Curriculum vitae

Curriculum vitae

Contact information

Euan McKay
Project Assistant Professor
Public Relations Office, The University of Tokyo
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8654 Japan
[email protected]

Education

  • 2009/04–2011/03 University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Graduate Research Student.
  • 2004/04–2009/03 University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. PhD candidate (Advanced Social and International Studies).
  • 2001/04–2003/03 Waseda University, Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies, Tokyo. MA (International Relations).
  • 1992/10–1995/07 University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK. BA Hons, MA Natural Sciences (Experimental Psychology).

Teaching

  • 2015/09–2015/12 University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, PEAK. Part-time Instructor. History of East Asia since 1800.
  • 2014/10–2015/03 University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, PEAK. Part-time Instructor. History of East Asia since 1800.

Work

  • 2016/01–present Public Relations Division, University of Tokyo: Project Assistant Professor.
  • 2012/04–2015/12 Public Relations Division, University of Tokyo: Project Researcher.
  • 2011/04–2012/03 Public Relations Division, University of Tokyo: Project Specialist.
  • 2009/04–2011/03 Public Relations Division, University of Tokyo: English Translator/Editor (Part time).
  • 2005/07–2009/03 Division for International Relations, University of Tokyo: English Translator/Editor (Part time).
  • 2003/01–2003/09 Edutraveller, Tokyo: Director.
  • 1999/05–2001/03 K.K. InterFrontia, Okazaki, Aichi: Admissions Coordinator.
  • 1995/07–1996/06 Winnicott Research Unit, University of Cambridge, UK. Research Assistant.

Links

Publications

Peer-reviewed articles

Yuko Ikkatai, Atsushi Inoue, Kei Kano, Azusa Minamizaki, Euan McKay & Hiromi M. Yokoyama, “Parental egalitarian attitudes towards gender roles affect agreement on girls taking STEM fields at university in Japan” International Journal of Science Education 16 Oct 2019 doi:10.1080/09500693.2019.1671635

Yuko Ikkatai, Euan McKay and Hiromi M. Yokoyama, “How Do Researchers Engage in Academic Crowdfunding in Japan?” Japanese Journal of Science Communication 24 (2018).(一方井祐子、マッカイ・ユアン、横山広美「日本の研究者たちは何を重視してクラウドファンディングへの支援を呼びかけたか : 第4のファンディングの可能性」科学技術コミュニケーション24号 2018年)doi:10.14943/86614

Yuko Ikkatai, Euan McKay and Hiromi M. Yokoyama, “Science created by crowds: a case study of science crowdfunding in Japan” Journal of Science Communication 17(03) (2018). doi:10.22323/2.17030206

Ayumi Koso, Azusa Minamizaki and Euan McKay, “Global Research Promotion at the University of Tokyo: A Report on UTokyo Research” Japanese Journal of Science Communication 15 (2014). (髙祖歩美、南崎梓、マッカイ・ユアン「 東京大学における研究成果の国際広報:UTokyo Researchの活動報告」科学技術コミュニケーション15号 2014年). http://hdl.handle.net/2115/56438

Book chapters

Euan McKay, “Waiting for their ship to come: Changing perceptions of the Japanese in postwar South-East Asia” in An Imperial World at War, ed. Ashley Jackson (London: Routledge, 2016). ISBN 978-1-4724-6210-7.

Euan McKay, “Souvenirs of Internment: Camp newspapers as a tangible record of a forgotten experience” in Creativity Behind Barbed Wire: The Tangible and Intangible Heritage of Prisoners of War, ed. Gillian Carr and Harold Mytum (London: Routledge, 2013).

Other articles

Ayumi Koso and Euan McKay, “When science and journalism interactions cross language and socio-cultural boundaries,” Blog post, Public Understanding of Science Blog, 2018/11/07.

Translations

Hirano Kyohei, “Establishing R&D capability in the prewar Japanese rayon industry: Development of a technical staff and research institutionalization.” Japanese Research in Business History 27 (Tokyo: Business History Society of Japan, 2012).

Shimada Masakazu, “Introduction.” Japanese Research in Business History 26, 5–12 (Tokyo: Business History Society of Japan, 2009).

Kato Kenta, “Japanese cotton spinning industry mergers and acquisitions during the Showa Depression: the case of Toyo Spinning Co., Ltd. and Osaka Godo Spinning Co., Ltd.” Japanese Research in Business History 26, 37–58 (Tokyo: Business History Society of Japan, 2009).

Kuwahara Tetsuya, “Unsuccessful Entry of Foreign Multinationals in Japan: the case of General Foods Corporation in the Economic Miracle Days.” Japanese Research in Business History 26, 77–101 (Tokyo: Business History Society of Japan, 2009).

Presentations and speeches

Presentations

「数は力になるー個人・団体・大学間の協力ー」大学におけるLGBTQ+支援~キャンパスの未来を描く、九州大学大学院地球社会統合科学府グローバル化プロジェクト推進室、九州大学、2019年2月23日。

“You are not alone: overcoming challenges to science communication in Japan.” 2018 International Science Communicators Annual Workshop, 12 October 2018, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chongqing, China. (English)

“You’re earning coverage, but are you earning trust?” 2018 EurekAlert! PIO seminar, 17 February 2018, AAAS annual meeting, Austin, Texas. (English)

Euan McKay, “The University of Tokyo’s global research promotion activities” Presentation, Third conference of the Research University Network of Japan, 29 May 2015, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC). (Japanese)

Euan McKay, “The University of Tokyo’s global research promotion activities” Panel discussion, International Science Communication Workshop 2015: Japan deserves more, 19–20 March 2015, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University. (Japanese)

“Waiting for their ship to come: British retention of Japanese troops in South East Asia after WWII.” An Imperial World at War: The British Empire, 1939–1945, The British Empire at War Research Group, 21–22 September 2013, Kellogg College, Oxford University.

“Everyone was doing it: maltreatment of POWs during and after WWII.” British Association for Japanese Studies, Hokkaido University, 3–4 November 2012.

“The British decision to employ Japanese Surrendered Personnel as Labourers in South East Asia, 1945–1947.” British Association for Japanese Studies, Hokkaido University, 28 May 2011.

“Working (almost) without pay: Japanese Surrendered Personnel in Post-war South East Asia.” Third European Congress on World and Global History, European Network in Universal and Global History, London School of Economics and Political Science, 14–17 April 2011.

“At His Majesty’s pleasure: the decision to retain Japanese Surrendered Personnel in Post-war South East Asia.” British Association for Japanese Studies, Hokkaido University, 12 June 2011.

“At His Majesty’s pleasure: the decision to retain Japanese Surrendered Personnel in Post-war South East Asia.” Igirisu teikokushi kenkyūkai [Japanese Association for the Study of British Imperial and Commonwealth History], Osaka University, 12 June 2011.

“Denial of POW status: a cross-country comparison.” Modern History Group, Toyo Eiwa Women’s University, 27 September 2010.

“The Tokyo News: Opinions and Cultural Activities of Japanese Surrendered Personnel in Asia.” Prisoners’ Cultural Activities Behind Barbed Wire, The University of Cambridge, 28–29 March 2010.

“Allied use of Japanese Surrendered Personnel in Post-war South East Asia, 1945-1947.” Japanese History Group, Institute of Social Science, The University of Tokyo, 19 January 2010.

“Sengo Tōnan Ajia ni okeru Nihonhei: Eigun Senryōka no Shūyō to Kyōsei Rōdō [Japanese troops in postwar South East Asia: internment and forced labour under the British Army].” (Japanese). Society for the Study of Modern History, Aoyama Gakuin University, 27 November 2009.

Speeches

Euan McKay, “Building strategies and a professional communications team,” Keynote speech, PIO Seminar, 25 November 2019, Hokkaido University. (English)

Euan McKay, “How to build a communications team and keep it,” Speech, The Impact of International Science Communication on University Ranking — Lessons from Japan and EurekAlert!, 22 November 2019, National Taipei University of Technology. (English)

Euan McKay, “Social Media and the University” Keynote speech, Muographers2019 Conference, 9 September 2019, United Nations University. (English)

Training

Euan McKay, “Social Media and the University” Presentation, Department of Information Systems Seminar Series, 31 July 2019, University of Tokyo. (Japanese)

Euan McKay, “Social Media and the University” Presentation, Department of Information Systems Seminar Series, 27 July 2018, University of Tokyo. (Japanese)

Euan McKay, “Social Media and the University” Presentation, Department of Information Systems Seminar Series, 20 July 2017, University of Tokyo. (Japanese)

Euan McKay, “Introduction to Public Relations” Presentation, University Research Administrators training program, 14 June 2017, University of Tokyo. (Japanese)

Conferences organised

British Association for Japanese Studies (Japan branch), “Symposium on Postdoctoral Career Development in Japanese Studies and Undergraduate Education in English at Japanese Universities,” The University of Tokyo, 1–2 November 2014. Eight papers and three roundtables.