Trailblazing with the brakes off

Keat Tumu Beamsley(NZ)Masters Course

I came to Japan amid the COVID-19 pandemic in November 2020 – this was one of the riskier moves I’ve made in my life but was, looking back, undeniably worth it. From then to April 2021 I studied as a research student in the Uemura lab, and am now a first year Master’s student in the same lab, working on the self-assembly and synthesis of nanofeatured polymer networks using nanospaces.
Our lab is filled with great, friendly people, and my instructors have been supportive as I build up my research in the direction I choose. Cutting-edge resources are always close at hand and I feel I can freely explore my interests in several different fields here.