• ■ Humanities

    Creation of New Knowledge based on Big Data and Artificial Intelligence

    Professor Min Song opens a new chapter for various fields ranging from medicine to SNS with text mining.

  • ■ Natural Sciences

    Smarter MRI Diagnosis with Nano MRI Lamp

    IBS scientists devise a new platform to overcome the limits of MRI contrast agents.

  • ■ Engineering & Technology

    A van der Waals Heterostructure Device Platform Opens a New Chapter for 2D Semiconductors

    A joint research team led by Professor Gwan-Hyoung Lee successfully observed quantum transport in a 2D semiconductor for the first time in the world.

  • ■ Medicine

    The tracer 18F-AV-1451 may help diagnose progressive supranuclear palsy

    The subcortical binding patterns of 18F-AV-1451 can distinguish patients with progressive supranuclear palsy from healthy individuals and patients with Parkinson’s disease.

  • ■ Yonsei Research in Media

    Newly Opened Yonsei Frontier Lab Casts International Research Net

    Collaborative hub connects Yonsei to world renowned researchers.

■ Social sciences & Business

Yonsei Becomes Source and Connection for Converged Studies for Aging
Center for Interdisciplinary Approaches on Aging shows social networks provide the answer to successful aging in a super-aged society.

■ Natural Sciences

Commercializing Next-Generation 2D Semiconductors in Practice
The research team led by Professor Seongil Im developed a 2D super-thin nano CMOS device.

■ Engineering & Technology

How a Titanium Crystal-deficient Overlayer Improves the Efficiency of Solar Energy to Hydrogen Conversion
New study unveils the role of a titanium crystal-deficient overlayer in improving the properties and efficiency of solar energy conversion to hydrogen.

■ Life Sciences

Possibility of Chronic Pain Treatment Opened Up
A protein function that controls the excessive activation of nerve cells has been identified by Professor Eunji Cheong’s team.

■ Humanities

Creation of New Knowledge based on Big Data and Artificial Intelligence
Professor Min Song opens a new chapter for various fields ranging from medicine to SNS with text mining.
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■ Social Sciences & Business

Making We the People
True to Yonsei’s long tradition of interdisciplinary research, a political scientist meets a constitutional scholar to write an internationally acclaimed book that explores the theories and histories of democratic constitution-making in postwar Korea and Japan.
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■ Social Sciences & Business

Yonsei Becomes Source and Connection for Converged Studies for Aging
Center for Interdisciplinary Approaches on Aging shows social networks provide the answer to successful aging in a super-aged society.
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■ Natural Sciences

New Catalyst to Advance the Commercialization of Hydrogen Energy
Yonsei research team led by Professor Dongil Lee develops a hydrogen-generating catalyst that can process 15-fold volume 2.3 times faster than conventional technology.
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■ Natural Sciences

Commercializing Next-Generation 2D Semiconductors in Practice
The research team led by Professor Seongil Im developed a 2D super-thin nano CMOS device.
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■ Natural Sciences

Smarter MRI Diagnosis with Nano MRI Lamp
IBS scientists devise a new platform to overcome the limits of MRI contrast agents.
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■ Engineering & Technology

Ubiquitous Communication Possible Only with LED Light
Professor Sang-kook Han’s research team successfully enables communication using LED and an image sensor of a camera at the fastest speed in the world.
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■ Engineering & Technology

A van der Waals Heterostructure Device Platform Opens a New Chapter for 2D Semiconductors
A joint research team led by Professor Gwan-Hyoung Lee successfully observed quantum transport in a 2D semiconductor for the first time in the world.
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■ Engineering & Technology

How a Titanium Crystal-deficient Overlayer Improves the Efficiency of Solar Energy to Hydrogen Conversion
New study unveils the role of a titanium crystal-deficient overlayer in improving the properties and efficiency of solar energy conversion to hydrogen.
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■ Engineering & Technology

A New Infrared Stealth Technology Platform Presented
The Yonsei research team led by Professor Jae Won Hahn develops infrared stealth technology using metamaterial.
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■ Engineering & Technology

Investors and Instability: Renewables in the Third World
Researchers from Yonsei University, Seoul, propose a model to assess the viability of investing in renewable energy projects in developing countries.
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■ Life Sciences

Possible Production of Drought-Resistant Crops Enabled
The gene that acts negatively in plant tolerance responses to drought stress has been identified by the research team led by Professor Woo Taek Kim.
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■ Life Sciences

Possibility of Chronic Pain Treatment Opened Up
A protein function that controls the excessive activation of nerve cells has been identified by Professor Eunji Cheong’s team.
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■ Medicine

Pharmacotherapy Guidelines for Korean Atrial Fibrillation Patients Developed
The new guideline, developed by researchers at Yonsei University Severance Hospital, will help prevent the risk of stroke with Korean-customized treatment.
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■ Medicine

The Tracer 18F-AV-1451 may Help Diagnose Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
The subcortical binding patterns of 18F-AV-1451 can distinguish patients with progressive supranuclear palsy from healthy individuals and patients with Parkinson’s disease.
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■ Yonsei Research in Media

Newly Opened Yonsei Frontier Lab Casts International Research Net
Collaborative hub connects Yonsei to world renowned researchers.
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■ Yonsei Research in Media

A Homegrown Yonsei Graduate Hired by a Prestigious University Overseas
A Yonsei graduate with no overseas educational experience starts his new life as a professor at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
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■ Humanities

Yonsei Professor Among World’s Top 10 Reformed Theologians
Prof. Dr. Chung Meehyun recognized as one of the most influential theologians of the Reformed faith leading up to the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation.
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■ Humanities

It’s natural: Fractions are for counting, and decimals are for measuring
Mental representations of numbers have roots that go beyond language and culture.
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■ Social Sciences & Business

KakaoStory: not simply Korean Facebook
A recent study shows the differences in the usage patterns and motivations of KakaoStory and Facebook users in Korea.
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■ Social Sciences & Business

Ballot-box accountability impedes far-sighted policymaking
Central government bureaucrats more effectively pursue unobservable and long-term targets.
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■ Natural Sciences

A 40-year Old Unresolved Concept in Chemistry Finally Clarified
Yonsei University research team led by Professor Dongho Kim succeeded in “three-dimensional bicycloaromaticity” chemical synthesis.
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■ Natural Sciences

Siberian sink: do more measurements matter in determining global carbon dioxide flux?
Using optimized data sets and incorporating more precise data points from the Japan-Russian Siberian Tall Tower Inland Observation Network for a better world picture.
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■ Natural Sciences

A river runs through it: galaxy behavior under environmental mechanisms
Researchers used cosmological hydrodynamic simulations to show consistent behavior patterns in phase-space diagrams.
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■ Engineering & Technology

Factors that power up building-integrated photovoltaics
New research suggests variables end-users should consider before installing photovoltaic blinds.
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■ Engineering & Technology

Biology comes to the rescue of the chemical industry
A new biomimetic adsorbent has been proposed to capture nitrogen from natural gas.
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■ Engineering & Technology

The image-matching algorithm that throws the rest out of the window
A newly developed image-matching algorithm outperforms existing ones on various levels and works properly in many more situations.
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■ Engineering & Technology

Future of turning waste heat into electricity
New study shows enhanced thermoelectric properties of large core/shell nanowire systems that can be used to design thermoelectric devices and module applications.
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■ Engineering & Technology

Artificial materials for developing low-cost optical devices
New research demonstrates macroscale materials having optical properties that are modifiable by mechanical compression, paving the way for industrial-scale production of advanced optical devices.
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■ Life Sciences

Scientists identify a key protein for regulating immune response
Research reveals a brain development protein plays a critical role in the body’s immune response.
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■ Medicine

Survival mechanism of metastatic cancer cell revealed
Providing a New metabolic treatment target to inhibit the recurrence and spread of cancer.
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■ Medicine

Discovering a new path of stem cell therapy for chronic wounds
A collaborative effort by medical and engineering researchers led to the development of stem cell sheets with excellent wound healing properties.
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■ Medicine

Ray of hope: Radiotherapy improves survival of patients with liver cancer invading the portal vein
Hepatitis B and C drastically increase the chances of developing hepatocellular carcinoma that often invades and blocks the portal vein; radiotherapy combined with other therapies offers patients the best hope for improved, increased survival.
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■ Yonsei Research in Media

Taking the Lead in the Journey Toward a Sustainable Future
Yonsei University leaps forward with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to advance social action.
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■ Yonsei Research in Media

Dean Marvin Chun, a Yonsei graduate and the first Asian to head Yale College
“Yonsei University, in the process of establishing a residential college right for Korea”
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■ Humanities

Un désir de littérature coréenne, A Desire of Korean Literature
Professor Jeong Myeong-Kyo introduces Korean literature to worldwide audience.
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■ Humanities

First Korean Translation of the Complete Works of Shakespeare Published
“All’s well that ends well” for honorary professor as 10 years of work finally pays off.
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■ Humanities

The world’s most authoritative biblical meeting held at Yonsei
“Crossing Borders”: Biblical studies in today’s multifaceted world.
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■ Social Sciences & Business

How socioeconomic contexts complement contingent factors in examining government expenditure
Yonsei researcher Whasun Jho takes a deeper dive into how institutions and social capital affect economy and help us better understand future outcomes.
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■ Social Sciences & Business

‘Translocal Relations’ to solve international environmental issues
Professor Lee Taedong introduces concept to deal with climate change.
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■ Social Sciences & Business

Can TV PSA Campaigns help reduce suicide rates?
Yonsei researchers investigate the effects of a public service advertisement campaign on suicide prevention in South Korea.
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■ Social Sciences & Business

How Your Childhood Advantage May Become a Mortality-related Disadvantage
Yonsei sociologist investigates mortality, marriage longevity, and childhood family structure.
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■ Social Sciences & Business

Dependence on Search Engines May Cause Business Failure
Research conducted at Yonsei examines the burdensome effect of dependence on other organizations.
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■ Natural Sciences

Changing the Properties of a Topologically Insulating Film through Bending
A group of researchers examines the effects of strain on three-dimensional topological insulators.
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■ Natural Sciences

Aromaticity reversal in the lowest triplet state
A group of Yonsei researchers demonstrates that bis-rhodium hexaphyrins containing [26] and [28] π-electron peripheries show properties consistent with Baird’s rule.
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■ Engineering & Technology

New Technology to Improve Performance of Graphene
Establishes foundation for commercialization of graphene-based electronic devices.
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■ Engineering & Technology

Making Molecular MIMO Work
A group of researchers, including Prof. Chan-Byoung Chae, develops a novel MIMO design for molecular communication.
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■ Engineering & Technology

Nanoelectrode System Developed to Extract Electricity from Algae
A research team led by Professor Won-Hyoung Ryu has created a technology to extract photosynthetic electrons from algae.
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■ Engineering & Technology

A Mechanism for collecting uranium from used nuclear fuels
A group of researchers at Yonsei discovered key mechanisms for the development of nuclear fuel recycling processes.
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■ Engineering & Technology

New excitonic quasi-particle detected in atomically-thin two-dimensional semiconductors
Yonsei researchers traced the cause of the low photoconversion efficiency in atomically thin two-dimensional semiconductors.
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■ Life Sciences

Using Big Data to Discover and Predict Disease Genes
Yonsei Biotechnology Professor In Suk Lee and his team are using big data to more effectively identify and predict disease genes.
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■ Life Sciences

Rub your hands and improve memory – fantasy or reality?
A team of Yonsei biotechnologists and neuroscientists suggests that triboelectricity can be used to convert somatic cells to neurons.
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■ Medicine

Live and let dye: Probes enabling immune cells to announce their success
Yonsei biochemists develop a fluorescent probe capable of signaling immune-cell destruction of invading pathogens.
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■ Medicine

Find protein to treat sepsis
A joint research team at Yonsei found that sestrin-2 can be used to treat sepsis.
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■ Medicine

Unlocking the secret of Lorenzo’s Oil
A team of researchers at Yonsei University revealed a novel mechanism in the pathogenesis of X-ALD.
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■ Medicine

Method found to halt progression of Parkinson’s disease
A research team led by Professor Phil Hyu Lee found a new way to counter the progression of irreversible Parkinson’s disease.
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■ Medicine

Happy brains have higher capacity to cope with “bad information”
Yonsei research team finds those with greater life satisfaction have more brain activity for coping with negative information.
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■ Medicine

Causes for irreversible lung cancer treatment drug tolerance identified
Researchers at Yonsei bring potential for developing new targeted lung cancer treatment drug.
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■ Medicine

Gene mutation found causing kidney stones
Mutations in a gene was found to be the culprit of kidney stone formation.
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■ Medicine

Molecular therapy: A possibility for treating stroke patients
Patients who have suffered from ischemic stroke may be able to restore their motor functions through transient in situ expression of pluripotency factors.
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■ Yonsei Research in Media

Listed as a highly cited researcher for 3 consecutive years
Professor Jinwoo Cheon has been listed by Clarivate Analytics as one of Highly Cited Researchers for 3 consecutive years.
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■ Yonsei Research in Media

International Campus to Become Research Hub for Materials
A new joint research lab with Germany’s Fraunhofer has opened on the international Campus in Songdo.
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