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Fermilab Colloquium on the status of the ILC

30 May 2019 KEK Director General Masanori Yamauchi talks about the status of ILC in Japan at the colloquium held at Fermilab on 24 April. Category: Video of the week | Tagged: , , ,

ICFA briefing on future prospects of the ILC: the video

14 March 2019 On 7 March, the chairs of the Linear Collider Board and the International Committee for Future Accelerators, Tatsuya Nakada and Geoffrey Taylor, as well as KEK DG Masanori Yamauchi, met national Japanese and international media for a press briefing on Japan's view on the future of the ILC. Watch the recorded press briefing. Category: Video of the week | Tagged: , , , , , ,

Decision on the International Linear Collider: “Not what we had hoped for but progress nevertheless”

14 March 2019 “Today we did not get the green light we hoped for, but nevertheless there was a significant step forward with a strong political statement and, for the first time, a declaration of interest in further discussions by a senior member of the executive. We will continue to push hard, ” said Lyn Evans, Director of the Linear Collider Collaboration. Category: Director's Corner | Tagged: , , ,

From KEK: ICFA received Japan’s view to the ILC

14 March 2019 On 7 and 8 March 2019, the International Committee for Future Accelerators held its 83rd meeting at the University of Tokyo. In a session chaired by the Linear Collider Board, an official of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) explained Japan’s view in regard to the International Linear Collider to ICFA members. Category: Around the World | Tagged: , , ,

Message from politicians in response to Science Council of Japan’s final report

21 December 2018 Two political groups, the Federation of Diet Members for the ILC and the Liaison Committee for Realizing the ILC, released a joint message in response to the SCJ's final report, reaffirming their commitment to push forward the ILC in Japan and to persuade the Japanese government to make a positive decision by March next year. Category: Feature | Tagged: , ,

Clarifications on the report from the Science Council of Japan regarding the ILC

21 December 2018 The report released by the Science Council of Japan on 19 December on the realisation of the ILC raised many questions within the linear collider community. The ILC Planning Office at KEK asks for continuing support. Category: Director's Update | Tagged: , ,

Nobel laureates speak for the ILC

| 4 October 2018 Four Nobel laureates in Physics Sheldon Glashow, Barry Barish, Masatoshi Koshiba and Yoshinori Osumi publicly support the ILC project in a symposium held at the University of Tokyo last August. The ILC is “absolutely essential,” they said, and not just for particle physics. Category: Feature | Tagged: , , ,

The ILC Supporters – celebrities for the linear collider

| 4 October 2018 Have you ever seen pictures of people proudly showing off tattoos or stickers showing a compass-like stylised particle collision and wondered what that was all about? Have you heard of a group called “ILC Supporters” but didn’t know who they are and how to join them? This interview with Kimura U, Japan’s "ambassador for cute (kawaii)" and famous ILC Supporter, should answer all your questions. Category: Around the World | Tagged: , ,

Successful visit to Europe: one big step for ILC realisation

| 1 February 2018 A Japanese delegation of 18 persons – Diet members, government officials, industry leaders, and scientists – toured France and Germany in a four-day visit seeking to strengthen relationships towards ILC realisation. Essential view points from the two countries on investment and timescale were clarified and confirmed with the delegation. The importance to include the ILC into the next European strategy for particle physics was also reaffirmed. Category: Feature, Uncategorized | Tagged: , , , ,

Science First with the ILC- Keynote speech by Takeo Kawamura

8 December 2016 In his keynote at LCWS2016, former MEXT Minister Takeo Kawamura stressed that while fundamental research may have application in the long run, it's the science that is most important. Category: Around the World | Tagged: , ,
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