Virtual Lecture and Hands-on Experience Conducted for Math and Science Course Students by a Professor at Shimane University

 On Nov. 6th, our first-year math and science course students received lectures taught by Professor Nakamura Morihiko from the faculty of medicine and acquired hands-on experience.  This program started 13 years ago, but this was the first year to do this remotely to prevent coronavirus infections.  After the students received lectures, they got to actually try and use the devices and systems developed by Prof. Nakamura.  In the morning, they observed the fluorescence of Zinc oxide nanoparticles, tried a hands-free voice recognition system and used magnetic clamps.  After lunch, they tried Luminurse LED lights, an unlimited recipe creation system for those who are on restricted diets, and tried on arm

Student Wins Top Award at English Speech Contest

  On Sept. 14, the 13th Shimane English Speech Contest for High School Students was held at Ohda High School.  11 students participated this year, and two of them were from Izumo High School.   Moyu Konishi, from 1-1, talked about the importance of preserving beautiful seas, which she loves visiting with her beloved grandfather.  She said, “We can start with small things.  For instance, I use my own water bottle every day, not the plastic bottles.  Also, I use a reusable shopping bag made by my grandmother.  I believe such little things can make a difference.  The first step we can take is simply to learn and be aware of this

Virtual Global Session 2020

On Friday, July 31st, our 3rd-year students in the liberal arts program gave presentations to the audience at Shimane University.  In the past several years, they usually visited Shimane University campus in Matsue, but this year, they held a Zoom online conference for the first time due to the current situation caused by coronavirus. “The global session at Shimane University” is aimed at the following two things: 1. review the research the students conducted last year 2. develop the skills necessary to be global leaders in the next generation through presenting their ideas and exchanging opinions in English Though the students only had a short time to prepare for their

Approaching our goals and student activities

Approaching our goals and student activities

Approaching our goals and student activities(PDF) SSH In the first year students gain capacity to think logically through interactive studies. Their interest in math and science are peeked through visits and research work at Shimane University Medical School and also through long-distance classes from research institutions abroad. During sophomore and senior grades, students work on research projects applying scientific knowledge acquired through cooperation with universities, institutes and companies etc. They make presentations in English regarding their results, not only at our school but also outside the school, and disseminate them to local society in cooperation with Izumo Science Center. SGH In the first year students develop in-depth knowledge regarding their