Since its founding in 1917, RIKEN has grown from a single campus in Tokyo to encompass five major campuses across Japan, numerous world-class research facilities and an international network of joint research centers and collaborations that continues to expand every year. Behind each step in the organization's growth is a story that extends from the humble nucleus of an idea to the fruition of the next major breakthrough in science and technology. News Features provide a unique insight into these important events in RIKEN's history.
Recent News Features
Exploring new horizons of cerebellum research (28 May 2010)
Masao Ito, founder of the RIKEN Brain Science Institute, gives an account of his career as a pioneer of cerebellum research at the 'New Horizon of Cerebellar Research' symposium held at RIKEN in March 2010.
The RIKEN Science Lectures (14 May 2010)
The most recent round of RIKEN’s annual public lecture series focused on the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases at a time of renewed concern about global pandemics.