My Work

Here you can find some samples of my personal projects, writing, publications, and conference activities. 

© WSJ2019Lausanne/Henry Kenyon


Chess Game App

Fully functional chess programme made from scratch in Python which includes an AI and basic GUI. GitHub repository here.

Japanese Video Transcription App

App which transcribes Japanese video via the IBM Cloud. Python and Jupyter Notebook needed to run the code. GitHub repository here.

PyPI Flask Website

A fake website modelled after made in Python, HTML, and CSS. Other technologies include Jinja2, Bootstrap, and SQLight. GitHub repository here.


Strong winter dust storms may have caused the collapse of the Akkadian Empire

October 24, 2019

Hokkaido University

Press release on how fossil coral records show that a sudden change in climate caused the collapse of an ancient Mesopotamian civilisation.

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Spotlight on Research: Female marriage migrants and care workers, and the quest for recognition

August 1, 2019

Hokkaido University

Interview-based publication covering Dr. Naomi Chi's research on migration policies in Japan and Korea.

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International School of Science Japan Summer School held at Hokkaido University

August 13, 2018

Hokkaido University

Event news about a unique 2 week science program for middle school and high school students from 9 countries.

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New whale species discovered along the coast of Hokkaido

September 3, 2019

Hokkaido University

Joint press release with the National Museum of Nature and Science about the discovery of a new beaked whale species, the Berardius minimus.

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Spotlight on Research: What we need to know to sustain our natural resources

June 12, 2019

Hokkaido University

Interview-based publication covering Dr. Tsubasa Otake's research on sustainable resource engineering and geological processes.

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Spotlight on Research: Boxing, Evictions and Poverty in the Philippines

June 11, 2018

Hokkaido University

Interview-based publication covering Dr. Tomonori Ishioka's research on current problems tied to poverty in the Philippines.

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HSI Report: Space Policy of the World and Japan

August 23, 2019

Hokkaido University

News article publicising the only university-level course in Japan where students analyse space policies from around the world.

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Aquamou becomes first Japanese team to win Hult Prize Regional Summit

June 17, 2019

Hokkaido University

University news following the journey of Hokkaido University's Hult Prize student team.

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Spotlight on Research: What can archaeology tell us about the prehistory of the Japanese Islands?

May 25, 2018

Hokkaido University

Interview-based publication covering Dr. Katsunori Takase's research ancient Japanese archaeology.

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Role: Lead Editor

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Role: Lead Editor & Designer

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February 2020

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Seattle, U.S.A

Joint Booth Manager

November 2019

Japan PIO Summit, Sapporo, Japan

Invited Speaker

July 2019

World Conference of Science Journalists (WCSJ), Lausanne, Switzerland

Lead Booth Manager

February 2019

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Washington D.C., U.S.A.

Joint Booth Manager​

May 2018

Japan SciCom Forum, Tokyo, Japan

Invited Speaker 

March 2018

American Council of Education (ACE)

Invited Participant for the U.S.–Japan University Partnerships Dialogue

February 2018

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Austin, U.S.A

Lead Booth Manager

...and more! I also attended and spoke at academic conferences during my doctoral studies.