discuss possible cooperation between the two universities.
  • Three faculty members (one in the Department of Nursing and two in the Department of Social Welfare) visited East Anglia University, UK, to discuss research cooperation in the field of social welfare.