Dr. Naoya Shibata, Associate Professor, Institute of Engineering Innovation, School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo is the winner of the 2013 Science Prize. Dr.Shibata won the prize in recognition of his work on development of an advanced scanning transmission electron microscope for material science
research.

Dr Shibata was awarded the prize by British Ambassador Tim Hitchins at the British Embassy in Tokyo on Wednesday 13th November 2013 and gave a lecture at the Millennium Science Forum.

He gave lectures in the following British Universities:

  • Monday 23rd of June, 2014: Glasgow University
  • Tuesday 24th of June, 2014: Manchester University
  • Wednesday 25th of June, 2014: York University
  • Thursday 26th of June, 2014: Oxford University
  • Friday 27th of June, 2014: Cambridge University