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Mukawaryu, Japan’s largest complete dinosaur skeleton which was discovered in Hokkaido, is likely a new hadrosaurid dinosaur species, according to the research team led by Professor Yoshitsugu Kobayashi, Hokkaido University Museum. 
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The university Co-op is running a photo contest "Hokudai-Hyakkei (A hundred view of Hokudai)" this year again! The winners receive either 5,000 yen or 2,000 yen worth of money for the Co-op. How about submitting your photo of the university? 
You need to be a member of the Co-op to participate. The deadline is June 30th. Find out more on their website (in Japanese) if interested. https://bit.ly/2N0Xmfi

#hokkaidouniversity #hokkaido #sapporo #hakodate #photocontest
Thanks again to all of the students who joined our Luncheon with Senpais event. We hope you found it resourceful (and enjoyable!) to talk with some of our Ambassadors and Alumni Association leaders.

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Previously classified as hummingbirds, Hokkaido University scientists have re-identified the huge birds drawn on the desert plains of Peru as hermits or pelicans,. You can read more here: https://bit.ly/31DGUox

#hokkaidouniversity #research #birds #nasca #nazca #nascalines #nazcalines #Peru
Asian pogonias and roses at the Botanic Garden.

See what else is in bloom: https://bit.ly/2F6KmhH

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What do we need to know to sustain our natural resources? Dr. Tsubasa Otake talks about mining operations and geological processes in this new Spotlight on Research: https://bit.ly/2XCIlkp.

#hokkaidouniversity #sustainability #naturalresources #geology #engineering #mining #southafrica #indonesia #malawi #deepsea
The Indonesian student community in Hokkaido @ppihokkaido is quite active, conducting various activities such as an annual scientific meeting and cultural events. You can read more here: bit.ly/2RhAV3L

#hokkaidouniversity #hokkaido #sapporo #IndonesiaJapan #JapanIndonesia
Black locust flowers at Sapporo Campus. 
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Roses and Japanese dogwood are now blooming at the Botanic Garden. See what else is in bloom on their website: https://bit.ly/2F6KmhH

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This mural in the lobby connecting the School of Science and School of Life Science buildings.

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Have you heard of double network (DN) hydrogels? They are tough biomaterials that can help cancer treatment. 
Professor Shinya Tanaka comments, “Since the cells grow very quickly on the gel, we could swiftly decide how to treat the patient by using molecular target drugs effective against the specific cancer type. Each cancer patient needs a different treatment approach, which I have been acutely aware of as a pathologist. The gel will enable a treatment tailored to each patient.” Read more here: https://bit.ly/2Zg8Qwz

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HUISA, the Hokkaido University International Students' Association, at their Hokkaido University Festival booth selling fresh lemonade. 📸: @hyece 
#hokkaidouniversity #hokkaido #sapporo #hokkaidouniversityfestival #hokudaisai #北大祭