The CS Weekly Update
Vol. 7, Issue 15 - May 14, 2012
CES News & Events
CES News & Events
The Center for European Studies is the "Featured Center" on the University of Florida website's homepage from May 9th-15th. Scroll down to see a photo of study abroad students and then one click takes you to the CES' website.
May 17, 2012 at 3:30pm, 404 Grinter Hall
Speaker: Yuko Harayama, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris
The UF International Center and the Emerging Pathogens Institute present: "Innovation for Development and the Role of International Co-operation".
Dr. Harayama is the Deputy Director of the OECD's Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry (STI) where she supports the Director to oversee OECD work on innovation, science and technology policy, business dynamics, information and communication technology policy as well as statistical work associated with each of these areas.
Dr. Harayama is a professor of Science and Technology Policy at the Graduate School of Engineering of Tohoku University, presently on leave of absence. In Japan, she served as a Member of the Council for Science and Technology Policy (CSTP) at the Cabinet Office and a member of different commissions related to Science and Technology at the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport, Science and Technology (MEXT) and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
Her experience prior to Tohoku University includes being a Fellow at the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry in Japan and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Economy at the University of Geneva. Dr. Harayama holds a Ph.D. in Education Sciences and a Ph.D. in Economics both from the University of Geneva.