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Research Grants

Principal Investigator

Experimental evaluations of diverse justice regarding the final disposal of contaminated soil and wastes resulting from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station
(Apr, 2022 – Mar, 2025)
he Environment Research and Technology Development Fund (21,000,000 yen)

Consensus process for realizing common goods overcoming the divided society
(Apr, 2022 – Mar, 2027)
Grant-in-aid for scientific research (B) Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (13,200,000 yen)

Co-Investigator

HyperDemocracy : Large-scale Consensus Support Platform based on Social Multiagent Systems.
Research Director: Takayuki Ito, Kyoto University
(FY2020 – FY2025)

The Environment Research and Technology Development Fund (ERTDF) S-19 sub-theme (1)
Construction of an evaluation system on 3R+ and measures for reducing marine plastic wastes

Principal Investigator: Masahiro Osako (National Institute for Environmental Studies)
(FY2021 – FY2025)

Development of the evaluation method for energy policy integrating AI and human gameplay
(Apr, 2022 – Mar, 2025)
Principal Investigator: kengo Suzuki (Tsukuba University)
Grant-in-aid for scientific research (B) Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science

Finished projects

Public decision makin process behind the ignorance of veil: beyond justice vs utilitarianism. (April 2019 – March 2022).
Grant-in-aid for scientific research (C) Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science. (3,300,000 yen)

The influence of prior consent on the consensus: when the ignorance of veil works. (February 2019 – February 2021).
Foundation for the Fusion of Science and Technology. (970,000 yen)

Public acceptance of reclaiming removed soil. (August 2018 – August 2019).
Research and activities for the reconstruction of disasters,
The Japanese Psychological Association. (600,000 yen)

Process design for public decision making in complex situations involving conflicts between individual profit and public benefit. (2015-2018).  Topic-Setting Program to Advance Cutting-Edge Humanities and Social Sciences Research (Responding to Real Society), Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science. (11,270,0000 yen).

Can delegates of future generation promote consensus building?: Re consideration of Gaming & Simulation as “future language”. (February 2017 – February 2019)Foundation for the Fusion of Science and Technology. (510,000 yen).

A comparative study of the functions of procedural and distributive justice between Japan and EU regarding the process of consensus building about siting for a geological disposal of radioactive nuclear waste. (April 2015 – March 2018). (Leader: Yukio Hirose). Grant-in-aid for scientific research (B) (Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science).

A gaming research about factors for establishing common goal. (2015-2017)
Foundation for the Fusion of Science and Technology. (605,000 yen)

When shared belief becomes social facts: Multiple social representation in Gaming & Simulation. (2013-2015)
Foundation for the Fusion of Science and Technology. (1,000,000 yen)

The role of procedural fairness towards consensus building in the controversial issues. (2013-2015).
Grant-in-aid for scientific research (Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science) (4,940,000 yen)

Citizen Participation and the policy evaluation for the process of designing sustainable society: the case study of waste management and recycling policy decision making in Sapporo. (2011-2013).
The Asahi Glass Foundation (6,000,000 yen)

Development of gaming-simulation as a tool for analyzing group decision making process and consensus achieving beyond social dilemmas and inter-group conflicts. (2011-2013).
Foundation for the Fusion of Science and Technology. (900,000 yen)

The effects of procedural fairness for directing public benefit in a social dilemma situation. (2010-2012).
Grant-in-aid for scientific research (Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science) (3,300,000 yen)

Multi-dimensional analysis of the policy for waste management and recycling in Sapporo. (2009). The Asahi Glass Foundation (1,000,000 yen)

Practice and development of gaming-simulation for supporting social decision making from the aspect of social dilemma. (2008-2010).
Foundation for the Fusion of Science and Technology. (1,200,000 yen)

Promoting environmental sustainability by effective social decision making. (2008). Travel Grant for international Conference of JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) (334,820 yen)

An Environmental psychological study: the effects of the citizen participation procedure on public acceptance in a case study of the waste management and recycling policy in Sapporo. (2007-2009). Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) (3,200,000 yen)

Unexpected negative effect of monitoring and punishment: study using the “Industrial Waste Illegal Dumping Game”. (2007-2009). Foundation for the Fusion of Science and Technology. (900,000 yen)

What resolution do people prefer? A social dilemma approach. (2006). Gant-in-Aid for Publication of Scientific Research Results. (1,200,000 yen)

Experimental and field studies for consensus achievement in resolving environmental problems: approach from social dilemma and fairness. (2004-2006). Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) (3,400,000 yen)

Emotion as a function of problem resolving: psychological analysis in a tragedy of the commons. (2003-2005). Foundation for the Fusion of Science and Technology. (600,000 yen)

A simulation experiment of consensus formation in a social dilemma situation: free rider problem is resolved in the commons. (2002-2003). Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) (3,800,000 yen)

Research of pro-environmental behavior toward collaboration with government, citizen groups, and residents. (2001). Grant for Environmental Research of Nissei Foundation. (2,000,000 yen)

Network analysis on the process of mutual agreement in an environmental issue as a social dilemma. (2001). The Asahi Glass Foundation (1,000,000 yen)
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Spreading pro-environmental behavior in collaboration with government, citizen groups, and residents. (2000). Grant for young Scientists of Environmental Information Science. (500,000 yen)

Analysis of mutual agreement and free rider problem in a simulated game of the tragedy of the commons. (1999). Foundation for the Fusion of Science and Technology. (1,000,000 yen)