Visit by the UK Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)

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Prof. Tim Wheeler, Director, Science and Innovation, Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), Dr. John Rees, Director, Geohazards, Environmental Science Centre, British Geological Survey, NERC; and Mr. Patrick Bannister, Acting Consul-General, British Consulate-General-Osaka, Ministry of Science and Technology, UK met with Prof. Kaoru Takara, Deputy Executive Director, Uji Campus and Director, Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University, Uji Campus on 4 October 2016. After a detailed introduction of DPRI and its research activities by Prof. Takara, both parties mutually shared interest to collaborate on various research activities.