Hokkaido Information University

Hokkaido Information University

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Japan Established: 1989 Scholars: 1
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Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from OpenAlex and CrossRef by December 21st 2022.

This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Earth Science discipline and affiliated with Hokkaido Information University. There are a total of 1 researchers included. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in Hokkaido Information University is 41 with a mean value for the h-index of 41.00. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in Hokkaido Information University is 230 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 230.00.


Hokkaido Information University

Hokkaido Information University (HIU or Hokkaidō Jōhō Daigaku) is a private university in Ebetsu, Ishikari Subprefecture, Hokkaidō, Japan. It was founded in 1968 by Dr. Saburo Matsuo as the Hokkaido Electronics Computer School and received university status and its current name in 1989. Recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, it is a premier information technology-focused university in the country.

Hokkaido Information University Key Statistics

The university comprises three faculties and two schools. These are the Graduate School, Faculty of Business Administration and Information Science, Faculty of Medical Informatics, Faculty of Information Media, and the School of Distance Learning (Faculty of Business Administration and Information Science).

It offers several undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs. These include Master of Science in Business Administration and Information Science, Bachelor of Science in Robotics & Embedded Systems, and Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management. Its programs are accredited by the Japan Institution for Higher Education Evaluation.

HIU's student population is approximately 3,550. The other Hokkaido Information University key statistics include its various academic and student facilities. These include the university library, a health center, sports facilities, computer laboratories, and student services unit.

The university has forged various academic exchange partnerships with universities abroad. These include Rajamangala University of Technology in Thailand, Lake Washington Institute of Technology and University of California, Santa Cruz in the United States, as well as Nanjing University and Shenyang Normal University in China.

Hokkaido Information University Research

HIU is recognized for its faculty-mentored student research and cutting-edge facilities, laboratories, and equipment such as sophisticated AV rooms, non-linear editing system, motion capture, and virtual studios. Its research projects are funded internally and through grants from external funding agencies.

The top fields of Hokkaido Information University research are the planet Venus, medicine, and the atmosphere. Its research outputs have been published in prestigious journals like Earth, Planets and Space, arXiv: Earth and Planetary Astrophysics, and Nature Geoscience.

Its researchers have attended major scholarly conferences such as AINA: Advanced Information Networking and Applications, ICUIMC: International Conference on Ubiquitous Information Management and Communication, and ICIS: International Conference on Information Security.

The most cited Hokkaido Information University research publication is Takeda et al.'s (2008) “Rikkunshito, an herbal medicine, suppresses cisplatin-induced anorexia in rats via 5-HT2 receptor antagonism.” This article was published in Gastroenterology and has received 323 citations.

The university’s second most cited publication is Kanai et al.'s (2013) “A phase I study investigating the safety and pharmacokinetics of highly bioavailable curcumin (Theracurmin®) in cancer patients,” which appeared in Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology and has been cited 164 times.

Moreover, the university’s third most cited publication is Nakagawa et al.'s (2014) “Short-term effects of highly-bioavailable curcumin for treating knee osteoarthritis: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled prospective study,” which was featured in the Journal of Orthopaedic Science and has received 150 citations.

In addition, the university is home to several research centers and departments. These include The Entrepreneurship Center, the Department of Systems and Informatics, Department of Information Media, and Department of Medical Management and Informatics.
D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines.
3407 World 80 National
Shigeto Watanabe

Shigeto Watanabe

Hokkaido Information University, Japan
D-index 41 Citations 4,693 230

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