NAIST Touch Stone Workshop 2022 has been held

NAIST Touch Stone (JST Support for Pioneering Research Initiated by the Next Generation : SPRING) Workshop 2022 was held at the Awaji Yumebutai International Conference Center from December 9th (Friday) to December 10th (Saturday), 2022.

Purpose of the workshop was as follows:

  • Referring to advice and discussions from academic advisors, faculty members in other fields, and TouchStone students, to enhance research content
  • Expand your horizons and cultivate flexible thinking by tackling something different from your usual research activities in an environment away from your daily research activities.
  • Deepen communication with members.

Participant of Day 1.                             Participant of Day 2.

Day 1(December 9th)



Session1: Annual results report by fall students.

Each presenter gave a 10-15 minute presentation followed by a 5-10 minute Q&A session.


Session 2: Interim results report by spring students and annual plan presentation by students enrolled this fall.

Each presenter gave a 5-10 minute presentation followed by a 5-10 minute Q&A session.


Session 3: Idea Workshop

After dividing into two groups and deciding on a theme, we had a group discussion.


Day 2(December 10th)

Session 3: Idea Workshop

We organized our ideas and gave each team a 15-20 minute final presentation.

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Closing session:

Evaluation comments were received from the academic advisors and academic supervisors.

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