2023 International Practice in Science

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School of Science
Yokoyama Tetsuya  Ishikawa Akira 
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Course description and aims

To train global-minded talent in response to globalization, the School of Science provides the students with the international exchange program to interact with foreign students and researchers. In 2023, Professor Richard J. Walker of the Department of Geology, University of Maryland, USA, will give a three-day intensive course on cosmochemistry.

Student learning outcomes

The goal of this course is to understand the frontiers of geochemistry and cosmochemistry through interaction with top international researchers.


Globalization, Science, Cosmochemistry

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

Students will attend three days of intensive lectures (Nov 7th - Nov 9th). In addition, discussions will be held with participants.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Nov 7th (Tue) AM: Introduction to Meteorites and Nucleosynthesis Participate in intensive lectures and discussions
Class 2 Nov 7th (Tue) PM: Planetary Genetics and the CC - NC Dichotomy Participate in intensive lectures and discussions
Class 3 Nov 8th (Wed) AM: Iron Meteorites Participate in intensive lectures and discussions
Class 4 Nov 8th (Wed) PM: Late Accretion of Terrestrial Planets Participate in intensive lectures and discussions
Class 5 Nov 9th (Thu) AM: Tracing the Chemical Evolution of the Earth Participate in intensive lectures and discussions
Class 6 Nov 9th (Thu) PM: Special Seminar Participate in special seminar



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Assessment criteria and methods

Evaluation will be based on class participation, contribution to the discussion, and the short report.

Related courses

  • XIP.A401 : Special International Practice in Science
  • XIP.A601 : Advanced International Practice in Science

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