"I would like to contribute to the advancement of study on international students by connecting the networks of researchers in Japan and other countries."
Dr. Yuriko Sato
STAR Country Director, Japan
Dr. Yuriko Sato STAR Country Director, Japan Dr. Yuriko Sato is an associate professor at Tokyo Institute of Technology. She has been engaged in the study on international students for twenty years and is one of the most prominent scholars in this field in Japan. Her research fields cover International Student Policy, Immigration Policy, International Education, and Development Economics reflecting her experience of working for Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) before joining our university. She frequently appears in the newspaper articles and TV programs dealing with international students. She was awarded Best Paper Prize of Japan Association of International Student Education in 2013 and Best Paper Prize & Best Presentation Prize at the 1st Asia Future Conference. She also received Best Teacher Award of our university in 2007 and 2013. Dr. Sata says, “I would like to contribute to the advancement of study on international students by connecting the networks of researchers in Japan and other countries. I am sure such exchange will be beneficial for researchers at both ends. I would like to propose a survey to investigate the influence of COVID-19 on student mobility, especially, on their motivation, choice of destination, cost and style of study, and prospect of career development, as part of STAR activities in the next one or two years.” E-mail: sato.y.ad@m.titech.ac.jp
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