Akira S Mori

Associate professor

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January 2004, Ph.D., Agriculture, Kyoto University

March 2001, M.S., Agriculture, Kyoto University

March 1999, B.S., Agriculture, Kyoto Prefectural University



July 2014 to December 2014, Visiting Scholar, Simon Fraser University

Apr 2011 to present, Associate Professor, Yokohama National University

Oct 2010 to Sep 2011, Visiting Scholar, University of Calgary

Feb 2008 to Mar 2011, Assistant Professor, Yokohama National University

Sep 2007 to Feb 2008, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Simon Fraser University

Sep 2005 to Sep 2007, JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) Postdoctoral Fellow, Simon Fraser University

Apr 2004 to Mar 2005, JSPS Fellow (PD), Kyoto University

Apr 2003 to Mar 2004, JSPS Fellow (DC2), Kyoto University


Mar 2009, Denzaburo Miyadi Award, Ecological Society of Japan

Nov 2007, Shinshu Field Science Award, Institute of Mountain Science, Shinshu University

Mar 2006, The Second Scientific Congress of East Asian Federation of Ecological Societies. Poster Award (Eri Mizumachi and Akira Mori)


2014 to present, Lead author of the deliverable 3c, The Intergovernmental science-policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)

2014 to present, Asssociate Editor, Journal of Applied Ecology

2014 to present, Editorial Board, Scientific Reports

2013 to 2015, Editorial Board, Environmental Management

2011 to 2016, Editorial Board, Journal of Forest Research

2011 to present. Member of the Commission on Ecosystem Management (CEM), the Inteernational Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

2010, Guest editor, Ecological Research

2010 to 2013, Committee member for The Research on the Forest and Forestry Policy for the Biodiversity Conservation, The Forest Agency of Japan

2008 to present, Committee member for The Japan Long term ecological research network (JaLTER)



2015-2020,  Arctic challenge for sustainability (ArCS) by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

2015-, Research Fund by Fujitsu & Co., Ltd.

2015-2020, Environment Research and Technology Development Fund (S-14) by the Ministry of Environment

2015-2018, JSPS Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research Abroad (B)

2015-2017, Research Fund by the Toyota Foundation

2015-2015, Research Fund by the Yokohamakogyokai

2013-2016, Environmental research fund by the Mitsui & Co., Ltd.

2013-2016, JSPS Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)

2013-2015, Research Fund by the Kajima Foundation

2013-2014, Research Fund by the Yokohama Academic Foundation

2012-2014, Environmental Research Fund by the Asahi Glass Foundation

2012-2013, Research Fund by the Heiwa Nakajima Foundation

2012-2013, Research Fund (category B) by Graduate School of Environment and Information Sciences, Yokohama National University

2010-2011, Researcher Exchanges Program by JSPS-NSERC (the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada)

2010-2013, Environmental Research Fund by the Mitsui & Co., Ltd.

2010-2011, Research Fund by the Japan Securities Scholarship Foundation

2009-2010, Research Fund by the Sumitomo Foundation

2009-2010, Research Fund (category B) by Graduate School of Environment and Information Sciences, Yokohama National University

2009-2012, JSPS Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)

2009-2010, Research Fund by the Nissan Science Foundation

2008-2009, Research Fund by Espec Foundation for Global Environment Research and Technology

2008-2009, Research Fund by the Fujiwara Natural History Foundation

2005-2007, JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research Abroad

2003-2005, Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows