President Juichi Yamagiwa of Kyoto University met with Prof. Michael Arthur, UCL President and Provost, on October 1, 2017. Prof. Arthur visited Japan to attend the 14th annual meeting of the Science and Technology in Society (STS) forum at the Kyoto International Conference Center. During the meeting, they discussed the potential academic collaboration between the two universities.
On the next day, Prof. Arthur visited Kyoto University and met with Dr. Kayo Inaba, executive vice-president for gender equality, international affairs, and public relations, and Prof. Nagahiro Minato, executive vice-president for research, planning, and hospital administration. They discussed future plans for international symposium.