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YAMAMOTO Beverley Anne


health promotion, rare disease patient advocacy, sexual and reproductive health, gender internationalization of education, multicultural societies,

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  • 2006.01.01 - 2010.03.31, Human Sciences, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Associate Professor

  • 2010.04.01 - 2013.03.31, Human Sciences, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Associate Professor

  • 2013.04.01 - , Human Sciences, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Professor

  • 2007.04.01 - 2016.03.31, Global Collaboration Center, Jointly Appointed Professor

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University of Sheffield Graduate School, Division of Social Sciences  East Asian Studies Completed Doctor of Philosophy in East Asian Studies 2000.02
University of Sheffield Graduate School, Division of Social Sciences East Asian Studies Completed Postgraduate Diploma in Japanese Studies 1990.07
University of Nottingham Graduate School, Division of Social Sciences Education Completed Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) 1982.08
University of London Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Sociology and Social Policy Graduated Bachelor of Arts (Hons) 1981.07

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Kwansei Gakuin University Adjunct professor 2017.04 -
University of Oxford, Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies (HeLEX) Academic Affiliate 2019.06 -
University of Sheffield, Faculty of Social Sciences, School of East Asian Studies Honorary Visiting Fellow and Visiting Lecturer 1996.04 - 2013.04
University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, International Research Fellow 2003.04 - 2005.03
Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University College of Asia Pacific Studies, Visting professor 2003.04 - 2006.01
Kitakyushu University Graduate School of Social Systems Visiting Professor 2005.04 - 2008.03
London South Bank University, Visting Professor atthe Weeks Centre,, Research activities 2014.02 - 2018.02

Research topics 【 display / non-display

  • Internationalization of education; youth sexuality; healthy promotion in schools; rare disease patient advocacy.
    Gender studies-related, Sociology of education-related, Sociology-related, Medical management and medical sociology-related

Academic Society Membership 【 display / non-display

  • The Japan Society of Adolescentology

  • Comparative and International Education Society

  • Japan Society of Educational Sociology

  • British Association of Japanese Studies

  • Intercultural Education Society of Japan

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Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Writing retreats for Japanese second-language graduate students: Beyond the language deficit model , Rowena Murray ,Beverley Anne Yamamoto , Journal of Academic Language & Learning ,Vol. 13, No. 1, 2019, A1-A14, 2019.03,, Papers

  • Associations between childhood experiences of parental corporal punishment and neglectful parenting and undergraduate students’ endorsement of corporal punishment as an acceptable parenting strategy, Kitano N, Kouichi Yoshimasu, Yamamoto, B.A. Nakamura Y, PLoS ONE,PLoS ONE 13(10): e0206243, 2018.10,, Papers

  • Lessons learned from founding a rare disease patient organization for hereditary angioedema in Japan: moving from a paternalistic to a power-sharing model of the physician-patient relationship , Yamamoto Beverley Anne,Naomi Kitano, European Journal for Person Centered Healthcare 2018 Vol 6 Issue 4,588-592, 2018.04,, Papers

  • Youth sexuality under the spotlight in a super-aged society with too few children, Yamamoto Beverley Anne, Being young in super-aging Japan: Formative events and cultural reactions,230, 2018.10,, Papers

  • Romantic and sexual intimacy before and beyond marriage, Laura Dales and Beverley Yamamoto , Intimate Japan: Ethnographies of closeness and conflict,xii, 270, 2018.10,, Papers

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  • Special, A handbook for enhancing English-medium program quality and practice: Towards effective teaching, learning and assessment., Yamamoto, B., Bysouth, D., Osaka University Press, ISBN, 978-4-87259-502-4 C3037, 2015.03

  • General, 'School for foreigners' in Japan: Transnationality and issues surrounding educational policyransnationality, Shimizu Kokichi, Nakajima Tomoko, Kaji Itaru eds, Akashi Shoten, ISBN, 978-4-7503-4038-8, 2014.07

  • Textbook, The world created by kyosei studies, Nobuo FUJIKAWA, Osaka University Press, ISBN, ISBN978-4-87259-542-0, 2016.03

  • Textbook, Gender Studies: Learning about Women 's Studies, Men Studies (Revised Edition), Muta Kazue Ed., Osaka University Press, ISBN, 978-4-87259-497-3 C3036, 2015.03

  • Special, Mapping Changing Identities: New Directions in Uncertain Times, Alexander, Claire; Kaur Raminder and St Louis Brett et al, Routledge, ISBN, 978-0-415-72604-7, 2013.08

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Awards 【 display / non-display

  • Presidential Awards for Achievement in Education, Beverley Anne Yamamoto, Osaka University, 2012.07

Media report 【 display / non-display

  • We are entering an era where lectures are held in English rather than Japanese even at Osaka University and Kyoto University. English-ization is a life or death issue. The time for hesitating is over., Sankei Newspaper (Kansai area), 2014.03

  • Global 30 Universities: Measures for Osaka University to promote internationalization, The Japan Times, 2013.09

  • Educational Rennaisance The IB Graduates will Change Universities, Yomiuri Shinbun, 2012.10

  • G30 Symposium Part II Linking IB World Schools and G30, Spring, 2013.10

  • International students of a slightly different kind: The G30 Human Sciences Programme, Engaging with local culture, learning from a global perspective, Handai Newsletter, 2012.03

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Lecture / Exhibition 【 display / non-display

  • Teenage Pregnancy Network lecture, Teenage Pregnancy Network lecture, 2016.07

  • Hiroshima Univesity Symposium: Aspiring to be a Top Global University, Development of English-Taught Education Programs and Issues surrounding them, 2015.03

  • Hiroshima Univesity Symposium: Aspiring to be a Top Global University, Issues surrounding Japanese Universities in a Globally Competitive Age, 2015.03

  • The 13th Ehime Univesity Seminar on Reforming English Language Education, Transforming environments for English-medium programs and courses, 2015.03

  • International Baccalaureate Study Meeting, The IB from three different perspectives, 2014.09

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Outside Activity Management 【 display / non-display

  • Other, Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power, Member of the editorial committee, 2012.01 -

  • National・Local Public Organization, Kochi Prefecutural Education Committee, Committee for the Promotion of Global Education, 2014.10 -

  • Other, HAE International NGO, 2014.05 -

  • National・Local Public Organization, HAE Japan (NPO), President, 2013.11 -

  • Academic society, Japan Society for Educational Sociology, Committee Member of theDirectorate of International Affairs, Japan Society for Educational Sociology, 2013.10 -

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Other activities 【 display / non-display

  • G30 Human Sciences All-English Undergradute Programme, 2009.04 -