KANSAI UNIVERSITY

Research Promotion and Development

Research Promotion and Development

Division of Research Development

 To improve our University's research, the Division of Research Development discusses and makes decisions related to formulating the University's research promotion strategy, setting up systems for supporting research and promoting the introduction of external competitive funds, improving research ethics, publishing research results, exploring issues related to the proper use of research funds, and other university-wide matters pertaining to research.

Research Activities

Research Support System (KANDAI-URA)
Research Support System
(KANDAI-URA)

 Kansai University has professional human resources (University Research Administrators: URAs) who plan and manage research activities with researchers, promote the use of research results, and manage other tasks aimed at vitalizing research activities, and enhancing research promotion systems.  The activities of URAs, which are based on Kansai University's philosophy of promoting collaboration between academic and non-academic staff, help achieve an environment enabling researchers to focus more on their research activities.  Through this URA system, our University aims to enhance the power of research and further vitalize and advance our mission: to provide education and research while contributing to society.

FUSION
FUSION
(Promotion of interdisciplinary research)

 In response to the needs of researchers interested in interdisciplinary exchange, looking for collaborators, or seeking to expand their intra-campus network, the URAs provide support programs for cross-disciplinary research collaboration.

Conducting Fair Research Activities
Conducting Fair Research Activities

 To help ensure that researchers properly conduct research activities, our University has established guidelines and regulations related to research ethics, preventing the misuse of research funds, and other similar issues.

  • Kansai University research ethics standards
  • Regulations on the handling of public research funds
  • Regulations on the handling of wrongful research activity acts
  • Code of ethics on research involving human subjects at Kansai University
  • Kansai University's animal experiment regulations

Ensuring a Safe Research Environment
Ensuring a Safe Research Environment

 Kansai University has established a Safety Management Committee to ensure the safety of students, faculty, and staff and to maintain an appropriate educational and research environment. The Safety Management Committee takes measures to prevent accidents and environmental pollution related to experimental equipment and hazardous and toxic chemicals necessary for education and research activities at all of its institutions.