You will find listed below some events in which the IBRG is taking part and during which you will be able to meet with its members. Outside of these opportunities, feel free to get in touch with our group anytime.

  • Mar 25, 10:00 AM
    Kyoto, 〒615-0036 京都市右京区西院太田町2-1, 西院太田町 右京区 Kyoto, 615-0036, Japan
    An outreach event was carried out by IBRG members Azmina Kamal, Izzati Abdullah and volunteer Saliza Bono at a local preschool in Kyoto. The event included a talk on bats followed by arts and crafts activities which included making origami bats. Participants also took home our Kyoto bat stickers!
  • Feb 10, 5:00 PM
    Zoom class
    In collaboration with sex educator June Low from Good Sex Ed, Azmina Kamal held an online class for children aged 8-11 about bats. The students were at an intermediate level and knew the basics of reproduction and it was amazing to see them apply their own knowledge of bats and human reproduction!
  • Thu, May 28
    Twitter (#WBTC1, #Conserve3)
    May 28, 2020, 5:00 PM – 5:15 PM UTC
    Twitter (#WBTC1, #Conserve3)
    From May 27–29th, use the hashtag #WBTC1 to join a bat research conference on Twitter! It's free and no registration required Jason Preble will be presenting on the roosting habits of Okinawan tree-roosting bats May 28 17:00 UTC (unfortunately 2am Japan time...)
  • Feb 29, 2020, 9:00 AM GMT+9 – Mar 02, 2020, 6:00 PM GMT+9
    Kyoto University North Campus, Kitashirakawa Oiwakecho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, 606-8224, Japan
    Yuto Taki presents his research results on bat genetics.
  • Tue, Jan 21
    Kyoto University
    Jan 21, 2020, 1:00 PM GMT+9
    Kyoto University, Yoshidahonmachi, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, 606-8501, Japan
    IBRG member Yuto Taki successfully defended his master thesis on bat genetics at Kyoto University. Congratulations!
  • Jan 09, 2020, 3:00 PM GMT+9 – Jan 19, 2020, 3:00 PM GMT+9
    Kyoto University, Yoshidahonmachi, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, 606-8501, Japan
    Prof. Tigga Kingston visited us at Kyoto University for 10 days of focused research and discussion on current challenges in bat conservation.
  • Nov 16, 2019, 5:00 PM GMT+9
    Tokai University, Iriomote Center, Uehara, Taketomi, Yaeyama District, Okinawa 907-1541, Japan
    IBRG member Jason Preble gives a presentation on bat ecology and conservation at Tokai University's Regional Research Center on Iriomote Island.
  • Sat, Aug 31
    Yambaru Wildlife Conservation Center
    Aug 31, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM GMT+9
    Yambaru Wildlife Conservation Center, 263-1 Hiji, Kunigami, Kunigami-gun, Okinawa 905-1413, Japan
    As part of a night of talks on Okinawa's rarest mammals, Jason will be talking about his research on the ecology and conservation of Okinawa's tree-dwelling microbats
  • Aug 01, 2019, 7:00 PM
    Kyoto University, Yoshidahonmachi, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, 606-8501, Japan
    Yuto Taki will be presenting our work on Genetic Diversity in the Ryukyu flying fox Pteropus dasymallus.
  • Aug 01, 2019, 7:00 PM
    The Slate, Phuket, 116, Moo 1, Sakhu Thalang Phuket 83110, Thailand
    Three members of our team (Jason, Kura and Hashizume) will be giving talks at IBRC2019. Please come talk to them!
  • Jun 22, 2019, 8:00 AM – Jun 26, 2019, 12:00 PM
    Clock Tower Centennial Hall, Clock Tower Centennial Hall, Yoshidahonmachi, Sakyō-ku, Kyoto, 606-8317, Japan
    Yuto Taki will be presenting our work on genetic diversity in the Ryukyu flying fox Pteropus dasymallus.
  • Fri, Mar 15
    Kobe International Conference Center
    Mar 15, 2019, 9:00 AM GMT+9 – Mar 19, 2019, 12:00 PM GMT+9
    Kobe International Conference Center, 6-chōme-9-1 Minatojima Nakamachi, Chūō-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 650-0046, Japan
    Yuto Taki will present a poster on "Genetic diversity analysis of the Ryukyu flying fox" from 1 – 2:30pm on Mar 17 in Hall P. Masato Hashizume will give an oral presentation concerning "Research on vocal communication in Ryukyu Flying-foxes (Pteropus dasymallus inopinatus)" at 4pm Mar 16 in Room L.
  • Fri, Mar 01
    University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
    Mar 01, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM HST
    University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Gilmore 306
    Jason Preble will give a talk on "Studying invisible species: the ecology and conservation of Okinawa's endangered tree-dwelling bats".
  • Fri, Sep 07
    Shinshu University
    Sep 07, 2018, 9:00 AM GMT+9 – Sep 10, 2018, 6:00 PM GMT+9
    Shinshu University, 3-chōme-1-1 Asahi, Matsumoto, Nagano 390-8621, Japan
    Jason Preble will give an oral Presentation on Seasonal Responses to Acoustic Luring and Preliminary Acoustic Surveying of the Ryukyu Tube-nosed Bat and Yanbaru Whiskered Bat.
  • Mon, Apr 23
    Kyoto University Press Club
    Apr 23, 2018, 1:30 PM
    Kyoto University Press Club, Yoshidahonmachi, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 606-8501, Japan
    Members of the IBRG will be disclosing findings to the media at the Press Club, Kyoto University. This press conference will focus on research by Jason Preble on rare microbats in Yanbaru forest, Okinawa island.
  • Sat, Apr 21
    Nagoya University
    Apr 21, 2018, 6:24 PM
    Nagoya University, Furocho, Chikusa Ward, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture 464-0814, Japan
    Jason Preble will be presenting his work at the 8th EAFES (East Asian Federation of Ecological Societies) International Congress.