JSF Socials

About JSF socials

JSF Socials are regular informal meetings to support the goals of JSF throughout the year, in particular to build community among public relations staff working in English in Japanese universities and other institutions.


JSF socials are held at 7 pm Japan time of every third Thursday of odd months.

NEXT EvENT: THURsday, 17 NoVEMBEr 2022 (19:00 JST)

Narratives in scicomm

Ruth Francis, Storytelling in science.

Rohan Mehra, Form and narrative in documentary film.

2023-01-19, Thursday, 19:00

2023-03-16, Thursday, 19:00

Past events

Helen Jamison

The Changing Role of Science Press Officers.


Asako Okamura

What can we tell from numbers?: public communication activities in Japanese research institutes.


Fabiana Zollo

Science communication on social media: data-driven insights and recommendations.


Lisa Takagi & Brent Olian

Communicating research for the SDGs: Global and domestic social media strategies.


Heather Doran

Moving to hybrid, lessons from the early days of live streaming.


Raymond Kunikane Terhune

Online, hybrid, and in person: Presentations in the time of covid. The chaos still remains.


Supported by

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Euan McKay

Kobe University


Ayumi Koso