Research

Information and Society Research Division

FUNAMORI Miho
Information and Society Research Division Associate Professor
Doctoral Degrees: Master in Science
Research Fields: Science Information
Detail: https://researchmap.jp/funamori/?lang=en
E-mail:funamori (a) nii.ac.jp

Introduction

Miho Funamori is the strategy manager at the Research Center for Open Science and Data Platform, newly set up in April 2017 at the National Institute of Informatics in Japan. She engages in policy analysis for higher education and scholarly communication and gives advice on strategic decisions within NII and beyond. At the same time, she coordinates international and domestic linkages related to research data management. Miho previously worked for 10 years at the headquarters of the University of Tokyo. Based on that experience, she specializes in international higher education policy and university management, and is knowledgeable in the higher education sphere domestically and internationally. She has served on the Board of Directors of FORCE11 since 2019--a community to discuss the future of research communications and e-Scholarship. Prior to joining academia, Miho worked at the Office for International Cooperation, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) and the Science and Technology Unit, Mitsubishi Research Institute.

Biography

Apr, 2017 - Present Strategy Manager, Research Center for Open Science and Data Platform, National Institute of Informatics

Apr, 2016 - Present Associate Professor, Information and Society Research Division, National Institute of Informatics

Apr, 2013 - Mar, 2016 Associate Professor, Educational Planning Office, The University of Tokyo

Apr, 2010 - Mar, 2013 Associate Professor for Institutional Research, Evaluation Support Office, The University of Tokyo

Sep, 2005 - Mar, 2010 Associate Professor, Deputy Director, Planning Office, Division of International Relations, The University of Tokyo

Jan, 2004 - Aug, 2005 Associate Professor, Center for Study of International Development Strategies, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

Dec, 2001 - Dec, 2003 Researcher, Office for International Cooperation, International Affairs Division, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

Apr, 1993 - Nov, 2001 Researcher, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc.

Education

Apr, 1991 - Mar, 1993 Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo

Apr, 1989 - Mar, 1991 Department of Geophysics, Faculty of Science, The University of Tokyo

Apr, 1987 - Mar, 1989 Natural Sciences I, College of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo

Apr, 1984 - Mar, 1987 Tokyo Gakugei University Senior High School

Sep, 1979 - Dec, 1983 Elisabethen Schule (German Gymnasium)

Committee Memberships

Apr, 2021 - Present Visiting Associate Professor, Division of Engineering Education, Institute for Innovation in International Engineering Education (IIIEE), School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo

Apr, 2021 - Present Associate Researcher, Academic eXchange for Information Environment and Strategy (AXIES)

Apr, 2019 - Present Visiting Scholar, Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University

Jan, 2019 - Present Expert Member, Japan Association of National Universities, Education and Research Committee

Jan, 2019 - Present Board Director, FORCE11

Apr, 2018 - Present Professional Researcher, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy

Jul, 2015 - Present Visiting Fellow, Active Learning Lab

Jul, 2021 - Aug, 2021 Committee on Research Assessment in the Open Science Era seen from Policy Assessment, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

Nov, 2018 - May, 2021 Libraries Adviser, Japan Association of National University, E-Journals WG

Feb, 2019 - Mar, 2021 Visiting Scholar, Yamanashi University

Apr, 2010 - Mar, 2012 Committee Member, National Institute for Educational Policy Research, Research Committee for Nurturing Global Human Resources at Universities

Apr, 2005 - Mar, 2007 Committee Member, Center for National University Finance and Management, Editorial Committee for Handbook on National University Management

Awards

Jul, 2017 Honorable Mention Award, Open Science and the Academy: A Theoretical Discussion, International Institute of Applied Informatics Miho Funamori

Jul, 2016 Honorable Mention Award, The Impact of Digital Age on Higher Education―Beyond Transformation from Physical to Digital Sphere, International Institute of Applied Informatics Miho Funamori

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