Join the JSPS London network for Japanese researchers based in the UK – open to visiting Japanese scholars as well as tenured Japanese academics based at UK institutions. It’s free to join with events and funding schemes exclusive to members. Register at https://ssl.jsps.org/members/?page=regist
The Science and Innovation Network Japan (SIN Japan) have produced a booklet (2016) Sources of funding 4th edition which is a guide to funding sources available to facilitate collaboration between the UK and Japan – from funding for travel and networking, to research exchange, international fellowships and major research grants. It’s available in English and Japanese and can be downloaded at https://www.gov.uk/government/world/organisations/uk-science-innovation-network-in-japan.
- JSPS’s booklet, “Life in Japan for foreign researchers” – https://www.jsps.go.jp/english/e-plaza/51_lifeInJapan.html
- Japan Student Services Organisation guide to studying in Japan: http://www.jasso.go.jp/study_j/sgtj_e.html#contents
- Nagoya University’s Handbook for Foreign Researchers http://www.iech.provost.nagoya-u.ac.jp/en/forresearcher_handbook.html