About the School

Location and Venues

The 6th AONSA Neutron School will be hosted by the Materials and Life Science Experimental Facility (MLF) of J-PARC – the Japan Proton Accelerator Research Complex. J-PARC is located in Tokai Village on the Japanese Pacific coast about 130 km northeast of Tokyo.

The School lectures will be held in the Ibaraki Quantum Beam Research Center (IQBRC) building located adjacent to the J-PARC site.

The practical components of the School will take place at the beamlines and associated facilities within the MLF.

Please see the Access Guide for information on how to get to J-PARC and the IQBRC. (Courtesy of the J-PARC Center Users Office) .


The School is open to postgraduate students, postdoctoral fellows and early-career researchers from the Asia-Oceania region.

Maximum Enrollment

Enrollment in the School will be limited to forty (40) participants. In principle, twenty (20) applications from Japan and twenty (20) from overseas will be accepted.

Registration Fee

A fee of 40,000 JPY will be charged for each School participant.

Accommodation and Meals

Twin-share accommodation (5 nights) in a local Japanese-style hotel (ryokan) close to the J-PARC site and all meals during the duration of the School will be provided for participants.

More Information

For more information about the School – including the financial support packages – please contact the AONSA representative in your home country or region.

Country Contacts

ANBUG Chris Ling (The University of Sydney) c.ling@chem.usyd.edu.au
CNSS Yuntao Liu (CIAE) ytliu@ciae.ac.cn
Indonesia Edy Giri Putra (BATAN) giri@batan.go.id
JSNS Toshiji Kanaya (Kyoto University) kanaya@scl.kyoto-u.ac.jp
KNBUA Ki Bong Lee (POSTECH) kibong@postech.ac.kr
Malaysia Abdul Aziz Mohamed azizm@uniten.edu.my
NSSI Samrath L. Chaplot (Bhabha Atomic Research Center, India) chaplot@barc.gov.in
Thailand Supagorn Rugmal (Synchrotron Light Research Institute, Thailand) supagorn@slri.or.th
TWNSS Hsiung Chou (National Sun Yat-sen University) hchou@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

School Organization

Advisory Committee

Yasuhiko Fujii (JSNS & CROSS)
Wen-Hsien Li (TWNSS & National Central Univ.)
Sung-Min Choi (KNBUA & KAIST)
Samrath L. Chaplot (NSSI & BARC)
Chris Ling (ANBUG & The Univ. of Sydney)
John W. White (ANBUG & The Australian National Univ.)
Evan Gray (ANBUG & Griffith Univ.)
Toshiji Kanaya (JSNS & Kyoto Univ.)
Hideki Seto (JSNS & KEK)
Hsiung Chou (TWNSS & National Sun Yat-Sen Univ.)
Dhananjai Pandey (NSSI & Banaras Hindu Univ.)
Hesheng Chen (CNNS & Institute of High Energy Physics)
Dongfeng Chen (CNNS & CARR)

Local Organizing Committee

School principal: M. Shibayama (ISSP)
Vice-principal: M. Arai (J-PARC)
Secretariat: H. Seto (KEK), K. Nakajima (J-PARC), J. Suzuki (CROSS)

Practical Courses

Staff of J-PARC MLF, CROSS and Ibaraki Prefecture

Logistic Support

J-PARC Center Office and ISSP-NSL