Noriyuki Kawano

Last Updated :2017/11/01

Affiliations, Positions
Institute for Peace Science, ., Professor
Web Site
E-mail
nkawanohiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
I research on the nuclear disasters, focusing on Hiroshima/Nagasaki, Semipalatinsk and Chernobyl.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2017/04/01, Hiroshima University, Institute for Peace Science, Director
  • 2013/06/01, Hiroshima University, Institute for Peace Science, Professor
  • 2009/10/01, 2013/05/31, Hiroshima University, Institute for Peace Science, Associate Professor
  • 2004/04/01, Yasuda Women's College, Part-time Lecturer
  • 2001/09/01, 2009/09/30, Hiroshima University, International Radiation Information Center, Research Institute for Radiation Biology and Medicine, Research Associate
  • 1998/06/01, 2001/08/31, Hiroshima University, Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, Research Assistant
  • 1992/06/01, 1995/03/31, Kwassui Gakuin in Nagasaki, staff

Educational Backgrounds

  • Hiroshima University, Applied Biomedicine, Japan, 2002/04, 2005/09
  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School, Division of International Cooperation, Japan, 1995/04, 1997/03
  • DOANE COLLEGE, Education, U.S.A., 1989/01, 1992/05

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D., Hiroshima University
  • M.A., Hiroshima University

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Integrated Arts and Sciences

Research Fields

  • Humanities;Philosophy;Area studies

Research Keywords

  • Atomic-Bombs
  • Radiation exposure
  • Semipalatinsk
  • Chernobyl
  • Fukushima

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • The Association for the Study of Political Society
  • The Peace Studies Association of Japan
  • The Japan Radiation Research Society
  • Japanese Political Science Association

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2017, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, An Interdisciplinary Survey on War and Peace
  2. 2017, Liberal Arts Education Program1, First Semester, Hiroshima Peace Studies
  3. 2017, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Peace Studies
  4. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Peace and Coexistence
  5. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Intensive, Peace and Security
  6. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar on Peace and Co-Existence
  7. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Peace Studies
  8. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on Peace and Co-Existence
  9. 2017, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Seminar on Peace and Co-Existence I
  10. 2017, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Seminar on Peace and Co-Existence II
  11. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Peace and Coexistence
  12. 2017, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on Peace and Co-Existence I
  13. 2017, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on Peace and Co-Existence II

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Language of Politics or Politics of Language?: Toward an Integrated Perspective, Journal of Internatinal Development and Cooperation, 2000-1, 200003
  2. Political Outcomes of the Slips of the Tongue of Japanese Ministers, Hiroshima Peace Science, 24, 197-221, 2002
  3. International Medical Cooperation for the Radiation Exposed Population (Hibakusha) in Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan: A Challenge from Hiroshima, the City of the World’s First Atomic Bombing, Journal of International Development and Cooperation., 9(2), 89-100, 200303
  4. A Full-text English Database of Testimonies of Those Exposed to Radiation near the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site, Kazakhstan, Hiroshima Peace Science, 26, 75-99, 200404
  5. A Preliminary Study on Attitudes toward Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Tests of the Residents of Kurchatov, Kazakhstan, Hiroshima Peace Science, 135-154, 2006
  6. Increased T-cell receptor mutation frequency in radiation-exposed residents living near the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site, JOURNAL OF RADIATION RESEARCH, 46, A179-A181, FEB 2006
  7. Around Semipalatinsk nuclear test site: Progress of dose estimations relevant to the consequences of nuclear tests - (A summary of 3rd Dosimetry Workshop on the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site Area, RIRBM, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, 9-11 of March, 2005), JOURNAL OF RADIATION RESEARCH, 47, A1-A13, FEB 2006
  8. Remarkable experiences of the nuclear tests in residents near the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site: Analysis based on the questionnaire surveys, JOURNAL OF RADIATION RESEARCH, 47, A199-A207, FEB 2006
  9. Human suffering effects of nuclear tests at Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan: Established on the basis of questionnaire surveys, JOURNAL OF RADIATION RESEARCH, 47, A209-A217, FEB 2006
  10. Overall image of nuclear tests and their human effects at Semipalatinsk: An attempt at analyses based on verbal data, JOURNAL OF RADIATION RESEARCH, 47, A219-A224, FEB 2006
  11. High Frequency of AML1/RUNX1 Point Mutations in Radiation-Associated Myelodysplastic Syndrome Around Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site, JOURNAL OF RADIATION RESEARCH, 49(5), 549-555, SEP 2008
  12. Health Status of Radiation Exposed Residents Living Near the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site Based on Health Assessment by Interview, 27-35, 200803
  13. Nursing care activity after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and the development of a DVD for teaching material, Journal of Medical Safety, 2(1), 26-35, 200804
  14. Direct Experiences of the Nuclear Explosions in Inhabitants near the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site: An Analysis of a Correlation between Their Experiences and the Radiation Exposure and/or the Distance from the Hypocenter, Proceedings of III International Conference “Peace Studies and Peace Discourse in Education", 344-362, 2008
  15. Individual testimonies to nursing care after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in 1945, International Nursing Review, 13-19, 200803
  16. Radioactive Contamination and Social Consequences Caused by the Chernobyl Nuclear Accident, Hiroshima Peace Science, 65-86, 2009
  17. Mapping the Fire Field near the Hypocenter of the Hiroshima A-bomb, Revisit The Hiroshima A-bomb with a Database Latest Scientific View on Local Fallout and Black Rain, 15-24, 2011
  18. Estimation of heat, water, and black carbon fluxes during the fire induced by the Hiroshima A-bomb, Revisit The Hiroshima A-bomb with a Database Latest Scientific View on Local Fallout and Black Rain, 43-54, 2011
  19. Radiation exposure and disease questionnaires of early entrants after the Hiroshima bombing, RADIATION PROTECTION DOSIMETRY, 149(1), 91-96, 2012
  20. The scientific basis for the organization of health screening radiation-exposed population of Kazakhstan, Proceedings of the 17th Hiroshima International Symposium - Lessons from unhappy events in the history of nuclear power development -, IPSHU English Research Report Series, 151-154, 201203
  21. Overall Image of Nuclear Tests among Inhabitants in the Semipalatinsk Area, Proceedings of the 17th Hiroshima International Symposium - Lessons from unhappy events in the history of nuclear power development -, IPSHU English Research Report Series, 155-162, 201203
  22. Estimation of heat, water, and black carbon fluxes during the fire induced by the Hiroshima A-bomb in 1945, Proceedings of the 17th Hiroshima International Symposium - Lessons from unhappy events in the history of nuclear power development -, IPSHU English Research Report Series, 18-24, 201203
  23. The psychological effects and their factors among inhabitants around the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site: Results of questionnaires and interview surveys from 2002 until2012, Japanese Review of Political Society, 2, 7-19, 2014
  24. Weapons of Mass Destruction and the Principle of Unnecessary Suffering: The Use of Nuclear Weapons in an Armed Conflict, Hiroshima Peace Science, 101-116, 2014
  25. Choice and Psychology of Negation in Chaucer’s Language: Syntactic, Lexical, Semantic Negative Choice with Evidence from the Hengwrt and Ellesmere MSs and the Two Editions of the Canterbury Tales, HIROSHIMA STUDIES IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE, 1-34, 2015
  26. Experiencing the Atomic Bombing and Survivors' Personal Perspectives on Peace, 172-192, 2015
  27. Irradiation of laboratory animals by neutron activated dust: development and application of the method- first results of international multicenter study, Radiation and Risk, 25(4), 111-125, 2016
  28. Do Peace Education Programs Have an Influence on High School Students?, Hiroshima Peace Science, 38, 127-141, 2016
  29. Internal exposure to neutron-activated Mn-56 dioxide powder in Wistar rats: part 1: dosimetry, RADIATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL BIOPHYSICS, 56(1), 47-54, 201703
  30. Comparative Analysis Of The Prevalence Of Congenital Heart Defects In The East Kazakhstan Region, Shimane Journal of Medical Sceince, 34, 13-19, 2017
  31. Endothelial dysfunction in rectal cancer patients chronically exposed to ionizing radiation, Radiation and Environmental Biophysics, 56, 205-211, 2017
  32. Cytogenetic abnormalities of the descendants of permanent residents of heavily contaminated East Kazakhstan, Radiation and Environmental Biophysics, 2017

Publications such as books

  1. Report on the Actual Conditions of the Radiation Exposed Residents near the Former Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site. , Hiroshima University, 2004, 01, Noriyuki KAWANO (Chief Editor), Yasuyuki TAOOKA, Masatsugu MATSUO, Takashi HIRAOKA, Kazbek APSALIKOV, Zhaxybay ZHUMADILOV, Kyoko HIRABAYASHI and Masaharu HOSHI (eds.)
  2. Hiroshima's Path to Reconstruction, Hiroshima Prefecture and The City of Hiroshima, 2015, 03

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Media and a culture of peace: Japanese case, Noriyuki KAWANO, Symposium on facilitating Asian media in promoting a culture of peace, 2000/12/04, Without Invitation, Asian Media Information Centre Ltd, Manila of the Republic of the Philippines
  2. Remarkable Experiences for Hibakusha from the Nuclear Tests at the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site, Noriyuki KAWANO,, 3rd Dosimetry Workshop on the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site Area with 10th Hiroshima International Symposium, 2005/03/09, Without Invitation, 3rd Dosimetry Workshop on the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site Area with 10th Hiroshima International Symposium, Hiroshima
  3. Overall Image of Nuclear Tests and Their Human Effects: An Attempt at Analyses Based on Verbal Data, Noriyuki KAWANO, Masatsugu MATSUO, 3rd Dosimetry Workshop on the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site Area with 10th Hiroshima International Symposium, 2005/03/09, Without Invitation, 3rd Dosimetry Workshop on the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site Area with 10th Hiroshima International Symposium, Hiroshima
  4. Increased T-cell receptor mutation frequency in radiation-exposed residents living near the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site, Noriyuki KAWANO, Yasuyuki TAOOKA, Nobuo TAKEICHI, Kazbek APSALIKOV, Yoshihiro NOSO and Masaharu HOSHI, 3rd Dosimetry Workshop on the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site Area with 10th Hiroshima International Symposium, 2005/03/09, Without Invitation, 3rd Dosimetry Workshop on the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site Area with 10th Hiroshima International Symposium, Hiroshima
  5. Remarkable experiences of the nuclear tests in residents near the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site: analysis based on the questionnaire surveys, 2005/08/04, Without Invitation
  6. Remarkable Experiences of the Nuclear Tests in Residents near the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site,, Noriyuki KAWANO, 2006/10/26, With Invitation, International Conference, Actual Ecological Problems and Ways for Solve Them, Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan
  7. The health conditions and symptoms on the radiation exposed residents around the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Tests Site, Noriyuki KAWANO, 2007/01/19, Without Invitation
  8. Psychological damages and social discriminations among atomic bomb survivors in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Noriyuki KAWANO,, 2008/01/18, Without Invitation, Cheju National University, South Korea,
  9. Direct Experiences from the Nuclear Explosions in Inhabitants near the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site, Noriyuki KAWANO, Kyoko HIRABAYASHI, Masatsugu MATSUO, Takashi HIRAOKA, Masaharu HOSHI, Talgat MULDAGALIEV, Kazbek APSALIKOV and Megu OHTAKI, 13th Hiroshima International Symposium, 2008/02/29, Without Invitation, 13th Hiroshima International Symposium, Hiroshima
  10. Frequency of AML1/RUNX1 point mutations in myelodysplastic syndrome of population around Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site, Noriyuki KAWANO, Dinara ZHARLYGANOVA, Hironori HARADA, Yuka HARADA, Sergey SHINKAREV, Naylya CHAIZHUNUSOVA, Kazbek APSALIKOV, Zhaxybay ZHUMADILOV, Aigul ZHUNUSSOVA, Vadim KEMAIKIN, Kassym ZHUMADILOV, Akira KIMURA, Masaharu HOSHI, 13th Hiroshima International Symposium, 2008/02/29, Without Invitation, 13th Hiroshima International Symposium, Hiroshima
  11. Psychological damages and social discriminations among atomic bomb survivors in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Noriyuki KAWANO, Symposium “Lessons and Significance in Japan’s Peace Education,”, 2008/06/18, Without Invitation, Cheju National University, South Korea
  12. Comparison of the Concept of Peace Based on the Association Experiments among the Four Cities in Russia, Noriyuki KAWANO, Masatsugu MATSUO, 2008/09/23, Without Invitation, Tomsk in Russia
  13. Mental Effects and social discriminations on the Residents of the Atomic Bombs Dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Noriyuki KAWANO, 2008/09/23, Without Invitation, Tomsk in Russia
  14. Mental effects among inhabitants living near the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site, Noriyuki KAWANO, 14th Hiroshima International Symposium, 2009/03/26, Without Invitation, 14th Hiroshima International Symposium, Hiroshima,
  15. An Outline of A-Bomb Damages and Mental Effects / Social discriminations on the Residents in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Noriyuki KAWANO, International Workshop on Chernobyl Health Consequences, 2009/12/15, Without Invitation, International Workshop on Chernobyl Health Consequences, Kiev Ukraine
  16. 原爆被爆者の健康不安に関する解析, 大谷敬子、大瀧慈、佐藤健一、富田哲治、川野徳幸, 第53回日本放射線影響学会, 2010/10/20, Without Invitation
  17. Outlines of Atomic Bomb Afflictions in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Noriyuki KAWANO,, Outlines of Atomic Bomb Afflictions in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, 2011/01/29, Without Invitation, C, TU, Bishwa Bhasha Campus, UNRCPD and Nepal Tourism Board, Kathmandu, Nepal
  18. Scientific foundations of screening organization of the state of health of Kazakhstanean population subjected to radiation,development prenozological preventive measures and rehabilitation, N. KAWANO, T. Muldagaliev, M. Hoshi, R. Apsalikov, T. Belihina, 17th Hiroshima International Symposium - Lessons from unhappy events in the history of nuclear power development, 2012/01/25, Without Invitation, 17th Hiroshima International Symposium - Lessons from unhappy events in the history of nuclear power development, Hiroshima
  19. Overall Image of Nuclear Tests among Inhabitants in the Semipalatinsk Area, KAWANO Noriyuki, HIRABAYASHI Kyoko, SATOH Kenichi, MULDAGALIYEV Talgat, APSALIKOV Kazbek, 17th Hiroshima International Symposium - Lessons from unhappy events in the history of nuclear power development, 2012/01/25, Without Invitation, 17th Hiroshima International Symposium - Lessons from unhappy events in the history of nuclear power development, Hiroshima
  20. Estimation of heat, water, and black carbon fluxes during the fire induced by the Hiroshima A-bomb in 1945, 17th Hiroshima International Symposium, 2012/01/25, Without Invitation
  21. Initial External Radiation Dose to Residents in Iitate Village until Evacuation Due to the Fukushima-1 NPP Accident, Timofeev-Ressovsky International conference, N. Kawano (12th), T. Imanaka, S. Akashi, N. Kawano (12th), JOINT INSTITUTE FOR NUCLEAR RESEARCH, 2015/06/02, Without Invitation, JOINT INSTITUTE FOR NUCLEAR RESEARCH, Moscow, Russia
  22. Outline of Atomic-Bomb Affliction, focusing on Mental Effects / Social discriminations, International Conference, Seventy Years After Hiroshima: Conceptualizing Nuclear Issues in Global Contexts, Noriyuki Kawano, Prince Takamado Japan Centre, 2015/09/18, Without Invitation, Prince Takamado Japan Centre, University of Alberta, Canada
  23. Internal exposure and beta rays: subjects to be considered more related to radiation exposures, Hoshi M, Stepanenko V, Kawano N, others, The 20th Hiroshima (Miyajima) International Symposium 2016, 2016/01/10, Without Invitation, Hiroshima
  24. Estimation of beta- and gamma- dose in quartz containing samples from Hiroshima and Nagasaki cities and Fukushima Prefecture using single grain OSL technique: preliminary results, Stepanenko V, Petukhova A, Hoshi M, Kawano N, others, The 20th Hiroshima (Miyajima) International Symposium 2016, 2016/01/10, Without Invitation, Hiroshima
  25. Modeling of beta-irradiation following Hiroshima A-bombing: results of internal dose estimations in experimental animals exposed to neutron activated 56Mn powder, Stepanenko V, Rakhypbekov T, Kawano N, others, The 20th Hiroshima (Miyajima) International Symposium 2016, 2016/01/10, Without Invitation

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. 2002, 2004
  2. 2002, 2004
  3. KAKENHI, Dosimetry study and radiation effects for the residents near Semipalatinsk nuclear test site, 2003, 2004
  4. 2003, 2004
  5. 2003/04, 2004/03
  6. KAKENHI, 2004, 2005
  7. 2004, 2005
  8. KAKENHI, Study of the dosimetry system and health effects for the residents near Semipalatinsk nuclear test site -Construction of the data base and study of radiation risks-, 2005, 2006
  9. KAKENHI, Effects of Radiation Exposure on the Inhabitants near the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site:Analysis based on the testimonies of those in Semipalatinsk, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, 2006, 2007
  10. 2006, 2007
  11. KAKENHI, 2007, 2008
  12. 2007, 2008
  13. KAKENHI, Human Effects in Inhabitants near the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site, 2008, 2010
  14. KAKENHI, Low and low dose-rate risk estimation for the exposed people in Semipalatinsk nuclear test site, 2008, 2010
  15. 2008, 2010
  16. KAKENHI, Socio-medical research about late-effects among A-bomb survivors, 2009, 2011
  17. KAKENHI, 2011, 2013
  18. KAKENHI, Research on the radiation exposure among inhabitants near the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site, 2011, 2013
  19. KAKENHI, Radiation dosimetry and health effects of the residents living in the area of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site and uranium mines, 2011, 2013
  20. KAKENHI, Studies on the Establishment of the Research Base of Kaku Hibaku (Radiation Exposure) Research in Hiroshima, 2011, 2013
  21. KAKENHI, 2011, 2013
  22. KAKENHI, 2012, 2014
  23. KAKENHI, 2012, 2014
  24. 2014, 2016
  25. 2014, 2017
  26. 2014, 2016
  27. KAKENHI, 2015, 2018
  28. KAKENHI, 2015, 2018
  29. 2017, 2019
  30. 2017, 2019
  31. 2017, 2019

Social Activities

History as Committee Members

  1. Editorial Board Member, 2016, “RADIATION MEDICINE, ECOLOGY AND REHABILITOLOGY”