The Japan Academy


The 114th Annual Award Ceremony was held

The 114th Annual Award Ceremony was held on July 8, 2024, in the presence of Their Majesties The Emperor and Empress. After the ceremony, the recipients, together with the officers of the Japan Academy and the newly elected members of the Academy, met Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress at the Imperial Palace and received words from Their Majesties.

112th Award Ceremony (Dr. Takeda Haruhito)
114th Award Ceremony (Dr. Obara Kazushige)

Mr. Hara Masahiro describing his research results to Their Majesties
Prize recipient Dr. Kikuchi Shigeto describing his research results to Their Majesties The Emperor and Empress

113th recipients

The Medals and Prizes were presented to the following recipients:

114th Recipients
Prize Title Name
Imperial Prize and Japan Academy Prize Herrschaft, Delegation und Kommunikation in der Karolingerzeit. Untersuchungen zu den Missi dominici (751–888)[PDF:133KB] KIKUCHI Shigeto
Imperial Prize and Japan Academy Prize Discovery of Deep Low-Frequency Tremor at Subducting Plate Interface and Development of Slow Earthquake Seismology[PDF:158KB] OBARA Kazushige
Japan Academy Prize Dazai Osamu: The Work and Life[PDF:754KB] ANDO Hiroshi
Japan Academy Prize Pioneering and Promoting Cosmological Research Using Gravitational Lensing Effects (Joint Research)[PDF:233KB] MIYAZAKI Satoshi and OGURI Masamune
Japan Academy Prize Development of Organo-Metal Perovskite-Based Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Solar Cells[PDF:163KB] MIYASAKA Tsutomu
Japan Academy Prize Pioneering Works for the Development of De Novo Peptide Therapeutics [PDF:154KB] SUGA Hiroaki
Japan Academy Prize Novel Microbial Functions, their Discovery through Screening, and their Application in the Large-Scale Production of Useful Compounds [PDF:152KB] SHIMIZU Sakayu
Japan Academy Prize Translational Research on Antibody Drug Development for Adult T-cell Leukemia and Lymphoma[PDF:145KB] UEDA Ryuzo
Japan Academy Prize Starting with Caries Vaccine Research, Establishing Mucosal Immunology and Developing Oral and Nasal Vaccines [PDF:155KB] KIYONO Hiroshi