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NIPR in number

As of January 1, 2017

The national Institute of Polar Research established
September 29, 1973
At 1-9-10 Kaga Itabashi-ward Tokyo

Number of employees 243

Faculty/researcher 85
Administers/engineers 117
Engineers & polar research staff 41 (As of October 1, 2016)

SOKENDAI has become base research organization April, 1993
Department of Polar Science in the Graduate University for Advanced Studies, School of Multidisciplinary Science
Number of enrolled students 20 (As of April 1, 2015)
Number of degree recipients 65
Polar Science Museum
Opened on July 24, 2010
Total number of the visitors 178,475 (As of January 1, 2017)
Open house of NIPR 2016
Number of the visitors 1,574
It was held on August 6, 2016
The Seventh Polar Science Symposium
Was held for November 29-December 19, 2016
Participants 479 (includes oversea 39 participants)
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