Research Institute for Humanity and Nature

Staff Profile

NameYAMAUCHI, Taro
AffiliationResearch Department/ Faculty of Health Sciences, Hokkaido University
PositionProfessor
Arrival day2018/05/01
Leaving the office day 
Year of Birth1968
Academic CareerSchool of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, B.A. (1993)
School of International Health, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, M. Health Sci. (1995)
School of International Health, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Ph.D. (Health Sci.) (1998)
Professional CareerPart-time Lecturer, Kagawa Nutrition University (1998)
Visiting Fellow, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australia National University (1999)
Post-doctoral Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) (2000)
Assistant Professor, Department of Human Ecology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo (2002)
Visiting Associate Professor, National Institute for Humanity and Nature (2007)
Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Hokkaido University (2007)
Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Hokkaido University (2013)
Professor,Research Institute for Humanity and Nature(2018)
Higher DegreesPh.D(The University of Tokyo, 1998)
M.Health Sci.(The University of Tokyo, 1995)
Fields of SpecializationHuman Ecology
Global Health
Biological Anthropology
Human Nutrition

 

Books

【Chapters/Sections】

Hagino I, Yamauchi T 2016 High Motivation and Low Gain: Food Procurement from Rainforest Foraging by Baka Hunter-Gatherer Children. H Terashima, BS Hewlett (ed.) Social Learning and Innovation in Contemporary Hunter-Gatherers. Springer, pp.135-144.

Yamauchi T 2016 Body Growth and Life History of Modern Humans and Neanderthals from the Perspective of Human Evolution. H Terashima, BS Hewlett (ed.) Social Learning and Innovation in Contemporary Hunter-Gatherers: Evolutionary and Ethnographic Perspectives. Springer, pp.135-144.

Hagino I, Yamauchi T 2014 Daily physical activity and time-space using of Pygmy hunter-gatherers' children in southeast Cameroon. T Akazawa, N Ogihara, HC Tanabe, H Terashima (ed.) Dynamics of Learning in Neanderthals and Modern Humans. Cognitive and Physical Perspectives, 2. Springer, pp.91-98.

Yamauchi T, Hagino I 2014 Estimation of the period of childhood and child growth characteristics of Pygmy hunter-gatherers in southeast Cameroon. T Akazawa, N Ogihara, HC Tanabe, H Terashima (ed.) Dynamics of Learning in Neanderthals and Modern Humans, Vol. 2 Cognitive and Physical Perspectives. Springer, pp.99-103.

Umetsu C, Lekprichakul T, Sakurai T, Yamauchi T, Ishimoto Y, Miyazaki H 2014 Dynamics of social-ecological systems: The case of farmers’ food security in semi-arid tropics. S Sakai, C Umetsu (ed.) Social-Ecological Systems in Transition. Springer, pp.157-178.

Yamauchi T, Ishimori D, Nakazawa M, Kawabe T, Ohtsuka R 2009 Influence of socioeconomic and genetic factors on the growth and nutritional status of Pacific Islander adolescents. K Ashizawa, N Cameron (ed.) Human growth in a changing lifestyle. Smith-Gordon, London, pp.47-56.

Yamauchi T 2007 Modernization, nutritional adaptability, and health in Papua New Guinean Highlanders and Solomon Islanders. R. Ohtsuka, S. J. Ulijaszek (ed.) Health Change in the Asia-Pacific Region. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp.101-106.

Yamauchi T, Onishi H, Phonepadith X, Monely V 2006 Resting energy expenditure and physical activity level of rice farmers in Lao PDR during the post-harvest season. A Transdisciplinary Study on the Regional Eco-History in Tropical Monsoon Asia: 1945-2005. , pp.208-218.

Yamauchi T 2001 Impact of microenvironment on food security and nutritional adaptation in the Tari Basin. R.M. Bourke, M.G. Allen and J.G. Salisbury (ed.) Food Security for Papua New Guinea. Proceedings of the Papua New Guinea Food and Nutrition 2000 Conference. PNG University of Technology, Lae, pp.443-450.

Papers

【Original Articles】

Yumiko Otsuka, Lina Agestika, Widyarani, Neni Sintawardani, Taro Yamauchi 2019,01 Risk factor for undernutrition and diarrhea prevalence in an urban slum in Indonesia: Focus on water, sanitation, and hygiene. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 100(3):727-732. DOI:DOI:10.4269/ajtmh.18-0063 (reviewed).

Hasegawa J, Suzuki H, Yamauchi T 2018,11 Impact of season on the association between muscle strength/volume and physical activity among community-dwelling elderly people living in snowy-cold regions. Journal of Physiological Anthropology 37(25). DOI:10.1186/s40101-018-0186-6 (reviewed).

Yumiko OTSUKA, Ken USHIJIMA, Mayu IKEMI, Dewi NILAWATI, Neni SINTAWARDANI, Taro YAMAUCHI 2018,11 Mapping of water, sanitation, hygiene and child health in an urban slum of Indonesia. Sanitation Value Chain 2(1):27-37. DOI:DOI:10.20568/00002639 (reviewed).

Sikopo Nyambe, Koji Hayashi, Joseph Zulu, Taro Yamauchi 2018,11 Water, Sanitation, Hygiene, Health and Civic Participation of Children and Youth in Peri-Urban Communities: An Overview of Lusaka, Zambia.. Sanitation Value Chain 2(1):39-54. DOI:DOI:10.20568/00002640 (reviewed).

M. Ikemi, K. Ushijima, Y. Otsuka, T. Yamauchi, D. Nilawati, D. R. Wulan, and N. Sintawardani 2018 Economic situation of value chain actors in urban slums of Bandung: A case of Kiaracondong.. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science 160(012019). (reviewed).

Nagahori C, Kinjo Y, Vodounon AJ, Alao MJ, Padounou Batossi G, Hounkpatin B, Amoule Houenassi E, Yamauchi T 2018 Possible effect of maternal safe food preparation behavior on child malnutrition in Benin, Africa.. Pediatrics International 60:875-881. (reviewed).  10.1111/ped.13656

Yumiko Otsuka, Lina Agestika, Widyarani, Neni Sintawardani, Taro Yamauchi 2018 Risk factor for undernutrition and diarrhea prevalence in an urban slum in Indonesia: Focus on water, sanitation, and hygiene. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in press. DOI:10.4269/ajtmh.18-0063 (reviewed).

Wang P, Hao M, Han W, Yamauchi T 2018 Factors associated with nutritional status and motor development among young children in suburban Northeast China . Nursing & Health Sciences in press. (reviewed).

M. Ikemi, K. Ushijima, Y. Otsuka, T. Yamauchi, D. Nilawati, D. R. Wulan, and N. Sintawardani 2018 Economic situation of value chain actors in urban slums of Bandung: A case of Kiaracondong.. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science 60 (012019). (reviewed).

Nagahori C., Kinjo Y., Vodounon AJ., Alao MJ., Padounou Batossi G., Hounkpatin B., Amoule Houenassi E., Yamauchi T. 2018 Possible effect of maternal safe food preparation behavior on child malnutrition in Benin, Africa. . Pediatrics International 60:875-881. DOI:10.1111/ped.13656 (reviewed).

Hasegawa J, Ito Y,Yamauchi T 2017 Development of a screening tool to predict malnutrition among children under two years old in Zambia. Global Health Action 10(1):1339981.

Yamauchi T., Funamizu N. 2017,11 Assessing the impact of improved sanitation on the health and happiness of a West African local population: concepts and research methodology. Sanitation Value Chain 1(1):63-70. (reviewed).

Issiki M., Naka I., Kimura R., Furusawa T., Natsuhara K., Yamauchi T., Nakazawa M., Ishida T., Ohtsuka R., Ohashi J. 2017,11 Mitochondrial DNA variations in Austronesian-speaking populations living in the New Georgia Islands, the Western Province of the Solomon Islands. Journal of Human Genetics 63(1):101-104. (reviewed).

Hasegawa J., Ito Y., Yamauchi T. 2017,07 Development of a screening tool to predict malnutrition among children under two years old in Zambia. Global Health Action 10(1):1339981. DOI:10.1080/16549716.2017.1339981 (reviewed).

Nagahori C, Kinjo Y, Tchuani JP, Yamauchi T 2017,06 Malnutrition among vaccinated children aged 0-5 years in Batouri, Republic of Cameroon: Convenience samples from five health centers and two villages in the health district of Batouri. Journal of General and Family Medicine 18(6):365-371. DOI:10.1002/jgf2.104 (reviewed).

Naka I., Furusawa T., Kimura R., Natsuhara K., Yamauchi T., Nakazawa M., Ataka Y., Ishida T., Inaoka T., Matsumura Y., Ohtsuka R., Ohashi J. 2017,04 A missense variant, rs373863828-A (p.Arg457Gln), of CREBRF and body mass index in Oceanic populations. Journal of Human Genetics 62(9):847-849. DOI:10.1038/jhg.2017.44 (reviewed).

Furusawa T, Naka I, Yamauchi T, Natsuhara K, Eddie R, Kimura R, et al. 2017,03 Polymorphisms associated with a tropical climate and root crop diet induce susceptibility to metabolic and cardiovascular diseases in Solomon Islands. LoS ONE 12(3):e0172676. (reviewed).   https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0172676

Nagahori C., Tchuani JP., Yamauchi T. 2015,03 Factors associated with nutritional status in children aged 5-24 months in Cameroon. Nursing and Health Sciences. Nursing and Health Sciences 17(2):229-35. DOI:10.1111/nhs.12176 (reviewed).

Yoshida K., Sawamura D., Ogawa K., Ikoma K., Asakawa K., Yamauchi T., Shinya Sakai S. 2014,12 Flow experience during attentional training improves cognitive functions in patients with traumatic brain injury: An exploratory case study. Hong Kong Journal of Occupational Therapy 24(2):81-87. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hkjot.2015.01.001 (reviewed).

Hagino I., Sato H., Yamauchi T. 2014,03 The demographic characteristics and nutritional status for a hunter-gatherer society with social transitions in southeastern Cameroon. African Study Monographs 47:45-57. DOI:10.14989/185102 (reviewed).

Kawamura K., Yamauchi T., Hayashi K., Sato H. 2014,03 Blood pressure of Baka Pygmies living in southeastern Cameroon. African Study Monographs 47:35-44. DOI:10.14989/185103 (reviewed).

Sato H., Hayashi K., Inai H., Yamaguchi R., Kawamura K., Yamauchi T. 2014,03 A controlled foraging trip in a communal forest of southeastern Cameroon. African Study Monographs 47(Suppl.):5-24. DOI:10.14989/185105 (reviewed).

Yamauchi T., Sato H., Kawamura K. 2014,03 Nutritional status and physical fitness of Pygmy hunter-gatherers living in the African rainforests. African Study Monographs 47(Suppl.):25-34. DOI:10.14989/185104 (reviewed).

Yoshida K., Asakawa K., Yamauchi T., Sakuraba S., Sawamura D., Murakami Y., Sakai S. 2013,12 The flow state scale for occupational tasks: Development, reliability, and validity. Hong Kong. Journal of Occupational Therapy 23:54-61. (reviewed).  https://core.ac.uk/download/pdf/82616788.pdf

Sato H, Kawamura K, Hayashi K, Inai H, Yamauchi T 2013,01 Addressing the wild yam question: how Baka hunter-gatherers acted and lived during two controlled foraging trips in the tropical rainforest of southeastern Cameroon. Anthropological Science 120(2):129-149. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1537/ase.110913 (reviewed).

Furusawa T, Naka I, Yamauchi T, Natsuhara K, Eddie R, Kimura R, Nakazawa M, Ishida T, Inaoka T, Matsumura Y, Ataka Y, Ohtsuka R, Ohashi J 2013,01 Hypertension-susceptibility gene prevalence in the Pacific Islands and associations with hypertension in Melanesia. Journal of Human Genetics 58:142-149. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1038/jhg.2012.147 (reviewed).

Hagino I., Hayashi K., Kawamura K., Sato H., Yamauchi T. 2013,01 Adolescent growth spurt and growth pattern factors related to the short stature of pygmy hunter-gatherers of Southeast Cameroon. Annals of Human Biology 40(1):9-14. DOI:10.3109/03014460.2012.720711 (reviewed).

Mexitalia M, Yamauchi T, Utari A, Sjarif DR, Subagio HW, Soemantri A, Ishida T 2013 The role of uncoupling protein 2 and 3 genes polymorphism and energy expenditure in Indonesian obese children. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism 26:441-447. DOI:10.1515/jpem-2012-0311 (reviewed).

Naka I, Ohashi J, Kimura R, Furusawa T, Yamauchi T, et al. 2012 DRD4 VNTR polymorphism in Oceanic populations. Anthropological Science 120(2):151-155. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1537/ase.110901 (reviewed).

Uemura A, Mexitalia M, Susanto JC, Yamauchi T 2011,08 Validating predictive factors for resting energy expenditure of adolescents in Indonesia. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition 63(2):145-152. DOI:https://doi.org/10.3109/09637486.2011.607800 (reviewed).

Lee JS, Kondo K, Kawakubo K, Kataoka Y, Mori K, Umezaki M, Yamauchi T, Asami Y, Takagi H, Akabayashi A 2011,07 Neighborhood environment associated with daily physical activity measured both objectively and subjectively among residents in a community in Japan. Japanese Journal of Health and Human Ecology 77(3):94-107. DOI:https://doi.org/10.3861/jshhe.77.94

Furusawa T, Naka I, Yamauchi T, Natsuhara K, Kimura R, Nakazawa M, Ishida T, Nishida N, Eddie R, Ohtsuka R, Ohashi J 2011 The Serum Leptin Level and Body Mass Index in Melanesian and Micronesian Solomon Islanders: Focus on Genetic Factors and Urbanization. American. American Journal of Human Biology 23(4):435-444. DOI:10.1002/ajhb.21124 (reviewed).

Furusawa T, Naka I, Yamauchi T, Natsuhara K, Kimura R, Nakazawa M, Ishida T, Inaoka T, Matsumura Y, Ataka Y, Nishida N, Tsuchiya N, Ohtsuka R, Ohashi J 2010,03 The Q223R polymorphism in LEPR is associated with obesity in Pacific Islanders. Human Genetics 127(3):287-294. DOI:10.1007/s00439-009-0768-9 (reviewed).

Yamauchi T, Nakazawa M, Ohmae H, Kamei K, Sato K, Bakote'e B 2010 Impact of ethnic conflict on the nutritional status and quality of life of suburban villagers in the Solomon Islands. Journal of Nutritional Science and Vitaminology 56(4):227-234.

Kondo K, Lee JS, Kawakubo K, Kataoka Y, Asami Y, Mori K, Umezaki M, Yamauchi T , Takagi H, Sunagawa H, Akabayashi A 2009 Association between daily physical activity and neighborhood environments. Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 14:196-206.

Yamauchi T*, Lekprichakul T, Sakurai T, Kanno H, Umetsu C, Sokotela S 2008,12 Training local health assistants for a community health survey in a developing country: longitudinal monitoring of the growth and nutrition of children in Zambia. Journal of Higher Education and Lifelong Learning 16:67-75. DOI:http://doi.org/10.14943/J.HighEdu.16.67

Ohashi J, Naka I, Kimura R, Natsuhara K, Yamauchi T, Furusawa T, Nakazawa M, Ataka Y, Patarapotikul J, Nuchnoi P, Tokunaga K, Ishida T, Inaoka T, Matsumura Y, Ohtsuka R 2007,10 FTO polymorphisms in oceanic populations. Journal of Human Genetics 52:1031-1035. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1007/s10038-007-0198-2 (reviewed).

Yamauchi T*, Midorikawa T, Hagihara J, Sasaki K 2007,03 Quality of life, nutritional status, physical activity, and their interrelationships of elderly living on an underpopulated island in Japan. Geriatrics and Gerontology International 7:26-33. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1447-0594.2007.00365.x

Yamauchi T*, Kim SN, Lu Z, Ichimaru N, Maekawa R, Natsuhara K, Ohtsuka R, Zhou H, Yokoyama S, Yu W, He M, Kim SH, Ishii M 2007 Age and gender differences in the physical activity patterns of urban school children in Korea and China. Journal of Physiological Anthropology 26(2):101-107. DOI:https://doi.org/10.2114/jpa2.26.101

Beekley MD, Abe T, Kondo M, Midorikawa T, and Yamauchi T 2006,07 Comparison of maximum aerobic capacity and body composition of elite Sumo wrestlers to elite athletes in combat and other sports. Journal of Sports Science & Medicine, Combat Sports 5:13-20.

Walker R, Hill K, Gurven M, Migliano A, Chagnon N, Djurovic G, Hames R, Hurtado AM, Oliver WJ, De Souza R, Valeggia C, and Yamauchi T 2006,04 Growth rates and life histories in twenty‐two small‐scale societies. American Journal of Human Biology 18ページ(3):295-311. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.20510 (reviewed).

Zhou H, Yamauchi T, Natsuhara K, Yan Zhili, Lin H, Ichimaru N, Kim SW, Ishii M, and Ohtsuka R 2006,01 Overweight in urban schoolchildren assessed by body mass index and body fat mass in Dalian, China. Journal of Physiological Anthropology 25(1):41-48.  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16617207

Ohashi J, Naka I, Kimura R, Tokunaga K, Yamauchi T, Natsuhara K, Furusawa T, Yamamoto R, Nakazawa M, Ishida T, Ohtsuka R 2006 Polymorphisms in the ABO blood group gene in three populations in New Georgia Islands, Solomon Islands. Journal of Human Genetics 51(5):407-411. DOI:10.1007/s10038-006-0375-8 (reviewed).

Tanaka M, Umezaki M, Natsuhara K, Yamauchi T, Inaoka T, Hongo T, Nagano M, Watanabe C, and Ohtsuka R 2005,11 No difference in serum leptin concentrations between urban-dwelling Austronesians and Non-Austronesians in Papua New Guinea. American Journal of Human Biology 17(6):696-703. DOI:10.1002/ajhb.20445

Fukuyama S, Inaoka T, Matsumura Y, Yamauchi T, Natsuhara K, Kimura R, and Ohtsuka R 2005,11 Anthropometry of 5-19-year-old Tonga children with special interest in the high prevalence of obecity among adolescent girls. Annals of Human Biology 32(6):714-723. DOI:10.1080/03014460500273275 (reviewed).

Zhou H, Ohtsuka R, He Y, Yuan L, Yamauchi T, and Sleigh AC 2005 Impact of parasitic infections and dietary intake on child growth in the Schistosomiasis-endemic Dongting Lake region, China. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygine 72(5):534-539.

Yamauchi T, and Umezaki M 2005 Rural-urban migration and changing physical activity among Papua New Guinea Highlanders from the perspective of energy expenditure and time use. Environmental Science 12(3):155-166.

Yamauchi T*, Abe T, Midorikawa T, and Kondo M 2004 Body composition and resting metabolic rate of Japanese college Sumo wrestlers and non-athlete students: Are Sumo wrestlers obese?. Anthropological Science 112(2):179-185. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1537/ase.040210 (reviewed).

Umezaki M, Yamauchi T, Ohtsuka R 2002 Time allocation to subsistence activities among the Huli in rural and urban Papua New Guinea. Journal of Biosocial Science 34(1):133-137.

Yamauchi T*, and Ohtsuka R 2002 Nutritional adaptation of women in contrasting agricultural environments, Tari, Papua New Guinea. Papua New Guinea. Medical Journal 45:99-105.

Nakazawa M, Yamauchi T, Tanaka M, Ishimori D, Furusawa T, Midorikawa T, and Ohtsuka R 2002 Community health assessment by urine dipstick screening in relation to the variety of lifestyles in Solomon Islands. People and Culture in Oceania 18:35-44.  http://dl.ndl.go.jp/view/download/digidepo_10570357_po_ART0003990821.pdf?contentNo=1&alternativeNo=

Yamauchi T*, Umezaki M, and Ohtsuka R 2001,01 Influence of urbanization on physical activity and dietary changes in Huli-speaking population: a comparative study of village dwellers and migrants in urban settlements. British Journal of Nutrition 85(1):65-73.

Yamauchi T*, Umezaki M, and Ohtsuka R 2001 Physical activity and subsistence pattern of the Huli, a Papua New Guinea highland population. Journal of Physical Anthropology 114(3):258-268.

Yamauchi T*, Umezaki M, and Ohtsuka R 2000,11 Energy expenditure, physical exertion and time allocation among Huli-speaking people in the Papua New Guinea Highlands. Annals of Human Biology 27(6):571-585. DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014460050178678 (reviewed).

Umezaki M, Kuchikura Y, Yamauchi T, and Ohtsuka R 2000,09 Impact of population pressure on food production: an analysis of land use change and subsistence pattern in the Tari basin in Papua New Guinea Highlands. Human Ecology 28(3):359-381. (reviewed).  https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1023%2FA%3A1007053430771.pdf

Natsuhara K, Inaoka T, Umezaki M, Yamauchi T, Hongo T, Nagano M, and Ohtsuka R 2000,07 Cardiovascular risk factors of migrants in Port Moresby from the Highlands and island villages, Papua New Guinea. American Journal of Human Biology 12(5):655-664.  https://doi.org/10.1002/1520-6300(200009/10)12:5<655::AID-AJHB11>3.0.CO;2-X

Yamauchi T*, and Ohtsuka R 2000,06 Basal metabolic rate and energy costs at rest and during exercise in rural- and urban-dwelling Papua New Guinea Highlanders. European. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 54(6):494-499.

Yamauchi T*, Sato H, and Kawamura K 2000,04 Nutritional status, activity patterns, and dietary intakes among the Baka hunter-gatherers in the village camps in Cameroon. African Study Monographs 21(2):67-82. DOI:10.14989/68193 (reviewed).

Umezaki M, Yamauchi T, Ohtsuka R 1999 Diet among the Huli in Papua New Guinea Highlands when they were influenced by the extended rainy period. Ecology of Food and Nutrition 37(5):409-427. DOI:10.1080/03670244.1998.9991558

Research Presentations

【Oral Presentation】

Yumiko Otsuka, Lina Agestika, Hidenori Harada,Widyarani, Neni Sintawardani, Taro Yamauchi Influence of water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) on child health in an urban slum of Indonesia.. Green Technology for Value Chains 2018, 2018.11.01-2018.11.02, Tangerang, Indonesia.

Ken Ushijima, Naoyuki Funamizu, Taro Yamauchi Water and Sanitation System. For a Shrinking Society.. World Social Science Forum 2018, 2018.09.25-2018.09.28, Fukuoka, Japan.

Nyambe S, Hayashi K, Zulu J, Yamauchi T The image of peri-urban sanitation and health through the eyes of the young: Understanding community sanitation and health in Lusaka, Zambia.. Dry Toilet Conference 2018, 2018.08.22-2018.08.24, Hiedanranta, Tampere, Finland.

Koji Hayashi, Seiji Nakao, Taro Yamauchi Defecation without toilets - Toward the study of sanitation activities in the hunter-gatherers.. The Twelfth International Conference on Hunting and Gathering Societies (CHAGS 12), 2018.07.23-2018.07.27, Penang, Malaysia.

Taro Yamauchi Co-creating the Sanitation Value Chain in Lusaka, Zambia by Designing Sanitation Systems as Eco-Community-Value Systems.. Zambia Water Forum and Exhibition (ZAWAFE) 2018, 2018.06.11-2018.06.13, Lusaka, Zambia..

NYAMBE Sikopo, HAYASHI Koji, YAMAUCHI Taro Using photographs to tell the story of sanitation and health in peri-urban Lusaka, Zambia.. The 55th JAAS Annual Meeting, 2018.05.26, Hokkaido Univ., Sapporo. (in Japanese)

Yamauchi T, Funamizu N The Sanitation Value Chain: Designing Sanitation Systems as Eco-Community-Value Systems. Zambia Water Forum and Exhibition (ZAWAFE) 2017, 2017.06.12-2017.06.13, Mulungushi International Conference Centre, Lusaka, Zambia.

Yamauchi T, Hayashi K, Kawamura K, Sato H Nutritional Adaptation of Modern Hunter-gatherers in African Rainforests. Landscapes in the anthropocene, France-Japan joint symposium, 2016.12.05-2016.12.08, EHESS, Paris, France.

Yamauchi T, Ushijima K, Sintawardani N, Funamizu N Future Sanitation Based on the Insight and Participation of Children: A Collaboration between Schoolchildren in Indonesia and Japan. The 1st International Symposium on Green Technology for Value Chain 2016, 2016.10.03-2016.10.05, Indonesia Convention Exhibition, BSD, Indonesia.

Yamauchi T Children living in the era of obesity and low physical fitness: intergenerational changes in Japanese children. Joint conference by the Japan Society for Physiological Anthropology and the Human Biology Association, MHAPR 2016, 2016.08.19-2016.08.20, University of Hawaii, Hilo.

Yamauchi T Health and Happiness of Children in Finland and Japan. Session 2: Population in the Arctic, Hokkaido University - Finnish Universities Joint Symposium, 2015.11.11, Hokkaido University, Sapporo.

Yamauchi T Developing a new sanitation program, improving health and QOL: Action research by children. 5th Zambia Water Forum and Exhibition (ZAWAFE), 2015.11.02-2015.11.03, Government Complex, Lusaka, Zambia.

Yamauchi T Body growth and life history of modern humans and Neanderthals from the perspective of human evolution. The 12th International Congress of Physiological Anthropology, 2015.10.27-2015.10.30, Tokyo Bay Makuhari Hall, Chiba.

Yamauchi T Global health field research: bottom-up approach in developing countries. International Symposium on Modern Health Sciences, 2015.02.25-2015.02.26, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Yamauchi T Assessing the impact of improved sanitation on health and QOL. Africa Water Forum 2014, 2014.06.12-2014.06.14, Institut International d'lngenierie de l'Eau et de l'Environnement (2iE), Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

Yamauchi T Human ecological fieldwork in developing countries: child growth, nutrition, and physical activity of local populations. , 2014.02.05-2014.02.06, Mafikeng, South Africa.

Yamauchi T, Mitsunaga A, Kubo H, Umetsu C Nutritional status of rural children in sub-Saharan Africa: Secular changes in child growth in Southern Province, Zambia. 4th Lusaka Resilience Workshop: "Towards Comprehensive Food Security: Bridging Climate Resilience and Disaster Resilience", 2013.08.29, Golfview Hotel, Lusaka, Zambia.

Yamauchi T, Uemura A, Pramono A, Mexitalia M Influence of lifestyle changes during Ramadan fasting on the body weights of Indonesian adolescents. International Symposium: Impact of genetic and environment interaction to health and nutrition, 20120631, Semarang, Indonesia.

【Invited Lecture / Honorary Lecture / Panelist】

Taro YAMAUCHI Measuring human behavior, activity pattern and daily life: Perspectives from daily time-space use to nutritional adaptation. The 48th Hominization Conference: Nomadic life and Hominization, 2019.02.28-2019.03.01, Primate Research Institute Kyoto University, Inuyama City. (in Japanese)

Taro Yamauchi Co-creating the sanitation value chain: Designing sanitation system as eco-community-value systems.. Society for Human Ecology (SHE) 2018, 2018.07.07-2018.07.10, Lisbon, Portuguese. (in Japanese)

Yamauchi T Children living in the era of obesity and low physical fitness: intergenerational changes in Japanese children. Special Lecture at School of Public Health, China Medical University, 2017.09.25, Shenyang, China.

Yamauchi T Field Research in Human Ecology: Bottom-Up Approach in Developing Countries. Nitobe College Special Lecture, 2017.03.14, University of Oxford.

Yamauchi T Contrasting lifestyles of contemporary hunter-gatherers in African rainforest: village camp vs. forest camp. Seeking the Human Landscape: Archaeology, Anthropology and Indigenous Studies, 2017.03.02-2017.03.03, University of Helsinki, Finland.

Yamauchi T Evolving Health Sciences: Our Mission to the Future / Field Research in Global Health and Human Ecology. University of Dar es Salaam, 2016.02.12, Dar es Salaam.

Yamauchi T Water, Sanitation and Health: global burden of diarrhoeal disease. JSPS e-learning program lecture, 2015.07.22, Hokkaido University, Sapporo.

Yamauchi T volving health sciences and global health fieldwork in developing countries. International Workshop for Studying in Japan, 2015.03.12-2015.03.13, University of Zambia, Lusaka.

Yamauchi T Fieldwork in small societies: adaptation of local population to the living environment. Special lecture of China Medical University, 2014.09.25, China Medical University, Shenyang, China.

Yamauchi T Influence of liestyle change during Ramadan fasting on weight loss in Indonesian adolescents. Special lecture of Faculty of Public Health, Diponegoro University, 2014.08.20-2014.08.21, Semarang, Indonesia.

Yamauchi T Field research on nutritional adaptation of local populations in developing countries/Nutritional Ecology of Tonga, Southern Zambia: Nutritional status, dietary intake and physical activity of adults living in contrasting ecological zones. Hitotsubashi University, 2013.12.13, Tokyo.

Yamauchi T Research methods and case studies in Health and Human Ecology. Lecture exchange and scientific meeting “The role of rehabilitation on improving health and quality of life” Collaboration between Faculty of Health Sciences Hokkaido University – Dr. Kariadi Hospital – Faculty Of Medicine Diponegoro University, 2013.12.02-2013.12.03, Deponegoro University, Semarang, Indonesia.

Yamauchi T Human Ecological Fieldwork on Children in Developing Countries. Hokkaido University SW2012 International Symposium: East Asian Children's Health Posed by the Living Environments and Sustainable Society, 2012.10.15-2012.10.16, .