brief cv

Research interests:
  • Collective decision-making
  • Swarm intelligence (the Wisdom of "Interactive" Crowds)
  • Social learning and conformity
  • Consumer generating rating systems
  • Cultural evolution and ecology of social institutions
  • Large-scale online behavioural experimentation
Research skills:
  • Behavioural/cognitive lab experimentation (z-Tree, PsychoPy)
  • Real-time interacting online experiment (Amazon's Mechanical Turk, PHP, Python, JavaScript and node.js)
  • Computational modelling and hierarchical Bayesian data analysis (R and Stan/JAGS)
Education:
  • 2015 PhD Behavioural Science, Graduate School of Letters, Hokkaido University, Japan
  • 2012 M.Sc. Behavioural Science, Graduate School of Letters, Hokkaido University, Japan
  • 2010 B.Sc. Fisheries Science, School of Fisheries Science, Hokkaido University, Japan
Professional Position:
  • April 2017 - Present: JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow (University of St Andrews, UK; SOKENDAI (The Graduate University for Advanced Studies), Japan)
  • April 2015 - March 2017: JSPS Overseas Research Fellow (with Professor Kevin N. Laland lab, University of St Andrews)
  • April 2012 - March 2015: Doctoral Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (DC1)
Reviewing Experiences:
  • PLoS ONE
  • Royal Society Open Science
  • Human-Agent Interaction
Honors and Grants:
  1. JPSP KAKENHI grant-in-aid for JSPS postdoctoral fellows 17J01559 (GBP £28,100/JPY ¥4,090,000), 2017 - 2019
  2. Suntory Foundation Research Support April 2016 - March 2017 (¥1,000,000)
  3. EHBEA student travel award - April 2014 (£100)
  4. Young Researcher's Presentation Award, 6th conference of Human Behavior & Evolution Society Japan, 2013
  5. Incentive Award, Hokkaido Psychological Society, 2013
  6. Young Researcher's Presentation Award, 5th conference of Human Behavior & Evolution Society Japan, 2012
  7. The Best-Poster Award, 31st conference of Japan Ethological Society, 2012
  8. Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science for Young Scientists, 2012-2014 (¥3,000,000)
  9. Exemption from repayment, JASSO's scholarship loan, 2010-2011








































JSPS Postdoc Fellow
School of Biology, University of St Andrews
Harold Mitchell Building, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9TH UK
E-mail: mojohands311[at]gmail      
Twitter: @WataruToyokawa     
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