RIKEN Research magazine

RIKEN Research is a quarterly publication that presents the best of RIKEN’s research. It also provides regular insights into the people, facilities, and programs that make up RIKEN. The core components of RIKEN Research are short, easy-to-understand Research Highlight articles that briefly explain the most interesting recent research articles published by RIKEN researchers.

riken research spring 2020

Spring 2020

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Summer 2020
Current issue


RIKEN at a Glance

RIKEN at a Glance 2020 summarizes some of RIKEN’s latest research achievements (mostly from 2017 through mid 2020) from all research fields, including RIKEN’s interdisciplinary research response to the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. The booklet also provides information about working life at RIKEN, programs for young scientists, and research opportunities for students. You can also learn about RIKEN’s “big science” facilities, collaborations between other research centers and industry, and RIKEN’s numerous global joint research centers. You can also find information about RIKEN’s organizational philosophy, governance, the budget, research output, and workforce, as well as an interview with Colin Blakemore, the chairman of the RIKEN Advisory Council (RAC). And it’s FREE!!

RIKEN Research (older issues)


Winter 2019


Fall 2019

Summer 2019

Spring 2019

Winter 2018

Fall 2018

Summer 2018

Spring 2018

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Winter 2017

Fall 2017

Summer 2017

Spring 2017
Special centennial issue!

Winter 2016

Fall 2016

Summer 2016

Spring 2016

Winter 2015

Fall 2015

Summer 2015

Spring 2015

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