7 Key Research Areas


The Policy Alternatives Research Institute made a fresh start in 2013 as a university-wide center with the aim of further expanding university-wide activities and building a stronger internal and external networks. Taking this opportunity, six major research departments have been established to tackle pressing social problems.
We will continue as before to disseminate our jointly accumulated knowledge and at the same time take on a new challenge of connecting that knowledge to the research production process.

Universities and Social Systems

Innovation Systems

Technology and Risk Governance

Security Studies

Institutions for and Aging Society and Medical Innovations

SDGs Collaborative Research Area

Collaborative Research / Sponsored Research