The conference ended in a great success. Thank you very much for your active participation and contribution.

 MMIRA Asia Regional Conference 2017 / 
3rd JSMMR Conference 2017 

Achieving Transformation 
through Mixed Methods Research        

Greeting from Conference President
Michael D. Fetters (University of Michigan)


    August 4th, 2017 - Pre-conference Workshops

    August 5th-6th, 2017 - Conference


    Ritsumeikan University (Osaka Ibaraki Campus) 

    2-150 Iwakura-cho, Ibaraki, Osaka 567-8570 JAPAN

  • The campus is located in a convenient location between Osaka and Kyoto with easy access to JR, Hankyu and Osaka Monorail lines. It takes approximately 5 minutes from JR-Ibaraki station (JR Kyoto Line) on foot.
  • More information on access to Osaka Ibaraki Campus

 Conference Theme

    "Achieving Transformation through Mixed Methods Research"


 Call for Papers

     From February 2, 2017 to April 22nd, 2017 (Abstract submission has been closed).

 Conference Registration

Upon receiving the completed registration information, our conference secretariat will send you the payment information via email. 

    • Early registration deadline: July 24, 2017  (Early registration has been closed)

For those who complete registration and payment AFTER July 25th, we may NOT be able to provide the conference proceedings and a simultaneous interpretation receiver.

Please register participation in the conference from the following URL.

* If you have a bank account in Japan, please register from [the Japanese page] which contains transfer information to domestic bank account.



     Michael D. Fetters (University of Michigan)

 Chair of the Organizing Committee

     Mitsuyuki Inaba (Ritsumeikan University)

 Organizing Committee

  • Michael D. Fetters (Univertsity of Michigan)
  • Miwako Fukuda (The Jikei University)
  • Myles Grogan (Kansai University)
  • Taichi Hatta (Kyoto University)
  • Mitsuyuki Inaba (Ritsumeikan University)
  • Machiko Inoue (Hamamatsu University School of Medicine)
  • Hisako Kakai (Aoyama GakuinUniversity)
  • Tomoko Kamei (St.Luke's International University)
  • Yoko Kawamura (Shizuoka University of Art and Culture)
  • Sachiko Makabe (Akita University)
  • Keiichi Narita (Kyoto University)
  • Mauyumi Nozaki (Juntendo University)
  • Toshiyuki Ojima (Hamamatsu University School of Medicine)
  • Chikako Ogawara (Tokyo Medical and Dental University)
  • Chihiro Tajima (Gakushuin Women's College)


  • The Mixed Methods International Research Association (MMIRA)
  • Japan Society for Mixed Methods Research (JSMMR)