WP1 Project Management
The project manager and project coordinator from NTNU and the project leader
and project administrator from IGS coordinate and manage project activities
to ensure a high level of productivity and creativity.
The primary activity of this project is mobility. During the project period,
MA students, PhD students and researchers from both universities will visit
Norway and Japan. Students may conduct research and participate in classes
on relevant subjects. The exchange of researchers and professors may provide
opportunities for educational exchange and holding international seminars
as well as research activities.
WP3 Research and PhD Co-supervision
Professors at NTNU and Ochanomizu University will conduct joint supervision
of MA theses and PhD projects. Co-supervised projects are granted opportunities
for a research stay at partner universities organized under WP2 and are
expected to develop new research projects to apply for other research funding.
WP4 Joint Curricular Development and Exchange
One of the objectives of this project is to develop high-quality research-based
education. The educational exchange operated under WP2 and WP3 contributes
to creating new curricular which have a particular focus on international
WP5 Joint Publication and Annual Workshop
The academic research outcome of the INTPART project is going to be published
as an anthology entitled Same but Different? Comparative Perspectives on
Gender Equality and Diversity in Japan and Norway consisting of contributions
by researchers from Japan and Norway. Workshops for this anthology publication
project are organized annually.
WP6 Dissemination and Seminars
The dissemination plan includes various kinds of outreach activities which utilise existing research networks in Japan and Norway and the websites of both universities. Seminars are organized every year to share the outcome of this project with research communities and the public.