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Learning the significance of research approaching the universe
ILC special class in Genbi

2021.07.18

On July 16, 19 third-year students from Genbi Junior High School received a special class on the International Linear Collider (ILC). Having online explanations from researchers is a way of fostering deeper understating of this international project at the candidate construction site.

ILC News Vol. 34

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Topics

  • Space x ILC Collaboration Event

  • Special ILC Classes at Junior High Schools

  • Ichinoseki Science Kids

2020.10.15

Ending the mystery of a century
Expectations on the ILC's realization

2021.01.24

Ichinoseki Science Café (sponsored by Ichinoseki City and the Southern Iwate Regional Development Bureau) was held at the Ichinoseki Civic Center in Omachi on January 23 to create momentum for attracting the International Linear Collider (ILC).

Getting familiar with particle physics
Ichinoseki’s Maikawa Junior High School experiment at a special class on the ILC

2020.12.20

A special class on the International Linear Collider (ILC) was held on December 18 at Maikawa Junior High School in Ichinoseki City. Seven first grade students deepened their understanding on the research contents [of the ILC] and elementary particles through experiments.

Learning how to effectively communicate to elementary school students

2020.12.08


On December 7, 14 third-grade students of Ichinoseki Kogyo High School in Hagisho, Ichinoseki City, took a class on the International Linear Collider (ILC). The objective of the class was to find ways to convey the significance of the ILC to elementary school students.

Excited children experience science - Kids Science

2020.11.24

On November 21, 'Ichinoseki Kids Science' (sponsored by Ichinoseki City), was held at Kozenji Civic Center in Ichinoseki. Children experienced the joy of science through crafts.

ILC News Vol. 33

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Topics

  • Kid's science 2020

  • New Organizations Established

  • Welcome to Ichinoseki City Library

2020.10.15

Enjoying the summer vacation - Kids Science

2020.08.04

Kids Science 2020", a science experience class, hosted by the South Iwate Research Center of Technology in Hagisho, Ichinoseki City was held on August 1. During the summer vacation, young residents of Ichinoseki tried their hand at programming devices to move as intended, and deepened their understanding of the mechanism.

Towards a future of dreams by inviting the International Linear Collider.
High school students meet to exchange results

2020.02.25

On February 19th, students from eight prefectural high schools gathered at the Iwate Prefectural Office to exchange their FY2019 research project results on the theme of the next-generation large-scale accelerator, the International Linear Collider (ILC), which aims to be hosted in the Kitakami Mountains. Students discussed results of their efforts and shared their dreams about a future where the ILC is built in Iwate Prefecture.

ILC News Vol. 32

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2020.03.25

Topics

  • Dr. Peter Higgs talks about the Higgs Boson Discovery and ILC at the ILC Symposium

  • Excerpts of Peter Higgs’address (translated from Japanese back into English)

  • Excerpts of Hitoshi Murayama’s talk

  • ILC-related seminars at Ichinoseki Daini High School

  • ILC-related lectures at Hanaizumi High School

  • Ichinoseki Technical High School students make a school visit

  • Special ILC classes at junior high schools

  • What are the advantages of the ILC?

  • Kenshi Hirokane receivesa special manga award

  • The 2020 Academic Master Plan announced

  • Mamoru Oshii Wanko Soba Contest

  • The ILC Promotion Model Schools present their results

  • ILC commentary seminar held

  • Bell's corner

  • What brought you to Ichinoseki?

ILC News Vol. 31

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2019.12.25

Topics

  • Scientists from all over the world gather in Tohoku

  • Lecture on the ILC

  • Promoting local initiatives

  • Pick Up NewsThe second Ichinoseki Science Café

  • The third Ichinoseki Science Cafe

  • A special lecture given at the Institute of Technology, Ichinoseki Collage

  • Special ILC classes at junior high schools

  • KEK Proposes how expenses will be shared

  • ILC commentary seminar

  • The ILC Supporters resume activities

  • Challenge contest held for high school students

  • Onsite inspection by ICFA Chair

  • Will the ILC impact the plants and animals?

  • Will the landscape be impacted?

  • Bell's corner

  • What brought you to Ichinoseki

ILC News Vol. 30

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2019.09.25

Topics

  • Ichinoseki Science Caféx Kids Science 2019

  • Junior high school students experience cutting-edge science training

  • Pick Up News Prefectural government round-table conference

  • ILC Special Lessons at junior high schools

  • English Camp

  • Promotion of ILC at local beer festival

  • Request from ILC promotion organizations

  • Tohoku ILC Promotion Consultation Meeting

  • Southern Iwate/Northern Miyagi Liaison Council Meeting

  • ILC promotion atIchinoseki Summer Festival

  • Will the sitebe used as a disposal site for high-level radioactive waste once the ILC experiments have come to a close?

  • Bell's Corner

  • What brought you to Ichinoseki?

ILC News Vol. 29

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2019.06.25

Topics

  • A rally for the ILC

  • Outlook on the ILC and movements to follow

  • Daito region’s initiatives to invite the ILC

  • Report on the examination of inviting the ILC by young employees

  • ILC Lecture –In response to the government’s expression of interest

  • ILC commentary seminar

  • Students submits petition to MEXT

  • Government expresses interest in the ILC for the first time

  • New banners and posters

  • IKEK announces the establishment of an international working group

  • Iwate-Miyagi joint meeting request

  • The Tome ILC Promotion Council held a general meeting

  • Bell's Corner

  • What brought you to Ichinoseki?

Seeking cooperation from the parliament, a request to Chairman Kawamura

2019.06.05

In the bid to realize the next generation large-scale accelerator, the "International Linear Collider (ILC)", affiliated organizations of Ichinoseki City, Oshu City and Northern Miyagi prefecture requested cooperation to realize the ILC from the non-partisan Federation of Diet Members for the ILC and LDP executives on the 4th of June in Tokyo. 

Young enthusiasm to help realize the ILC: Two graduates of Ichinoseki Daiichi High School submit their petition.

2019.03.29

On the 28th of March, graduates of Ichinoseki Daiichi High School, Hironobu Asari (sophomore at Iwate Medical University) and Ryota Konno (sophomore at Tohoku University) presented signatures of 5,664 people to Hon. Masahiko Shibayama of the Ministery of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) to show support towards the realization of the International Linear Collider (ILC).

ILC News Vol. 29

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2019.06.25

Topics

  • A rally for the ILC

  • Outlook on the ILC and movements to follow

  • Daito region’s initiatives to invite the ILC

  • Report on the examination of inviting the ILC by young employees

  • ILC Lecture –In response to the government’s expression of interest

  • ILC commentary seminar

  • Students submits petition to MEXT

  • Government expresses interest in the ILC for the first time

  • New banners and posters

  • IKEK announces the establishment of an international working group

  • Iwate-Miyagi joint meeting request

  • The Tome ILC Promotion Council held a general meeting

  • Bell's Corner

  • What brought you to Ichinoseki?

ILC News Vol. 28

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2019.03.25

Topics

  • What will we be doing in Ichinoseki a decade on?

  • Ichinoseki Science Café 4

  • Special ILC classes for junior high school students

  • Student submits petition

  • Residents assemble –aspiring to realize the ILC

  • Expectation of the Japanese government to express its intention by March 7

  • The Science Council of Japan submits a response to MEXT

  • Request to the government

  • Briefing on the current state of the ILC

  • The prefectural council hold an ILC lecture and meeting

  • ILC Promotion event

  • Commencement of manga series based on the ILC

  • ILC Promotion Model Schools announce results

  • Bell's Corner

  • What brought you to Ichinoseki?

Meeting of ILC Promotion Model Schools in Morioka

2019.02.21

On the 19th, the prefecture invited student representatives from ILC Promotion Model Schools to a gathering at the Iwate Industrial Research Institute in Morioka City for the first time. Around 50 students presented the results of their projects that they had worked on throughout the year and demonstrated how actively involved they are toward attracting the ILC. Six of the eight designated prefectural high schools participated.

ILC News Vol. 27

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2018.12.25

Topics

  • ILC Commentary Seminar

  • Ichinoseki Science Café 2

  • Ichinoseki Science Café3

  • Special ILC classes at junior high schools

  • ILC-related lectures

  • Researchers make statement

  • German parliamentary member Stefan Kaufmann inspects the candidate site

  • Mr. Abe of the Ichinoseki National Institute of Technology receives award

  • The Hokkaido Tohoku Regional Governor’s Meeting

  • ILC special exhibit at vacuum technology exhibition

  • The Ichinoseki Chamber of Commerce and Industry lectures

  • The mayor gives speech at Daito High School

  • Bell's Corner

  • What brought you to Ichinoseki?


What we see Ichinoseki’s future to be

2018.12.21

Ichinoseki Daini High School (Akaogi, Ichinoseki City) held the final installment of the seminar, "Thinking about the future of this region" on December 4th. Following previous sessions where first year students discussed how to develop Ichinoseki in preparation for the International Linear Collider (ILC), students designed posters envisioning what Ichinoseki would look like if the ILC was built and presented the efforts necessary for making life in Ichinoseki accommodating to everyone. 

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2018.09.25

Topics

  • International Symposium

  • The ILC’s technical design is complete and the research environment is in place

  • We need the ILC now

  • Ichinoseki Science Café

  • Junior high schools participate in advanced science experience

  • Reporting petitioning activitiesto the mayor

  • ILC Supporters promotion

  • 11thMEXT Panel of Experts’meeting on the ILC

  • Deliberations made at the Science Council of Japan

  • The ‘100 Person Committee for the ILC’was formed

  • The master plan was announced by the TohokuILCPreparation Office

  • The prefectural council estimates economic effects

  • The mayor gave a lecture at Senmaya High School

  • Kyotsuhara ILC lecture

  • Promoting the ILC at the summer festival

  • Bell's Corner

  • What brought you to Ichinoseki?

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2018.07.25

Topics

  • ILC Seminar

  • The countdown to the ILC

  • Therole of the region anticipating the ILC and the outline of the Tohoku Master Plan

  • Exploring the possibilities of industries in the Tohoku region –outline of the ILC guidelines

  • ILC calendar

  • Iwate ILC –Open Labo

  • ILC lecture

  • ILC Supporters

  • 10th MEXT Panel of Expert meeting on the ILC

  • Researcher’s statement

  • Request to the government

  • Tome City ILC Promotion Council established

Boosting national effort for the ILC, three experts also lecture the necessity of exchanging information

2018.06.22

In the efforts to invite and realize the next generation particle accelerator, the International Linear Collider (ILC), Ichinoseki City held an ILC seminar on the ILC’s latest news on the 21st of June at Bellino Hotel (sponsored by the city and jointly organized by the Ichinoseki Chamber of Commerce). 
 

Experts and recent reports

2018.06.08

A seminar (organized by Ichinoseki City) reporting on the recent activities to invite the International Linear Collider (ILC) research facility to the Kitakami Mountains (Kitakami Highlands) of Iwate Prefecture will be held at Bellino Hotel on the 21st of June from 2pm.

Building momentum in younger generations

2018.05.09

In order to build momentum for the realization of the ILC, Ichinoseki City created a pamphlet aimed at young audiences called ‘I see! ILC! Teach me Dr. Higgs’. The pamphlet is a collection from a popular column published in the Ichinoseki Linear Collider Newsletter ‘ILC News’ that communicates science in an easy-to-understand way and to encourage further interest in the ILC.

Local support shown at the ILD meeting 2018

2018.03.30

February 20th kicked off a three-day international conference, “ILD Meeting 2018” at Ichinoseki Cultural Center.  The International Large Detector (ILD) will be one of the detectors used to carry out ILC research. 63 researchers from around the world, participated in an exchange of opinions. 

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2018.03.25

Topics

  • ILD Meeting 2018 in Ichinoseki

  • Supporters of the Event

  • Ichinoseki Science Café

  • ILC Karuta Competition

  • ILC Special Lessonat junior high school

  • Sendai hosts a special exhibition

  • Government budget draft; 260 million allocated toward the ILC

  • MEXT Panel of Experts Conference for the ILC (8th)

  • ILC Poster Contest and Exhibition

  • 12th Corporate Information Exchange Meeting

  • ILC Caravan

  • ILC shown support at Senmaya Hinamatsuri

  • Local ingredients promoted at international conference

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Topics

  • ILC lecture held

  • THE KITAKAMI TIMES

2020.7.15