Meeting with Her Imperial Highness, Empress Michiko, Dr Nick Brown and Dr Heath Rose attended a Special Tanner Lecture at Ochanomizu University in Japan. The main speaker was Professor Dame Carol Black, DBE, FRCP, who gave a lecture entitled Women: Education, Biology, Power and Leadership. The second speaker was Mrs Atsuko Toyama, Former Japanese Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.

Photographed with the Principal are Professor Black, Mrs Toyama, Her Imperial Highness, Dr Kimiko Murofushi (President of Ochanomizu), and Heath Rose.